Rachel McCroy is now a student in the NYU Silver School of Social Work. She says, “Enrolling in CUNY BA was one of the best choices I made!”
“Through CUNY BA, I have been able to create my own path and understand and express my individuality. Thank you for helping to nurture me and allowing me to grow into the unique individual I want to be.”
“The clear benefits and independent nature of CUNY BA have helped me identify different career options…My interdisciplinary education and experiences outside the classroom definitely fuel my passion for advocating for women’s and children’s rights.”
Early attempts at a college degree found Patrick Scullin pursuing Physical Therapy, then Forensic Psychology. But the interdisciplinary nature of CUNY BA allowed him to pursue his truest calling: International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.
Rachel Klapper, a student in both CUNY Baccalaureate and Macaulay Honors College, says she has been “deeply affected by CUNY BA’s interdisciplinary academic mission.” Now she is a student in the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) at Herzliya in Israel studying Government and Counter-Terrorism.
After 14 years as a fundraiser for public health programs, Frank Jefferson wanted to be a public health leader. Saying he owes his success to CUNY Baccalaureate, his degree included research into the public health challenges in sexual minority communities. He is continuing his work at Columbia’s School of Public Health.
Kayhan Irani considers herself an “artivist,” fusing theater with activism and social change to activate audiences and transform society. Her co-edited volume, Telling Stories to Change the World: Global Voices on the Power of Stories to Build Community and make Social Justice Claims, was released by Routledge in 2008.