Bronx Community College

BCC PROFESSOR CONTRIBUTES HIS TALENTS TO THE UNITED NATIONS Dr. Ahmed Reid Becomes a Member of the Human Rights Council

November 30, 2015 | Bronx Community College

November 24, 2015 — With students from over 100 countries who speak 80 different languages, Bronx Community College can often seem like a miniature United Nations. And now, a BCC professor of history is going to work for the actual U.N. On December 1, Dr. Ahmed Reid will become one of the five members of […]

Nationally acclaimed author, journalist, activist and social critic KEVIN POWELL comes to Bronx Community College

October 26, 2015 | Bronx Community College

Nationally acclaimed author, journalist, activist and social critic KEVIN POWELL comes to Bronx Community College to discuss his latest book “The Education of Kevin Powell:   A Boy’s Journey Into Manhood” Friday, November 6, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. The lecture will be followed by a book signing and a chance to meet the author. Roscoe Brown […]

Bronx Community College to Become First CUNY “ASAP College” In University-wide Plan to Boost Associate Degree Attainment

October 16, 2015 | Bronx Community College, The University

In a comprehensive initiative aimed at boosting the success of associate degree students, Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today that The City University of New York will embark on a broad strategy to increase graduation rates.

CUNY in the Bronx

October 14, 2015 | Bronx Community College

CUNY in the Bronx will guide the uninitiated between Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College to illustrate the Bronx’s rich intellectual legacy. Come and gain a deeper understanding of this overlooked yet vital area of New York City as well as learn more about CUNY’s role in enriching the lives of Bronx […]

BCC Alumna Wins Marie Nesbitt Promise Prize

October 1, 2015 | Bronx Community College

Congratulations to BCC digital arts graduate Sigourney Salkey for winning the Marie Nesbitt Promise Prize. The Marie Nesbitt Promise Prize™ was first established in 2002 at SUNY Buffalo Law School by Vikki Pryor in memory of her grandmother, Marie Nesbitt. The Promise Prize™ program describes its “Scholar Objectives” as to “promote learning and scholarship through […]


September 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

  September 22, 2015 — What could the classic sit-com Leave it to Beaver, the novels of John Updike and the zombie horror film Dawn of the Dead possibly have in common? A great deal, according to Bronx Community College English Department Chair Robert Beuka. In fact, he’s built a career on that premise as […]


September 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

A New Pipeline Program Will Prepare Up to 20 Students for Four-Year College and Graduate School in a Fast-Growing Field September 10, 2015 — Health care is the largest employer in the Bronx. Now a new program at Bronx Community College will soon provide the next generation of employees — thanks to a $60,500 grant […]


September 18, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The Vibrant Magazine Covers, Posters and graphics of Edel Rodriguez a Highlight of the College’s Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month September 10, 2015 — His work has graced the cover of Time and Newsweek magazines, the pages of children’s books and even a United States postage stamp. Now the compelling and provocative illustrations of Edel […]


September 16, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The BCC Historic Campus Will Open Its Doors October 18 as an “Open House New York” Site SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 — Bronx Community College is the country’s only community college with a campus that includes a National Historic Landmark designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Here’s an opportunity to find out why. On […]

The 3rd Annual Sustainable Energy and Design Conference

September 4, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Bronx Community College-CUNY Presents: This year’s SED Conference will focus on the two essentials of New York City life that consume the most energy and so pose the greatest challenge to sustainability: the buildings in which we live and work and the transportation on which we ride. Policy makers, industry leaders and educators will […]


August 26, 2015 | Bronx Community College

Thomas A. Isekenegbe, First CUNY President Born in Africa, Calls on the College to Aspire to National Recognition for Its Excellence August 26, 2015 — When Dr. Thomas A. Isekenegbe stepped up to the podium in the Gould Memorial Library Auditorium this morning, a new era began at Bronx Community College. His address to the […]

FUTURE NOW GRADUATES FACE A BRIGHTER FUTURE Commencement Ceremonies Highlight Success of BCC Program That Puts Derailed High School Students Back on Track to College

June 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

June 23, 2015 — On Thursday, June 25, Future Now, the acclaimed program whose mission is to reach out to young people ages 17 to 24 who for personal or academic reasons never completed high school, help them pass their high school equivalency exams and prepare them for the challenges of college or the job […]

BCC CLASS OF 2015 TO GRADUATE ON MAY 29TH — CUNY Chancellor and Two Valedictorians will address Commencement Ceremony on the College’s Ohio Field

May 27, 2015 | Bronx Community College

MAY 27, 2015 — They will enter a huge white tent to the familiar strains of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance and exit to the trumpets of Verdi’s Triumphal March — and at some point in between, 2,165 students will become degree-and certificate bearing graduates. At 9:30 a.m. on May 29th, Commencement Day returns to the […]

A “DREAMER” LIVES HER DREAM OF A COLLEGE DIPLOMA BCC Class of ’15 Co-Valedictorian Becomes CUNY’S First TheDREAM.US Scholarship Recipient to Earn Commencement’s Highest Academic Honor

May 21, 2015 | Bronx Community College

May 15, 2015 — Kirssy Martinez, one of the two Valedictorians of Bronx Community College’s Class of 2015, gives new meaning to the term “non-traditional student.” Like many community college scholars, the 27-year-old liberal arts major did not follow a straight path to center stage at BCC’s May 29th commencement ceremony — but instead faced […]

George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors”

April 24, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The BCC Department of History presents the Eighteenth Annual Ehrenpreis Memorial Lecture: George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors” Thursday, May 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m. Bronx Community College Campus Gould Memorial Library [GM], Auditorium Reception to follow in Gould Memorial Library [GM], Rotunda 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY  10453 Mr. George Wolf, […]

Bronx Community College Signs “Statement of Shared Interest” Agreement with Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

April 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

What: The signing of a Statement Of Shared Interest between the Inter American University Of Puerto Rico and Bronx Community College of The City University Of New York “to memorialize their mutual intention to promote collaborative academic opportunities between the Institutions.” The Intra American University is the largest private institution of higher education in Western […]


April 22, 2015 | Bronx Community College

April 21, 2015 — Dr. Thomas R. Bailey, director of the highly-regarded Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, will deliver the Keynote Address at Bronx Community College’s Faculty Day on Friday, April 24. His speech, “The Faculty Role in Redesigning America’s Community Colleges,” is based on Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, the book […]

It’s Not Love—It’s A Crime

March 18, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The Bronx Community College Spring 2015  President’s Lecture A free public forum on issues impacting our campus, our community, our world Gould Memorial Library Auditorium Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx New York 10453 For more information about the event, contact: Sgt. Alexandria Torres Public Safety, 718.289.5100, ext. 3730 or 718.289.5390 Diane Weathers AVP Communications and Marketing, 718.289.5770 Thérèse LeMelle Director, […]

WABC-TV Eyewitness News Listens to the Bronx

February 27, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The on-air anchors and reporters of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News are holding a “town hall” here at Bronx Community College. They want to know what members of the BCC community — and Bronx residents in general — think about their coverage of your community, your issues and your concerns. The WABC Bronx forum will run from 7:00 to 8:30 […]

Analysis by BCC History Professor Appears in “The New Republic”

February 10, 2015 | Bronx Community College

  In the weeks since the terrorist attack on the offices of the Parisian satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, many have attempted to understand how it happened and what it says about the state of the world. But few were as well prepared to understand it in light of shifting views about freedom of expression and […]