Column: Thankful for CUNY


Nov. 21, 2023 By Félix V. Matos Rodríguez The holiday season is a time to express gratitude for the good things in life, and for generations of New Yorkers one of those things has been the access they have to public higher education. With its affordable tuition and support services for students, CUNY helps New…
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Op-ed: Attention NYC Seniors! CUNY Has a Degree and a Place Waiting for You!


Oct. 3, 2023 By Félix V. Matos Rodríguez There’s been a lot of conversation lately about the value of college. Some are questioning the long-term benefit of a degree that increases a graduate’s income only to saddle them with decades of debt. Indeed, a recent New York Times Magazine article argued that the college affordability…
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Goldman, Bowman urge city universities to audit their space for housing migrants

May. 22, 2023 By Ethan Stark-Miller

Congress Members Dan Goldman (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) and Jamaal Bowman (D-Bronx/Westchester) on Monday sent a letter to several leaders of New York City’s public and private universities, urging them to conduct an audit of their available space for possibly housing migrants.

Four CUNY colleges receive $5.5 million in funding from Queens borough president’s office

March 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The leaders of four City University of New York (CUNY) colleges in Queens were presented with a $5.5 million check for funding on Tuesday, March 14. The presentation was made by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, whose office allocated the funds to LaGuardia Community College, Queens College, Queensborough Community… Read more »