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Six Students Win Prestigious Gilman Scholarships

Macaulay Honors College congratulates seniors Rabia Akram, Awestaa Zia, and Jeslyn Mei (all Hunter College), and junior Zara Aziz (City College) for winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the Fall 2023 semester.

Spring 2024 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.

Supporting Excellence Conference 2024

Join the Macaulay Diversity Initiative for an evening conference focusing on academic, professional, and personal wellbeing. The annual conference aims to open up a dialogue on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion and how to advocate for an anti-racist community of scholars.

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2023 Macaulay STEAM Festival

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

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Two Social Justice Pioneers are Recognized

Macaulay Honors College is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Macaulay Pioneer Alumni Award. Michelle Pelan and Noa Krawczyk, both graduates of the Macaulay at Hunter College class of 2012, accepted their awards at the 5th annual alumni Fall Fête celebration on October 16.

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Macaulay Honors College Receives Discretionary Funding from New York City Council

The New York City Council has pledged discretionary funding to support the expansion of the college’s participation in the annual City Nature Challenge, taking place in April, 2024.   

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Support for Student Research

Macaulay has recieved a grant from The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) to support research project centered around the college's Jewish student community. 

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Team Behind the Scenes: BioBlitz 2023

Macaulay Honors College BioBlitz is one of the largest and most important events academic events of the year. We're grateful to the team of scientists and educators from throughout the region working alongside multiple college departments, staff, and student volunteers to make it happen.

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Being Seen: A Year of LGBTQIA+ Programming

Macaulay Honors College announces a year of inspiring programming on campus to celebrate and recognize our LGBTQIA+ community. Beginning in the fall 2023, events and activities will include workshops, panel discussions, guest lectures, and film screenings—and culminate with the LGBTQ+ Image Award presentation in May, 2024.

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A Grant to Improve Technology for Equity

Macaulay has received a grant from the city of New York to facilitate technological upgrades to better prepare students as they graduate and enter professional environments. 

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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.

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2023 Student Development Leadership Awards

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

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2023 Student and Alumni Awards

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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2D to 3D: An Inspiring Internship

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

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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.

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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.

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Macaulay is pleased to host CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez and Rossana Rosado, Commissioner of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services for an inspiring discussion on Tuesday, March 12th at 1PM in honor of Women’s History Month. Dean Dara Byrne, PhD will moderate.

Link in bio to RSVP. 🔗 #WomensHistoryMonth @cunyedu

https://macaulay.cuny.edu/calendar-of-events/women-in-law-and-politics-protecting-womens-rights/
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From Macaulay to TikTok HQ 🎉

Join Macaulay Honors College for an exclusive visit to TikTok's NY office hosted by alum Karan Chachlani ('18)!

Get insights into Karan's career journey in Media & Tech and join a panel discussion featuring CUNY alumni at TikTok.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to network and learn!

Register now: https://ow.ly/erzX50QIf6p 🔗
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This week in Macaulay Monday: Congratulating Macaulay Deewane for an incredible performance at their Spring Dance competition. 🎶 Also, learn how to apply for the Opportunities Fund before it closes (on 3/1 at 5 PM), register for SPACE (a Seminar 2 common event), and audition to be a commencement speaker. 📝

Check your inboxes! Not receiving Macaulay Monday? Email communications@mhc.cuny.edu.
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Macaulay Honors College3 days ago
Use these 5 tips and get ready to shine at our upcoming career fair! Dress to impress, bring extra resumes, and polish your LinkedIn profile while researching companies and perfecting your elevator pitch. 🗣

📅 Date: March 8th, 2024
⏰ Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
📍 Location: John Jay College of Criminal Justice (524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019, Room: 1.HS - Hound Square)

Get set to connect with top employers and unlock exciting opportunities! 🚀

Register now: https://ow.ly/Vf3r50QHqmx 🔗
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🎓 Attention Seniors: Preview some of our senior sendoff events for March and April, including a chance to get professional headshots, budgeting workshops, alumni panels, and more! Join us to make lasting memories with your class! 🎉
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Macaulay Honors College4 days ago
🎥 Join us Tuesday, 2/27 for an eye-opening evening as we dive into the compelling world of Every Body, a groundbreaking documentary directed by the talented Julie Cohen. This powerful film follows the journeys of three remarkable individuals born with intersex traits, shedding light on their struggles with nonconsensual surgeries and invasive medical interventions during childhood.

🌟 Don't miss the opportunity to meet Director Julie Cohen and join the post-screening discussion led by Dr. Elizabeth Reis, author of Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex. This event, open to the CUNY community, promises to be enlightening and thought-provoking.

https://ow.ly/7Bql50QHPZo

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