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  • February 23, 2021

    CUNY Goes On Offense To Counter Pandemic Setbacks

    It has been an extraordinarily difficult year for New Yorkers, including the 270,000 students enrolled every year in the City University of New York. In the last 12 months, our students have weathered a global pandemic, suffered the loss of loved ones and withstood economic hardships, all while transitioning to remote learning — a daunting and at times overwhelming experience, especially for students juggling multiple responsibilities — as they tried to hold onto their academic dreams.

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  • September 21, 2020

    Mayor de Blasio Announces the Mentors Matter Initiative for Young People in NYC

    The Mentors Matter Initiative is a partnership between the Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) within the Office of the Mayor, One Hundred Black Men and CUNY’s Tutoring Corps. YMI and CUNY will partner to expand CUNY Tutor Corps to offer academic tutoring and near-to-peer mentoring to 3,600 additional DOE students

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  • July 18, 2019

    CUNY Tutor Corps Bolsters STEM Instruction In NYC Public Schools

    “The CUNY Tutor Corps program epitomizes the University’s vital presence in the life of the city and demonstrates the many benefits our innovative programs deliver,” said Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez. “Our student-tutors are getting valuable, paid real-world training while improving their confidence and career readiness.

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  • April 27, 2017

    CUNY Tutor Corps Program Highlights Math, CS Careers to NYC Students

    The City University of New York (CUNY) Tutor Corps brings CUNY students studying math, computer science, or education, to public middle and high schools to provide instruction to students studying math or computer science, as well as providing support for classroom teachers.

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  • February 21, 2017

    CUNY Tutor Corps’ Literature Review

    Inequality persists in STEM education, and it can affect students’ motivation, academic achievement, and participation in STEM fields. As part of Mayor de Blasio’s educational initiative – Equity & Excellence For All – CUNY Tutor Corps aims to increase New York City student performance in STEM disciplines and to attract more college students majoring in STEM disciplines to move into the teaching profession.

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