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  • BMCC Community Pays It Forward by Donating Blood

    September 19, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), a high value is placed on volunteering. Students tutor their classmates, pitch in at local soup kitchens and help out at tax filing centers for low-income New Yorkers. Another way BMCC students give back, is by donating blood. On September 13, they joined professors and staff in Richard Harris […]

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  • Super Fair Provides Options on Services and Academics

    September 17, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Linking support services to student success is an integral component of the national pathways movement, which streamlines community-college graduation requirements into prescribed course sequences. In fact, according to a 2017 Community College Research Center (CCRC) report, “Colleges will not see substantial improvements in student outcomes unless they redesign programs and support services across the institution soplete […]

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  • Finish Fridays: An Innovative Plan Makes Enrollment Easier

    September 7, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), “We are constantly strategizing to streamline the registration and enrollment process,” says Kristin Albright Waters, Director of Enrollment Management Services. “Our goal is to make a student’s first experience with our college a positive one.” In Summer 2018, the Division of Enrollment Management moved closer to that goal by piloting five “Finish Fridays,” an opportunity for […]

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  • BMCC Math Professor Receives $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Create Developmental Math Test

    September 7, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Mathematics Professor Claire Wladis has received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant—the largest ever received by a BMCC faculty researcher— to develop a test that measures how well college students understand fundamental algebra concepts. This will be the first test of algebraic conceptual understanding for college students […]

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  • Fall Exhibition Season Opens with Modes of Mapping

    August 15, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    AUGUST 15, 2018 Modes of Mapping, an exhibition that presents a cross-section of contemporary artist engaged in aspects of mapping, will open at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) with a reception in The Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan, on September 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will be on […]

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  • Karrin E. Wilks Named BMCC Interim President

    August 6, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Karrin E. Wilks, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been appointed Interim President of BMCC by Interim CUNY Chancellor Vita Rabinowitz. She will assume the role as President Antonio Pérez steps down on August 31. Wilks has served in public higher education administration for more than […]

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  • MECA High School Holds First Graduation Ceremony

    July 11, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The Manhattan Early College for Advertising (MECA) held its first commencement ceremony on June 22 in Theater 2 of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) at 199 Chambers Street. MECA is a high school that operates through a partnership between BMCC, the New York City Department of Education and industry partners from the American […]

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  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Gets Ready for 2018-2019 Family Season

    July 11, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Tribeca Performing Arts Center (BMCC TPAC), the longest-operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents a new slate of family and school programming for the 2018-2019 Season. Shows include Charlotte’s Web on Saturday, October 6; Pete The Cat on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25; Dragons Love Tacos on Saturday, December 15; The Magic School […]

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  • Nursing Department Pinning Ceremony Honors 57 Graduates

    July 10, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), Nursing Department held its annual Pinning Ceremony in Theatre One at 199 Chambers Street on May 30. Dressed in crisp white uniforms, the 57 graduates for Spring 2018 marched into the auditorium to “Pomp and Circumstance” as proud family, friends and others cheered them on. BMCC President Antonio Pérez […]

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  • BMCC Symposium Highlights and Awards Faculty-Mentored Student Researchers

    July 10, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    On May 9, the 2018 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Annual Research Symposium (BARS) presented a poster session that highlighted the research projects of 92 students working with 39 faculty mentors in a wide variety of fields. Guided by their professors, the students have been examining kinetic recycling, robotic navigation, virtual reality, graph theory, the bioactivity of […]

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