I ❤︎ Macaulay

Our new Alumni Opportunities Fund provides a way for Macaulay graduates to support current students

A fundraising campaign for Macaulay Honors College

Alumni-to-Student Connection

Help us raise money for the new Macaulay Alumni Opportunities Fund! The grant is a way for Macaulay graduates to show the love to current students. Every $3,000 raised will provide an opportunity for study abroad, internship with pay, or work in a research lab.


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And no matter what you give, we’ll share news from the student grant recipient. 

For more information please visit macaulay.cuny.edu or email brianne.donnelly@mhc.cuny.edu.

#1 –it gave me the chance to experience and appreciate first-hand the beauty within other cultures and regions of the world

#2 – When I arrived in Tokyo, I never felt more alone yet more alive Got to learn Spanish in Spain with my best friends

#3- because it gave me the freedom to explore, not only my interests and passions, but the world

#4 - My donation is to help other students travel and experience studying abroad.  

#5- The opportunities fund allowed me to study abroad in South India and London. I backpacked and couchsurfed through Western Europe during my semester abroad and grew so much as an individual. I'm really grateful for the fund!

#6 - Happy to be a part of the NEW Alumni Opportunities Fund! It's a great feeling to give current students the chance to explore the same amazing opportunities we did. I studied in London, and I'm grateful to still be involved with Macaulay!

#7 -Always happy to support the Macaulay students when they need it the most.

#8 - Money to study abroad gave me some of the best experiences of my life, and I never would have be able to afford a trip on my own.

# 9 - the extracurricular opportunities provided by Macaulay in conjunction with funding from the Opportunities Fund is what made Macaulay a unique and remarkable undergraduate experience.”

#10 - I hope this goes to the Opportunities Fund, which was life-changing for me!

#11 - I'm grateful to Macaulay for all that it has given me

#12 - My time at Macaulay has been such memorable experience from student life events to service/study abroad trips due to the Opp Funds. The support and guidance by the Macaulay faculty, as well as the friends I made throughout my 4 years, has been a blessing.

#13 – Study abroad in Capetown, South Africa

#14 – because it not only gave me a fantastic education, the opportunity to study across the globe (Argentina, South Africa & China), but it allowed me to meet a very special member of the class of 2008.   We can’t wait until our own members of the class of 2035 and 2038 experience the same joys.

#15 - Three study abroad programs, a reputable degree, and lifelong friends—Macaulay gave me so much during my undergrad years, but it also helped pave a path for a career, a life partner (also from City, Class of ’09), and a daughter—hopefully class of 2038!

#16 - the inspiration, the rare opportunities, and a one-of-a-kind education that have molded me into who I am today. 

#17 – Study Abroad in Spain

#18 - Internship at Human Rights First

#19 – Study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica

#20 - I'm proud to give to Macaulay Honors College so other students can have the same enriching experience as me.
#21 - Study abroad in Krakow, Poland
#22 - Study abroad in Kunming, China
#23 - Study abroad in La Rioja, Spain
#24 - Study abroad in London, England
#25 - Study abroad in Nanjing, China
#26 - Study abroad in Paris, France
#27 - Study abroad in Perugia, Italy
#28 - It gave me experiences that I am grateful for today
#29 - the CUNY Honors College Program was an integral part of my education and I wouldn't be where I am today without it.
#30 - Family oriented surroundings and a helping hand for our community and students
#31 - Macaulay has provided me with so much support and opportunities to achieve my goals
#32 - I am now on my way to completing my Masters and starting my PhD. This would not have been possible if I didn't have the opportunities and financial support that MHC gave me.

#33 - Macaulay set me up for success. I wouldn't be what I am today without it
#34 - I love Macaulay!
#35 - I couldn't be more thankful for the experiences, relationships, and successes I've gained because of Macaulay.
#36 - Forever proud to be part of the Macaulay community!
#37 - Thanks for the opportunity to get a world class education. Will always be grateful!
#38 - I give every year because I am so grateful for everything that Macaulay gave me and truly owe my success to the opportunities Macaulay has provided me. Thank you!
#39 - I am proud to give to the future of Macaulay!
#40 - I am happy to contribute to Macaulay for all it did for me!
#41 - I owe many of my current success to the Macaulay program!
#42 - We are donating in honor of our wedding. We met at Macaulay!
#43 - Macaulay has supported and believed in me furing my four years of study as an undergrad. As an alumna, I am happy to give back and contribute to help other students succeed and enjoy their time at Macaulay, as well.
#44 - Study abroad in Salamanca, Spain
#45 - Study abroad in Prague
#46 - Study away in Washington, DC
#47 -Study abroad in Seoul, South Korea
#48 - Everything I have today, every success point that I've reached in my career professionally also personally is because of Macaulay.
#49 - Study abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia
#50 - Study abroad in Tel Aviv, Israel
#51 - Study abroad in Taipei, Taiwan
#52 - Study abroad in Rabat, Morocco
#53 - Study abroad in Sicily, Italy
#54 - Thank you Macaulay for the life-changing educational experiences that have built me towards the successful career I have today
#55 - For the opportunities and friendships, past, present and future
#56 - I honestly couldn't be luckier to have studied abroad with such amazing people.
#57 - Study abroad in Bali, Indonesia
#58 - Study abroad in Athens, Greece
#59 Study abroad in Bangalore, India
#60 - Study abroad in Cairo, Egypt
#61 - Study abroad in Berlin, Germany
#62 - Study abroad in Barcelona, Spain
#63 - Study abroad in Cambridge, England
#64 - Study abroad in Amsterdam. Netherlands
#65 - Study abroad in Dublin, Ireland
#66 - Study abroad in Geneva, Switzerland
#67 - Study abroad in Sri Lanka, Kandy
#68- Study abroad Kunming, China
#69 - Study abroad in La Rioja, Spain
#70 - Study abroad in Perugia, Italy
#71- Studying abroad through Macaulay at Baruch was one of the best experiences of my life! Glad to pay it forward.


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About the Organization

Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay is the Honors College at the City University of New York. Here New York’s most promising students receive an extraordinary and highly personalized undergraduate experience.

We give these exceptional students the financial support, academic advising and opportunities that allow them to graduate debt-free and ready to lead.