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  • BMCC Announces Kaplan Scholars

    July 18, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    (L-R) Jasmaine Brathwaite, Melanie Poggi, and Norbesida Bagablia Three BMCC students, Science majors Norbesida Bagablia and Melanie Poggi, and Animation and Motion Graphics major Jasmaine Brathwaite, have been named this year’s Kaplan Scholars. This is the tenth year that BMCC has worked with the Kaplan Educational Foundation to help low-income Black, Latino and Native American […]

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  • BMCC Adds Two New Degree Programs: Psychology and Science for Health Professionals

    June 30, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Starting in Fall 2016, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will offer two new majors; Psychology, and Science for Health Professionals, raising its number of associate degree programs to 43. The development of the Psychology program, says Erwin Wong, BMCC’s Dean of Academic Programs and Instruction, reflects a strategy for retention that has thrived at […]

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  • BMCC One of 15 Colleges Nationwide to Win $1 Million NSF Grant for STEM Education

    June 30, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a $1 million S-STEM grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), to promote STEM education among minority students. The grant project will be led by Computer Information Systems Professor Anna Salvati, Science Professors Lalitha Jayant and Adolfina  Koroch, and Mathematics Professor Abdramane Serme. The project, “Broadening STEM Participation Among Minority Students in an Urban Community College,” […]

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  • Time Warner Foundation Funds New Screenwriting Fellowship at BMCC

    June 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation has received a $20,000 grant from Time Warner Foundation to provide a new screenwriting fellowship in Fall 2016. Between five and 10 burgeoning screenwriters — BMCC students or 2016 graduates who have taken a BMCC screenwriting course — will be selected for the program. Applications […]

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  • BNY Mellon Awards $50,000 Grant to BMCC Out in Two Program

    June 23, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) recently announced that BNY Mellon has provided $50,000 in grant funding for the BMCC Out in Two Program scholarships. Founded in 1999 by BMCC President Antonio Pérez, the Out in Two scholarship program is designed to help more students graduate within two consecutive years. The BNY Mellon grant will […]

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  • BMCC Welcomes Diane K. Walleser, Vice President for Enrollment Management

    June 21, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomes Diane K. Walleser, the college’s first Vice President for Enrollment Management. In this role, Walleser will lead BMCC’s enrollment and recruitment initiatives, and provide strategic direction to the Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, Registrar, Scholarship and International Student Recruitment offices. She will work closely with Karrin E. Wilks, Provost […]

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  • BMCC Joins Nationwide Initiative to Create Open Educational Resource (OER) Degree Programs

    June 15, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has joined a nationwide initiative to make open educational resources (OER) — free, online textbooks — available to students, building their retention and graduation rates. The OER Degree Initiative is led by Achieving the Dream, Inc., and involves 38 colleges in 13 states. BMCC, along with Hostos Community College […]

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  • Message from the President: BMCC Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims

    June 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    To the BMCC Community: It is with deep sadness that we mourn the lives of 49 innocent people who were brutally murdered when a gunman opened fire inside the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, on the early morning of June 12. I join our BMCC family of faculty, staff, students and friends, as we […]

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  • Start Here, Transfer Anywhere

    June 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      In June 2016, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) conferred associate degrees to the largest graduating class in the college’s history — more than 4,200 students. Seventy-five percent of those graduates will transfer to a four-year college or university, with about half staying in the CUNY system. The rest will transfer to more than […]

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  • Jennifer Campos To Receive Peter Jennings Scholarship in Award Ceremony, June 16

    June 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Jennifer Campos, winner of 2016 Peter Jennings Scholarship   Jennifer Campos, who just earned her High School Equivalency diploma through the Adult Literacy Program in the Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development at BMCC, is a winner of the 2016 Peter Jennings Scholarship. She will be honored along with nine other awardees at a […]

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