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  • Top-Seeded BMCC Women Panthers Upset by Hostos in 2007 CUNYAC Community College Volleyball Championship.

    October 31, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Berbelin Jape scored 23 points on a match-high 20 kills and three service aces on October 29 at Kingsborough Community College, and was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2007 CUNYAC (CUNY Athletic Conference) Community College Volleyball Championships after lifting second-seeded Hostos to its first title after upsetting top-seeded BMCCC, 3-2 (30-26, 16-30, 24-30, […]

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  • Maurice Ashley 1st African-American Grand-Master Takes on 12 Members of BMCC Chess Club at Once

    October 30, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Maurice Ashley has been called the “Tiger Woods” of Chess. He made history when he became the first and only African-American to attain the coveted title of International Grand Master of Chess in 1999. On Thursday, in celebration of CUNY Month, the Grand-Master will face BMCC’s Chess Club in an all-out simultaneous exhibition, which will […]

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  • Professor Sedarat Wins Ohio University Press’ Hollis Summers Open Book Competition

    October 25, 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. “But I also peek under the veil that the media throws on Iran, and celebrate the humor, warmth and richness of […]

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  • BMCC’s Urban Male Academy Hosts ‘Minority Breakfast Series’

    October 25, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Some of New York City’s leading minority business figures are making their way to BMCC this fall to engage and mentor minority male BMCC students on how to overcome obstacles they may face on their varied roads to success. The college’s Hudson Room has become standing room only during these visits. BMCC President Antonio Pérez […]

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  • BMCC Men’s Soccer Wins CUNYAC Title

    October 24, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC Men’s Soccer Team won its fourth straight City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Community College Men’s Soccer Championship with a 3-0 victory over Kingsborough Community College. Yasuda wins Most Valuable Player Ryuichiro Yasuda netted a pair of goals within the first 20 minutes of the match Monday night at Metropolitan Oval, and […]

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  • High Schoolers Pack BMCC’s Gym for College Fair

    October 23, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    More than 5,000 high school students streamed through BMCC’s gymnasium Monday, Oct. 22, stopping into the Manhattan version of the Big Apple College Fair to speak with representatives from roughly 200 colleges around the United States. The Big Apple College Information Program, celebrating its 28th anniversary, holds one college fair per year in each New […]

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  • Cast Your Vote on Why We Kiss

    October 17, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    A kiss is never just a kiss, says Marissa Harrison. In a study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, BMCC social sciences professor, Marissa Harrison, suggests that women kiss as a way of bonding with a man – and sizing him up as a mate. Men kiss as a prelude to sex. Entitled, “Sex Differences […]

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  • Guide for the Perplexed

    October 17, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Philosophy, says Roger Foster, is more about asking questions than finding answers. Students often show up for Roger Foster’s basic philosophy course with little sense of what philosophy is or what practical purpose it serves. And that is perfectly fine with him. “I actually like to play on their uncertainty and use it pedagogically,” says […]

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  • Smart Career Move

    October 16, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC’s Career Development Office prepares students for the world of work Although professional life may seem a long way off to first- and even second-year BMCC students, it is never too early to begin preparing for it. Wherever they are in the planning process, the Career Development Office can help. Headed by Melba Olmeda-Amaro, the […]

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  • Why We Kiss

    October 16, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    You must remember this, insists Marissa Harrison: A kiss is never just a kiss. In a study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, Harrison, an assistant professor of social sciences at BMCC, suggests that men and women kiss for dramatically different reasons. Entitled, “Sex Differences in Romantic Kissing Among College Students: An Evolutionary Perspective,” the […]

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