• 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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  • Greater Representation for All

    August 30, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC begins the 2007-08 academic year with a new governance plan. Effective September 1, the new plan is designed to give all constituencies within the BMCC community a greater voice in college affairs. “Inclusion is a central theme,” says Emily Anderson, chairperson of the Ad Hoc Committee on Governance. “What concerned many people – including […]

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  • Community College Week’s Top 100 Once Again Rates BMCC as a ‘Top Producer of Associate Degrees’

    June 8, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Since 1988, Community College Week has been the independent source of in-depth information for and about two-year colleges and annually provides trends, including measuring the performance of community colleges in conferring associate degrees. BMCC’s Ranking Among All Disciplines According to the 2007 “Top 100,” which was published today, BMCC is rated 12th in conferring associate […]

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