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  • Rose Mary Algerio, 35 year-old BMCC Student Makes it out of the Cave

    May 25, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Rose Mary Algerio is a staff auditor at the Office of the Auditor General in New York City’s Department of Transportation. She also is an Accounting major at BMCC and takes classes in the evening, expecting to graduate in the fall of 2008. In her English 101 essay, Rose Mary Algerio compares her life with […]

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  • Rose Mary Algerio, 35 year-old BMCC Student Makes it out of the Cave

    May 25, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Rose Mary Algerio is a staff auditor at the Office of the Auditor General in New York City’s Department of Transportation. She also is an Accounting major at BMCC and takes classes in the evening, expecting to graduate in the fall of 2008. In her English 101 essay, Rose Mary Algerio compares her life with […]

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  • Professor Sadarat Recites Poetry From his American and Iranian Traditions on WNYC Radio

    May 23, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    In his collection of poems, Dear Regime: Letters to the Islamic Republic, Iranian-American poet Roger Sedarat confronts the violent excesses of Tehran’s leadership, past and present, and their direct impact on his own family. Professor Sedarat had the opportunity to express his feelings and poetry in a recent WNYC radio presentation. “But I also peek […]

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  • Ohionameh Aregbeyen, BMCC Sophomore, Wins Arthur Ashe Award

    May 9, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC men’s soccer sophomore Ohionameh Aregbeyen wins the 2007 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Award. “Ohi,” as he is known, led the men’s soccer team as a captain and maintained a 3.97 cumulative GPA. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education established the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards to honor undergraduate students of color who have […]

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  • Martha Santos and Michael Brown of BMCC Receive the CUNY Student Leadership Award

    May 3, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    On Wednesday, May 2, the University Office of Student Affairs presented the Fourteenth Annual Student Leadership Awards. Martha Santos and Michael Brown were BMCC recipients who demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities in both academic and co-curricular activities. Martha Santos Martha Santos is a Brooklyn resident and an Early Childhood Education major. She is active in student […]

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  • BMCC Receives $5 Million Gift from Fiterman Family at Gala

    May 1, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC received a $5 million gift from the Miles and Shirley Fiterman Charitable Foundation at the college’s Gala Monday evening. The gift – the largest cash gift in BMCC history and one of the largest to a community college in the nation – will be used for scholarships for needy students. The announcement of the […]

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  • BMCC’s Upward Bound Hits a Home Run with Carla Ni

    April 25, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Carla Ni is a very happy and successful student. She is attending Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. BMCC’s Upward Bound Project helped Carla with the skills and motivation necessary for her to complete her high school education and to go on to college. Carla Ni was born in the United States but was brought up […]

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  • BMCC’s Student Engineers Defeat Four Year Colleges in Major Competition

    April 24, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    On April 14, students from BMCC’s Engineering Program defeated 9 four-year colleges at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition, which was held the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today’s ASME is a 120,000-member professional organization focused on […]

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  • Four of BMCC’s Video Arts Technology (VAT) Students Compete at the National Broadcasters Convention

    April 20, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Four of BMCC’s top Video Arts Technology (VAT) students have been sponsored by Avid Technologies, makers of industry-wide digital video editing systems, to attend National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas. The four VAT students are Claire Egai, Patricia Brown, Christina Figueroa, and Cherise Burnette. NAB is the annual convention of the National […]

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  • Mayor Bloomberg and CUNY Chancellor Goldstein Announce Program for Working New Yorkers at Six CUNY Community Colleges

    April 17, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) initiative will help one thousand students to obtain an Associate Degree – totally free for those who qualify. BMCC will accept a qualified cohort of 250 students. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced the launch of the Center for Economic Opportunity’s (CEO) first initiative aimed […]

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