President's Office Announcements / Speeches

President's Executive Leadership BreakfastNov 10, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 09:30 AMCardinal Dining Room AC-2D01,
Post-Election Analysis and Implications for 2017
2016 Convocation Speech
York College Convocation Thursday, September 15, 2016, Presented by Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, President
Chat with President Marcia V. Keizs
“Chat with President Marcia V. Keizs” is for students, faculty, staff and members of the York College community who wish to take advantage of holding a brief conversation with President Keizs on any subject related to York College.
Fall Convocation 2016Sep 15, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PMMilton G. Bassin PAC,
President Marcia V. Keizs cordially invites you to Convocation 2016, the official opening celebration of the academic year.
Spring 2016 College SymposiumFeb 18, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PMM. G. Bassin Performing Arts Center Small Theater,
President Marcia V. Keizs Cordially Invites You To The Spring 2016 College Symposium
Inaugural Employee Appreciation CeremonyJul 16, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Recognizing the need to formally honor employees for their ongoing dedication and contribution to the success of York College, President Marcia V. Keizs would like to say, thank you.
Approval of CUNY York College STARTUP NY Designation Plan
I am pleased to announce that the Commissioner of Empire State Development has approved the STARTUP NY Designation Plan for York College. The designation creates a tax-free zone around York College for new and expanding businesses that meet the STARTUP NY criteria.
Fulfilling The Promise Of JamaicaJun 24, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Identify opportunities and challenges in Jamaica.
Important Message from President Keizs
As you know after four years of fine work spearheaded by faculty, students and administrators on the Charter Review Committee, a proposed charter document will come before the Senate for a vote at the next Senate meeting on April 29th.
Update from President Marcia V. Keizs
As we near the finish line of our spring semester, I pause to encourage our students to stay on track and continue to progress toward your degree.
Women in Higher Education Interview
This month I have the pleasure of introducing our readers to Dr. Marcia Keizs, President of City University of New York - York College.
State Supports Capital Request
Dear Colleagues,
Message from President Keizs: York College Commencement 2014
I am writing to bring to your attention a decision I am preparing to make regarding the Commencement Committee's recommendation to hold three distinct commencement exercises on the same day, by school, for our students, and to host the exercises in the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center.
End of Year Message from President Keizs
As the end of another calendar year presents itself, I want to take a moment to thank our college family for a successful fall semester and to wish all of you a safe and happy holiday season after all our accomplishments.
Budget Update FY 2014
I am writing to keep you informed of the current state of the College's budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year (FY '14) and as a follow up to the information I have been providing to you over the last few years.
York Hosts NY1 for Post-Election Breakfast Discussion
On Friday, November 8th, York College/CUNY hosted the latest in its Executive Leadership Breakfast Series. The breakfast featured Errol Louis, host of NY1’s "Inside City Hall" and Bob Hardt, political director of NY1 News, as commentators.
President's Executive Leadership BreakfastNov 07, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 09:30 AMYork College Faculty Dining Room, AC-2D01 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11451,
President Marcia V. Keizs Cordially invites you to the Executive Leadership Breakfast
2014-2015 Auxiliary Enterprises RFP
Proposals due by 5:00 p.m., on the following Dates: Thursday, August 28, 2014 for the August 28-February 28, 2015 funding period; and Monday, January 12, 2015 for the March 1-June 30, 2015 funding period Applications received after the due dates will not be considered.
Chancellor Goldstein's Announcement
Message to the College Community From President Keizs
President's Greetings, Spring 2013
Dear students, faculty and staff:
Invitation to Celebrate York's First-RespondersDec 19, 2012 from 12:15 PM to 02:00 PMAtrium,
Celebrating the members of B&G, Public Safety, SBDC, IT, and Custodial Services.
President's Message
Dear York College Community:
President's Message
Dear York College Community:
Budget Update to the York College Community
To: The Faculty and Staff of York College
FileResponse to Adjunct Petition Regarding Payroll Delays
While members of the York College Administration and I have had several meetings with the PSC chapter representatives on this matter, including the Labor Management meeting on October 11, 2012, I would like to give everyone the opportunity to have your questions directly answered by me or other members of my team.
Ribbon-Cutting CeremonyFeb 24, 2012 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PMYork College, Science Building 94-12 160th Street (Between Liberty and Archer Avenues) Jamaica, New York,
President Marcia V. Keizs On behalf of students, faculty and staff of the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences Cordially invites you to the opening of the new Nursing Simulation Laboratories.
Repository of Initiatives of the President's Office at York College
Spring 2010 Semester Wrap Up
It has been another banner year at York across the spectrum. Faculty scholarship continues to soar and the students they mentor have made us all proud this graduation season.
Thank You From President Keizs
A heartfelt Thank You to the entire College Community!
President’s Spring 2010 Message
As we start a new year, I have taken the opportunity to reflect on a successful fall semester in which we organized into three schools: Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Systems, and Health and Behavioral Sciences.