CUNY-Wide Undergraduate Leadership Opportunity

By admin|May 19, 2017|Announcements, Peer mentoring|0 comments

APPLY BY MAY 31! Thanks to generous funding from the Teagle Foundation, the Futures Initiative will once again be able to offer CUNY undergraduate students a unique opportunity to become Futures Initiative Leadership Fellows. This year, up to 25 undergraduates from across the CUNY campuses will begin their fellowship by participating in a day-long workshop: the Undergraduate Leadership Institute (Wednesday, August 9 at the Graduate Center). After completion of the

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2015-2016 Annual Report

By Kalle Westerling|September 1, 2016|Announcements|1 comments

The Futures Initiative’s second year brought renewed opportunities to advance equity and innovation in higher education. Working closely with students, faculty members, librarians, and staff members at the Graduate Center and across CUNY, the Futures Initiative focused on using innovative approaches and student-centered pedagogy to develop structures of equality in higher education and to use technology thoughtfully to connect with others who share these goals. Because the program is housed

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CUNY Undergraduate Peer Mentoring Program: Applications Due June 3

By Cathy Davidson|May 27, 2016|Announcements|0 comments

Dear CUNY Faculty, Graduate Students, and Undergraduates, Thanks to generous funding from the Teagle Foundation, we will be able to offer thirty (30) undergraduates from across the CUNY campuses a two-day workshop (July 27-28 at the Graduate Center). After completion of the Futures Initiative Peer Mentoring Workshop, students will then have the opportunity to become official Futures Initiative Peer Mentors at their respective colleges, helping to provide resources, advice, and

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Announcing Teagle Grant to Support “Liberal Arts for the New Majority”

By Katina|March 2, 2016|Announcements|3 comments

The Futures Initiative is thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting new project funded by a grant from the Teagle Foundation: “Liberal Arts for the New Majority.” This multi-layered peer mentorship program will reconnect liberal arts teaching and learning with the mission of public higher education and the needs of what has been called the “new majority” of undergraduate college students, while also supporting graduate students’ development as both teachers

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