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This edition: 11th Annual Peter Jennings Scholarship Laurel Award

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 19, 2013.

First aired: September 9, 2013.

The Peter Jennings Scholarship Program provides scholarships to adults who have achieved their GED diplomas through the CUNY Adult Literacy/GED Program, to continue their education at a CUNY College. Eleven men and women were scholarship recipients. Kayce Freed Jennings, president of the Peter Jennings Foundation spoke of the determination and perseverance of each of the scholarship winners.

Keynote speaker: Dr. John B. King, Jr., Commissoner of Education NY State. Special guests: Suri Duitch, Jennifer M. Jones, Kayce Freed Jennings. Moderator: Jay Hershenson. Taped June 19, 2013 at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Guest List

Suri Duitch University Dean-Continuing Education, CUNY

Jay Hershenson Sr. Vice Chancellor, University Relations/CUNY

Kaycee Freed Jennings President, Peter Jennings Foundation

Jennifer M. Jones Student

Dr. John B. King, Jr. Commissoner of Education/President, SUNY, The State University of New York

John Mogulescu Sr. University Dean-Academic Affairs, CUNY