The plan hopes to raise the average annual scholarship level of 76% to 100% by the 2029 fiscal year.
On January 15, 2018, the Free Education Committee of the Cooper Union, or FEC, released a comprehensive plan that proposed a method to return the Cooper Union to a full-tuition scholarship model by 2029. The plan estimates a much closer deadline than the previous estimate of 2039 from the January 2017 Progress Report. The plan is described as “multi-pronged,” requiring a focus on fundraising and expense management. Through small increments over the next ten years, the plan hopes to raise the average annual scholarship level of 76% to 100% by the 2029 fiscal year.
TrioCup, the lid-less, spill-resistant, user-friendly, and economical paper cup by three Cooper Alumni Austin Wong (ME ‘17), Tom Chan (ME ‘17), and Daniel McNulty II (ChE ‘17), had its first commercial trials at the Bean at 3rd Avenue and Stuyvesant, next to the Cooper Union Residence Hall.
Paddington 2 is the sequel to the delightful Paddington from a couple years back. For those unfamiliar with the classic British character, Paddington is a sentient talking bear who, after being separated from his Aunt Lucy, immigrated to London and was adopted by the Browns, an adorably dysfunctional British family.
As a renowned trumpet player and composer, Wynton Marsalis’s reputation preceded his speech in the Great Hall two weeks ago. Nonetheless, his skill as an orator was a surprise to the packed auditorium.