Pride of the City 2012


They are Rhodes, Fulbright and National Science Foundation scholars. They dream of inventing new transportation systems and medications to cure cancer. The City University of New York's extraordinary Class of 2012 includes a citizenry of well-rounded, public-service minded scholars, strivers and seekers ready for their next challenge - affirming society's investment in their education. <read more>

This year's CUNY graduates are U.S.-born and immigrant New Yorkers seeking an affordable, high-quality education in a challenging economy. They are students overcoming the hardships of poverty, illness and cultural barriers on a journey to become nurses, scientists, and presidents.

Their future includes the CUNY Graduate Center. Harvard Medical School. Stanford Law. Yale University. Oxford University. Groundbreaking research backed by National Science Foundation Grants. International study of problems and programs, supported by Fulbright grants. Academic, dental, architectural and veterinary schools.