Our Programs

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)

RISE is geared towards increasing the number of traditionally under-represented students who pursue careers in scientific research in areas such as biology, chemistry and behavioral sciences.

Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)

MARC is an honors program, offers faculty mentoring, research experience, and an annual stipend of $10,000 to academically gifted undergraduate students from under-represented groups who are interested in entering graduate programs leading to research careers in the biomedical sciences.

MARC Peer Enhanced Early Research (M-PEER)

M-PEER is an honors program that supports freshman and first semester sophomore students with demonstrated academic excellence and honors level grade point averages who are interested in going on to graduate training in biomedical related research.

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

CSTEP aims to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who enroll in and complete undergraduate programs that lead to professional license in  accounting, law, medicine, nutrition and other careers in mathematics, science, technology, and health related fields.

New York City Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NYC-LSAMP)

NYC-LSAMP is a CUNY-wide initiative, aims to ensure a long-term capacity to produce a greater number of under-represented groups in STEM careers.

Honors Academy

Honors Academy is a group of distinct advanced level programs: BA-MD Program, Engineering Honors, Macaulay Honors College, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship and the Scholars program. It should be mentioned that the abovementioned MARC programs is also part of the Honors Academy.