US State Department: An Insider's View

Macaulay is fortunate and pleased to welcome Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya to a special fireside chat with Dean Dara N. Byrne.

Alumni Fall Fête

Reconnect with classmates and friends while enjoying open bar, food stations, live entertainment and soaking in water front views.

Fall 2023 Open House

The virtual event provides a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about our academic programs and services. Above all, you will meet our outstanding Macaulay Ambassadors and hear about their Macaulay experiences. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Welcome, Parents!

A special welcome to Macaulay's Parents of the Class of 2027. Meet the Dean and some key staff members that will be working closely with your scholar to ensure their undergraduate experience is fulfilling as possible. Hear from a current student and parent about their experience at Macaulay.

Fall 2023 New Student Mixer

Join the Macaulay Scholars Council for an opportunity to meet other students from across the 8 Macaulay campuses.

Diversity Reception

Come join us in welcoming our new student Black and non-Black students of color!

College News, Student and Alumni News

Macaulay Students Recognized with Prestigious Jonas E. Salk Award

Four Macaulay graduates of the Class of 2022 were received CUNY’s prestigious Jonas E. Salk Award at a recent ceremony. The four are among a group of eight outstanding scholarship recipients accepted into medical schools or graduate programs in the biomedical sciences.

Student and Alumni News

2023 Student Development Leadership Awards

Macaulay's Student Development Department reconized service, community building, and student representation in a recent ceremony.

College News, Student and Alumni News

2023 Student and Alumni Awards

Read about awards won by Macaulay students and graduates in 2023.

College News

Class of 2023 Commencement Highlights

Watch the Macaulay Honors College Class of 2023 Commencement, recorded on May 24, 2023 at United Palace Theater, 4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033.

College News

Dr. Darryl Peterkin Appointed Associate Dean for Student Success and Equity

Macaulay Honors College is pleased to welcome Dr. Darryl Peterkin as Associate Dean for Student Success and Equity.

College News

Roblin Meeks Joins Macaulay Honors College as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Macaulay Honors College is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Roblin Meeks as Macaulay’s new Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Dr. Meeks comes to Macaulay with a wealth of experience in academia and significant contributions to student success at his previous institutions.

College News, Faculty News

Joining a Historical Society

Macaulay Honors College is delighted to announce that Distinguished Lecturer Ted Widmer has been inducted into the Society of American Historians. This latest achievement highlights Widmer's status as an educator, historian, and writer.

Student and Alumni News

Seven Macaulay Honors College Students Win Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships

Seven Macaulay Honors College students have been selected to be Jeannette K. Watson Class of 2025 Fellows.

College News

Macaulay Honors College Leads the Way at 2023 City Nature Challenge

Macaulay Honors College is the lead organizer of New York City segment of the 2023 City Nature Challenge, a global, four-day public celebration with free events throughout the city’s five boroughs.  Nature lovers of all ages are invited to participate by recording examples of urban flora and fauna with their smartphones.

College News

Macaulay Honors College Gala Exceeds Fundraising Goal

We are thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of the Macaulay Honors College Gala, held on Monday, April 24 at Bohemian National Hall.

Outliers and Outlaws: The Eugene Lesbian History Project

Outliers and Outlaws uncovers the history of the large and vibrant lesbian community of Eugene, Oregon. Women who migrated to Eugene in the 1960s-80s candidly share stories that reveal the power of courageous and creative living. Branded as outsiders, they forged an alternative community that ultimately transformed mainstream culture and politics.

Student and Alumni News

Reviving New York's Lost Black Communities Through Research

The Macaulay Research Assistant Program was designed to spark a passion and give student participants an edge when entering the workforce. Professor Allen Hillery, worked with Syeda Tabassum '23 (Brooklyn) on a project focused on studying the Black communities that thrived in New York City from the early 1800s to the mid 1950s. 

College News, Faculty News

Carmen Boullosa Wins a Poet's Prize

Macaulay Honors College congratulates Professor Carmen Boullosa on being awarded the 2023 José Emilio Pacheco Excellence in Literature Award. Boullosa is known for crafting brilliant journeys across all genres that uniquely embody the Mexican literary tradition. She is one of the nation's most treasured living writers and only the fourth woman ever to win the award.

College News, Student and Alumni News

Jehmehl Fair Named CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month

The City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have selected student-athlete Jehmehl Fair (Baruch) as CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month for February 2023.

Spring 2023 Career Fair

Macaulay’s upcoming Spring Career Fair gives participants a critically important opportunity to meet potential employers and to create an impactful first impression. Don’t forget to bring your resume and dress to impress.

@Macaulay Entrepreneurs Series with Stacy Chen '06 Founder & Owner of FinAcct Consulting, LLC

Honing Her Craft: Stacy Chen ’06 and her entrepreneurial toolbox could help prepare you to take the leap into entrepreneurship.

College News

2022 Macaulay STEAM Festival

HAPPENING NOW! View projects submitted by our Arts in NYC and Science Forward Students!

Student and Alumni News

Marauders Celebrate 10 Years

Macaulay is thrilled to congratulate the students and alumni of the college's quadball club on a decade of community growth.

Student and Alumni News

Math Artist: Tabitha Ramirez

Whether in the lab, the classroom, or relaxing with a crochet project, Tabitha Ramirez '24 (City College) will let her spirit of inquiry and curiosity define her success!

College News, Student and Alumni News

A tradition of service

Zuobin Tang, '05 (Baruch), is the Macaulay Pioneer Alumni Award winner for 2022. Zuobin was chosen for his cutting edge contributions to computer science education and his innovation in reaching students through technology.

College News, Student and Alumni News

Macaulay Receives a $60,000 Gift From the Liu Shiming Art Foundation

Funds will support Macaulay Honors College scholars pursuing study of Chinese art, culture, language, and history.

College News

Combining Advocacy and Inquiry

The Kenan Scholars Program at Macaulay Honors College is a unique program designed to instill a deeper understanding of New York City's housing crisis through research, direct service, and advocacy work.

College News, Faculty News

Macaulay Honors College Wins 3 Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) Grants

Two faculty members and the student development team have received awards from CUNY's Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI). The grants will allow the college to advance social and racial justice. 

Student and Alumni News

2D to 3D: An Inspiring Internship

Angela Goh '23 is the first recipient of the Liu Shiming Scholars Fund Grant.  

College News

New Plaza Cinema Finds New Home at Macaulay Honors College

New Plaza Cinema and Macaulay Honors College will work with students to help further their interests and careers in film and the arts with multiple areas of collaboration available.

Student and Alumni News

First Generation Students Pave the Way for Others

Macaulay students Mahir Sadad '23 (Queens College) and Sumaiya Mahin  '22 (City College) will mentor immigrant high school students as part of an innovative new partnership.

College News

Macaulay Honors College Top Public University

For the fifth consecutive year, Macaulay Honors College has  earned 5 mortarboards, the highest rating among public university honors colleges and programs.

Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College10 hours ago
Last week, Career Development came to Queens College to facilitate a workshop on Job Search Strategies for Macaulay Freshman! Hosted by Gianina Chrisman and Emily Jimenez.

Check out our upcoming career events:
Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College11 hours ago
Welcome, Parents! Join us tonight from 5:00-6:00 pm on Zoom for class of 2027 Parent's Night.

Register Here:
Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College2 days ago
Each of Macaulay’s eight partner CUNY colleges have been recognized for their cost efficiency among the Forbes 2023 listing of “25 Colleges That Deliver a High Bang for Your Tuition Buck!”

The colleges were lauded for their excellence through a variety of metrics including median salaries six years after graduation, discipline variety, average loan repayment time and tuition cost.

Read More:
Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College5 days ago
Meet native Brooklynite and third-generation Brooklyn College student president Carrie Ebbin '25. She is determined to carry on her family’s legacy and radiate her home borough’s spirit.

She is a Macaulay Honors student and a business administration major in the marketing track. This year, Ebbin is stepping into her role as president of the Undergraduate Student Government, where she will promote on-campus events, advocate for policy changes at Brooklyn College governance meetings, provide student support, and much more. Congratulations Carrie!

Read an interview with her:
Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College6 days ago
Macaulay Dean Dara N. Byrne is a believer in the power of AI and machine learning to bolster student success. READ her article about the incredible results from her partnership with DataKind and—and her advice for other higher ed leaders.

She led the co-creation of an AI model John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) that allowed time-strapped academic advisors to focus their support on students who needed it most. In two years, the senior graduation rate rose from 54% to 86%!!

#HigherEdLeadership #datascience #studentsuccess #AIforGood #CUNY
Macaulay Honors College
Macaulay Honors College1 week ago
Macaulay is proud to collaborate with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in a transformative biomedical research program! This summer’s cohort of undergraduate students has successfully completed the inaugural session, gaining immersive experiences in biomedical research and access to the laboratories of HSS Research Institute and clinical research spaces throughout the HSS main campus.

Read More:


10 hours ago
  • 91
  • 0
11 hours ago
  • 9
  • 0
2 days ago
  • 186
  • 0
3 days ago
  • 141
  • 1
5 days ago
  • 223
  • 8
1 week ago
  • 194
  • 1