Bronx Community College

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 […]

BCC President Carole M. Berotte Joseph and VP for Student Affairs Athos Brewer Attend Community College Conference in India

February 27, 2013 | Bronx Community College

For Immediate Release Contact: Diane Weathers, AVP Communications and Marketing Office: 718-289-5770 February 27, 2013, Bronx, New York—Bronx Community College President Carole M. Berotte Joseph and Vice President for Student Affairs Athos Brewer were among a group of American community college leaders who recently participated in the International Community College Conference in New Delhi, India. […]

New Documentary from Debra Gonsher Scheduled to Air on WABC

February 1, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Don’t miss the new documentary, Divine Prescription: Stories of Faith, Health and Community, the latest project from filmmaker Debra Gonsher Vinik, Chair of BCC’s Communications Arts and Sciences Department. The film began airing nationally January 20 on ABC affiliates around the country. Her latest production, a story of how people of faith from various denominations […]

Excellent Showing for the BCC Speech, Drama and Debate Team

January 28, 2013 | Bronx Community College

The Bronx Community College Speech Drama and Debate team under the guidance of Mrs. Carmen Meyers, had an excellent showing at the Off- Broadway Swing Tournament in Selden, New York. Over the two-day tournament, December 1-2, 2012, twelve schools from across the country competed in ten different events. The BCC team was the only novice […]

BCC Student Selected as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer

January 25, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Anthony Canelo, an Engineering & Science major, has been selected as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer. The Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and US Black Engineer & Technology magazine sponsors this distinguished selection. Anthony will receive his award at the 27th BEYA STEM Conference luncheon on Thursday, […]

BCC Student Wins $5,000 Dictionary.com Scholarship

January 24, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Andres Davoren, a student in the Media Technology department, won a $5,000 scholarship from Dictionary.com for his laugh-out-loud funny YouTube video. The under two minute video depicts what the scholarship money can do for Andres. The winner was chosen on the humorous merits of the video and support from social communities. To see Andres’ winning […]

Bronx Community College Art and Music Department Showcases Student Work

December 5, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Students, staff and faculty are invited to December 12th Bliss Hall reception Students in the Digital Arts and Music programs will display their work at a exhibit in the Hall of Fame Art Gallery in Bliss Hall. The works on display include graphic arts, web design, animation, photography, ceramics, paintings, drawings and digital music. The […]

BCC’s Educational Opportunity Center Receives 300K State Grant

November 29, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Funds will be used to prepare food stamp recipients for the workplace. November 7, 2012 — Some of New York City’s most disadvantaged citizens now have a new path to a respected profession and financial self-sufficiency. The Bronx Educational Opportunity Center, an academic skills and job preparation program administered by Bronx Community College, has been […]

Bronx Community College’s University Heights Campus Designated a National Historical Landmark

November 5, 2012 | Bronx Community College

BCC is the first community college campus to earn the distinction October 26, 2012—Bronx, New York — Carole M. Berotte Joseph, President of the Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, announces that the college is one of twenty national sites newly designated as a National Historic Landmark. The official announcement was […]

Dr. Eddy Bayardelle Named Bronx Community College’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement

October 22, 2012 | Bronx Community College

October 16, 2012—Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, President of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, has appointed Dr. Eddy Bayardelle as BCC’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement. In this capacity, he will serve as the college’s primary steward of the BCC Foundation with responsibility for leading a robust and multifaceted institutional development […]

Bronx Community College Hosts “Clean” and “Green” Car Show at Lehman College

October 16, 2012 | Bronx Community College

More than two dozen vehicles showcase the latest in fuel efficiency technology October 16, 2012—The future is coming to the Bronx–on four wheels. On Friday, October 19, the Center for Sustainable Energy of Bronx Community College (BCC) of is hosting its Eighth Annual Alternative Vehicle Technology Conference and Expo on the campus of Lehman College. […]

Community Cinema Bronx Launches Its 7th Season With The Highly Anticipated Screening of Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

September 26, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Based On The Best Selling Book By Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, DocumentarySupports ITVS’ Women and Girls Lead Initiative as it Takes Viewers on a Global Journey to Turn Oppression into Opportunity for Women and Girls (Bronx, NY)— Community Cinema, a national documentary screening series sponsored locally by TripleFront Syndicate, Inc and the Independent Television […]

Bronx Community College Celebrates the Completion of Its 100,000 Square-Foot New Library

September 21, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

September 21, 2012, Bronx, New York – In the 39 years since Bronx Community College moved to its green carpet of a campus, overlooking the Harlem River, in the borough’s University Heights section, there has never been major new construction—until today. Under a sun-filled September sky, the ribbon draped before North Hall and Library was […]

A Well-Wired Library Bronx Community College’s New North Hall and Library Blends Early 20th Century Classic Design with 21st Century Information Technology

September 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

September 18, 2012, Bronx, New York — With the opening of the North Hall and Library on the campus of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, the Bronx borough can boast of a library that bristles with the most modern means of accumulating and distributing information.  The building welcomed its first […]

Daniel Hauben’s Visual Ode to the Bronx–Bronx Community College’s New North Hall and Library Displays an Artist’s Tribute to His Beloved Borough

September 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, New York–For some thirty years, Bronx-born artist Daniel Hauben has found his muse no further away than the edifices, subway stations, and skylines adjacent to avenues like Fordham Road, the Grand Concourse, and the streets surrounding Yankee Stadium. Now Hauben brings his unique artistic vision to the crowning achievement of his career thus far—the […]

Positioning the Bronx on the Geospatial Map

September 6, 2012 | Bronx Community College

August 2, 2012, Bronx, New York–From sun-seared Mercury to the icy outer planets, sensors mounted on satellites are gathering useful data from virtually every corner of our solar system — except perhaps one: the Bronx. “The Bronx area has not produced high quality data,” explains Dr. Sunil Bhaskaran, an Assistant Professor at Bronx Community College […]

Bronx Community College Professor Awarded Prestigious 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship

April 13, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Professor Thomas Cipullo, a professor in Bronx Community College’s Art and Music Department, has been Awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship. Guggenheim Fellowships are American grants that have been awarded annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the […]

BCC Student Selected to work in Material Science Laboratory, University of Texas

April 6, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Jason Palladini, a biology major at Bronx Community College, has been selected to work in the Material Science Laboratory, University of Texas, Austin for the summer 2012. The internship is for two months, June-July. His food, accommodation and the air fare are covered in addition to the $1000 stipend from the University of Texas. Jason […]