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Fitness Class Registration Opens Tomorrow, October 18th at 10:00AM

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.

Registration opens October 18th at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required prior to registration and before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served. Class will be cancelled if insufficient registration.

$10 registration fee is applicable each semester for Faculty, Staff and Community Members.

Please note: As a result of a newly implemented CUNY financial procedure, all payments for fitness classes must be made at the Bursar window on the 8th floor, room 8105.07. Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY. Credit cards will not be accepted.

To enroll in a class, you will need to pick up a registration form from Students Affairs Office, room 7301, complete it and take it to the Bursar’s Office with payment. You will receive a receipt for the amount paid which then needs to be returned to the Student Affairs Office, room 7301 to officially register for the fitness class(es).

No payments will be accepted at the Student Affairs office.

Fitness equipment is provided.

Hatha Yoga

Bodily postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.

Instructor: Hess Kim

Hatha Yoga Session C 12:00-1:00pm (Mondays) $20 GC Students /$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17 (no class Nov 19)

Hatha Yoga Session D 12:00-1:00pm (Wednesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 28, Dec 5 (no class Nov 21)

Mindful Yoga: Align and Flow

Relax, refresh, and refocus in this class for all levels. Learn essential poses and move with the breath through flowing sequences that increase balance, strength, and flexibility. Breathing exercises and meditation round out the practice.

Instructor: Michelle Morrison

Mindful Yoga Session B, 5:45-6:45pm (Tuesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members

Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)


Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way the body functions, looks and feels.

Instructor: Jeanette Palmer

Pilates Session D, 4:15-5:30pm (Tuesdays) $35 GC Students/$77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members

Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18 (no class Nov 20)

Pilates Session E, 5:15-6:30pm (Thursdays) $35 GC Students, $77 Faculty-Staff /$95 Community Members

Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, Dec 20 (no class Nov 22)      **Please note new class times!





Nov 14 | IEW 2018 – Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

As part of International Education Week 2018, the Office of International Students would like to invite you to attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session at the Graduate Center!

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduate students, young professional, scientists, and artists.  Program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research, or English teaching in schools or universities abroad.  Each year approximately 1,600 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Attend the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session to learn about the types of grants available, eligibility requirements, application components, and the deadlines to apply.  Come to the information session to learn more about the program and to meet the Fulbright Program Advisor at The Graduate Center.

Workshop Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9206

**To be eligible for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program you must be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application**

Please RSVP for the event by completing the online registration form at:

Oct 22 | GC Public Policy Career Fair

Please plan to attend the first annual Graduate Center Public Policy Career Fair.  

 Date: Monday, October 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: The Graduate Center, 34th Street and 5th Avenue, New York, NY, C-level

Register:  Please let us know if you are planning to attend.


Our Fall 2018 career fair connects our doctoral and master’s degree graduate students with employers in government, non-profit, and policy sectors. The fair will feature both a traditional career fair with employers standing at tables talking to students, as well as presentations from individual employers. Continue reading Oct 22 | GC Public Policy Career Fair

Oct 11 | IBM Summer Internship Recruiting Session

IBM’s Chief Analytics Office Summer Internship Info Session
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Time and Location: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Room 9206


Please join us for a session featuring GC alumni from a range of programs working full time at IBM. Further information can be found here:

On-campus interviews will take place on Thursday, November 1.

October – November 2018 CUNY Academy Events

Dear CUNY Academy members and friends,

Please ask your adjunct colleagues to take advantage of the CUNY Academy Adjunct Faculty Travel Awards

Please come to our October and November, 2018 “CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences” Events:

  • The Henry Wasser Awards Ceremony – Friday October 19, 2018,  in the Graduate Center’s 9th Floor Skylight Room  from 3:30 – 6:00 PM.
  • Women in Combat? The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy – presented by Professor Gerry Milligan from College of Staten Island, CUNY. Thursday, November 15, 2018, in the Graduate Center from 6:00 – 7:30 PM.The event is cosponsored by The Center for the Study of Women & Society. This event is hosted by Professor Susan O’Malley.

Please support the work of the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences.
Become a CUNY Academy member or simply contribute.

Andrei Jitianu