Bronx Community College

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 […]

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 Scholarship

January 24, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Andres Davoren, a student in the Media Technology department, won a $5,000 scholarship from 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 […]