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School of Labor and Urban Studies Marks Freshman Year 'Successful'

Posted 6/24/19

For Gregory Mantsios, who 35 years ago founded the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, celebrating the program’s inaugural graduating class from its first year as a stand-alone college, the School of Labor and Urban Studies, was a dream come true.

“This was just a figment of our imagination just a few years ago,” he said ahead of the June 14 commencement. Friends, families and city and state officials who spoke at the ceremony gathered at the Graduate Center’s Midtown campus.

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