Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC Students Complete IT Training Led by BMCC and Per Scholas

September 17, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

On September 9, 2015, 18 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students graduated from an intensive CISCO certification program offered through a partnership between BMCC’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, and the non-profit IT training organization, Per Scholas. The graduation was held at Per Scholas in the Bronx, and celebrated the students’ completion […]

BMCC Moves up in CCW Rankings

September 14, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) continues to rank as one of the nation’s top colleges for awarding associate degrees according to the 2015 Community College Week (CCWeek) Top 100 report released on September 14, 2015. BMCC ranks #11 among all community colleges in the total number of associate degrees in all disciplines it […]

BMCC Students Recall 9/11 2001

September 11, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Like any other day, the hallways at 199 Chambers Street were filled with students rushing to class, chatting with friends or making plans for the weekend. But it wasn’t just any other day. This was September 11, 2015, just 14 years after the worst terrorist attack ever on American soil. And it happened just steps […]

Research That Holds Water

September 10, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

“I met Crystal when she was in my physics class,” says Professor Kibrewossen Tesfagiorgis. “She asked all kinds of questions, and that’s the kind of person you want in your research project”—which in his case, centers on the world’s fresh water resources, and was inspired by his childhood in Ethiopia, where “I saw people walking […]

BMCC Welcomes More Than 27,500 Students

September 2, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomed more than 27,500 students back to school for the start of the Fall 2015 semester on Thursday, August 27. This fall, the college is launching seven new Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.) degree programs. Already, 134 students are registered in the new majors […]

Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

September 2, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  In July 2015, two BMCC Business Administration majors, Alex Guarino and recent graduate Saya Ohshima, attended the Babson College/Banco Santander Entrepreneurship Program at the Babson College Executive Center in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Guarino said the experience “made me want to work in finance. Many of the professors work on Wall Street and the way they […]

Eleven Student Researchers Present STEM Findings

August 26, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Eleven BMCC students took their turn at the front of a darkened classroom in Fiterman Hall on August 19, pointing to graphs and other visuals on a large, illuminated screen. The students were summarizing their research findings and year-long projects ranging in focus from metal-tolerant bacteria to suspension bridge dynamics. The students completed their projects […]

BMCC Receives Over $2 Million in STEM Funding

August 6, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Thanks to new funding from the New York State Department of Education (NYSED), hundreds of students will be able to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) research projects at Borough of Manhattan Community College of The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY). Over a period of five years, BMCC’s Collegiate Science and Technology […]

BMCC Leading the Way on Sustainability

August 3, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is leading the way among City University of New York schools as it transforms itself into one of the city’s most sustainable campuses. Energy saving projects that range in size and scope from a soon-to-be-installed solar array on the BMCC main campus rooftop, to efforts as simple as […]

Two BMCC Students Among 18 Nationwide Picked for Accounting Program

July 30, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Two Borough of Manhattan Community College students were selected to participate in the 2015 Accounting Scholars Development Program (ASDP) held July 12 through July 18 at Howard University’s School of Business in Washington D.C. The Accounting Scholars Development Program, presented by the School of Accountancy at the Daniels College of Business at the University of […]

BMCC Students Showcase Research at CUNY-Wide Symposium

July 29, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Thirteen Borough of Manhattan Community College students took part in the 2015 CUNY Research Scholars Program symposium held July 22 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). The CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) funds one-year research scholarships for associate degree-seeking students at CUNY community colleges as well as students from three CUNY comprehensive schools. […]

Seeing Black Holes in a New Light

July 29, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC Professor K.E. Saavik Ford and engineering science major Ricardo Nunes   Ricardo Nunes was a medical student in Salvador, Brazil when he admitted it wasn’t the right path. “I had always wanted to go into aerospace engineering,” he says. “It’s been my dream since I was 15 years old. I’m passionate about galaxies and […]

Pipeline to Success

July 15, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Five recent graduates of Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY) were just awarded a full scholarship to the New York University (NYU) College of Arts and Sciences through POISE, the Pipeline Opportunities for Inter-College Stem Education Program. POISE is a collaborative effort between BMCC and the Academic Achievement Program (AAP) […]

BMCC Leads National Trend for Community Colleges

July 7, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Community colleges are often linked with workforce development, and while it’s true that the 30-plus associate degree programs at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) reflect growth industries such as computer information systems, allied health and the sciences, they also reflect the arts and humanities. “Community college students deserve the full array of options […]

BMCC Students Selected for MathFest 2015

July 6, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Left to right: Kan Xue and Michael Cruz Two Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students, Michael Cruz and Kan Xue, were just accepted to present their research projects in the Mathematical Association of American (MAA) MathFest 2015this August at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. The students will present research they have conducted through […]

Advanced Degrees of Student Support

July 2, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  (Left to right): Ashtian Holms, Lane Glisson, Kokou Doumassi   Support for students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) comes in many forms. Staff members and others who provide services to students are role models in that they continue their own development by earning advanced degrees and expanding their ability to help students […]

BMCC Helps NYC High Schoolers Get on the Fast Track to College

July 1, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  On June 3, a group of 93 ninth graders from the Manhattan Early College for Advertising (MECA) gathered in Richard Harris Terrace on the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) main campus to deliver the final presentation of their month-long “Visual Thinking and Food Truck Project.” Each student team presented an idea for a […]

BMCC Launches New Animation and Motion Graphics Major

June 29, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will debut its new Animation and Motion Graphics major in Fall 2015 as part of a newly expanded BMCC multimedia arts department. The new program will provide students with the fundamentals of two- and three-dimensional animation, motion graphics and special effects,” said Cynthia Karasek, Professor of Animation and Motion Graphics. Graduates […]

Professor Sarah Haviland Selected for International Exhibit

June 24, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC art professor Sarah Haviland exhibited her environmental sculpture on the grounds of the National Museum of Marine Science & Technology (NMMST) in Keelung, Taiwan, from May 14 to June 7, 2015. Haviland was one of nine artists chosen from more than 200 applications from 56 countries, to be part of the 2015 International Environment […]

The Rewards of Helping Others

June 24, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) Nursing Chair Jacqueline Nichols will receive the Caribbean American Healthcare Award on June 25 at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn. The award is presented by Caribbean Life, an online news organization for and about the Caribbean community in New York City. The event’s 34 honorees include doctors, nurses, administrators and […]