Higher Education

City and State NY Honors the Bronx Power 50

City and State NY Honors the Bronx Power 50

The influential City & State magazine will complete its Borough 50 Series with a final stop in the Boogie Down Bronx. The Borough 50 Series ranks the most powerful community leaders from each borough in a special print issue of City […]

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Profile America: First Graduation 

The nation’s oldest institution of higher learning conferred its first nine college degrees on this date in 1642.

by · September 23, 2016 · Higher Education, Profile America
Vernuccio’s View: Have Universities Harmed America? Part 2

Vernuccio’s View: Have Universities Harmed America? Part 2

Are colleges shortchanging America’s students—at excessive prices? This is the second in a two-part review of problems with higher education in America. A Consumer Reports study found that 45% of people with student loan debt said that college was not […]

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CUNY Contract Agreement Ratified

DC 37 members employed by the City University of New York have overwhelmingly ratified a contract settlement by more than 98% of the vote.

College and Job Expo, 1/29

College and Job Expo, 1/29

Council Member Gibson & NYPL To Host a Mini College & Job Expo   “I am committed to providing access to college and careers for our young people. Many of our young people don’t see a pathway to college and […]

Congressman Engel Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Higher Education Act

Congressman Engel Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Higher Education Act

Congressman Eliot L. Engel showed his support for young Americans and their families nationwide by co-sponsoring H. Res. 505, a resolution commemorating the Higher Education Act’s 50th anniversary. The resolution also calls for an immediate re-authorization of the act with […]

Welcome Dr. David Gomez, New Hostos College President

Welcome Dr. David Gomez, New Hostos College President

The new academic year kicks off at Hostos College with Dr. David Gomez as its permanent President. Late last June, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has appointed Dr. David Gomez, a distinguished academic leader, […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Education News, Higher Education
Crowley Pushes to Secure Funding for SUNY Maritime College

Crowley Pushes to Secure Funding for SUNY Maritime College

Over 40 Members of Congress Sign Letter Urging the Administration to Continue Funding for New Training Vessels On Wednesday, Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Dan Benishek (R-MI) announced a bipartisan effort to secure continued […]

by · August 6, 2015 · Government, Higher Education