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The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is a home to the social science departments at CCNY as well as the core leadership development and public service programs of City College. The School is led by a faculty and staff dedicated, first and foremost, to fulfilling our core instructional mission and serving students. We are committed to providing an outstanding student experience at the same time as we devote ourselves as well to the highest standards of research and the university’s democratic and public obligations.

If you are a current or prospective student, please feel free to reach out to one of us in the Dean’s Office or one of our Advisers with questions you might have. The contact information for each of us is below. Please follow us on social media @cpowellschool to stay up-to-date on events and opportunities. 

Why Colin Powell School?

Fast Facts


Ranked #6 - Best Affordable Psychology Degree by University HQ


of all CCNY Graduates each year are Colin Powell School students


students supported through scholarship and fellowship programs


Internships Placements and counting

Get Ready for Commencement

Colin Powell School Student in Graduation Regalia

Colin Powell School Graduation is Thursday, June 2nd at 11:00am in South Campus Lawn.

CCNY Commencement is Friday, June 3rd at 10:00am in South Campus Lawn.

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Colin Powell

Read Dean Andrew Rich's tribute to General Colin Powell.

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If you wish to make a gift in General Powell's memory, you are invited to do so here.

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Featured News
Jay Yu

Alumnus Jay Yu, Entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthropist, Hosts CPS Students at His Firm’s NYC Headquarters and Supports new Scholarship

A group of Colin Powell School students aspiring to build careers as entrepreneurs, investors, and consultants had the opportunity in December to tour the NYC office of Financial Ventures Group with the company’s founder, Jay Yu.

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Alumnus Ciro Scala

I just never wanted to die without a diploma” — Alumnus Ciro Scala’s Journey Back to CCNY Featured in The New York Times

On January 14, The New York Times profiled Ciro Scala, who returned to CCNY to earn his degrees while in his 70s, after being forced to drop out of CCNY and go to work when a young man. It is an inspiring story,...

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Safe Return to Campus
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January 18 was the last day to submit your proof of vaccination to return to campus for the spring semester.
For other COVID safety related protocols and return-to-campus information, please visit

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Approved guests coming to campus must be registered using the system called “Cleared4” as well. 



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