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CCNY celebrates CUNY Month

November is CUNY Month! To celebrate, the City College of New York invites the community to visit the campus and to enjoy a number of special events throughout the month. Some of the highlights are:

Undergraduate tours and information sessions;

The 135th Annual Alumni Dinner, honoring award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad, and six CCNY alumni, on Nov. 5;

The annual Relay for Life, which raises awareness and funds for the fight against cancer, on Nov. 7 and 8;

Freedom Rides:  Barometer of the Civil Rights Movement,” a talk by Distinguished Professor of History Judith Stein, following the screening of the PBS documentary, “Freedom Riders,” on Nov. 9;

The launch of Assistant Professor of Political Theory Carlo Invernizzi Accetti's book, Relativism and Religion, on Nov. 18;

President Lisa S. Coico’s conversation with Professor Kathlene McDonald on the topic of end-of-life care on Nov. 19;

Graduate Information Sessions on Nov. 19;

The Langston Hughes Festival’s celebration of writer Jacqueline Woodson on Nov. 20; and

Events throughout the month at The Documentary Forum at CCNY.

For a full listing of all CUNY Month events, go to

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 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, 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.