In-person events are currently limited but we are here to serve you remotely and look forward to hosting you on campus soon.  Please browse our selection of virtual sessions covering majors, programs and special topics, and experience 10 campus destinations via CSI's Virtual Tour

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Live Virtual Infosessions are conducted every Tuesday at 7:00 pm and Thursday at 4:00pm. Reservations required — we will send a written confirmation via email. To make a reservation, please select from the following:

 

Presentations last 45 minutes and include an overview of CSI's outstanding academic programs, housing, honors and opportunity programs, athletics, how to apply to the College, plus next steps to enroll for our admitted students.

 

Questions? Please email recruitment@csi.cuny.edu

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Learn more about how the The Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business at the College of Staten Island prepares and shapes business leaders for the New York metropolitan region and beyond. Built on a legacy of teaching, scholarship, and professional engagement the School of Business offers strong programs that combine business discipline skills, exposure to the latest technology, and the breadth of the liberal arts and sciences through its comprehensive curricula.

 

Program areas include: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Informatics (offered jointly by the Marketing and Computer Science departments), International Business, Management and Marketing.

 

 

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Chemistry and Biochemistry: Pre-Professional Preparation, Research, and Advanced Degree Opportunities 

PharmD, MD, OD, DDS, DMD

 

Join us to discuss CSI’s accredited and rigorous Chemistry and Biochemistry programs as a stepping stone and preparation for numerous professional schools in medicine and other health-related programs, with early research opportunities available. For students who wish to pursue graduate study in the sciences or enter professional schools (medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy), admissions committees view a BS degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry quite favorably.

 

CSI is proud to announce our new Doctor of Pharmacy 2+4, 3+4 and 4+4 affiliate agreements with University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UB SPPS). 

 

A student with a BS in Chemistry may branch out and become involved in government jobs in geochemistry, toxicology, and environmental chemistry. The Chemistry major also might elect to work in the more medically-oriented fields such as pharmacology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or medicinal chemistry in order to enter the teaching profession.

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff:  

  • Qiao-Sheng Hu, Ph.D.; Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Alan Lyons, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Office of Recruitment and Admissions

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AAS, BS, 4 +1 BS/MS in Computer Science and BS in Information Systems and Informatics

 

CSI offers degrees in Computer Science from Associate through Doctorate degree. We encourage you to learn more about CSI’s rigorous program in Computer Science (CS), which features unique specializations in high-performance computing, game development and network security—accredited by CACABET since 1989.

 

Join us to discuss the accelerated 4+1 BS/MS, which allows students to earn an MS in Computer Science in only one additional year; our Ph.D. in CS offered jointly with The City University Graduate Center; and the Information Systems and Informatics (ISI) program, an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Computer Science and the Chazanoff School of Business.  

 

Possible careers include business and systems analysts, developers; data administrators; information systems consultants; and managers in information technology.

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Tatiana Anderson, Adjunct College Laboratory Technician, Department of Computer Science
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Recruitment and Admissions

 

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CSI’s Education program prepares students for Early Childhood (birth - grade 2), Childhood (grades 1-6) and Adolescent (grades 7-2) certification.

 

Mission Statement: "The School of Education prepares highly qualified, caring, and effective educators to meet the needs of students in diverse settings within the State of New York and beyond. We do so by linking theory, scholarship, and social justice. Our programs emphasize equity, academic excellence, reflective practice, curriculum integration, and advocacy. The programs promote meaningful fieldwork in which pre-service and in-service teachers engage with students, families, and other educators within diverse communities. Our students conduct research, understand educational policies, and develop the skills required to meet the needs of all students. Through their courses and fieldwork, our students develop the dispositions that guide and support their teaching and leading."

 

Learn more about our highly-acclaimed and in-demand education programs.

 

Presenters:

  • Deirdre Armitage, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Collaborations, School of Education

  • Jesse M. Rodriguez-Corrado, New Student Programs Coordinator, Office of Recruitment and Admissions

 

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AS and BS in Engineering Science, BS and ME in Electrical Engineering; BS in Earth and Environmental Science

 

Join us to discuss our prestigious, nationally-ranked program in Electrical Engineering; our comprehensive Engineering Science program, and NYS license-preparatory Earth Science/Environmental Science program. CSI is the only college on Staten Island, the second institution within the City University of New York (CUNY) and one of only a few in the greater metropolitan area offering an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering (BSEE).

 

Explore the details of our accelerated 4+1 BSEE/MEEE, which allows students to earn a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering in only one additional year.

 

Discuss exciting leading-edge areas of study, such as fiberoptic technologies, high-speed data transmission, signal processing, nanotechnology, and photonics.

 

Not only do college graduates with engineering degrees have excellent job prospects, they also have one of the highest average starting salaries of any major.*

—National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

 

Meet Our Faculty and Staff:

  • Neo Antoniades, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Engineering and Environmental Science • CUNY Graduate Center, Ph.D. Program in Electrical Engineering
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Recruitment and Admissions

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Learn more about our Bachelor's degree in English, with options in Literature, Writing, Linguistics, and Dramatic Literature; minors in Literature, Writing, Linguistics, and Speech Language Pathology; and the Master's degree. 

 

English is one of the largest and most diverse departments at the College, and also houses the Writing Program, the Writing Center, and the Speech Laboratory. English faculty members contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and they teach courses on a wide variety of topics - from Coming of Age Narratives, Journalism, and Shakespeare, to syntactic theory, phonetics, sociolinguistics, and more.

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Learn about financial aid options to help fund your education.

 

At CSI, we make it easy for you to fulfill your dreams by supplementing our affordable tuition with a number of financial aid options including federal PELL and SEOG, New York State TAP, loans, and more.

 

CSI's financial aid professionals will help you apply for financial aid by explaining the filing process in simple, easy-to-follow steps.

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The Department of History at the College of Staten Island is a community of professional historians committed to excellence in teaching and research. Learn more about our Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in History. Our courses combine the traditional function of the scholarly examination of the past for its value in general education with the utilitarian concern for preparing students with the basic skills to enable them to live more meaningfully. We seek to train future historians, to update the teaching of history by secondary school teachers, and to provide opportunities for lifelong education. 

 

Historians obtain jobs as educators, researchers, writers and editors, information managers, advocates, businesspeople and much more.

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Macaulay Honors College at CSI Virtual Open House

You will have the opportunity to learn about the Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island, speak with students, faculty, and staff, and receive information on how to apply for admission to the Class of 2026.

 

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7:00pm EST - Registration Required

 

The Verrazzano School is CSI’s unique, four-year local honors program that provides motivated and academically talented students with an outstanding college experience, featuring merit-based scholarship funding, personalized assistance and guidance, internship and side-by-side research and mentorship opportunities, and career and graduate studies preparation.

  • Specialized learning communities and course sections
  • Constructive contact with full-time faculty
  • Academic, social, and cultural learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom
  • Priority registration for classes
  • Study Abroad scholarships and research stipends available exclusively for Verrazzano School students


Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Dr. Steven Monte, Interim Director, The Verrazzano School; Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Dr. Cheryl Craddock, Associate Director, The Verrazano School
  • Cynthia Palumbo, Administrative Assistant, The Verrazano School
  • Michelle Buonacore-Artz, Deputy Director, Recruitment and Admissions
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Recruitment and Admissions


This session requires a reservation. We look forward to meeting you!

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BS, BS and MSEd 7–12;  Path to PhD in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of the College of Staten Island offers Bachelor of Science degrees, an MSEd in Mathematics 7–12, a joint degree with Computer Science, and courses for mathematics, engineering, and science students.   

 

Our regular faculty conduct research in a wide variety of areas of pure and applied mathematics, contribute to and organize research activities at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan, as well as participate in research seminars and colloquia with neighboring institutions. Many of our majors become involved in faculty-mentored undergraduate research projects. 

 

Mathematics graduates are highly sought after by employers in almost every career field, attracting high salaries and prized for their well-developed analytical skills​. Explore both traditional (teacher, actuary) and non-traditional career paths, (pre-med, finance, market research and pre-law preparation). Students majoring in Engineering can easily graduate with a minor in Math by taking a single 300-Level applied Math course.

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff: 

  • Anthony Conte, MS, Mathematics Advisor, Department of Mathematics
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment

 

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The Department of Media Culture is committed to providing students with a critical understanding of film, media, and communications. We integrate studies in history, theory, and criticism with practical experiences in production technique and creativity as well as external field experience, allowing our undergraduate majors to specialize in cinema studies or film and television production, media studies, corporate communications, journalism, or design and digital media. This session will provide an overview of the department.

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BS in Medical Laboratory Science (Department of Biology)

 

The discipline of Medical Laboratory Science, or Clinical Laboratory Science, is a field in the health sciences industry that is benefiting from rapid growth and incredible opportunity for entry-level professionals. Laboratory Scientists are respected and highly-regarded professionals in the medical field, with starting salaries averaging $75,000.

 

The College of Staten Island offers a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science to prepare students for an interesting and rewarding career in the field of health sciences. As a licensed professional, a Clinical Laboratory Scientist plays a vital role in the diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of disease.

 

The College of Staten Island's Medical Laboratory Program is accredited by The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), which gives our graduates eligibility to take the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification exam; MLS (ASCP). In addition, our graduates are eligible for New York State Licensure as Clinical Laboratory Scientists through NYSED.

 

Meet our faculty and staff:       

  • Adrienne Paez, MS, MT (ASCP), Program Director, Medical Laboratory Science, Department of Biology
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment

 

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In the Department of Performing and Creative Arts, the Music Program at the College of Staten Island offers comprehensive training in all areas of music and serves as a foundation for graduate study of any specialized aspect of the field. CSI graduates have been accepted to and have graduated from such prestigious graduate programs as New York University, William Paterson University, as well as excellent CUNY graduate programs at Hunter, Queens, and Brooklyn College. Many of our students have also entered the professional field as working musicians and music teachers. The Music Program offers a BA and BS, with concentrations in Classical Performance, Literature and Theory; Music Technology; Jazz Studies and Performance. This infosession will provide an overview of the Program.

 

Presenters:

  • Dr. Sylvia Kahan, Professor of Music, Coordinator, Music Program, Department of Performing and Creative Arts
  • Sean Walsh, Assistant Director of Orientation, Office of Recruitment and Admissions

 

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AAS/BS, Advanced Degrees in Nursing

Join us to discuss the College of Staten Island’s (CSI) prestigious Associate's, Bachelor's and advanced degree programs in Nursing. CSI's RN to BSN program has been ranked #8 in NYS.* Students have the opportunity to remain at CSI to pursue a Master's (Nurse Practitioner) and ultimately a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP).

* Source: NursingProcess.org

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Susan J. Brillhart, PhD, RNC, PNP-BC, Program Director, RN-BS Program
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment

 

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The College of Staten Island offers a number of opportunity programs and learning communities for motivated students who have the potential to do well in college, but would benefit from enhanced academic support and financial assistance.
 
Our programs range from The Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge Program (SEEK) higher education opportunity program which provides access to college, and promotes academic success and personal achievement through an array of counseling and other support services, to the Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) which is designed at CSI to help motivated students earn their baccalaureate degrees in four years through comprehensive academic advisement, financial support  and career development.

 

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Join us for a session featuring two programs from the Department of Performing and Creative Arts.

 

The Art Program is designed with a flexibility that accommodates students interested in focusing on studio art, photography, or art history. The Department's outstanding faculty of art historians and artists is committed to preparing students wishing to embark on diverse career paths including: professional artists, critics, scholars, and educators.

 

The Drama Program at the College of Staten Island integrates the practice of theatre and performance with academic learning. Students graduating with the B.S. in Drama will have encountered a bold curriculum that encourages new thinking, imaginative and rigorous practice, and the study of historical and contemporary forms and genres.

 

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2+4, 3+4 and 4+4 Doctor of Pharmacy Affiliate Programs (CSI/UB)

The College of Staten Island (CSI/CUNY) is proud to partner with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UB SPPS/SUNY) to offer three new collaborative agreements that provide CSI students opportunities to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree in as little as six years.

 

This incredible opportunity represents not only a significant tuition savings to our students via a CUNY/SUNY partnership, but also offers a top-notch accelerated program and rich academic experience with renowned professors and one-on-one advisement.

 

Students can pursue three options with established CSI to UB pathways including two accelerated options: 6 years (2+4) and 7 years (3+4), as well as a more traditional route of 8 years (4+4). All options begin with taking prerequisite degree requirements at CSI in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry and completing the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at UB SPPS. A CUNY-SUNY partnership ensures a world-class education with significant cost savings of up to $150,000 compared to the equivalent degrees offered by private colleges.

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Grozdena Yilmaz, MPAS, PA-C; Lecturer and Program Coordinator for Pre-Professional Preparation in Medicine, Department of Biology
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Office of Recruitment and Admissions

 

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The College of Staten Island (CSI) offers the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), one of the few colleges in CUNY designated to award doctoral degrees.

 

Physical therapists provide preventive care, rehabilitation, and treatment for patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.

 

Join us for in-depth discussion explaining the structure, opportunities and benefits of the DPT program at CSI.

 

Before applying to CSI’s DPT program students must successfully complete academic and clinical pre-requisite requirements. The Pre-DPT program provides advisement and guidance as students prepare for doctoral study. Recommended undergraduate areas of study include Biology, or Chemistry, or Psychology.

 

Benefits of CSI’s rigorous and selective DPT program include a 100% hire rate and excellent starting salaries ($75k and up in NYC).

 

Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Michael Chiacchiero, PT, tDPT • Vice Chair and Associate Professor • Department of Physical Therapy
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Office of Recruitment and Admissions

 

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World of Physics: BS, Minor, Ph.D.: Research and Specialty Curriculum

 

Join renowned Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Charles Liu and Professor and Department Chair Dr. Vadim Oganesyan for an evening of in-depth discussion of CSI's rigorous, challenging, and empowering Physics and Astronomy program.

Explore leading-edge research in numerous areas of study—photonics, nanotechnology, quantum condensed matter physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Physics majors excel in any career field, including non-traditional fields of medicine and the health sciences; their well-developed analytical skills coveted by employers​. Graduates typically command starting salaries of $75–80K, which quickly skyrocket to $125k and higher in just a few years.

CSI offers several degrees in Physics (BS and minor), with a focus in Astrophysics or in Teaching (grades 7–12). A seamless transition is available to the prestigious Ph.D. in Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center via our consortium partnership​.


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Meet our Faculty and Staff:

  • Charles Liu, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor of Physics and Astronomy; Extragalactic Observational Astronomer
  • Vadim Oganesyan, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Astronomy and Physics • Graduate Faculty, Physics; CUNY Graduate Center  
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Recruitment and Admissions

 

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One of the most challenging and important decisions is deciding what to major in.  Some students enter college with a major in mind and others aren’t sure.  Whether you’ve already decided or you’re undecided, there are some tips and tools to finding the major that’s the best fit for you.  And what you have in mind may not be the right fit.  More than 80% of college students change their major at least once in college.

 

Learn how to efficiently explore all your opportunities.

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The BSSW and MSW in Social Work

 

Join us to discuss the College of Staten’s prestigious and rigorous Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) programs, ranked #20 in the country by GradReports.* CSI’s BSSW and MSW programs are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). 

https://www.gradreports.com/best-colleges/social-work

 

CSI’s BSSW curriculum provides students with a foundation of classroom and practical experiential learning, preparing students to pursue a career in social work with diverse populations of people in a variety of meaningful fields—as well as providing a path to CSI’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program, which specializes in the practice area of Disability Studies.

 

BSSW students with a 3.00 GPA (or higher) are eligible to apply to our Advanced Standing option, an accelerated Master's program which allows students to complete the MSW degree in one additional year.

 

Meet our faculty and staff:

  • Dr. Mayra Humphreys, Associate Professor and Program Director, BSSW​ Social Work
  • Ms. Constance Stafford, Higher Education Associate 
  • Holly Block, Assistant Director for Recruitment

 

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If you're looking for a future with meaning, action, diversity, satisfaction, and an abundance of options, consider Sociology and Anthropology. The Department offers the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology. We also offer a minor in Sociology. We also participate in the interdisciplinary majors/minors and programs: Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Master of Arts in Liberal Studies; Science, Letters and Society; and, Women and Gender Studies.

 

A degree in Sociology/Anthropology provides a foundation for active engagement in cultural, political and social life. Graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology can pursue employment in a wide range of areas, such as: social and community services; college settings; healthcare; public relations; government services; and teaching. 

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Para más información y ayuda en español, contacte a Crystal Deosaran, Student Services Specialist, CSI St. George

 

Asiste a esta sesión virtual en español donde platicaremos acerca de los procesos de admission a CUNY y de ayuda financiera. Hablaremos acerca de algunos programas que se ofrecen en el College of Staten Island, costos, y fechas importantes. También hablaremos sobre los diferentes tipos de ayuda financiera, documentos necesarios para aplicar, criterio de elegibilidad, y más.
 
Attend this virtual session in Spanish in which we will talk about the CUNY admissions and financial aid process. We will discuss the programs offered at the College of Staten Island, costs, and important dates. We will also discuss the different types of financial aid, required documents to apply, eligibility criteria, and more.

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Dolphin Cove Student Housing Virtual Open House

 

Live Close. Live College. Learn more about Dolphin Cove, our on-campus, apartment style student housing. The session will include a live tour of our facilities.

Visit our CSI On-Demand page and learn more about our programs by accessing recorded infosessions and highlight videos.