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New York State Colleges Join United Nations Academic Impact

August 15, 2010

The United Nations Academic Impact program, which already brings together over 300 academic institutions worldwide, including many in the United States, formally will be launched by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on November 18, 2010.  Academic Impact is a global initiative that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in actively supporting ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, literacy, sustainability and conflict resolution. The Academic Impact also asks each participating college or university to actively demonstrate support of at least one of those principles each year.  For more information, see its website: www.academicimpact.org

The following colleges and universities in New York are UN Academic Impact Members:

Brooklyn Chapter, Kings County

  • Kingsborough Community College

 NYC Chapter, New York County

  • Berkeley College
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • NY Institute of Technology

 Queens Chapter, Queens County

  • Queens College – The City University of New York

 Southern New York State Division – (Excluding counties with chapters)

  • Adelphi University, Nassau County
  • Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx County
  • NY Institute of Technology, Nassau County

Suffolk Chapter, Suffolk County

  • NY Institute of Technology

Westchester Chapter, Westchester County

  • Berkeley College
  • Iona College
  • New York Medical College
  • Purchase College
  • Manhattanville College

 The follow upstate counties also have UN Academic Impact Members:

Rochester Chapter, Monroe County:  National Technical Institute for the Deaf

No County Chapter nearby

  • Cornell University, Tompkins County
  • SUNY Cortland, Cortland County
  • SUNY Delhi, Delaware County
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  1. September 4, 2010 6:17 pm

    Delighted to know you’ve pinged this. Contact unasouthernny@gmail.com to learn how to establish a United Nations Association of the USA Student Alliance. There’s a Brooklyn Chapter of UNA-USA – see http://unabrooklyn.wordpress.com/

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