Entries by Alex Roland

Financial Aid’s Future: New Policies, Practices, & Tools

Co-sponsored by: Office of Postsecondary Readiness (OPSR) and Office of Assessment Date: February 1, 2016 Keynote:  Sarah Truelsch, Director of Policy Research, City University of New York Panel: FeDiana Camilo, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Hunter College, City University of New York Julieta Schiffino, Associate Director of Financial Aid Services, State University of New York Angela […]

Past RFPs and Applications

Round One: http://graduatenyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/College-Completion-Innovation-Fund-Round-1-RFP.pdf Round Two: http://graduatenyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/College-Completion-Innovation-Fund-Round-1-RFP.pdf


Curriculum Alignment Project Final Report: Curriculum Alignment Project Final Report Math Units Introduction to Functions (High School) Solving Linear Equations (Developmental Algebra) Introduction to Functions (College – Pre-Calculus) Reading and Writing Units Should the Bill of Rights apply to everyone, equally, in all situations? (High School)  Reading Mathematics (Developmental Reading) Comedic Theories (College)


Partnering for Educational Success in NYC: NYC DOE & CUNY Graduate NYC’s first public report on progress toward the 2020 goal to double the number of graduates from CUNY. This report, created collaboratively with the NYC DOE and CUNY, highlights the two institutions’ critical partnership, their programming, and other initiatives to increase rates of college readiness and […]

Evidence-Based Practices In College Persistence & Completion

Co-Sponsored by: Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Keynote: Martha Kanter, PhD Research Panel: Saskia Levy Thompson, Research Alliance Elisa Hertz, Guttman Community College Melinda Karp, The Community College Research Center (CCRC) Christine Logel, Renison University College Mike Weiss, MDRC Breakout Facilitators/Program Spotlights: Ruth Genn, Executive Director, Bottom Line – NY Donna Linderman, University Dean for […]

Culturally Relevant College Counseling

Co-Sponsored by: Office of Postsecondary Readiness (OPSR) Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015 Keynote:  Christine Logel, PhD Panel: Yelena Ramautar, College Bound Initiative, Brooklyn School for Global Studies Nikki Youngblood Giles, Barnard College Danny Tejada, Children’s Defense Fund Luz Jacobson, Marble Hill High School Breakout facilitators: Risa Dubow and Ginette Saimprevil, Bottom Line Amber Lodman and Long […]

FAFSA, Financial Aid & Funding Your Students’ College Education

Co-Sponsored by: Office of Postsecondary Readiness (OPSR) Date: Monday, February 2, 2015 Keynote: Bob Giannino, CEO, UAspire Financial Aid Officer Panel: Kim Nauer, Education Research Director, Center for New York City Affairs Ajana Wilkinson, Assistant Director, Kingsborough Community College Anne Pelak, Director of Financial Aid, the College of New Rochelle Gene Rogers, Sr., Financial Aid […]

Hold Fast To Dreams: Counseling, Youth Voice And Strategies For College Access And Success

Co-Sponsored by: Office of Postsecondary Readiness (OPSR) Date: November 4, 2014 Speakers: Joshua Steckel,  NYC DOE School Counselor and co-author of the recently published book Hold Fast to Dreams and a panel of his former students featured in the book Theory Thompson, Program Director, LifeLink College Bridge and Retention, Good Shepherd Services Randy Moore, Associate […]

Using Data To Inform Programs & Drive Student Outcomes

Date: April 1, 2014 Speakers:  Dr. Sean Corcoran, New York University Drew Allen, Director – Office of Research, Evaluation & Program Support, Office of the Senior University Dean for Academic Affairs, CUNY Jim Lauckhardt, Director of Evaluation and Research, iMentor Ginette Saimprevil, Success Program Director, Bottom Line – NY Marianna Tu, Chief Program Officer, America […]