Press Releases

July 28, 2014
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $55 MILLION IN THE FIRST ROUND OF NY CUNY 2020 AWARDS
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first round of NY CUNY 2020 awards, providing $55 million to fund eight innovative projects involving 20 participating CUNY campuses designed to connect academic excellence with entrepreneurship and local economic development.

March 12, 2014
Dr. Mary C. Pearl to Become Macaulay Honors College’s First Provost and Senior Associate Dean
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary C. Pearl, Ph.D.

February 12, 2014
BEYOND SCHOOL SUPPLIES: HOW DONORSCHOOSE IS CROWDSOURCING REAL EDUCATION REFORM
Every chance he gets, Charles Best, the founder of DonorsChoose.org, leafs through the carefully lettered, colorfully illustrated thank-you notes from public school students that arrive daily at the loft office he shares with his staff in the garment district of Manhattan.

January 15, 2014
Giving ‘Nobly’ To Beat Cancer
The 50 years that Edward H. Meyer spent in the advertising business provided what he describes as plenty of “excitement and enjoyment,” but the work did not seem to “serve any higher purpose as far as I could see.”

December 23, 2013
Providence agency considers condemning Power Station property as a step toward redevelopment
The Providence Redevelopment Agency sees its authority to condemn “blighted” property as a tool it could wield to clear the way for reuse of the South Street Power Station, according to a draft redevelopment plan now under agency review.