CUNY, Staff Union Reach Deal After Working Without Contract For Nearly 7 YearsUnionized staffers have reached an agreement with the City of University of New York after working without a contract for nearly seven years.
Group Protests Outside Cuomo's Office Over CUNY FundingProtesters rallied Thursday outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Midtown East office, demanding adequate funding for the City University of New York.
De Blasio Vows To Fight Proposed Medicaid, CUNY Funding Cuts In Cuomo's Budget PlanLawmakers will soon begin work on the state budget, which they hope to pass before the start of the fiscal year on April 1.
Dozens Arrested At CUNY Faculty, Staff ProtestA faculty protest led to multiple arrests at the City University of New York in Midtown East Wednesday afternoon.
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.