The City College of New York, founded in 1847 as the Free Academy, began as an educational and political experiment. The campus provided the setting for dynamic interaction between generations of students, immigrant and native alike, with the local and global community. Many of those educated by the "poor man's Harvard" distinguished themselves in various fields, including the former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell, former U.S. Supreme Court...
By Sydney C. Van Nort
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Print Length: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (February 21, 2007)
Publication Date: February 21, 2007
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Read this book if you are an alum of City College or you are a prospective student, it will give you a great context on the mission of the school as a place to provide an education for working class students.