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  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Akie Bermiss

    January 12, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents pianist, composer and singer/songwriter Akie Bermiss on Friday, February 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $21 and available online, at the door, and by phone at (212) 220-1460. Akie Bermiss, a Brooklyn native and Bard College graduate, presents raucous, guttural and soulful […]

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  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Jazz in Progress: The Next Faces of Jazz

    January 5, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

        The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center is proud to present the winner and two finalists from the DC Jazz Festival’s DCJazzPrix emerging band competition. AMP Trio featuring Tahira Clayton, the Ernest Turner Trio, and SULA will perform three concerts on February 10, February 24, and March 30, respectively.  Each evening show begins at […]

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  • Learning the Visual Language of Art

    December 19, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Negativity is frowned upon in college—but negative space has a valued role in the toolkits of advanced painting students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). Liberal Arts major and aspiring painter Herron Hutchins puts it like this: “We learned that the background is just as important as the foreground.” She’s standing in front of her […]

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  • Student Filmmakers Impress Crowds at Festival

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      The lobby outside Theater One was filled with conversation and laughter as friends, family and guests gathered for the red carpet portion of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Student Film Festival, November 30. The festival is produced by the BMCC Video Production Club. The competitive event occurs twice each year near the […]

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  • Professors Develop Novel Approach to Critical Reading Course

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Nationwide, two thirds of incoming college freshmen are not reading proficient, according to data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), many of those students—a significant portion whose first language is not English—find themselves in non-credit bearing developmental reading courses. Introductory Academic and Critical Reading (ACR) or developmental reading courses are designed […]

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  • Food, Coat and Toy Drives in Full Swing

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Three Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) departments are collecting coats, canned food and toys as part of the College’s annual efforts to make the holidays a little brighter for less fortunate New Yorkers. “We do this because it gives our students a chance to be part of a bigger cause and further develop a […]

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  • BMCC Rooftop Now Home to Manhattan’s Largest Public Solar Panel Project

    December 7, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Workers from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have installed 947 solar energy panels on the main roof of Borough of Manhattan Community College’s (BMCC/CUNY) four-block-long 199 Chambers Street building. The five by three foot panels of 327 watts—many of which are visible from the streets of Tribeca—are hung vertically on the cooling tower enclosure walls and flat […]

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  • Students Debate Opioid Crisis in Speech Class

    November 28, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      Opioid abuse in the United States has skyrocketed, killing more than 33,000 in 2015 alone according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 are at highest risk according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It was against this backdrop that twelve Borough of […]

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  • Business Leaders Share Their Journeys

    November 28, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The Leadership Breakfast Series at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) presents high-profile members of the business and finance community in free, informal talks with students, alumni, staff and faculty. The series is held in the Fiterman Hall Conference Center, which was filled to capacity for both Fall 2017 events. On October 11, guest speaker David […]

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  • BMCC Announces 2018 Leadership Fellows

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The 2018 cohort of the Faculty Leadership Fellows Program at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has been announced. Fifteen full-time faculty from 11 departments were nominated by department chairs, past faculty fellows or cabinet members, and selected for criteria including their demonstrated leadership, years of service at BMCC and application statement. The goal of the Faculty […]

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