Bronx Community College

Revolutionary “Geospatial Technology” Comes To Bcc

September 25, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Bronx Community College announces a “Smarter Cities Workshop” and the official opening of its new Geospatial Technology Center  September 22, 2014 — Superman can see through walls. Imagine if you had an even more awesome power: with one glance, you could instantly look at a place like the Bronx and see where health needs are most […]

Building Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Cities Workshop to be held at BCC

September 23, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Bronx Community College will host Smart Cities and Communities on October 2, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 5:40 p.m., Gould Memorial Library [GM], Auditorium This workshop will deal with best practices for building cities that offer sustainable environmental options and use the latest technology. Topics will range from sustainable development to community engagement and analysis of […]

Mapping What Matters — BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE GEOSPATIAL CENTER OF THE CREST INSTITUTE (BGCCI)

September 15, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Please join us What: Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception When:  Friday October 3rd, 2014 Where: Meister Hall [ME] Rm. 330 Bronx Community College 2155 University Avenue Bronx, New York 10453   Cutting Edge Academic and Research Center Will Enable BCC to Prepare Geospatial Technicians What is Geospatial technology? “Geospatial technology” or “Geomatics” is the […]

BCC Early Childhood Center Receives $500,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant to Provide Life Coaching to Parent-Students

September 15, 2014 | Bronx Community College

The Lifelong Learners Project Seeks to Increase Retention and Graduation Rates and Provide Employment Opportunities for Scholars Juggling Parenting and Academic Demands Bronx, New York, September 15, 2014 –Ashley Hernandez, 23, has been preparing most of her life to be a life coach. “My mother had eight children, “ says the Bronx native. “I had […]

Bronx Community College Receives $9 Million CUNY 2020 Challenge Grant

August 4, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Funds will be used for facilities upgrades, workforce development and enhanced research in renewable energy July 31, 2014 — In a major development that will greatly expand Bronx Community College’s commitment to the economic vibrancy of the borough it calls home, BCC has been approved for a $9 million CUNY 2020 challenge grant. These funds […]

Free Screening of Fatal Assistance

June 5, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Compelling Documentary on Billions of Dollars Gone Awry in the 2010 Haiti Relief Effort Friday, June 13, 4-7 P.M. June 4, 2014—Fatal Assistance, director Raoul Peck’s powerful and critically-acclaimed documentary on the tragic failure of international relief efforts to assist Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, will be screened in Bronx Community College’s […]

COMMENCEMENT RETURNS TO BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE

June 2, 2014 | Bronx Community College

The Class of 2014 is a Portrait of New York’s Feistiest Borough May 28th, Bronx, New York — Bronx Community College proudly holds its 54th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 30th. The Class of 2014 will gather on Ohio Field, the site of so many victories for this year’s Broncos men’s and women’s soccer teams, […]

Save the Date: 2014 BCC Foundation Gala takes place on June 4th

May 7, 2014 | Bronx Community College

June 5, 2014 “The Future is Now“ is the theme for this year’s event. It will be held at Manhattan’s Tribeca Rooftop, with its spectacular views of the city Bronx Community College serves.

GOOD HEALTH AND FITNESS IS THE MESSAGE BEHIND BCC’S MAY 3RD “RUN THE BRONX”

April 18, 2014 | Bronx Community College

This year’s event seeks to raise awareness about health challenges plaguing its home borough April 18, 2014, Bronx, New York – On Saturday, May 3rd, over 1,000 participants are expected to  run  — and walk — for their lives. That’s the date of  “Run the Bronx,” the 36th Annual Roscoe C. Brown Jr. Hall of […]

BCC Professor, Tom Cipullo’s “Credo for a Secular City” to Premiere at Carnegie Hall on April 25

April 15, 2014 | Bronx Community College

On April 25, at 8pm, the Cecilia Chorus (Artistic Director Mark Shapiro) will premiere Tom Cipullo’s new Credo for a Secular City at Carnegie Hall. Written for 150-voice chorus and orchestra, the piece is a journey through faith and doubt in the modern world, and draws upon texts from writers as diverse as Shakespeare, Milton, Matthew Arnold, […]

CALLING ALL RUNNERS AND FITNESS WALKERS

April 1, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Saturday, May 3rd is the Day to “Run the Bronx”          The 36th Annual Roscoe C. Brown Jr. Hall of Fame 10k, 5k Run and 2 Mile Walk Is a Beloved Bronx Borough Tradition April 1, 2014, Bronx New York — Its roots date back to the late ‘70s, when distance running was a past-time […]

Bronx Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranks #1 in the State in Exam-Pass Rate

February 18, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Practical Nursing.Org Names BCC’s Program The Best Among New York’s Top 30 LPN Programs February 14, 2014 – The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program of Bronx Community College’s Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Department has been named number one among New York State’s 77 practical nursing programs and schools. This is according to Practical Nursing.Org, […]

Help Wanted: Trained Auto Technicians

January 6, 2014 | Bronx Community College

Students in Bronx Community College’s auto tech program find that gender is no barrier to success By Michael David Quinn In more and more auto repair shops across the country, there’s a change taking place — something more revolutionary than electric cars or hybrids. Women. With the U.S. auto industry back on its feet, the […]

Bronx Community College is Named A Tax Free Zone BCC Chosen for the “START-UP NY” Business Development Program

November 15, 2013 | Bronx Community College

November 15, 2013 — If you are looking to establish or grow a business somewhere in the New York area — the kind of enterprise that would align with a college’s academic mission and support training in specialized fields such as automotive technology, biotechnology, web design — Bronx Community College is now a very tempting […]

Veterans Day 2013 – A DAY TO HONOR OUR HEROES

October 23, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Congressman Charles B. Rangel and government organizations join to provide assistance to local veterans WHAT: Presentations on veterans’ healthcare, homelessness and benefits; oral history recording; and veterans’ jobs fair. WHERE: Bronx Community College of The City University of New York (2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453) WHEN: Monday, November 4, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. […]

From Veteran BCC Professor To First Time Author Art Department’s Amowitz Creates a Book Cover AND the Stuff Inside

August 28, 2013 | Bronx Community College

August 20, 2013 – This summer, Bronx Community College Art Department Deputy Chair and Digital Arts Curriculum Coordinator Lisa Amowitz has instantly become the envy of struggling writers everywhere with the official publication of her first book – Breaking Glass, a novel aimed at young adult readers who have devoured dark thrillers tinged with suggestions […]

BCC Science Majors Monitor a Mock Gas Attack on the NYC Subways

August 13, 2013 | Bronx Community College

August 1st — For three weeks last month, New York City was the site of the largest study ever conducted of how deadly gases would move through an urban environment during a chemical weapons attack — and students from Bronx Community College were in the forefront of this landmark research. Twenty-five  BCC students participated in […]

Candidates for New York City Mayor Spar at BCC Forum: Housing, Health and Economic Development Are Hot Topics

July 29, 2013 | Bronx Community College

July 29, 2013 — Politics and education crossed paths July 24, 2013 on the campus of Bronx Community College as BCC hosted a lively mayoral candidates forum featuring ten New Yorkers vying to be the next occupant of Gracie Mansion. Opened with words of welcome from BCC President Carole M.   Berotte Joseph and moderated […]

Bronx Community College Names Dr. Claudia V. Schrader New Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

July 2, 2013 | Bronx Community College

“Assessment-driven” administrator will address student retention July 2 – Bronx Community College President Carole M. Berotte Joseph announced today the appointment of Dr. Claudia V. Schrader as Bronx Community College’s new vice president for Academic Affairs and provost.  “I am elated that Dr. Schrader was interested in joining BCC and am eager to collaborate with […]

Bronx Community College Holds Its 53rd Commencement Exercises Graduates are addressed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Quiara Alegría Hudes

May 31, 2013 | Bronx Community College

May 31st  – Under a huge white tent pitched on the grounds of the historic Bronx Community College campus, 1507 eager BCC students were transformed into 1507 honored alumni in the course of today’s 53rd Commencement exercises. Declaring the students “the future leaders of this borough, this state, this nation and the world,” BCC President […]