Maximize Your Parenting Skills at Bronx Community College: Begin March 15

Bronx, NY – Continuing and Professional Studies at Bronx Community College (BCC) can help you become a more effective parent and decrease parenting stress through parenting skills courses.  The first class – How to Communicate Better with Your Child – starts on Monday, March 15, 2010, 7 – 10 p.m. and will be FREE to BCC students.

“Learn to be the parent you always wished you could be and celebrate yourself and your children more and more each day,” states Instructor John Scardina, a Harvard-trained school psychologist with decades of experience working with children and grandchildren, including his own!

BCC is located at  2155 University Avenue (at University Avenue and West 181st Street).  Directions to the campus are available at

You must preregister at Philosophy Hall, room 14.

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Founded in 1957, Bronx Community College (BCC), the oldest of City University of New York’s six community colleges, serves as the engine for academic and economic mobility for motivated students from diverse backgrounds and preparations. More than 11,000 students from over 109 nations are enrolled in 30 associate degree and certificate programs including Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Computer Graphics, Nuclear Medicine, and Business Administration, Digital Arts, Computer Information Systems, Education Associate, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Accounting, Human Services, Media Technology and Paralegal Studies. BCC’s 43-acre campus, high above the Harlem River, features architectural masterpieces of Stanford White and Marcel Breuer, as well as the Hall of Fame of Great Americans, the nation’s first hall of fame. BCC President Carolyn G. Williams is in her 13th year of leadership service to the College, which is located on a 43-acre campus at 2155 University Avenue at West 181st Street , formerly New York University’s uptown campus until 1973.

The College is home to initiatives not commonly associated with two-year institutions, such as the Center for Sustainable Energy, which promotes the use of renewable and efficient energy technologies in urban communities. The National Center for Educational Alliances (NCEA) is currently collaborating with South African Further Education and Training Colleges and universities to create linkages between these institutions. NCEA also coordinates the College’s international initiatives and the annual International Education Week.