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CBS News / ADA25 Internship

CBSNewslogoAs part of Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 and CUNY Coalition of Students with Disabilities, CBS NEWS expands its paid internship to include outreach to college and grad students with disabilities for CBS News/ADA25 Internship for Spring 2016.

More information:

CBS News ADA25 Internship Outreach Letter

NYC Only CBS News ADA25 Internships Description

NYC Only Spring 2016 CBS News ADA25 Internship Application

10th Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference


“Increasing Black & Latino Student Engagement and Success in Higher Education”

Friday, October 16, 2015
8:30am – 7pm
Gerald W. Lynch Theater | John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 W. 59th Street
NY, NY 10019

Event Flyer 


New Website: Resources for Combatting Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault, Title IX >>

Student Policies and Procedures >>

Emergency Shelter and Services >>


Scholarships for DREAMers

“TheDream.US” Scholarships Valued at More Than $5 Million Awarded to Immigrant Students >>

CUNY-New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Scholarships

The CUNY-NYCHA Scholarship Program is available for high-achieving students who are New York City Housing Authority residents. Application deadline is June 30, 2014.  >>

Find Your Scholarship >>

CUNY Matthew Goldstein Scholarship Program

The CUNY Matthew Goldstein Scholarship Program is now available, and seeks to support the persistence and graduation of CUNY students who must take reduced course loads as reasonable accommodations for their disabilities. Applications are due to campus offices of disability resources and services by June 25, 2014. more; application here. >>

Tillman Annual Military Scholarship Process Now Open  >>

Educators for Fair Consideration: 2013 – 2014 List of scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency including the Bay area, California and national scholarship >>

Guttman Transfer Scholarship

The Guttman Transfer Scholarship program offers high-achieving students $4,000 scholarships paid over two years ($1,000 a semester). See scholarship program details at or call 646-664-8090. Applications for Fall 2014 are due April 1, 2014. (Eligible students may access the application through their CUNYfirst “To Do” list.

Educators for Fair Consideration

List of scholarships that don’t require U.S. citizenship.   >>

CUNYAC StudentsFirst Rewards Program

A CUNY Athletics program that awards tuition to the top attendees of CUNYAC Championship events.

Find more information on the StudentsFirst Rewards Program here

Dollars & $ense

Financial Literacy Videos

Earnings Power; Credit & Debt; Developing Purchase Power; Wealth Creation; Protecting Assets >>

HESC Introduces College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool

The New York State Higher Education Corporation (HESC) has launched a College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool to help college-bound students and families interpret their award letters and get the bottom line cost of each college before making a final decision. The tool allows students and families to see side-by-side comparisons, highlights net costs and estimates the full two- or four-year cost of each college. See tool >> New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) brochure. >>

The New York Times Academic Pass Digital Subscription

The CUNY Office of Library Services now provides the Academic Pass to all CUNY students, faculty and staff. The Academic Pass gives anybody with a mail domain a year-long subscription to the New York Times Digital (with future renewals planned). The subscription does not include the tablet app, but it does include apps for mobile phones. Go to >>

Summer 2014 Youth Employment Program Begins

The New York City Summer Youth Employment program is now accepting applications. The application period is open from Monday, March 3 – Friday, April 25, 2014. All youth aged 14-24 who permanently reside within the five boroughs of New York City are eligible and encouraged to apply. To apply for SYEP, submit a completed application by going to

CUNY Assessment Test Prep Workshops

The CUNY assessment test prep workshops are for those age 19+ who are admitted or seeking admission to the City University of New York. Classes are 90 minutes in duration and teach how to prepare for the assessment tests. More info at >>

Important Student Health Insurance Update!

CUNY’s student health insurance program with United Healthcare will not be offered in the 2014-15 academic year.
For more information go to: Health Insurance.


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