Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC and NYACH Partner to Improve Direct Support Professional Program

March 9, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH) has partnered with Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) to enhance the college’s credit-bearing Direct Support Professional (DSP) program, which prepares individuals to provide direct care services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities. The enhanced DSP curriculum is being developed with direct input from DSP […]

BMCC President Antonio Perez Delivers State of the College Address

March 9, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

March 8, 2016 BMCC President Antonio Pérez presented his annual State of the College Address to the college community on Tuesday, March 8 in Theatre 2 on the college’s main campus. Students, faculty and staff filled the theatre’s tiered seating and the President covered BMCC’s milestones, new initiatives and achievements reached in the past year. […]

BMCC Foundation Gala Announced for June 6

March 8, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Don Callahan, Garrett Moran and Edie Falco   Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), is gearing up for the BMCC Foundation 2016 Gala, “Invest in a Future.” This annual event is scheduled for Monday, June 6, and will be held in the stunning Winter Atrium at Brookfield Place, 225 Liberty Street in Battery Park City. […]

BMCC Professor Receives Homeland Security Grant to Study Crowd Behavior in Major Transit Hubs

February 26, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Each day, millions of people make their way through New York City’s bus, train and air transportation hubs. Keeping a close eye on their movement are thousands of cameras, positioned on every corner, stairwell and open space. But what happens when an elevator breaks down? Where do crowds exit to the street if a stairway […]

BMCC Undergraduate Research Poster Winners Announced

February 25, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The 2016 BMCC Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty Panel Discussion and Poster Sessions I and II were held February 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the college’s main campus building in Lower Manhattan. The day kicked off with student oral presentations in Theatre 2. Six students took the stage to narrate slides highlighting their […]

Women’s HerStory Month Kicks off with Women and Power Conference on March 2

February 23, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will present Women’s Herstory Month, March 1 through April 12. On the schedule are panels, films, live performance, workshops and many other events. The month will kick off with a day-long conference on March 2: Women and Power 2016. The conference will open with welcoming remarks by Antonio Perez, […]

BMCC Welcomes Three New Academic Leaders

February 19, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

(L to R): Jim Berg, Janice Zummo and Christopher Shults   In its efforts to enhance student retention, faculty excellence and institutional growth, the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY), has brought on board three new deans, two of whom are filling new positions within the College. Christopher Shults, […]

Over 100 BMCC Professors and Staff Join Middle States Self-Study Process and Launch

February 19, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

    On February 5, 2016, BMCC launched its Middle States decennial self-study process, part of the college’s ongoing cycle of accreditation through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), a unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. “As we implement our college-wide strategic plan, which will be published shortly, we […]

BMCC Names Odelia Levy as Chief Diversity Officer

February 19, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Borough Manhattan Community College/City University of New York welcomes Odelia Levy as its Chief Diversity Officer and Special Advisor to the President. Prior to BMCC, Ms. Levy served as the Executive Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity with the New York City Department of Education’s Office of General Counsel. In her role, Ms. […]

BMCC Faculty Showcase: Art/Works

January 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Artwork by BMCC Professor John Goodrich, one of 33 faculty artists featured in upcoming exhibit   Faculty artists at Borough of Manhattan Community College/The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY) will showcase their work in an upcoming exhibit, Art/Works, opening Wednesday, February 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Shirley Fiterman Art […]

BMCC African Heritage Month Begins February 3

January 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

A month filled with performances, film screenings, lectures and other activities is set for African Heritage Month at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) in February. The celebration of African American culture and history kicks off February 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the main campus cafeteria where there will be a music […]

Four BMCC Professors Win Diana Hacker Award

January 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC Prof. Jeff Gonzalez, who along with professors Christa Baiada, John Beaumont and Nancy Derbyshire has been awarded the Diana Hacker Award   Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) professors Christa Baiada, John Beaumont, Nancy Derbyshire and Jeff Gonzalez have been awarded the Diana Hacker Award in the category of Fostering Student Success at the […]

BMCC’s Italian Program Enrollment is Among the Largest in the Nation

January 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Professor Tom Means of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Modern Languages Department recently discovered that the BMCC Italian program, in which enrollment has quadrupled since 2000, is the largest Italian program among community colleges, nationwide. Professor Means has also just published an article examining language learning, in Italica, a top peer-reviewed journal in […]

BMCC Welcomes Three New Academic Leaders

January 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

(L to R): Jim Berg, Janice Zummo and Christopher Shults   In its efforts to enhance student retention, faculty excellence and institutional growth, the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY), has brought on board three new deans, two of whom are filling new positions within the College. Christopher Shults, […]

BMCC Office of Internships and Experiential Learning Prepares Students for Success in the Workplace

January 21, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) now have more opportunities to gain valuable real-world experience outside the classroom. In November 2015, the college established its Office of Internships and Experiential Learning. “BMCC is committed to expanding internship and experiential learning opportunities for BMCC students, both as a proven engagement and retention strategy, and […]

BMCC Ranked Sixth Fastest Growing Community College of its Size in United States

January 12, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) ranked #6 among the fastest growing public two-year colleges of its size in the United States from fall 2013 to fall 2014 according to data complied by Community College Week magazine in its December issue. Among schools with more than 10,000 enrollees, BMCC grew its student population to […]

Student Volunteers Get Tax Payers the Credit They Deserve

January 12, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC Accounting Professor Corinne Crawford   Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students gain valuable experience as IRS-certified volunteers providing free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Accounting Professor Angela Jervis started the VITA program at BMCC in 2013. “I was a member of the Student Affairs committee of the BMCC Academic […]

BMCC Veterans Resource Center Collects More Than $20,000 in Toys and Winter Clothing for Those in Need

December 29, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The BMCC Veterans Resource Center led a donation drive from October 26 through December 4. The drive collected more than 350 articles of winter clothing valued at about $8,000, and more than 600 children’s toys valued at about $12,000, for families in need. Volunteers and staff collected items on the second floor lobby of BMCC’s […]

Golf, Art and Dismantling Old Beliefs

December 10, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY) Assistant Professor of Art Charles McGill has been awarded a $25,000 Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation. McGill, who teaches in BMCC’s new associate degree program in Art Foundations/Studio Art, will open his first major museum exhibit, Charles McGill: Front […]

MECA Students Have Great Adventure Creating Advertising Campaigns

December 10, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  On December 9, four student teams from the Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA) showcased their advertising campaigns for Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. They presented their ideas in MECA’s auditorium, and competed for free tickets to the theme park. “This was really tough,” said Paul Gould, Director of Sales and […]