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BIC program’s inaugural Media track

Agency holding companies provide scholarships & career opportunities for historically underrepresented groups at CCNY

An unprecedented initiative to foster a more diverse and inclusive talent pool in the media and communications industry launches this fall at The City College of New York, as six of the world’s largest agency holding companies have come together to provide full scholarships to students enrolling in the Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program’s inaugural Media track. The combined funding contribution of $300,000 from the agencies -- IPG Mediabrands, Publicis Media, Havas Media, Dentsu, Omnicom Group and WPP/GroupM -- will allow each student in this initial cohort to receive a
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Tatyana Kleyn and Nancy Stern, CCNY education professors

CCNY faculty Nancy Stern, Tatyana Kleyn receive $3M to prepare teachers, administrators to serve needs of multilingual students

A new $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) to Associate Professors Nancy Stern and Tatyana Kleyn continues the two City College of New York educators’ mission to advance the preparation of teachers to serve the needs of multilingual students in New York City. The funding brings to more than $5.5 million in OELA support since 2016 to the two bilingual education and TESOL experts in CCNY’s School of Education. The latest grant is in partnership with New Visions for Public Schools. Their project, entitled B-SEAL for Multilingual
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The CCNY Specialized High Schools Scholarship Project

Since its founding, The City College of New York has established relationships with some of the city’s most elite high schools. These relationships provide more than a pipeline to a City College education; they forge a lifetime of connections and friendships, as evidenced by the bonds between generations. The CCNY Specialized High Schools Project originated in December 2001, when Larry Gralla ‘51 and Yvette Gralla ‘52 launched the Stuyvesant-CCNY Scholarship Project as part of a fundraising effort organized by the former City College Fund. This scholarship supports high-achieving students from
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CCNY's Grove School of Engineering

U.S. News & World Report ranks elite CCNY engineering programs

The only public school of engineering in the metropolitan area, The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering also offers some of the top programs in the nation, according to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released today. From a survey of the top 214 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees, U.S. News ranked the following CCNY programs among the best in the country: Chemical engineering, #48; Biomedical engineering, #74; Mechanical engineering, #89; Civil engineering, #107; Electrical engineering, #113; and Computer science, #115. U.S. News
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CCNY’s Angelina Coronado and Rachel Ferretti win State Dept. language scholarships

Graduating senior Angelina Coronado, who’s been admitted to PhD programs at Johns Hopkins, New York University and Columbia University, is headed to Brazil in June after receiving her second Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) in Portuguese. Rachel A. Ferretti, a junior majoring in International Studies, is the other City College of New York CLS Scholar. She’ll take a virtual course in Arabic as part of the intensive and coveted U.S. Department of State-sponsored program. About Angelina Coronado An English Literature major, with a minor in Portuguese Language and Lusophone Cultures, Coronado
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The City College of New York and publishing company Hachette Book Group partner for the CCNY+HBG Associates Program with the goal of making publishing more inclusive, diverse and accessible for all.

CCNY and Hachette Book Group partnership designed to support recent graduates of Publishing Certificate Program

The City College of New York and publishing company Hachette Book Group partner for the CCNY+HBG Associates Program to further improve recruiting, training, mentorship and support for diverse individuals with a passion for writing and publishing. HBG is also partnering with the Hurston/Wright Foundation, Lambda Literary and We Need Diverse Books with the goal of supporting a broader community of emerging writers and early and mid-career publishing professionals from diverse backgrounds. “We have worked with these excellent organizations in different ways for many years, but we see these
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Colin Powell legacy inspires $2.5M gift for new fellowship program at CCNY

The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership has received a $2.5 million gift from an admirer and long-time friend of the late General Colin L. Powell. The transformative gift by the donor, who prefers to remain anonymous, establishes the Colin Powell Career Fellowship Program, which will fund internships and other student support services in the Colin Powell School. Over time, the competitive program will be opened to all City College students, both undergrad and graduate, and later to the more than 250,000 students at the 25 campuses of the City
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Dean Juan Carlos Mercado

CCNY rolls out novel online Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences BA program

CUNY’s first online BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences beginning in the fall is set to boost enrollment in the program offered by The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, said Dean Juan Carlos Mercado. The Division produces 150 graduates annually. Mercado anticipates a substantial increase with enrollment from out of state and even globally once the online program is underway. “This distance education program delivers a balanced mixture of synchronous and asynchronous learning,” he said. “We provide working adults and transfer students with a framework that
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Mikhal Dekel

Mikhal Dekel launches expanded “Tehran Children” paperback edition March 31 at CCNY

The “Writers on Iran” series continues at The City College of New York on March 31 with the launch of the expanded paperback edition of Mikhal Dekel’s award-winning “Tehran Children.” A CUNY Distinguished Professor of English, Dekel will discuss her historical memoir with fellow author and deputy chair of CCNY’s English department, Salar Abdoh. The event, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in CCNY’s Shepard Hall, room 350, is free and open to the public. Click here to register. Nearly 100 pages longer than the hardcover version of “Tehran Children” first published in 2019, the paperback edition was recently
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The five science learning and public engagement career panelists standing together at CCNY. (From left to right: Mariza Dannang, Adriana Caminero, Malika Khalsa, Jaileen Jaquez, Artiola Islami)

Students and professionals discuss career opportunities for new science learning and public engagement major

The new Science Learning and Public Engagement program, by the School of Education at The City College of New York, is a major designed to develop expertise in STEM education for non-formal environments, curricular and instructional design, communications media and non-profit program management. Students in this major can work in a variety of fields, including zoos, city parks, museums, botanical gardens, environmental centers and health and nutrition outreach. To inspire current students pursuing careers in non-formal science, the School of Education hosted a career panel featuring
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