Submitted by Tim Goral on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 10:03am
The City University of New York has generated national attention for the success of its new college preparatory program, CUNY Start. In a recent University Business Web Seminar, Suri Duitch, associate dean for continuing education at the City University of New York, and Mia Simon, director of CUNY Start, discussed what motivated the institution to create CUNY Start, the elements of the program and what contributed most to its success.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:17pm
There are too many worms. In a mid-Manhattan classroom, 20 applicants write their thoughts about going to community college on paper cutouts and stick them to a poster of a tree — multicolored, tapered leaves for hopes, square bits of trunk for strengths, squiggly worms for fears. The worms dominate.