CUNY On Wheels
from a 40-foot long bus, the City University of New
York’s CUNY On Wheels project is a state-of-the
art mobile classroom and information center that
assists in bringing admissions and financial aid information
and higher education and training services to the residents
of the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, NY. CUNY On Wheels
is equipped with high-tech telecommunications, high-speed
wireless Internet access, computer workstations, LCD
screen monitors, and seating for up to 12 people for
information sessions, workshops and seminars.
mobile CUNY admissions center/computer-based multi-media
classroom was developed in response to the higher education, training and workforce developed needs of residents in geographically isolated communities, particularly on the Rockaway peninsula in Queens, NY. The project was conceived and initially funded by Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall and LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow. CUNY on Wheels is the first of its kind for the City University of New York and can potentially deliver information and educational services of 11 CUNY senior colleges, 6 CUNY community colleges, and 3 CUNY graduate schools. CUNY On Wheels provides an innovative approach to community outreach and delivery of educational, workforce development, and training services.
To provide CUNY higher education, training services and workforce development to residents in geographically isolated communities, particularly on the Rockaway peninsula.
the CUNY On Wheels Mobile Classroom, you'll find:
State-of-the-art telecommunications equipment
High-speed Internet with Wi-Fi access
Large LCD screen monitor with SMART Board
Seating for up to 12 people for workshops