CUNY Corps develops students’ leadership values and skills through experiential civic engagement and community service learning opportunities. Within the context of concerns that face metropolitan areas, CUNY Corps seeks to provide students with experiences that increase their awareness of social issues and allows them to explore potential solutions. CUNY Corps is ideal for students who wish to engage in a variety of community service activities that address social problems while learning the skills necessary for planning collaborative service initiatives and events.
During the 2011-2012 academic year, CUNY CORP students had the opportunity to participate in a numerous community service initiatives, including, Syracuse Habitat for Humanity, FEEDNYC, Public Allies Martin Luther King Day celebration, Million Trees NYC; several CUNY Citizenship NOW! events, and an eyeglass drive for New Eyes for the Needy.