Meet our 2019 Adult Literacy Graduates

May 29, 2019 | see full post | categories: Programs

Meet three of this year's graduates from the College and Readiness class, which is the final 10-month class of our four-year adult literacy program. We hope you find them as inspiring as we do.


Meet Jun Zhao -- University Settlement Celebrates National Social Work Month

Mar 7, 2019 | see full post | categories: Programs


Project Home Tenant Leaders: The Power of ME in WE

Jul 1, 2015 | see full post | categories: Programs

Back in October, we announced the winners of our Second Annual Isaac C. Kwock Award. This unique award honors a former staff member who contributed a great deal to both University Settlement and The Door over the course of 11 years. It presents an opportunity to honor Isaac's memory and keep advancing his important work through supporting projects at both agencies that work to bring about social justice in the many, many forms that it can take. continue

Get fit and stay fit with US

Sep 3, 2013 | see full post | categories: Programs

If summer is about one thing, it's about getting in tip-top shape. Healthy living is something everyone can relate and aspire to, but in today's economy it's not something everyone can afford. Read on to see how we're joining with EmblemHealth to provide affordable healthy alternatives for families in the neighborhood. continue

Summer Fun with US!

Jul 29, 2013 | see full post | categories: Programs

It's a familiar sentiment for campers of all ages, and something we take pride in at University Settlement Summer Camps. We've been in the summer camp business for over a century, and today we operate nearly 10 different Summer Camps for Elementary through High School age children in Manhattan and Brooklyn. continue

New Literacy Review

May 14, 2013 | see full post | categories: Education , Programs

Every year, the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study publishes a collection of writing by adult students in New York City called The Literacy Review. The Gallatin Writing Program Director, Professor June Foley, also teaches an advanced writing course here at University Settlement. continue

Adult Literacy Student of the Month

Mar 22, 2013 | see full post | categories: Programs , Spotlights

Our Adult Literacy Program is excited to announce the March 2013 Student of the Month: J.C. Ye. Read what his teacher Regina had to say about her motivated student and check out the video interview below! continue

Adult Literacy February Student of the Month

Feb 25, 2013 | see full post | categories: Education , Programs , Spotlights

Get to know Ma May, University Settlement's Adult Literacy Student of the Month. Here's an excerpt from an autobiography she wrote for her class: continue

Adult Literacy Students Make the Call!

Feb 19, 2013 | see full post | categories: Advocacy , Programs

At University Settlement we know that in order to have an effective literacy program, you need to provide more than just English language skills - you must impart the tools needed to build a solid foundation for success. continue

Rebuilding the LES

Jan 14, 2013 | see full post | categories: Programs

In the days, weeks, and months after the storm, University Settlement will continue to support families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. We are one of only 18 citywide organizations chosen to be a provider agency for Project HOPE, a Crisis Counseling Program that provides free, confidential support for those still feeling the effects of the storm. Read more about this exciting program! continue

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