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January 19, 2022
Dear Members of the City College Community, I'm writing to invite you to a campus-wide Town Hall via Zoom on Thursday, January 20th at 12:30 pm, focused primarily on campus safety/reopening/and vaccine information. The current health situation is evolving with extreme rapidity, and while we are on track to be substantially more open in the spring as compared to previous semesters, we must all be prepared to shift as external conditions shift. Before the semester gets underway, I wanted to take the opportunity to describe the work we’ve done to make the campus safer and the… Read More »


December 31, 2021
As we come to the end of another long and difficult year, it would be disingenuous not to acknowledge the disappointment and frustration that many of us, myself included, feel at this newest COVID surge. Twice now, in the summer of 2020 and in the early months of this past semester, we have had a brief taste of what a more normal, less fraught life together would feel like, and each time witnessed it recede in the face of a COVID surge. And so it may be tempting at this crossroads to surrender to a creeping sense of near despair. In this specific moment, I want to urge you… Read More »


November 30, 2021
Effective November 17, 2021, CUNY implemented a random testing program for vaccinated employees. Fully vaccinated employees with approved vaccination information in CUNYfirst will be randomly selected to participate in the COVID-19 testing program. Being tested when you are notified is not optional and is necessary in order to obtain campus-wide results each week and thus help keep everyone safe. In any given week, selected individuals will receive an email from no-reply@cleared4.org with the subject line "Message from City University of New York (CUNY)". This email… Read More »


November 05, 2021
Dear Members of the Campus Community, Many of you have expressed concern at the news that City College's former Bursar, Joseph Boselli, has been arrested on charges of stealing nearly $500,000 from the College from as early as 2012 through his separation from his Bursar duties in 2017. Please be assured that the College takes these matters very seriously.  In fact, it was City College itself that originally discovered the anomalies related to this theft.  The College initiated the investigation, collected evidence related to the theft, and it was the College that reported the… Read More »


October 29, 2021
Dear Members of the Campus Community, I would like to invite you to attend an all CCNY Campus Community Public Town Hall via Zoom on Tuesday, November 9th 2021, at 12:30 pm. Over the past few months, there has been some reason for heightened concern around security issues in our immediate neighborhood, and I want to make sure that as a campus, we are doing everything we can to protect ourselves and one another. To that end, we are convening a discussion to review the security condition of our neighborhood, and to discuss safety measures being taken by our campus Public Safety… Read More »


October 26, 2021
Dear Campus Community, While today’s Nor’ Easter will cause local flooding in areas across our region, our campus will remain open today.  At this time, the MTA and other public transit lines are operational.  Please be careful if you are coming to campus as more high winds and heavy rain are expected.  Sincerely, Ken Ihrer Vice President of Operations Coronavirus Coordinator The City College of New York


October 18, 2021
Dear City College Community, The City College of New York joins the rest of the world in mourning the loss of General Colin L. Powell. He was a deeply important man to us, both for what he did for his alma mater and how he talked about City’s role in his life.  General Powell never forgot the young man he was when he came to CCNY, and throughout his life, he sought out young people who embodied that moment and went out of his way to help them along. He spoke frequently and with genuine emotion about the first time he met the inaugural cohort of Colin Powell Fellows at CCNY—a… Read More »


October 08, 2021
Dear Colleagues, I am profoundly sad to share the news that Professor Myriam Sarachik passed away yesterday. We are privileged to live and work at an institution peopled by many remarkable individuals, but even among this company, Myriam was exceptional. She was a distinguished professor of physics, both as formally recognized in her CCNY professorial rank, and in terms of the many honors and awards she received from the academy throughout her life.She was exceptional, as well, in her kindness, her boundless enthusiasm, and the influence she exercised by her example to all who… Read More »


October 02, 2021
Dear members of the City College Community, It is my sad duty to share the news that Dr. Neville Parker, who for years served as a faculty member in the Grove School of Engineering, passed away this past week.  Dr. Parker graduated from the City College of New York with the BE in Civil Engineering in 1965, and went on to earn a PhD from Cornell University.  He returned to his alma mater in 1988, after stints at Howard University and the University of Dar Es Salaam. At CCNY, he joined the civil engineering department, held the Herbert G. Kayser professorship, and served as… Read More »


September 10, 2021
Dear All, The City College of New York (CCNY) has a long-standing commitment to diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practices. The senior management team fully supports the policies and practices we have implemented to foster non-discrimination, affirmative action, and diversity and inclusion in the workplace. CCNY is enriched by the strengths of the people and perspectives represented in our institution. Accordingly, I continue to be committed to the CCNY's compliance with the CUNY Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, and on… Read More »


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