KY & Noelle Chynn CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest 2018

The Asian American / Asian Research Institute congratulates the 2018 winners and honorable mentions of CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest, made possible by a $100,000 endowment from Dr. K.Y. Chynn and his wife Noelle, to the City University of New York. The CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest is a CUNY-wide competition that challenges students to think about the topic of ethics, morality and virtuous behavior in their lives.

The top essays will receive $1,000, $300 and $200 respectively. Winners will be recognized at the AAARI 17th annual gala on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

Best Essay ($1,000)
Laura McIntyre (Kingsborough Community College)
Do it For the Fat Lady: Discussing the Virtue of Ren

First Runner-up ($300)
Amy Zhen (Hunter College)
The Courage to Be

Second Runner-up ($200)
Larry Chan (Queens College)
Virtue in the Invisible

Honorable Mention (Last Name Order)
Marina Aweeda (City College of New York)
Aminata Gueye (Lehman College)
Afolabi Ibitoye (New York City College of Technology)
Somwattie Jaggernauth (Queensborough Community College)
Ayanada James (Lehman College)
Shlomo Muller (Brooklyn College)
Johnny Pena-Gomez (Queensborough Community College)

More Info + Winning Essays.