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CCNY students return with fresh outlook

Abubakar Usman (far left) and Asshur Cunningham (far right) helped coordinate a White House briefing on criminal justice and disability reform.
Abubakar Usman (far left) and Asshur Cunningham (far right) helped coordinate a White House briefing on criminal justice and disability reform.
Kathleen M. Felisca interned at the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey’s headquarters.
Kathleen M. Felisca interned at the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey’s headquarters.

Remnants of summer remain in the minds of The City College of New York’s eager and brightest as fall classes begin. Students from different disciplines, each exposed to a unique experience, return wiser.

Numerous City College students participated in service learning programs and internships at home and abroad, earning vital experience in their respective fields.  A select list of programs and internships includes:

Study Abroad Program at Port Elizabeth, South Africa:

National Disability Rights Network:

  • Graduate students, Abubakar Usman and Asshur Cunningham, both public service management, interned in Washington, D.C. and attended the White House conference on disability rights and criminal justice reform.

2016 Opportunities in Research and Creative Arts (ORCA) Program at CCNY

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey’s (NHANES)

“This experience has allowed me to rethink my role in medicine. Maybe I do want to make an impact on a larger scale and work with NHANES or another part of the CDC,” said Felisca, a B.S./M.D. major.

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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