Making Group Discussions Easier

One of the great things about Groups on the Commons are the Forums which provide a space to share in-depth discussions about important topics. Better yet, new posts to the discussion generate email notifications, so that you can easily keep up with what people are saying. But what if you want to contribute to the […]

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Announcing CUNY Academic Commons 1.12

The CUNY Academic Commons Team is proud to announce our Fall 2017 release, version 1.12. The release has a number of enhancements that make the platform easier to use, but we would especially like to draw your attention to a few highlights. For a complete list of the changes included in the new version, see […]

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CUNY Academic Commons OER Faculty Teaching Fellowships

The CUNY Academic Commons (CAC), in collaboration with the Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) and the Graduate Center Library, seeks applications for up to ten CUNY Academic Commons Open Educational Resources (OER) Faculty Teaching Fellowships for the Spring 2018 semester. Full-time, adjunct, and Graduate Teaching Fellow faculty who will be teaching at a […]

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Announcing Version 1.11

We are pleased to announce the new release of CUNY Academic Commons featuring our new Help Center and some slick new options for participating in discussions with your Group. Help Center The Help Center offers a single, simple-to-navigate page for finding solutions to technical challenges on the Commons. In addition to answers to FAQ’s,  you […]

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Spring 2017 CAC Faculty Fellows

The CUNY Academic Commons is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 CAC Faculty Fellows. Selected from more than two dozen applicants, this group of faculty will teach undergraduate courses on the Commons during the upcoming semester with dedicated support, and will share reflections on the process with the team that will be used to make […]

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Social Paper Improvements

Already using Social Paper, a great tool for modern academic writing? We have made some changes for the better as part of our 1.10 release of the Commons. We’ve improved the group paper directories. The number of Social Papers that linked to a group is now visible: If there are no papers linked, that is […]

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Group Forum Improvements

The backbone of the CUNY Academic commons is our Groups feature. Whether you use it as a graduate class platform, a research group, or a place to store and discuss department and committee concerns,  you know how useful it can be. (And if you’re at the starting point, please read our How to Create, Join and Maintain Groups page to begin.) […]

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Announcing Version 1.10

We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons Version 1.10. The new release contains a variety of improvements to some of our most popular features plus some new items. Here’s a brief summary… Forums The Forum feature within Groups now supports rich text, allows forum attachments to be browsed in files, and provides autocomplete when […]

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RFP: CUNY Academic Commons Faculty Fellowships, Spring 2017

The CUNY Academic Commons (CAC), in collaboration with the Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), requests applications for up to five CUNY Academic Commons Faculty Fellowships for the Spring 2017 semester. CAC Faculty Fellows will have the opportunity to teach a course using the CUNY Academic Commons during the Spring 2017 semester with dedicated […]

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