Profiles of Ukrainian CUNY Students

The new CUNYverse platform features profiles of a few of the hundreds of Ukrainian CUNY students.

“Hi, there are explosions. I hope to see you again. I love you.” This was the message 17-year-old incoming CUNY student Iva Verba saw first thing in the morning on February 24 from her boyfriend. Ukrainians all over the world woke up to similar messages from their loved ones back home, who found themselves suddenly fearing for their lives under the thundering sounds of exploding bombs and rockets.

March 11, 2022