True Story is First-Rate Drama Author: Seamus Scanlon | CCNY CWE's Librarian  Date: April 17, 2024 Published By: The Irish Echo Link to Original Article:   If you have never heard of the Post Office scandal in the UK where 900 innocent UK Post Office employees were pursued and  prosecuted (from 1999 to 2015) for theft and other crimes the new mini-series “Mr. Bates vs. The Post Office” in PBS Masterpiece is for you… Read More »

On Monday, March 18th, students and guests attended 'The Milton Stern Workshop: Pathways to Careers in Financial Advising,' organized by Professor Joan Robinson and supported by The Milton Stern (1957) Scholarship, Bridgewater Advisors, and The Foundation for City College. The event showcased pathways to careers in financial advising and provided guidance to City College of New York students on accessing scholarship and internship support. Guest speakers included Dr. Karen Altfest and Dr. Lewis Altfest.   About the… Read More »

It is with great sadness that I bring you the news that one of our students, Ms. Shania Grosvenor, passed away in her sleep on Tuesday, November 7. Shania joined the CWE community this fall term after obtaining her Associate's degree at BMCC. At BMCC, she made an impression as an energetic, determined, and caring student. Her early childhood program advisor, Jen Gilken, described Shania as a bright light, who was very successful and enthusiastic during her time at BMCC. In her brief time at CWE, Shania was excelling in classes. A go-getter,… Read More »

City College's impressive #11 ranking in social mobility, as bestowed by U.S. News, underscores its steadfast commitment to delivering a high-quality education to students from all walks of life, regardless of their financial circumstances. This achievement stands as a testament to the college's unwavering dedication to providing equal opportunities in higher education. Learn +

Inspired to never forget the ones who perished on 9/11, and by the compassionate heroes who helped restore faith in humanity the Pay it Forward 911 "11 Days of Kindness and Unity" began over 20 year ago. CCNY CWE received this random gesture of kindness today - the fourth floor offices of 25 Broadway sent us some delicious pizza from Grotto's Pizzeria. "We said we would "never forget" those who perished on 9/11 and the compassionate heroes who helped us restore faith in humanity. Inspired by compassionate Canadians on 9/11, our tradition began… Read More »

Guest Associate Professor Campbell Dalglish's film, Savage Land, is an official selection of the Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, and will be screening alongside competitive works from around the world to anthropologists, who will then have online access to all films participating in scholarly discussions through December 8. Storyline: When Custer County Police kill an 18 year old Cheyenne Arapaho boy in his family's kitchen, descendants of the Sand Creek and Washita Massacres take us back 150 years to reveal how the horrors… Read More »

The Irish Echo, the largest circulation Irish American weekly newspaper, quotes our librarian SĂ©amus Scanlon and Professor & Patai Program Director's Danielle Zach on a piece on Frederick Douglass' historic visits to Dublin. “Douglass’ visit had a big impact on his philosophy and subsequent campaigns. He recognized that slavery, colonization, landlords, the subjugation of women, poverty and inequality were all part of a continuum of human rights violations.” â€“ SĂ©amus Scanlon. “Belfast’s statue of Frederick Douglass—one of… Read More »

"Attending CUNY City College in West Harlem typically requires students who borrow to take on median federal loans of $11,990. The earnings boost they get from graduating from the four-year public school allows them to pay down the net cost of their degree with 0.36 years of excess earnings, according to data from Third Way. Undergraduates at City College—who can major in mathematics education, architecture, and engineering—earn a median salary of $65,700 six years after graduation." – Forbes Read +

The City College of New York is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends CCNY in the new edition of its annual college guide, The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition. Notably, CCNY is listed among the best in the Northeast.  Princeton Review editors praise the school for its “quality and challenging education,” and quote CCNY students surveyed by the company.  The students hailed CCNY’s "broad curriculum,” with special mention… Read More »

Two CCNY CWE students are recipients of the 2023 Women’s Forum Education Fund Award, which supports women over the age of 35 who have overcome adversity to resume their education. The unrestricted $10,000 grants are awarded directly to the recipient for any costs associated with advancing her education. Rainbow Sarah Farr is an early childhood education major. Darresa Rodriguez is an urban studies and public administration major.  A total of ten of our students have won this award. Previous recipients are: Patriece Spann '21;… Read More »

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