Companies that underwrite an event on campus form deep connections with Macaulay communities.
August: IDEAS Day
New students receive communication tools including a brand-new MacBook Air and attend tech sessions. 575 attendees.
Macaulay sophomores collaborate with scientists in this 24-hour hands-on research event outdoors. 600 attendees.
Keywords: STEM education, technology, research, sustainability
October: Fall Fete
An alumni party and silent auction. 6,000 invitees.
December: STEAM Festival
Students present critical inquiry in the arts and sciences before members of the wider academic and professional community. 1,100 attendees.
Keywords: STEM education, mentoring, research, professional development
January: January Academy
A week of interesting workshops, informal classes and events during winter break for students and alumni.
Keywords: professional development
March: Diversity Week
A student-led celebration of Macaulay’s diverse population featuring events and projects across all eight campuses.
Keywords: diversity, community
April: CUNY Film Festival
The largest and longest-running student-produced film festival of its kind. Free and open to all on multiple campuses.
Keywords: the arts, media, diversity
April: City Nature Challenge
Part of a campaign to bring together nature lovers of all ages in the greenspaces of their communities, with events throughout the 5 boroughs. 2,000 attendees.
Keywords: volunteerism, community, STEM education, sustainability
May: Futures of New York Conference
Students present academic research that examines how public policy shapes urban development. 1,100 attendees.
Keywords: academic research, equality, diversity