Spotlight: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk

William Shakespeare…Tennessee Williams…Amy Gijsbers van Wijk? While her name may not be as simple to pronounce, Gijsbers van Wijk (Brooklyn ’14) is a rising playwright. She was recently awarded the Rosen Fellowship at Brooklyn College, which funds “out-of-classroom experiences,” ranging from study abroad and internships to scientific research and artistic expression. She will be using […]

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo Discusses NY Rising Initiative at CSI

After delivering his State of the State address to a joint session in Albany last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the College of Staten Island to present his “NY Rising” initiative to students and faculty. NY Rising details Governor Cuomo and the State legislator’s plan to promote growth in New York State. Citing Albany’s successes […]

In Case You Missed It — Supporting Excellence In Education

The Supporting Excellence in Education conference delved into the challenges facing students of color in higher education, by focusing on the myths and realities of minority students and support systems that help these underrepresented groups. The conference is run by the Macaulay Diversity Initiative and was originally founded by Shekiema Dockery (Hunter ’13). Check out […]

Spotlight: Jenna Jankowski

Lugging hula hoops and wooden sticks onto the Staten Island Ferry, Jenna Jankowski ’14 (Staten Island) had set out to accomplish the unthinkable — to start a Quidditch team. Yet, over a year later, The Macaulay Marauders are official members of the International Quidditch Association (IQA), ranked 49th in the league, and qualified for the […]