Mayor de Blasio Announced A New Initiative To Double The Number Tech Grads From CUNY

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Glen, and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, today announced a new initiative to double the number of City University of New York (CUNY) students graduating annually with a tech-related bachelor’s degree by the year 2022. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Five Times More Students Applied For CUNY

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken today announced that 36,336 students took advantage of the CUNY fee elimination when applying to college for the 2017-18 school year. Continue Reading →

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Keynote At Touro College Commencement At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 131 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree last Thursday at festive ceremonies held at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat And Others Introduce New Legislation To Make College More Affordable

TODAY, Representatives Bobby Scott, ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Susan Davis, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, joined Reps. Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Roland Martin Launches #HBCUGivingDay Campaign On Wendy Williams (Video)

Award-winning TV Host, Journalist, Author and Advocate Roland Martin announced during his recent appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” his new initiative to raise money for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A Path To College And Careers For All Children

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Navigating the college process can be challenging for students and their families. As the first person in my family to go to college, I know how stressful this process can be. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces Record High Of Students Enrolling In College From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2015-16 School Quality Reports and announced that New York City’s post secondary enrollment rate is its highest ever – 55 percent of New York City’s Class of 2015 (students entering 9th grade in Fall 2011).

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Opportunities For $1 Million Worth of Scholarships – Register Now

President Barack Obama signs an executive order for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the East Room of the White House,, Feb. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

On Saturday, November 12, 2016 The New York Urban League’s 30th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair, in partnership with the New York Urban League Young Professionals (NYULYP) is expected to attract over 3,000 New York City high school students, out-of-state high school students, their families and volunteers. Continue Reading →

Use Alabama Coach Nick Saban’s Simple Strategy To Create Your Own Harlem Dynasty

nick-saban-8We know, you’re asking yourself, what does Alabama Football coach Nick Saban have to do with Harlem? Well, Harlem is about being your best, and coach Saban gives us some insight into his strategy for getting the best out of his assistants and players. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Teachers College Announces Findings Of “Who Opts Out and Why?

teachers college in harlemTeachers College, Columbia University today unveiled the findings of Who Opts Out and Why?the first national, independent survey of the “opt-out” movement. Continue Reading →

Guidelines For Students Applying To College

Internships Are Critical for College GraduatesWhen it comes time to apply to colleges, we may not be serving our children well.

That’s according to a growing chorus of voices who work with youth and their academic endeavors. For example, Malcolm Gladwell, one of the most recognizable public intellects, regularly asserts that brand prestige from an Ivy League name doesn’t necessarily suit the needs of individual students. Continue Reading →