Borough of Manhattan Community College

Faculty Share Positive Experiences With Melissa Riggio Students

May 25, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Students, faculty, staff, mentors and guests gather for Melissa Riggio Faculty Year-End Celebration. The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Student Affairs, Office of Accessibility and Office of Academic Affairs — in collaboration with AHRC New York City — hosted the Second Annual Melissa Riggio Faculty Year-End Celebration on May 24 at the BMCC campus. […]

Thirteen BMCC Students Earn Scholarships to Study Abroad in Summer 2017

May 25, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Thirteen Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students received a total of $34,000 in scholarships to fund their Study Abroad trips in Summer 2017, according to Deborah Stengle, Academic Study Abroad Program Manager at BMCC. In addition, she says, funding was made available for the first time from the CUNY Chancellor’s Global Scholarship (CGS) program and […]

BMCC Leading the Way in CUNY OER Effort

May 24, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) faculty have been working with the college’s library and Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship (CETLS) to convert expensive classroom course textbook materials into Open Educational Resources (OER) and other freely accessible documents and media. The effort at BMCC is the largest and most consistent throughout the […]

BMCC Foundation Gala Raises More Than $1.12 Million for Student Scholarships

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

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation hosted the 2017 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” on May 18 at Cipriani, 25 Broadway, raising more than $1.12 million to benefit the BMCC Scholarship Fund. The evening’s Honorees were Carol Britton, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services at BNY Mellon, and Jeffrey Gural, Chairman of Newmark Knight Frank. Special Guest […]

BARS Symposium Showcases Student-Mentored Research

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  Students, faculty and staff filled Richard Harris Terrace for the poster presentation portion of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Annual Research Symposium (BARS) on Wednesday, May 10. The presentations were a highlight of the event that showcases BMCC student research projects they have been conducting with faculty mentors. The symposium also featured […]

BMCC Hosts CUE Conference to Share Strategies for Student Success

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference 2017 was held May 5 at BMCC’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street, and at BMCC’s Fiterman Hall, 245 Greenwich Street. The Conference theme, Accelerating Progress, Accelerating Equity: Improving Student Success in Developmental and Gateway Courses was reflected in breakout sessions, a keynote address by Katie Hern, Director of the California Acceleration […]

BMCC Community Gathers for Middle States Town Hall

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

A Middle States Town Hall meeting for the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) community was held May 9 in Theatre 2 at the College’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street. The purpose of the meeting was to update students, faculty and staff on the status of the College’s Middles States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) […]

MEOC Gala Raises More Than $39K

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) celebrated 50 years providing critical academic and vocational services to underserved residents of Harlem and throughout New York City with an elegant evening of community building and entertainment. The fundraising gala, “Celebrating 50 Years,” held May 3 at Harlem’s legendary Alhambra Ballroom, started with a cocktail reception and included […]

Text/ure Exhibition Opens at Shirley Fiterman Art Center

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Artwork shown: “Hive” by Brenna Beine The art exhibition “Text/ure” will open in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street, with a reception on Tuesday, May 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Text/ure,” curated by Kristen Frederickson with assistant curator Avery Curran, will feature the work of Brenna Beirne, Colin Chase, Paul D’Agostino, […]

Out In Two Program Inducts Largest Class in its History

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomed 72 students to the Out in Two scholarship program with an Induction Ceremony held May 8 in Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers Street. “The Spring 2017 cohort, made up of 72 students, is the largest group in the Out in Two program’s 18-year history,” said Richard Naughton, […]

Faculty and Staff Honored for up to 50 Years Service at BMCC

May 4, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On May 4 in the Fiterman Hall Conference Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) celebrated faculty and staff who have worked at the college for up to 50 years. The Office of Academic Affairs hosted the luncheon reception. “We are celebrating your success, dedication and commitment to our students,” said Karrin E. Wilks, Provost and […]

BMCC Welcomes New Directors

May 4, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

L-R: Theresa Wade, Deanne Southwell and Lisa Kasper Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomes Deanne Southwell, Executive Director of Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP); Theresa Wade, Deputy Director of Diversity and Title IX Compliance in the Office of Compliance and Diversity and Lisa Kasper, Director of Admissions and Outreach out of the Office of Enrollment Management. […]

BMCC Hosts Eleventh Annual Entrepreneurial Summit

May 3, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students, faculty and staff filled Richard Harris Terrace Tuesday May 2 for the college’s eleventh annual Entrepreneurial Summit. The BMCC Small Business and Entrepreneurship program, the BMCC Student Business Enterprise club and the Student Government Association hosted this year’s event.  This year’s theme was “Started from the bottom, now […]

BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award Winners Announced

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

(L-R): Geoffrey Klock, Brett Sims, Rosalie Gleicher, Matthew Marcus The Academic Senate and Office of Academic Affairs at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) have announced the winners of the 2017 BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award. Four faculty members — two tenured professors, one lecturer and one adjunct professor — were chosen by a faculty committee […]

Students Gain Inspiration and Skills on Alternative Spring Break

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Dade City, Florida, whole others attend a leadership conference in Chicago, all part of Alternative Spring Break   The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Student Activities facilitated two student trips in April for Alternative Spring Break. One group of 27 BMCC students and three […]

BMCC Student Art Show “Year in Review” Opens Wednesday April 26

April 26, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is presenting its annual Year in Review Student Art Show, opening Wednesday, April 26 with a reception and from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan. The exhibit showcases the work of more than 200 BMCC students, in a wide […]

Students Make Their Voices Heard, Through Civic Leadership and Participation Group at BMCC

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Students in the BMCC Civic Leadership and Participation group meet with NYC Council Member Inez Barron (center, front) “I want to learn how I can talk to policy makers and be a political voice for students,” said Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Early Childhood Education major Somayeh Saadat. “In one of my teacher education […]

BMCC Embraces Sustainability at Annual Fair

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff visited the annual Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Sustainability Fair on April 20 in Richard Harris Terrace. “BMCC’s Sustainability Fair shows our commitment to the exchange and implementation of the best ideas and practices to promote healthier environments, lifestyles and resource conservation,” said Thomas Ching, Chief Administrative Superintendent […]

Science Major Norbesida Bagabila Earns Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Scholarship recipient Norbesida Bagabila receives congratulatory handshake from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Director Cecilia Marshall.   Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Science major and Kaplan Scholar Norbesida Bagabila was one of nearly 3,000 community college students from across the country to apply for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 2017 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. He […]

BMCC Hosts 52nd Commencement June 2

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will confer associate degrees during morning and afternoon Commencement ceremonies at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in Manhattan, on June 2, 2017. The morning ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the afternoon ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Each ceremony will feature remarks by members of BMCC’s administration and speeches […]