CCNY’s “Summer at City” program offers alluring courses

Interested in learning South African and Mexican printmaking in the comfort of your home this summer? Or studying how plagues have influenced humankind through the ages? Then sign up for The City College of New York’s first distance-learning based “Summer at City” program designed to preserve the summer school tradition at CCNY in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The program features three sessions, the first of which is underway. Highlights of Session 2 -- from July 6 to July 30 – include the art class “South Africa and Mexican Printmaking,” and science offerings such as “Methods of Astronomy,” and a highly pertinent biology course entitled “Disease and History: How Plagues Have Influenced Humankind Through the Ages.”

There’s also the chemistry class “A Biography of SARS-CoV-2.” Apply by June 25 to experience these and other offerings in Session 2.

“Summer at City” concludes with a third session July 31 to Aug. 21. Courses include the intriguing psychology offering, “The Psychology of Music,” and for anthropology buffs, a class entitled “Human Origins.”

Click here for selected summer favorites and to register. Click here for the full 2020 summer school offerings at CCNY.

Like at most educational institutions in the United States, instruction at CCNY went online at the outbreak of COVID-19 in early spring. This is the first time that all summer classes at CCNY have been offered online.

About the City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided a high-quality and affordable education to generations of New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. CCNY embraces its position at the forefront of social change. It is ranked #1 by the Harvard-based Opportunity Insights out of 369 selective public colleges in the United States on the overall mobility index. This measure reflects both access and outcomes, representing the likelihood that a student at CCNY can move up two or more income quintiles. In addition, the Center for World University Rankings places CCNY in the top 1.8% of universities worldwide in terms of academic excellence. Labor analytics firm Emsi puts at $1.9 billion CCNY’s annual economic impact on the regional economy (5 boroughs and 5 adjacent counties) and quantifies the “for dollar” return on investment to students, taxpayers and society. At City College, more than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in eight schools and divisions, driven by significant funded research, creativity and scholarship. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself. View CCNY Media Kit.

Jay Mwamba
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