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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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  • Assemblywoman Ellen Young Speaks to BMCC Students on Leadership

    April 11, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Ellen Young, a single mother, who represents the 22nd Assembly District in Queens spoke to a packed audience of BMCC students on leadership. Young is the first Asian-American woman ever elected to the New York State Legislature. The talk was in celebration of Asian Heritage Month and was co-sponsored by the Student Government Association and […]

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  • Sunil B. Gupta Named New Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

    April 6, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Sunil B. Gupta is the new Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at BMCC. Gupta has been working in Continuing Education for nearly ten years in universities and international organizations. He says, “I am excited about the opportunity to work closely with BMCC’s distinguished faculty.”Before coming to BMCC, Gupta was the Executive Director of […]

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  • Here’s a lesson on Iran: Diplomacy works

    April 6, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Published with permission of the New York Daily News.Unlike my own situation 28 years ago, when I, along with 51 other American military and diplomatic officials, was held hostage by Iran for 444 days, the 15 British sailors and Marines captured two weeks ago by Iranian authorities will be released today after quiet diplomacy. Despite […]

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  • New York Daily News Covers a ‘Singular Student’ at BMCC

    April 2, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Clem Richardson, columnist for the New York Daily News writes about Willie Richards, who is not your average elementary education major at BMCC. Elementary Education is not a profession men typically pursue. But more so, Willie is a blind early childhood major.   In the Friday, March 30, edition of the Daily News, Clem Richardson, […]

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  • BMCC’s Executive Director of Public Affairs and former Iran hostage Barry Rosen appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper 360° on March 28

    March 28, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC’s Executive Director of Public Affairs and former Iran hostage Barry Rosen appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper 360° on March 28. Mr. Rosen discussed the bilateral dispute between Iran and Great Britain over the detention of 15 British sailors whom the Iranians claim crossed into Iranian territorial waters. Mr. Rosen was […]

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  • Jandi Yoon and Latifa Hadir on the Road to Success

    March 2, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Professor Eugenia Oi Yan Yau, Assistant Professor of Music, who directs the college’s choirs, including the Select Chorus, which she founded in 2005, is intensely interested in the success of Ms. Jandi Yoon, a 21 year old Business Adminstration major who left Korea three years ago for the United States.BMCC Science major Latifa Hadir has […]

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  • My Name is Eniola Adebule

    February 27, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    This piece was written by Eniola Adebule, a 24 year old BMCC student who came to the United States three years ago from Nigeria. She is a Liberal Arts major and is doing her internship with the New York Public Interest Group (NYPIRG) in Albany. She calls her life’s journey not just “challenging” but “truly […]

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  • How Hurricane Katrina Changed the Lives of 33 Students and Faculty

    February 22, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    A group of 33 members of the BMCC community, three faculty and 30 students, converged on Katrina ravaged New Orleans during intersession to assist in the on-going and perhaps never-ending cleanup of a once proud American icon. Recently, most of the 33 came together for a debriefing on the experience and expressed their emotions, thanks, […]

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  • ‘Out-In-Two’ Receives $486,000 Grant From The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation

    February 6, 2007 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC has received a three-year grant of $486,000 from The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation to support its innovative Out-In-Two scholarship program. The Out-In-Two scholarship program provides full scholarships to students who complete their coursework in two years, and helps them transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The program also offers personalized academic support. Since […]

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