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  • ‘Good People Speaking Well’

    October 16, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Vincent Tzu-Wen Cheng spoke no English when he arrived in New York from Taiwan in 1996. Today, he acknowledges the irony of “teaching American students in an American educational institution how to communicate in English.” But few people would seem better suited to the job. Cheng, an instructor in the Department of Speech, Communications, & […]

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  • Langenstein’s ‘Solar Birds’

    October 16, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Ultra-Streamline Sculpted Birds Michael Langenstein, member of the BMCC faculty in the Department of Music and Art, is exhibiting his latest work of abstracted ultra-streamline sculpted birds that are aerodynamic. Langenstein says, “These sculpted birds gently glide and soar beyond Brancusi.” Constantin Brancusi, was an internationally renowned sculptor whose blend of simplicity and sophistication led […]

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  • Dean Gupta of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

    October 16, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Sunil Gupta says his goal is to make a great program even better Sunil Gupta, who became BMCC’s Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development this past spring, defines his mission simply: Keep what works and build out from there. “The department has been immensely successful since long before I arrived here and we have […]

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  • BMCC’s Study Abroad Programs

    October 11, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Each study abroad program offered students 3 credits, and provided the participating students an opportunity to study, learn and experience different aspects of three cultures. What follows is a description of each program’s academic and cultural activities: Viareggio, Italy Fifteen students participated in the Field Experience in Italy Program (SSC 150) offered by the Department […]

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  • Ethics of Research: The Growing Importance in Community Colleges

    October 7, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    According to BMCC Professor Mete Kok, a faculty member of the Department of Computer Information Systems, who is the recipient of the grant, “The Nation Science Foundation (NSF) is sponsoring this regional conference in an attempt to address the growing need to familiarize community college faculty with issues of scientific misconduct.” “The BMCC campus,” says […]

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  • BMCC’s Top Students Join Phi Theta Kappa

    October 5, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Dozens of the BMCC’s most academically gifted students filed into Theatre 2 on Oct. 4 to hear reasons why they should join the school’s Alpha Kappa Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education, and requires its members have a 3.5 grade […]

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  • BMCC Welcomes CUNY Month with Day of Festivities

    October 2, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC kicked off CUNY Month Thursday by packing the main lobby with displays of award-winning projects by students and faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics-based (STEM) programs, and setting up information tables for clubs, academic programs and scholarships. “This is a great month … we get to learn a lot about CUNY, and we […]

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  • BMCC’s Office of Institutional Research: Working Behind the Scenes to Improve Teaching and Learning

    October 2, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    There’s an office right off the escalator on BMCC’s main campus building’s 7th floor that students sometimes wander into, asking for directions to their next class, or to their professor’s office. After receiving the information they need, they go on their busy way without realizing what office they were in. It happens to be BMCC’s […]

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  • BMCC’s Curtis Browne is SGA’s Man of Action

    September 11, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    There he is. The peripatetic Curtis J. Browne, the new Student Government Association (SGA) President, who was recently seen at the September 5 celebration of the street naming ceremony in honor of the great abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, which took place at BMCC’s entrance ramp. In his ringing remarks, representing the BMCC student body, everyone in […]

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  • BMCC’s Natalie Fowler Wins Coca-Cola Scholarship

    September 7, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Natalie Fowler, a BMCC pre-clinical nursing student and mother of two, was stunned when she found out she was one of the only 250 out of 100,000 applicants to win a $1,000 scholarship from Coca-Cola. “Surprised, happy, astonished … shocked,” were the words Fowler used to explain her emotions. “When I opened that letter, it […]

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