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Alumni dinner celebrates academic excellence

2016 Alumni Dinner Scholarship winners
Student scholarship winners at the CCNY alumni dinner

The Alumni Association of The City College of New York’s annual dinner at the Hilton hotel is always a big night for both CCNY alumni and current students. In addition to Townsend Harris medals to select alumni for outstanding postgraduate achievement, the event celebrates academic excellence.

This year, 60 students are recipients of Alumni Association scholarships for their academic achievements. The scholarships range from $1000-$5000 and can cover up to one year of the awardee’s tuition.

A highlight of the 2016 alumni dinner was the presentation of the 69th John H. Finley Award to Rosanna Scotto and Greg Kelly, co-anchors of Fox 5’s “Good Day New York.” The award   recognizes exemplary dedicated service to the City of New York and the nation, while enhancing the quality of life of its people.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 15,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in the College of Liberal Arts and Science; Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; School of Education; Grove School of Engineering; Sophie Davis Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine; and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.

 

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