Adult and Continuing Education Hosts Summer 2012 Open Houses, May 31 & June 6

The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program at Medgar Evers College CUNY will host its summer 2012 Open Houses on Thursday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The Open Houses will provide community residents with information about summer programs for professional and personal advancement.

“Our tagline for Adult and Continuing Education is ‘Advance Yourself’,” said ACE Director Jonathan Bissell, “and we are pleased with the positive response we have received from those in the community who have taken advantage of our offerings and created new and better futures for themselves and their families.”
Adult and Continuing Education offers a wide range of 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 2012 offerings include: Bookkeeping and Accounting, Real Estate Salesperson, Wedding & Event Planning, Professional Training Series, 36-hour Math/Electricity Basics for Photovoltaics, 40-hour Intro. to Photovoltaic Design and Installation, Notary Public, CASAC, Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, EKG, CPR, Patient Care Technician (PCT), PCT Exam Preparation, French/Creole Healthcare Interpreter, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Review, Web & Graphic Design, Microsoft Computer Applications, Web Video Production, Website in a Day, Food Protection Certificate, Spanish, GED, Writing Skills, Line Dancing, and more.

New online programs include Coaching, Technical Communication Essentials, Social Media Communication, Online Information for Blogs, Help and the Web, Technical Publishing and Technical Communication Career Start Up.

ACE summer Open Houses will be held 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. Individuals purchasing classes at Open House are eligible to receive 10% off tuition on select courses; discounts cannot be combined with other offers. Cash and money order payments will be accepted only at the Bursar’s Office. Personal checks are not accepted. For more information 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.