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2011 Myself Third Scholarship Ceremony

On June 13, 2011, the Myself Third: Spirit of New York Scholarship ceremony was held at the CUNY Graduate Center.  Mr. Friedman, along with his wife Linda, were joined by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, NYCDOE’s Chief Academic Officer, Shael Polakow-Suransky, and Senior University Dean for Academic Affairs, John Mogulescu to present the ten $5,000 Myself Third Scholarship awards and two $2,500 Alumni Spirit awards to this year’s winners.  Also in attendance was President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Jeremy Travis, a dozen Myself Third Alumni, College Now campus coordinators, high school teachers and liaisons, and the families and friends of all the winners.  The Myself Third program is administered by CUNY’s College Now program and provides scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to serving others.  To learn more about the Myself Third Scholarship program, contact Rosa Solano at