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  • BMCC Introduces Children and Youth Studies Associate Degree Program

    January 25, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) offers 47 associate degree programs, all designed to prepare students for rapidly growing careers and industries. The latest of these, Children and Youth Studies, is set to start in Fall 2018. “This Associate in Arts program will serve students who envision themselves becoming a child psychologist, pediatric nurse, youth […]

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  • 2018 Faculty Leadership Fellows Examine Equity, Student Success and Other Key Issues

    January 25, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The 2018 cohort of the Faculty Leadership Fellows Program at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) includes 15 full-time faculty from 11 departments. Nominated by department chairs, past faculty fellows or cabinet members, the Fellows were selected for criteria including their demonstrated leadership, years of service at BMCC and application statement. The goal of the Faculty […]

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  • Students Address Business Challenges Through Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program

    January 25, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Ten Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students are sharpening their awareness of business challenges through the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program. Throughout the Spring 2018 semester, the BMCC/Goldman Sachs cohort is meeting with student cohorts from Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University and St. Peter’s University. Central to their work throughout the semester, each group is […]

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  • Faculty Convocation Highlights Instructional Design for Equity and Student Success

    January 25, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) held its second annual Faculty Convocation on January 24, presenting a day of panels and workshops on topics that ranged from improving student reading comprehension to spatial thinking across the curriculum and addressing students’ misconceptions in the classroom. “The convocation has become a tradition for engaging our colleagues in […]

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  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Akie Bermiss

    January 12, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents pianist, composer and singer/songwriter Akie Bermiss on Friday, February 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $21 and available online, at the door, and by phone at (212) 220-1460. Akie Bermiss, a Brooklyn native and Bard College graduate, presents raucous, guttural and soulful […]

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  • BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Jazz in Progress: The Next Faces of Jazz

    January 5, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

        The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center is proud to present the winner and two finalists from the DC Jazz Festival’s DCJazzPrix emerging band competition. AMP Trio featuring Tahira Clayton, the Ernest Turner Trio, and SULA will perform three concerts on February 10, February 24, and March 30, respectively.  Each evening show begins at […]

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  • Learning the Visual Language of Art

    December 19, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Negativity is frowned upon in college—but negative space has a valued role in the toolkits of advanced painting students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). Liberal Arts major and aspiring painter Herron Hutchins puts it like this: “We learned that the background is just as important as the foreground.” She’s standing in front of her […]

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  • Student Filmmakers Impress Crowds at Festival

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      The lobby outside Theater One was filled with conversation and laughter as friends, family and guests gathered for the red carpet portion of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Student Film Festival, November 30. The festival is produced by the BMCC Video Production Club. The competitive event occurs twice each year near the […]

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  • Professors Develop Novel Approach to Critical Reading Course

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Nationwide, two thirds of incoming college freshmen are not reading proficient, according to data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), many of those students—a significant portion whose first language is not English—find themselves in non-credit bearing developmental reading courses. Introductory Academic and Critical Reading (ACR) or developmental reading courses are designed […]

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  • Food, Coat and Toy Drives in Full Swing

    December 14, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Three Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) departments are collecting coats, canned food and toys as part of the College’s annual efforts to make the holidays a little brighter for less fortunate New Yorkers. “We do this because it gives our students a chance to be part of a bigger cause and further develop a […]

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