The Futures Initiative is pleased to announce the second annual Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts & Sciences Grant Competition. Thanks to a generous gift from Curtis Wong, recipient of an honorary degree from the Graduate Center in 2016, as well as a matching grant from Microsoft and several anonymous donations, the competition honors Dr. Lennihan for her extraordinary service on behalf of students and faculty at the Graduate Center. Six micro-grants in the amount
In January 2017, Danica Savonick, a CUNY GC doctoral candidate in English and Futures Initiative Fellow, was awarded the prestigious K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others; and
Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts and Sciences Grants Awarded to Seven GC Students The Futures Initiative is delighted to announce that the first annual Dr. Louise Lennihan Arts and Sciences Grants will be awarded to seven outstanding doctoral students at the Graduate Center. The grant recipients were chosen by a six-person selection committee from a pool of 66 highly competitive applications across many fields. Thanks to a generous gift from Curtis Wong, recipient
Congratulations to Futures Initiative Teaching Fellow Irene Morrison-Moncure! A Classics PhD student who teaches at Hunter College, she recently received the Adelade Hahn Scholarship from the Classical Association of the Atlantic States for study at the prestigious American Academy in Rome this summer. Morrison-Moncure is also a MAGNET Fellow with the Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity at the Graduate Center.
President Obama will present National Humanities Medals and National Medals of Arts to distinguished recipients in a live-streamed ceremony Thursday, September 10 at 3pm. Watch live at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live. National Humanities Medals From the press release: The National Humanities Medal honors an individual or organization whose work has deepened the nation’s understanding of the human experience, broadened citizens’ engagement with history and literature or helped preserve and expand Americans’ access to cultural resources. “The National
NYCDH is pleased to announce our second annual cross-institutional NYCDH digital humanities graduate student project award. We invite all graduate students in the city of New York to apply by August 1, 2015. First prize winner(s) will receive a cash prize of $1000. Two runner up positions will receive $500 each. All three winning proposals will have the opportunity to receive support from one or more of the many centers affiliated