Microsoft Donates Office Software To 480,000 CUNY StudentsSoftware giant Microsoft is donating a half a billion dollars’ worth of software to CUNY students.
NYC Amps Up Teacher Recruiting, Training Ahead Of Fall Pre-K ExpansionNew York City is on a teacher recruiting and training blitz as it prepares to take on tens of thousands of additional pre-kindergarten students this fall.
Feds Issue Emergency Order To Metro-North Railroad Following 'Serious Overspeed Event'The order requires Metro-North to modify its signal system to ensure speed limits are followed.
Survey Under Way To Tally All Of Central Park's Animal, Plant SpeciesHundreds of scientists and college students have been in the 150-year-old park since Monday afternoon counting as many plants and animals as they can find in a 24-hour span.
CBS 2, WCBS 880, 1010 WINS Among Those Chosen To Hold NYC Election DebatesPolice practices, educating our kids and the best way to deliver a vast array of city services will all be fair game during Campaign 2013 and CBS 2 will be putting the candidates for public office to the test, hosting a series of in-depth debates.
CUNY Receives $25 Million GrantThe City University of New York on Monday announced that it has received a $25 million donation from the Stella and Charles Guttmann Foundation, to support community college initiatives.
Students Upset After John Jay College Decides To Shorten Graduation CeremonyThe school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.
Officials: Most NYC High School Grads Need Remedial Help Before Entering CUNY Community CollegesOfficials told CBS 2 that nearly 80 percent of those who graudate from NYC high schools arrived at City University's community college system without having mastered the skills to do college-level work.
State Of The Art Science, Medical Facilities Headed For Upper East SideTwo state-of-the-art science and medical facilities will be built on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
State University Of New York To Ban Smoking On All Campuses Starting In 2014An unprecedented smoking ban on dozens of college campuses in New York State was announced Wednesday. In other words, it’s time for college kids to butt out!
Former NYC Transit Brooklyn HQ To Become Cutting Edge Urban Research Center"The new center will bring some of the world's greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
One World Trade Center Reaches 100 FloorsOne World Trade Center has hit the 100 floor mark and is four feet from becoming the tallest building in the city and surpassing the Empire State Building.