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  • BMCC Foundation 2016 Gala Raises More Than $1.18 Million for Scholarship Fund

    May 16, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    BMCC President Antonio Perez, Guest Star Honoree Edie Falco, and Honorees Don Callahan and Garrett Moran   The BMCC Foundation 2016 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” held at Cipriani, 25 Broadway in Lower Manhattan, raised $1,184,468 to benefit the BMCC Scholarship Fund. This year’s Honorees were Don Callahan, Head of Operations & Technology, Citi, and […]

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  • Behind the Mask

    May 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    May 13, 2016 BMCC President Antonio Pérez posted a May 9, 2016 blog entry, “Behind the Mask” in The Huffington Post. “Self-knowledge is easier spoken of, than achieved,” he writes. “With a good sense of self-knowledge we can — and as leaders must — develop the ability to know others; to know those who will rely […]

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  • BMCC Students Build Houses, Tour Colleges and Gain Skills

    May 12, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    BMCC students volunteer for Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta, Georgia, one of several Alternative Spring Break activities.   College spring break signals time for relaxing and going to the beach. At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), spring break signals something else: building community and giving back. This past spring break, April 22 to April […]

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  • BMCC Receives Generous Gift From Supporter Loretta Lee

    May 10, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Foundation has received a $75,000 gift from Merchant House International Group founder Loretta Lee. The money will be used to fund a scholarship, an international internship and an upcoming art exhibit. The BMCC Foundation, Inc. Loretta Lee Scholarship is for students graduating in Spring/Summer 2016. The selected student will […]

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  • American Express Awards $100,000 Grant to BMCC Leadership Fellows Program

    May 4, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    2015 Leadership Fellows cohort at meeting Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and American Express today announced $100,000 in grant funding to continue training emerging leaders through the BMCC Leadership Fellows Program. The grant will be used to develop a new generation of leaders who are tackling complex problems facing the higher education community. Through […]

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  • BMCC Receives $285,000 to Research Recruitment of Male Educators in Pre-K Classrooms

    May 4, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a $285,000 award from the Foundation for Child Development (FCD) to examine the recruitment, retention, professional development and mentoring of male educators in the New York City Universal Pre-Kindergarten system. The project began in April 2016 and will extend through July 2018. “Our first phase will be […]

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  • BMCC Among Beneficiaries of the Goldman Sachs Gives Community College Fund

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

        Goldman Sachs, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges, has announced the nine community colleges, including Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) selected to receive grants from the Goldman Sachs Gives Community College Fund, which was created to strengthen community college endowments in support of need-based financial aid and build on […]

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  • Reception Honors BMCC and Year Up Partnership

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

    On April 21, a reception was held in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center to celebrate the new partnership between BMCC/CUNY and Year Up, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the opportunity divide for young adults ages 18 to 24. The BMCC Year Up program is an intensive, one-year experience for students earning an associate […]

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  • BMCC Receives Visit from Middle States Liaison

    April 20, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Dr. Ellie Fogarty speaks to BMCC community.   Dr. Ellie Fogarty, Vice President of Institutional Field Relations, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)— and BMCC’s Middle States Liaison — visited the college on April 18 and delivered a presentation, followed by a Q & A session, to shed light on the Middle States […]

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  • Unlocking Secrets of the World’s Water Resources

    April 20, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Obeng Kwaku Buo, an engineering science major at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is from Ghana, and grew up in the capital city of Accra, on the Gulf of Guinea. He visited New York for the first time in 2011, to visit family in the Bronx, then headed back to Ghana to complete high […]

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