George Vourderis Iberian Literary and Cultural Studies / East Asian Studies B.A. June 2012, Summa cum Laude Home College: Hunter Mentors: Profs. Charlotte Brooks, History, Baruch & Maria Hernandez-Ojeda, Romance Languages, Hunter Macaulay Honors College Fulbright Fellowship Korean Language Outstanding Studies Award Korean Language Globalization Award Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Phi Beta Kappa Dean’s List George Vourderis [...]
CUNY Baccalaureate alumna, Kayhan Irani went to Kabul, Afghanistan to train local artists at the University.
Risking her life, CUNY Baccalaureate Student Raja Althaibani reports from the midst of the revolution in Yemen. Her latest blog post can be seen here: http://rajaalthaibani.wordpress.com/ Images from Yemen courtesy of Raja Althaibani
Panel discussion on “Getting the Facts Right” held at United Nations Headquarters on May 4, 2011. Among the speakers were Professor Pamela Falk (Hunter College) and Norhan Basuni, CUNY Baccalaureate student at the City University of New York who witnessed the revolutionary events on Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Raja Althaibani has dedicated her academic and political life to social justice and human rights. During the Spring 2011 semester, she went to her parents’ homeland, Yemen, where she reported on the uprisings as a stringer for CNN and MSNBC. She has been a frequent guest on NPR’s “The Takeaway.”
“It is important that I not only study the relationship between crime and the aspects of culture that perpetuate it but also the reformative, restorative and harm-reducing actions being taken to counterbalance these injustices.” As a Fulbright Fellow, Julia Szendro will study juveniles and crime in Hungary.
Out of Egypt April 12, 2011 | CUNY Matters Norhan Basuni had finished her monthlong study-abroad program in Cairo and was set to fly home to New York. It was Jan. 25, the first day of nationwide demonstrations against a formidable dictator. To Basuni, boarding her flight that day seemed like the last thing she [...]
Norhan Basuni is a student, activist, community organizer and revolutionary planning an international civil servant career. About Basuni, U.S. State Dept. Diplomat in Residence at CUNY, Tom Armbruster, remarked mid-semester, “I wish we could hire her right away.”
Ayodele Oti: CUNY Macaulay Honors College student at City College, Harry S. Truman Scholar, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar, Colin Powell Fellow, Charles Rangel Fellow, Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellow, Harriet Brows Scholar. Pictured here on her CUNY study abroad in Costa Rica.
Upon graduation from high school in 2000, Quinn Lundberg pursued her passion for dance. And it is through dance and performance that she entered the world’s most dangerous conflict zones. Since then, Lundberg’s goal has been to change the world in a positive way.