Bronx Community College

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 […]

May 31st Marks Bronx Community College’s 53rd Commencement; Broadway Playwright Quiara Alegria (In the Heights) to Deliver this Year’s Commencement Address *** Tales of Four Scholars Who Exemplify the Perseverance That Defines BCC Students

May 23, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, New York – On May 31st, the 1507 members of the Bronx Community College Class of 2013 will begin their day as students – and end it as graduates.  The 53rd Commencement Day ceremonies will take place on the BCC campus, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Academic Procession onto Ohio Field. This year’s […]

BCC Faculty Awarded Two Out of Four “Arts And Letters Awards In Music” from The Academy of Arts And Letters

May 23, 2013 | Bronx Community College

May 22, 2013, Bronx, New York—Two Bronx Community College faculty, Professor Tom Cipullo and Substitute[M1]  Assistant Professor Steven Burke, have received the Arts and Letters Award in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The awards were presented earlier this month in New York City. This prestigious honor society is comprised of 250 celebrated […]

2013 New York City Mayoral Candidates Forum at BCC

May 7, 2013 | Bronx Community College

As part of the Bronx Community College President’s Lecture Series, BCC in collaboration with Hostos Community College, Lehman College and the League of Women Voters, will host a 2013 New York City Mayoral Candidates Forum. The forum, in which all current Mayoral contenders have agreed to participate, will take place on Wednesday,  July 24th and […]

Record number of Runners and Walkers Participate in Today’s Run the Bronx, Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame 10k and 5k Runs and 2 mile Fitness Walk

May 6, 2013 | Bronx Community College

May 4, 2013, Bronx, New York—Under a cloudless, blue sky and with temperatures hovering in the low 70s, more than a 1000 men, women and children, both avid marathoners and casual walkers, participated in today’s Run the Bronx, Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame Run and Walk. Although registrants began descending on the campus […]

Saturday, May 4th Marks 35th Anniversary of Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame 10 k and 5k Runs and 2 mile Fitness Walk

April 29, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Family Event Welcomes All to Run the Bronx April 17, 2013, Bronx New York—Run the Bronx, Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame Run and Walk takes place Saturday, May 4th. The official start time is 10 a.m., and the event begins and ends on the historic landmark campus of Bronx Community College, located at […]

BCC’s 53rd commencement address will be given by playwright, Quiara Alegría Hudes

April 22, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Quiara Alegría Hudes is an award-winning playwright.  She is the author of Water by the Spoonful, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Water by the Spoonful is the second in a trilogy of plays. The first, Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. The third and final […]

Bronx Community College President’s Lecture Explores Urban Gun Violence

April 9, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Geoffrey Canada of the Harlem Children’s Zone and New York City Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to the Mayor Carole Robles-Romàn, join experts from the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and others in a discussion of urban violence in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School Monday, April 8, […]

Bronx Community College Receives Grant for Groundbreaking Work in Geospatial Technology

April 3, 2013 | Bronx Community College

March 28, 2013, Bronx, New York—In the increasingly competitive field of geospatial research, Bronx Community College (BCC) has taken a major step towards becoming a national center of recognition. The school was awarded a grant by two geospatial industrial giants, Environmental Systems Research Institute and Canada-based PCI Geomatics. Dr. Sunil Bhaskaran, an assistant professor at […]