Medgar Evers College

Medgar Has Heart!

December 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Medgar Has Heart!  That is not just a slogan, it’s a way of life for us at Medgar Evers College. Whether it’s giving that extra help to a student after class, counseling them through the struggles of adjusting to college life or contributing to Medgar Has Heart (our brand for the […]

2014 Holiday Celebration

December 4, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

All MEC faculty and staff are invited to attend our annual HOLIDAY CELEBRATION on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:30pm.   Join us for a festive celebration with great food, entertainment and camaraderie!

Great Turnout for the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

December 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, Medgar Evers College hosted dozens of guests at the official ribbon cutting for the newly-renovated Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library. The ceremony marked the start of a new era for the college here in the heart of Central Brooklyn. The new, state-of-the-art facility serves the information needs of the student body of Medgar Evers College, the University, and the community at large.

Space Reallocation Project Reaches Completion

December 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce the completion of the massive Space Reallocation Project.  Led by the Office of Facilities Management, Campus Planning and Operations, this tremendous undertaking was made possible by the diligence of Buildings and Grounds (B&G), Information Technology (IT) and the cooperation of almost 170 staff members who were affected […]

Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 21, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:30 a.m., Medgar Evers College will celebrate the culmination of a goal set years ago with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the newly renovated Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library. The state-of-the-art facility serves the information needs of the student body of Medgar Evers College, the University, and the community at large.

Fast Track Your Degree!

November 21, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) invites lower freshman (0-15 credits) and newly admitted students to learn about joining ASAP. ASAP can fast track degree completion for associate degree seeking students while providing a key pathway to baccalaureate programs.  Key benefits include tuition waivers for costs not covered by financial […]

Medgar to Host Pre-Reception to Universal Children’s Day For UN Ambassadors, Educators and Others

November 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, November 19, Medgar Evers College (MEC) will welcome a number of United Nations (UN) ambassadors, colleagues from the University of the District of Columbia, Friends of Education for African Children Orphaned by AIDS and the Permanent Mission of Grenada to the United Nations to campus. The group will host a symposium with the focus, Education as an Imperative for a Transformative Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. They will also discuss the status of progress since the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Former College Football Star Maurice Clarett to Visit MEC

November 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Male Development and Empowerment Center and the Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that Maurice Clarett, a former college football standout with a remarkable story of failure and redemption, will share with his successes and mishaps both on and off the field, Thursday, November 20th.

The Battle of Algiers Film Presentation

November 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

All are welcome to the screening of The Battle of Algiers, a film about the predominantly Islamic country of Algeria’s 1950s war of independence from the European nation of France.  The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) at MEC invites you to this screening, Thursday, November 20, 2014.  Join in to learn about Algeria’s […]

Music of Words

November 13, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

All MEC students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Music Of Words theatrical presentation on Thursday, November 20, 2014.  The show combines world renowned poets with our very own MEC poets and vocal artists. All works celebrate the African diaspora and present positive images.  The show starts at 8pm in the Founders Auditorium […]

Give Love – Donate Blood – Save a Life

November 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

All MEC faculty, students and staff are encouraged to give the gift of life by donating blood.  The New York Blood Center needs an approximated 2,000 people a day to roll up their sleeves to donate blood.  Without volunteer donors, our community would not have an adequate community blood supply.  Four million Americans each year […]

Presidential Proclamation — Veterans Day, 2014

November 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Presidential Proclamation — Veterans Day, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION   Since the birth of our Nation, American patriots have stepped forward to serve our country and defend our way of life.  With honor and distinction, generations of servicemen and women have taken up arms to win […]

Sign Up for FREE Winter Immersion Courses!

November 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Fast track your Degree!  The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Immersion Program is offering free workshops/courses during the Winter Intersession for students who have not passed one of the City University Assessment Exams (CUNY) in Math, Writing or Reading.  The workshops are free and prepare students to retake the assessment exam in the respective subject area.  […]

Award-Winning Author Peniel E. Joseph in Conversation About Stokely Carmichael

November 5, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

As part of its John Oliver Killens Reading Series at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, the Center for Black Literature will host author and professor of history Peniel E. Joseph on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his latest book, “Stokely: A Life,” about activist Stokely Carmichael.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Module

October 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Be the first to take the CUNY-mandated Sexual Harassment Prevention Module. In keeping with CUNY’s policy against Sexual Harassment, Medgar Evers College seeks to promote a safe environment by ensuring that you are aware of your rights and that you are able to identify signs of sexual harassment. Help the College in meeting its goal […]

The MEC CUNY Store is Now Open!

October 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College CUNY Store is now open for business!  The exclusive online store hasa vast selection of items, including everything from MEC-branded t-shirts, hats and sweats to golf clubs, beach towels, folding chairs and so much more! The store stocks the newest styles of MEC clothing for men, women and children, so you’ll always […]

SGA Student Halloween Party

October 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Friday, October 31, 2014 ghouls, goblins and all MEC students are invited to the Medgar Evers College Haunted Cave Halloween Party.  Be enchanted by music, storytelling, and magic tricks, including a haunted house. The “bone-chilling” event is a themed party so costumes are encouraged, but not required.  

Halloween for Our Earliest Learners

October 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Tomorrow, ghouls, goblins and degree-seeking students are encouraged to bring a smile to the faces of our earliest learners.  The Ella Baker/Charles Roman Child Development Center on Friday, October 31, 2014 will be trick-or-treating throughout the Medgar Evers College community. The “bone-chilling” treatathon will kick off with a parade on the first floor of the Carroll […]

Black Solidarity Day

October 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, November 3, 2014 join the Office of Academic Affairs as we celebrate Black Solidarity Day.  Black Solidarity Day was first observed in 1969 on the campus of Brooklyn College, when several students and activists were inspired by a controversial play entitled A Day of Absenceby Douglas Turner Ward. The one-act comedy depicts a small […]

Guyanese Ambassador Featured Speaker at Global Lecture Series

October 29, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (CUNY) announces its inaugural Presidential Global Lecture Series, with the first lecture scheduled for Wednesday, November 5 at 11:30 am. The theme, “Regional and International Perspectives on the Contemporary Development of the Caribbean” will be addressed by His Excellency, Ambassador Noel Sinclair, Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations; and a leading diplomatic expert on CARICOM affairs.