“CUNY BA makes interdisciplinarity, a raging trend in the upper echelons of academia, easily accessible to undergraduates.”
Cheryl Mazzeo hopes to study the relationship between signal transduction, tumor growth and other cellular processes when she enters Einstein as a Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Sciences program in fall 2012, where she has been awarded a substantial scholarship package.
“I plan to use the knowledge I gain in the classroom to understand the complex situation that has formed in Eastern Europe since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and to help search for solutions.”
Robert Riggs and his mentor, Prof. Curtis, Anthropology, John Jay have co-authored several journal articles and technical reports. Riggs has been accepted as a McCracken Fellow at NYU for the Ph.D. in Sociology.
“It is my obligation to understand the sociological issues that impact and are affected by housing, namely, poverty, racism and segregation, classism and capitalism, chronic physical and mental illness, and ex-offender re-integration.”
Ray Tebout has achieved his academic goals and has landed just the right job — Director of Counseling and Mentoring at the College Initiative.
Prof. Irina Carlota Silver, Anthropology, CCNY, says, “In my years of experience, few students have matched Álvaro’s intellectual grounding, curiosity and scholarly potential.”
“When Robert Frost talked about ‘two roads’ diverging in a yellow wood, he wasn’t kidding when he said the one less taken was ‘grassy and wanted wear.’ CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies has been a neon sign on my path, and I am too wise to ignore its glow.”
As a returning adult to college, Alejandra deeply appreciated the way CUNY BA is structured as it allows students a large degree of independence while at the same time enabling them to work closely with faculty mentors.
Lendell Sims has pursued a degree in Studies in Society and Social Behavior, with courses from Queens and York Colleges. He works full-time as the Operations Manager for TransCare-TCP, Inc., a company that provides paratransit services.