CUNY appoints new Queens College president


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Dr. Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, a former cabinet secretary of the Department of Family Services for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, was appointed as the president of Queens College by The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY), the school announced Monday.

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Students to analyze Queens waters in summer CUNY program


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Macaulay Honors College of CUNY is hosting the course to sample and analyze water at the Queens’ base of the Throgs Neck Bridge, Flushing Bay and Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, so students can learn about threats to the ecosystem from what lies beneath these waters.

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CUNY selects new chancellor


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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In an unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) appointed James B. Milliken, president of the University of Nebraska system since 2004, as its new chancellor.

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CUNY law school opens in LIC


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Court Square’s judicial-themed name now seems more appropriate. CUNY School of Law recently packed up its hefty legal books and mock gavels and left its home in Flushing, moving to a new campus at 2 Court Square in Long Island City. The school celebrated its grand re-opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 22, at […]

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Students protest CUNY Chancellor talk


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Screams of protests against tuition hikes served as the background for the city’s public university chancellor as he addressed an audience of faculty and students at Queens College (QC) recently. City University of New York (CUNY) Chancellor Matthew Goldstein came to the college to address issues that faced the university and took questions from attendees. […]

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Students protest CUNY Chancellor talk


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Screams of protests against tuition hikes served as the background for the city’s public university chancellor as he addressed an audience of faculty and students at Queens College (QC) recently. City University of New York (CUNY) Chancellor Matthew Goldstein came to the college to address issues that faced the university and took questions from attendees. […]

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CUNY Chancellor talks about tuition hikes


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Screams of protests against tuition hikes served as the background for the city’s public university chancellor as he addressed an audience of faculty and students at Queens College (QC) recently. City University of New York (CUNY) Chancellor Matthew Goldstein came to the college to address issues that faced the university and took questions from attendees. […]

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CUNY chancellor visits York College


| brennison@queenscourier.com

City University of New York (CUNY) Chancellor Matthew Goldstein recently visited York College to address students and faculty, as well as answer questions from the audience. Paying for college, regarding recent tuition hikes at CUNY and possible cuts to financial aid from the federal government, was the focal point of this visit from the chancellor […]

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CUNY set to raise tuition 5%


| brennison@queenscourier.com

Beginning this spring, City University of New York (CUNY) students will be paying more at the once tuition-free institutions. Tuition will be raised five percent for the upcoming semester, with another possible two percent increase this fall. This is the third tuition hike in the past decade, with the most recent increase coming last year. […]

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CUNY set to raise tuition 5% now 2% in fall


| brennison@queenscourier.com

Beginning this spring, City University of New York (CUNY) students will be paying more at the once tuition-free institutions. Tuition will be raised five percent for the upcoming semester, with another possible two percent increase this fall. This is the third tuition hike in the past decade, with the most recent increase coming last year. […]

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CUNY to be smoke-free by 2012


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The City University of New York (CUNY) recently announced they will become the largest smoke-free university system in the nation. This expands the current policy that already bans smoking within all university buildings and vehicles to include the whole campus – indoors and outdoors. All 23 CUNY campuses must implement the new policy by September […]

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CUNY alumni appointed president of college


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The CUNY Board of Trustees has appointed a new president for Bronx Community College (BCC), effective July 18 this year. “We congratulate Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph on her appointment to succeed Dr. Williams who has led BCC with distinction for the past 15 years,” said Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, president of York. “We are delighted […]

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