Centers and Institutes
The Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies
The Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies at the City College of New York (CCNY), named for one of CCNY’s most distinguished graduates, is dedicated to directing the classic instructional and research activities of the university toward questions of current practical relevance, and to insuring that practitioners and policymakers’ real world concerns inform university life.
The Dominican Studies Institute
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute is an interdisciplinary research unit of the City University of New York devoted to the study of Dominicans in the United States and other parts of the world, as well as in the Dominican Republic.
The Max Greenberg Center
The D'Agostino/Greenberg Program in Law and Public Policy emphasizes the need to prepare students for active engagement in public affairs, broadly understood, through an integrated set of learning opportunities in law and public policy.
The Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service
The Rangel Center will prepare undergraduate and graduate students for a career in public service, including elective office and careers in government and the non-profit sector, at the policy-making level. It will house the Charles B. Rangel archives, and include a leadership program for mid-career public servants.
The Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies
The Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies is changing the face of law by preparing talented students from underrepresented and low income groups for law school and careers in law. Join us to learn more about the legal profession and what you can do with a degree in law.
Josh and Judy Weston Public Service Scholarships support undergraduates who work while studying. The program pays students who commit to performing 400 hours per year of public service. The program is open to full-time sophomores, juniors, and seniors from all majors.
The Black Male Initiative: RAP~SI
RAP~SI or the Retention~Achievement~Professionalism Success Institute is a new structured mentoring project with an e-mentoring component geared toward facilitating access to CCNY's resources, enhancing study skills and time management, and improving overall academic performance.
All RAP-SI and CUNY BMI programs and activities, though targeted towards African American males, are open to all academically eligible students, faculty and staff, without regard to race, gender, or national origin.