Join The College March Applications To The Postal Box From Hollywood To Uptown

Over 2300 seniors—from 26 high schools nationwide, including WHEELS, A NYC Outward Bound Schools in Washington Heights, NY, students will march their college applications to local post offices.

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Beyoncé Partners With Google.org For Homecoming Scholars Award Program

Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces a partnership with Google.org, the charitable arm of tech giant Google, to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announced A New Initiative To Double The Number Tech Grads From CUNY

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Glen, and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, today announced a new initiative to double the number of City University of New York (CUNY) students graduating annually with a tech-related bachelor’s degree by the year 2022. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Five Times More Students Applied For CUNY

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken today announced that 36,336 students took advantage of the CUNY fee elimination when applying to college for the 2017-18 school year. Continue Reading →

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Keynote At Touro College Commencement At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 131 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree last Thursday at festive ceremonies held at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat And Others Introduce New Legislation To Make College More Affordable

TODAY, Representatives Bobby Scott, ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Susan Davis, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, joined Reps. Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Roland Martin Launches #HBCUGivingDay Campaign On Wendy Williams (Video)

Award-winning TV Host, Journalist, Author and Advocate Roland Martin announced during his recent appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” his new initiative to raise money for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces Record High Of Students Enrolling In College From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2015-16 School Quality Reports and announced that New York City’s post secondary enrollment rate is its highest ever – 55 percent of New York City’s Class of 2015 (students entering 9th grade in Fall 2011).

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