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  • BMCC 21st Modern Languages Colloquium Set for March 20 and March 22

    February 20, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Modern Languages Department will hold its 21st annual Colloquium on March 20 and March 22. This year’s Colloquium—Narratives From the World; Books and Movies for the New Millennium—includes a series of speakers, performance and films in Theater 2 and Room N-451 at 199 Chambers Street. The event is […]

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  • Research Award Opens Window on Distant Galaxy

    February 8, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    The Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting the earth since 1990. About the size of a school bus, it takes photographs of planets, stars and galaxies trillions of miles away. Given what those images can tell us about the universe, it’s no wonder scientists around the world are vying for the chance to point the Hubble Telescope toward the […]

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  • BMCC Students Recognized at Year Up Graduation Ceremony

    February 8, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Family, friends, corporate sponsors and mentors filled Theater 2 at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Tribeca Performing Arts Center on February 6 for the Class 22 graduation ceremony of the nonprofit workforce development program Year Up. Of the 109 students in the Year Up New York graduating cohort, 25 were from BMCC, including two students […]

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  • BMCC Addresses Food Insecurity and its Impact on Students

    February 6, 2018 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    “As we design for success, we must design for a culture of care,” said Karrin E. Wilks, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, in her address at the 2018 Faculty Convocation in January. “Creating a culture of care means taking responsibility for the whole student, for all […]

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  • Fulbright Scholar Builds Environmental Awareness Through Art

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

    Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Professor of Art Sarah Haviland will investigate ancient and contemporary human-bird imagery and myth in Taiwanese culture, as the college’s latest Fulbright Scholar. Professor Haviland will travel to Taiwan in August 2018 and teach an intensive workshop that fall at the Taipei National University for the Arts. “As a Fulbright Creative […]

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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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