Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s Office (MEC) of Diversity and the Office of Student Affairs recently celebrated its second annual celebration of diversity event at the College where author and activist Faith Ringgold, and author and first African American senior editor and vice president at Scholastic Books Andrea Pinkney received Lifetime Achievement awards at [...]
Program Prepares High School Students for Transition to College or a Chosen Career Path Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College announced that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently awarded the College a $350K grant in support of the College’s Liberty Partnerships Program, one of its longest-running youth serving programs. The Liberty Partnerships Program [...]
Annual Ceremony Highlights Successes of Women Who Have Demonstrated a Commitment to Academic Excellence and Community Service Former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Yvonne Graham Delivers Remarks Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Women’s Development announced today that seven women students and two faculty members were inducted into the Upsilon Theta Pi Women’s Academic [...]
More than 1,100 students earn their Bachelor’s and Associate degrees, including 160 Cum Laude, 85 Magna Cum Laude, and 43 Summa Cum Laude honors Medgar Evers College (MEC) today announced that Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill President and CEO Lowell Hawthorne will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 42nd Commencement Exercises to be [...]
Medgar Evers College Alumni Return as Symposium Presenters to Discuss the Impact of the Storm on the Environment, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Beaches and Parks Brooklyn, New York – Medgar Evers College (MEC) President Dr. William L. Pollard announced today that the College will kick off its 18th Annual Environmental Sciences conference on Friday, March 8 at [...]
Brooklyn, New York – Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard announced the recent appointment of Dr. Karrin E. Wilks as Interim Provost & Senior Vice President. Dr. Wilks, who has extensive experience in the fields of academic affairs and strategic planning and is a former Senior Vice President of the Vermont State Colleges, [...]
Keynote addresses by the Honorable Judith Kaye, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Panel discussions to feature educators, professors, judges, faith leaders, social workers, and parents and students Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard and Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes [...]
Six Medgar Evers College Students Also Receive $11K in Scholarships at Luncheon Medgar Evers College (MEC) honored outstanding leaders in business, technology, medicine and education, and Medgar Evers students today at the 2013 ING/Medgar Evers College Pinnacle Awards Luncheon today at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Manhattan. The ING/Medgar Evers Pinnacle Awards, generously supported by ING [...]
Medgar Evers College (MEC) President Dr. William L. Pollard today released the College’s 2013 Black History Month Calendar of Events in anticipation of this year’s theme, “Black Consciousness: Past, Present and Future.”
Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard announced today that Medgar Evers College (MEC) was granted accreditation of its baccalaureate social work program through October 2016 by the Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation (COA).
The Medgar Evers College Upward Bound Program recently received a one-year $250,000 dollar grant from the Department of Education. This is part of a five year grant in the amount of $1,250,000 that the college will receive, pending satisfaction of program mandates assessed on an annual basis.
Medgar alumnus Brant Douglas (Class of 20120) organizes Deferred Action Immigration Workshop hosted by CUNY Citizenship Now!, the Beulah Church of the Nazarene, New York State Youth Leadership Council, and iHOPE on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7:00PM at Beulah Church of the Nazarene – 1250 Saint Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213.
Medgar Evers College alumna and fitness guru Gwen Ro – profiled in Black Enterprise July issue.
Noted scholar and author Dr. Byron E. Price will assume the position of Dean of the School of Business at Medgar Evers College, effective July 31, 2012. As Dean, Dr. Price shall steward the School through successful completion of its re-accreditation process with the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs and further strengthen the School’s role as a center for business and economic discourse.
The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program at Medgar Evers College CUNY will host its summer 2012 Open Houses on Thursday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The Open Houses will provide community residents with information about summer programs for professional and personal advancement.
Medgar Evers College’s newest building, Academic Building (ABI), is proud to announce it has been awarded the 2012 Building Brooklyn Award in the Education category. The Building Brooklyn Awards are awarded annually by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, recognizing recently completed new and renovation construction projects with a positive impact on the borough’s economy and quality of life. Officially opened in October of 2010, AB1 houses the College’s School of Science, Health and Technology, a new cafeteria, computer-enabled smart classrooms, cutting-edge labs, and the Edison O. Jackson auditorium. The five-story 194,000 square foot building, the campus’ fourth, was a $247 million dollar construction project, built with generous funding from New York City and New York State.
On Thursday, May 3 – the LIFE Club, the Association for Latino Students (ALAS), the Education Club, the Office of Differently-Abled Students, and the Office for Affirmative Action and Diversity; celebrate the diversity of Medgar Evers College’s social, cultural, ethnic and differently-abled community in a special and unique event from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in Academic Building I – EOJ Auditorium at 1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. Featured speakers include: the Honorable Patricia L. Gatling, Commissioner/Chair, NYC Commission on Human Rights; Commissioner Fatima Shama, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs; the Honorable Mucaro Borrero, President – U.S. Regional Coordinating Office of UCTP; and Dr. John Graham, Dean of the Medgar Evers College School of Business. A reception immediately follows from 5:30 to 8 pm in the President’s Conference Room (B-1008).
Medgar Evers College is proud to announce its Forty – First Commencement ceremony, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 12 noon. Themed “The Evolution of ME,” this year’s festivities shall celebrate the academic triumphs of 1,080 graduates. “Forty graduating classes have donned caps and gowns [...]
The Eleventh National Black Writers Conference will host a post-Conference fund-raiser for the Center for Black Literature with authors Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on Friday, April 20, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College’s Adult and Continuing Education has partnered with Triumphant Journey’s to offer the High Impact Coaching™ Certificate Program, a comprehensive course that provides full preparation for functioning as a coach.