Continuing Education Hosts Summer 2011 Open Houses at Medgar Evers College, May 26 & June 2

The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program at Medgar Evers College, CUNY will host summer 2011 Open Houses on May 26 and June 2. The Open Houses will provide community residents with information about summer courses and certificate programs that will enable them to advance themselves personally and professionally.

As part of the School of Professional and Community Development, ACE offers certificate programs, classes and seminars to working professionals, those new to the workforce, those seeking to rejoin the workforce, and those simply looking for personal enrichment opportunities.

“Summer classes are the perfect way to position yourself for a better future,” said ACE Director Jonathan Bissell, “and you can save money at the same time! Anyone who registers for classes at the open house receives 10% off tuition on any class or program over $100.”

Summer 2011 Programs include: Bookkeeping and Accounting, Non-Profit Management, Real Estate Salesperson, Project Management, Small Business Entrepreneurship, EMT Technician, Pharmacy Tech, GED Preparation, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Advanced Photoshop, Introduction to HTML 5, Smart Phone App Workshop, Notary Public, Natural Hair Braiding, TV/Film Production and more!

The Open Houses will be held on Thursday, May 26 and Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at 1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor, located on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Eastern Parkway next to the B-49 Bus Line and one block from the Franklin Avenue subway station (2,3,4,5 S). Accepted forms of payment at the Open House include credit and debit cards. Open House discounts are not to be combined with other offers. Cash and money order payments will only be accepted at the Bursar’s Office. Personal checks are not accepted. For more information, please call 718.804.8850, email, or visit

About Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Medgar Evers College was founded in 1970 through the efforts from educators and community leaders in central Brooklyn. The College is named after Medgar Wiley Evers, a Mississippi-born black civil rights activist who was assassinated on June 12, 1963. The College is divided into four schools: The School of Business; The School of Professional and Community Development; The School of Liberal Arts and Education; and The School of Science, Health, and Technology. Through these Schools, the College offers 29 associate and baccalaureate degree programs, as well as certificate programs in fields such as English, Nursing, and Accounting. Medgar Evers College also operates several co-curricular and external programs and associated centers such as the Male Development and Empowerment Center, the Center for Women’s Development, the Center for Black Literature, and The DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy.