Candlelight Vigil to Mourn the Death of Dean Derrick Griffith



As we continue to mourn the loss of Dean Derrick Griffith, we want to allow an opportunity for the greater Medgar Evers College family and the community to express their grief.  A candlelight vigil will be held this evening and we invite all affected by this tragic loss to come and take part.

Event Details

1650 Bedford Avenue
Thursday, May 14, 2015



For more information:

Jamilah Fraser
(347) 563-1018

Shana Kemp
(347) 844-3818



About Medgar Evers College

Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Medgar Evers College is a growing institution offering both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees.  The nearly 7,000-member student body is primarily comprised of those who are the first in their families to attend college.  A senior college within The City University of New York (CUNY) system, Medgar Evers College was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community.  With a commitment to students who desire a sound academic foundation as well as an opportunity for personal development, Medgar Evers College seeks to provide high-quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of a liberal arts education.  For more information, visit