Bronx Community College

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 […]

Dr. Donna Genova Wins Prestigious NJCAA Award

April 6, 2012 | Bronx Community College

The Dept. of Health, Physical Education and Wellness at Bronx Community College is proud to congratulate Dr. Donna Genova on winning the prestigious National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Award. Dr. Genova is being honored for her enormous contribution to women’s collegiate sports. She has served as the NJCAA Women’s Regional Director for 13 years, […]

Mellon Seminar Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Robert Maryks

March 21, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Dr. Robert Maryks, Associate Professor in the Department of History, has been awarded a Mellon Seminar Fellowship by the Committee on the Study of Religion at the CUNY Graduate Center. The Fellowship will enable Dr. Maryks to participate in the Committee’s ongoing seminar for the 2012-2013 academic year. The seminar topic will be “Catastrophe,” and […]

Mobile Community Health Research for HIV/STI Program Development

March 21, 2012 | Bronx Community College

In February 2012, Professor Janet Heller submitted a proposal to CUNY’s Office of Academic Affairs, Office of the University Dean for Health and Human Services. The request was to fund paid internships for students in community-based public health promotion research. This unique opportunity will provide hands-on experience to students enrolled in the Community/School Health Education […]

Urban University Conference Series presents Nanotechnology Conference

March 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Urban University Conference Series presents Nanotechnology Conference March 26th and 30th Meister Hall Keynote speaker Dr. Carlos Silvera from National Institute of Standards and Technology will present, “The Present and Future Impact of Carbon Nanotubes on Nanotechnology” Meister Hall March 26, 2012 1:00-4:00pm Nano Days Come explore sand that won’t get wet even under water, […]

Bronx Educational Opportunity Center leads in Microsoft Certifications

March 12, 2012 | Bronx Community College

ATTAIN Lab at the Bronx Educational Opportunity Center leads the nearly 40 statewide ATTAIN Labs network in Microsoft Certifications. Figures recently released by the State University of New York show that the ATTAIN lab at the Bronx Educational Opportunity Center helped 575 New Yorkers receive certifications in various Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Power […]

Bronx Community College St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon Celebration

March 7, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Bronx Community College Irish Heritage and Culture Committee St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon Celebration Friday, March 16, 2012, Noon Bronx Community College Colston Hall, Lower Level 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY 10453 Honoring … Mr. Derek Woods Journalist ▪ Videographer ▪ Producer Bronx Magazine ~ BRONXNET ‐ www.bronxnet.org Producer of “Memory Brings us Back” ~ Recipient […]

BCC Student First Place at CUNY-Wide Competition

February 29, 2012 | Bronx Community College

On February 14, 2012, Cory Vendryes, a member of the Speech, Drama & Debate club at Bronx Community College, came in First Place in Persuasive Speaking at the CUNY CLASP (CUNY League of Active Speech Professors) speech competition. The competition was held at LaGuardia Community College and included two categories: Informative and Persuasive speaking. Communication […]

First BCC Students to Receive Honorable Mention at The Black Engineer of the Year Awards in Philadelphia

February 28, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Congratulations to Alex Luma, computer science major and Anthony Canelo, engineering science major, who both received honorable mention at the Black Engineer of The Year Awards in Philadelphia on February 17, 2012. Alex Luma was awarded the “Community in STEM” Award and Anthony Canelo was awarded the “Academics in STEM” Award. It was a very […]

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has Received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society Grant

February 24, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the Second International Workshop on Lysenkoism, hosted by the University of Vienna, June 21-23, 2012. The first International Workshop on Lysenkoism, held December 4-5, 2009 at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Harriman […]

Putnam County District Attorney Speaks to Bronx Community College Students About Bullying, Growing Up in the Bronx, and Criminal Justice Careers

November 18, 2011 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Bronx, NY — Putnam County, NY, District Attorney Adam Levy visited Bronx Community College November 10, 2011, where he spoke to criminal justice students about the bullying epidemic, his Bronx background, and careers in the criminal justice field. “You are in the best place to learn your trade in criminal justice,” he said at the […]

Bronx Community College Holds Dedication Ceremony for New Campus Mural

November 4, 2011 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY — Bronx Community College held a dedication ceremony on October 27, 2011, for a new mural created for its campus. Conceived, designed, and executed by students and graduates of BCC’s Digital Arts Program, the artwork is located on the temporary construction fence adjacent to the College’s Language Hall. The dedication ceremony was held […]

Bronx Community College Students Win Speech Trophies in First Competition of the Fall 2011 Semester

November 2, 2011 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Bronx Community College students Cory Vendryes and Yanilda Peralta were trophy winners at the Ed Leonard Memorial Speech Tournament held at Seton Hall University in New Jersey October 22, 2011. The two members of BCC’s Speech, Drama and Debate Team were winners in the Impromptu Sales event. Vendryes, a liberal arts major with a biology […]