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  • BMCC Rooftop Now Home to Manhattan’s Largest Public Solar Panel Project

    December 7, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Workers from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have installed 947 solar energy panels on the main roof of Borough of Manhattan Community College’s (BMCC/CUNY) four-block-long 199 Chambers Street building. The five by three foot panels of 327 watts—many of which are visible from the streets of Tribeca—are hung vertically on the cooling tower enclosure walls and flat […]

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  • Students Debate Opioid Crisis in Speech Class

    November 28, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      Opioid abuse in the United States has skyrocketed, killing more than 33,000 in 2015 alone according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 are at highest risk according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It was against this backdrop that twelve Borough of […]

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  • Business Leaders Share Their Journeys

    November 28, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The Leadership Breakfast Series at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) presents high-profile members of the business and finance community in free, informal talks with students, alumni, staff and faculty. The series is held in the Fiterman Hall Conference Center, which was filled to capacity for both Fall 2017 events. On October 11, guest speaker David […]

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  • BMCC Announces 2018 Leadership Fellows

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

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

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  • Open Forum Presents Donald Generals, Middle States Team Chair for BMCC

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      As part of the ongoing accreditation process through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) for Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), students, faculty and staff attended a Middle States Open Forum on November 6 at 199 Chambers Street. The forum was hosted by BMCC President Antonio Pérez and featured Donald Generals, President […]

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Paths to Empowerment

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      Hispanic Heritage Month, Paths to Empowerment opened November 1 at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), with a presentation by award-winning poet Cristina Rivera Garza, author of The Iliac Crest, “an excavation of forgotten Mexican women writers.” Other events that day included the opening of the Altar del Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead Altar as […]

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  • Message from the President: Terror Attack in Lower Manhattan

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    BMCC has a unique history of resilience when faced with tragedies, including the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and their impact on our campus. We are a strong community that knows the importance of looking out for ourselves and each other. Our resiliency underlies our response to yesterday’s senseless terror attack that killed eight innocent people […]

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  • BMCC Offers Opportunity for Students Displaced by Natural Disasters

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

      Efforts are being made to help displaced students who were affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The CUNY Board of Trustees recently made a decision to allow affected full-time students to pay tuition at the in-state rate and now BMCC is providing more opportunities for displaced students to earn an education […]

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  • BMCC Veteran Students Share Challenges with Service Organizations

    November 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    The Veterans Resource Center at BMCC, welcomed representatives from the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) to meet with student veterans on Oct. 18. The session provided BMCC student veterans with an opportunity to share their stories and ask questions about acquiring assistance for services including housing and health benefits. The event was […]

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  • BMCC Ranks #3 in the United States for Economic Mobility

    October 17, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) had the third highest mobility rate among two-year colleges in the United States according to data from “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility,” a report analyzed by The Chronicle of Higher Education this month. The report, released by the Equality of Opportunity Project in early 2017, shows that 41 percent of […]

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