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 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
When 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 →