New York


“Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) was launched in 2007 to improve the low graduation rates of City University of New York’s (CUNY) Community Colleges. ASAP provides wraparound services to students selected at six CUNY community colleges.” The ASAP expansion at Bronx Community College (BCC) is a redesign of an entire college through the expansion of a very successful program.

The Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK  (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Program at Lehman College is an educational opportunity program of the City University of New York. Inaugurated in 1968 the SEEK program targets students who have demonstrated motivation and potential for college success but do not meet traditional admissions requirements and need academic and financial assistance to succeed in college.

The Department of Sociomedical Sciences (SMS) draws from anthropology, history, psychology, and sociology as well as applied public health to examine the cultural, social, environmental, and political forces that shape behavior and that produce health and disease in different contexts. SMS played a key role in instituting the NIH-funded Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD).

The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,400 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations.

The Department of Chemistry is a comprehensive unit providing the principal locale to learn, research, and service in the basic science of chemistry at the University at Buffalo (UB), offering baccalaureate degree programs (B.Sc., B.A.) in chemistry and medicinal chemistry as well as graduate level degrees (i.e., Ph.D., M.A., M.S. in Chemistry and Ph.D., M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry), and actively involved in the research enterprise.