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Million Dollars Earned by CUNY Graduates for $25,000 Investment

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Investment in scholarships and loan forgiveness would be repaid by taxes within 10 years By Ben Kallos By funding public college education for all – regardless of immigration status – the City will build a better workforce, earn more in taxes and become stronger. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree means $1 million more in lifetime [&hellip
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Tapped In: Town Hall Meeting, Winter Concert, City Bus Grades, Stringer Seeks Board

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

No_School_Today COUNCILMEMBER BREWER TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING City Council Member Gale Brewer will host a town hall meeting for Upper West Side and Clinton residents on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The meeting will be an open forum for community members to speak to elected officials about quality of life issues in the neighborhood and to ask [&hellip
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CUNY Works: Volunteering for Sandy’s Victims

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Squads of CUNY students spent Saturday, Nov. 17, helping with cleanup and solace after Hurricane Sandy. Leading the College of Staten Island’s effort was alumna and graduate student Mary Beth Melendez, who is blind. CNN journalist Anderson Cooper had met her after the storm, when she was bringing homemade food to those in need. On [&hellip
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High-Achieving Students Choose CUNY

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Education, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

collegestudents_collegedegrees360 Staff Report High-achieving students are continuing to enroll in record levels at the City University of New York, while more students are also on track to complete their degrees, according to a preliminary Fall 2012 enrollment report. The university continues to see record enrollment of students with high school averages over 85 this fall, with [&hellip
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‘Hottest’ Writers at Hunter College Conference

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FE-Bruce Jay Friedman by Molly K Friedman By Megan Bungeroth In a few weeks, hundreds of writers—the wildly successful (Mary Higgens Clark, Colson Whitehead, Lee Child) and humbly aspiring alike—will descend on Hunter College for the annual Writers’ Conference, an event that brings industry professionals together to work on their craft and discuss the state of the written word. This year, the [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Uncategorized

Candidates for 4th Council District Emerge While none have officially declared their candidacies or filed paperwork with the state, several people’s names have been circulating as potential candidates for Council Member Dan Garodnick’s 4th District seat. Garodnick has officially confirmed his run for comptroller, so his seat will be wide open. Community Board 6 Chair [&hellip
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2012 OTTY Awards: Chancellor Goldstein, Reforming Education One Initiative at a Time

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By Rachel Stern A decade ago, some might argue, the City University of New York (CUNY) appeared very different than it does today. There was no Macaulay Honors College, School of Public Health, School of Professional Studies or graduate journalism program. There were less full-time faculty members and lower academic standards at the four-year colleges. [&hellip
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Caitlin Tremblay Explores The Other Side of The Student Debt Crisis

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By Caitlin Tremblay A lot has been said about the severity of the student loan debt crisis in the United States. Much of the discussion, however, has centered on the perils of overpriced private schools; schools like New York University, which jack up tuition rates when endowments don’t raise “enough” money and get cozy with [&hellip
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CUNY LAUNCHES VOTE DRIVE

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By Dan Rivoli CUNY launched a voting drive aimed at battling apathy among young voters and students. CUNY students are encouraged to wear their school’s colors and apparel to the polls. The university system got Barnes & Noble to give students a 25 percent discount on collegiate apparel to help. Campus stores are giving out [&hellip
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