CUNY Service Corps

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CUNY Service Corps: NYC Smoke Free

Over the past several months, I have had the pleasure of being an intern at NYC Smoke Free at Public Health Solutions in Queens. I got this position through the CUNY Service Corps program in Queens College. NYC Smoke Free is an organization that works to combat tobacco companies, educate the public about the dangers […]

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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 2013, enjoys a steady growth throughout the CUNY campuses. It is located at nine CUNY schools across the five […]

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CUNY Service Corps looks forward after one year

The CUNY Service Corps celebrated its second year with more students than it had in its inaugural year. After a successful start, they aim to create more activities and opportunities for participating students across different colleges. Former Chancellor Matthew Goldstein wanted to create a program that could show the city that the CUNY community is […]

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Superstorm prompts new service program

At a Board of Trustees meeting earlier this year, former Chancellor Matthew Goldstein proposed a collaboration between the University network and organizations around New York in light of Hurricane Sandy and its devastating impact on the city. The result: CUNY Service Corps. With 800 spots available and fifteen hundred applicants, the program began selecting students […]

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