Posts Tagged ‘CUNY’

Photo by Brandon Jordan
Michelle Doney, above, was one of many professors and staff advocating for an immediate contract

Almost six years later, no contract for CUNY union

The last time CUNY faculty and staff worked with a contract? 2010. The last time they saw a pay raise? 2009. After another year without progress in contract negotiations, the Professional Staff Congress, the union representing ...
by Brandon Jordan


CUNY Service Corps upholds service in its third year

Full-time college students may view time not devoted to friends or studies as wasteful. Although, the CUNY Service Corps provides a unique combination of experience, service and pay. The CUNY Service Corps, which began fall of ...
by Philipp Regala


CUNY sets new record of enrollment

The City University of New York reported record numbers of student enrollment for the new semester. Approximately 278,000 students enrolled at CUNY for this the fall semester, a 42 percent increase since the fall of 2000, where...
by Brandon Hernandez



CUNY to launch medical school in 2016

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the accreditation for the CUNY School of Medicine in July. “This new school is another step toward making medical care more accessable for all New Yorkers,” Cuomo said. The school, l...
by Aditi Rai


Students walk to pressure CUNY over fossil fuel divestment

CUNY Divest, a student-led group advocating for fossil fuel divestment, held a series of walks to all 24 CUNY campuses urging the board of trustees to divest. The CUNY Climate Walk, held from Aug. 21 to 24, originated from a wa...
by Brandon Jordan



Queens College may not be utilizing capital funds to its fullest

Queens College received part of $5 million in discretionary capital funds intended for five CUNY institutions from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. QC received $1.25 million from the funds, the most compared to the four o...
by Brandon Hernandez