CCNY celebrates the inauguration of the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
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On Thursday, May 2, CCNY celebrated the establishment of the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. The school will encompass the CCNY Division of Social Science—anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology—along with pathbreaking programs such as the Skadden Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies.
The ceremony included remarks by CCNY President Lisa S. Coico; CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein; Linda Powell, General Powell's daughter and Colin Powell Center advisory council member; Tom Brokaw, also a Colin Powell Center advisory council member; and General Powell himself. At the ceremony, Chancellor's Goldstein presented General Powell with the CUNY Chancellor's medal.
The Colin Powell School's broad offerings of instruction, research, and public discussion in the Social Sciences engages CCNY's core and historic mission to prepare students from all backgrounds to become successful and fully engaged citizens of the world.
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