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  • BMCC Stages 14, a Free Play That Opens Dialogue on Undocumented Immigration

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

    The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Department of Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts, Office of Academic Affairs and BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (BMCC TPAC), with support from the BMCC Foundation, will present on November 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, a free production of José Casas’ play, 14, directed by Professor Daphnie Sicre. Each performance is open to the public and will […]

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  • BMCC Mourns Loss of Former Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

    November 5, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has lost one of its long-time community members. Sadie Bragg, who served as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at BMCC till her retirement in 2014, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Harlem Hospital, New York, N.Y. Dr. Bragg earned an M.A. and Ed.D. from […]

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  • BMCC Prepares to Launch NSF-Funded Summer Research Program

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a two-year $227,267 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a new undergraduate summer research program studying plant products beginning in Summer 2019. The grant is part of the NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program— which supports active research participation by undergraduate students. BMCC […]

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  • BMCC Faculty Exhibition Showcases Wide Range of Mediums

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Faculty artists who teach in the Art Foundations Program of the Music and Art department at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will be featured in a group exhibition, In Form, opening with a reception on November 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition, which will be presented in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center (SFAC), 81 Barclay […]

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  • National Higher Education Leader Kay McClenney to Present Guided Pathways Open Forums

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is a member of the Guided Pathways 2.0 national effort from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to improve the learning experience for all students. The Guided Pathways model involves redesigning each part of the student experience, from enrollment to remediation, course completion, graduation and further education or starting a career. On […]

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  • BMCC Presents Significant Findings Speaker Series

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Academic Affairs premiered its speaker series, Significant Findings, October 25 in Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers Street. The series is free and open to the public. Criminal Justice Professor Shirley Leyro, the first featured speaker, shared initial findings from her research project, CUNY American Dream […]

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  • BMCC Hosts CUNY English Summit to Share Strategies for Remediation Reform

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The annual CUNY English Summit was hosted October 26 by Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), in the Fiterman Hall Conference Center. CUNY Interim Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz joined BMCC Interim President Karrin E. Wilks to welcome attendees from BMCC, across CUNY and community colleges around the country. The daylong event examined strategies proven to close the […]

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  • Forum Energizes Community to Redesign Systems for Student Success

    November 1, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) faculty and staff filled Theatre 2 on October 16 as they gathered for a community forum led by Interim President Karrin E. Wilks. The purpose of the forum was to provide updates on BMCC’s  Designing for Successinitiative, collective campus-wide efforts to increase student success “not incrementally, but dramatically,” said Wilks. “We are […]

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  • Out in Two Cohort Has High GPAs and Higher Aspirations

    October 17, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

                                      On October 11, a ceremony and reception at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) celebrated the Fall 2018 Out in Two inductees, a cohort of 25 students selected from a pool of 113 applicants, according to Richard Naughton, who coordinates […]

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  • BMCC Partnership With NYU Opens Doors for Ambitious Students

    October 17, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

                                      Through a partnership between two New York University (NYU) programs—the Pipeline Opportunity for Inter-Collegiate STEM Education (POISE) and the Gallatin Undergraduate Initiative for Discovery in Education GUIDE—two select groups of Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students will gain access to […]

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