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WHO WE ARE CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies As the newest school in The City University of New York system, CUNY SLU’s mission is to expand higher education opportunities for workers; prepare students who aspire to careers in public service and movements for social justice; promote civic engagement and help workers achieve provide leadership development for union and community activists; and help workers greater economic security.
What Makes CUNY SLU Unique
Small, supportive learning environment 1:11 faculty to student ratio
Scholarships and union/employer partnerships 2 in 3 students receive tuition support
Excellent student support and advisement one-on-one academic support and advisement
Latest News and Events
June 22, 2022 Advanced Certificate Student Pursues Ph.D.

What’s next for Advanced Certificate graduate Samantha Norris? Pursuing a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from The CUNY Graduate School Center

Samantha Norris pursues Ph.D in social welfare, following the completion of the advanced certificate in Workplace Democracy and Community Ownership.

June 22, 2022 Check out the latest episode of Reinventing Solidarity

This episode, featuring SLU Professor James Rodriguez, offers a discussion of Andrew Ross’ recent book, Sunbelt Blues: The Failure of American Housing. Ross shares his firsthand account of the burgeoning and largely overlooked housing emergency in our nation’s suburban and rural hinterlands.

June 22, 2022 B.A. Urban Studies Alumni Justin Sanchez: Up-and-Coming Political Powerhouse

Born and raised in the Bronx, Sanchez's passion drives the work that he does. As the chief of staff for Assembly member Nathalia Fernandez and the president of the Stonewall Democrats, Sanchez is always on the go.

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