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Esmeralda Santiago to Keynote Medgar Hispanic Heritage Month Event

September 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

As the country celebrates the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Medgar Evers College is hosting its own series of events. Saturday, September 27, 2014, all students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the Third Annual Comadres and Compadres Latino Writers Conference, presented in partnership with the National Black Writers Conference.

New Medgar Evers College Library Now Open

September 16, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

We are pleased to announce the reopening of the Charles Evans Innis Memorial Library which serves Medgar Evers College students, faculty and staff. Monday, September 15th the new, expanded library reopened with more than 90,000 volumes and a vast online database.

2014 Latino Heritage Month: Art Competition and Open Mic

September 15, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

All students are invited to participate in the 2014 Latino Heritage Month, “Expressions of Emerging Latino Identities Art Competition and Open Mic” at Medgar Evers College(MEC), Saturday, September 27, 2014! Whether you’re an artist, poet, a singer/songwriter, a comedian, or freestyle rapper, we’d love to have you.   For the third year in a row, the […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is proud to recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month. From the period of September 15 to October 15, Americans recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture. This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month will explore creative expressions of Latino identity through cultural displays, poetry, music, film, visual arts and panel discussions.

Office of Health Services Open House

September 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Join the Office of Health Services for an open house event, Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  Learn about the services provided and meet the friendly staff, all of whom are eager to serve you. Event Details 1637 Bedford Avenue, Rm. S-217 Brooklyn, NY 11225 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm  Services Offered at the Office […]

President’s Address to the Freshman Class

September 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

To the College Community: The president’s Address to Freshmen is scheduled for Monday, September 15th at 11:30am in Founders Auditorium.  This year’s address will welcome new students to the campus of Medgar Evers College (MEC) for the 2014-15 academic year.   The address promises to resonate with freshmen as Dr. Crew shares with them how MEC […]

National Poetic Day of Action

September 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The English Department and the Charles Evans Inniss Library of Medgar Evers College are very excited to have student poets and performers share their work, and the work of others who lend their voices to speak out on issues of social justice and police brutality, during the National Poetic Day of Action.

Electronic Email Signature Protocol

September 9, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

To the College Community, In an effort to project a singular and unified signature for college-wide emails, the Office of Communications and Public Relations has designed the following email signature to be disseminated and used by the entire college community. The Office has also created the following guidelines for use of signatures: Do not attempt […]

Medgar Welcomes the Deputy Governor of Anambra, Nigeria

September 9, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Public Administration, in collaboration with the MEC Student Government Association, is excited to host Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor of Anambra, Nigeria.

Introducing: New Medgar Evers Shuttle Service

September 8, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is excited to introduce its campus shuttle bus service which began, today, September 8, 2014. The MEC Shuttle operates during both the fall and spring semesters, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

2014 State of the College Address

September 5, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The president’s State of the College Address is scheduled for Monday, September 8th at 11:30am in Founders Auditorium.  This year’s address will cover updates about additions to MEC’s academic program, details about planned campus enhancements, the new approach to obtaining major gifts and more.  The address will offer insight into the operational plan for the […]

Medgar Introduces Inaugural Student Literary Journal

September 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Department of English presents the inaugural edition of UNLOCKING OUR LEGACY, the 2014 Student Literary Journal. This online literary journal highlights the creativity of students from all majors and disciplines college-wide.

2014-2015 Student Handbook Now Available

August 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The newest edition of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) student handbook is now available for download.  Whether you are new to MEC or a familiar face, we are pleased to welcome you to campus. As the new academic year begins, the information provided in the handbook will help you get off to a strong start.  […]

Focus on Ferguson (TOWN HALL)

August 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

From Eleanor Bumpurs to Amadou Diallo to Sean Bell to Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner to Michael Brown, lethal encounters between people of color and law enforcement are a sad part of this country’s history and legacy. The Medgar Evers College “Focus on Ferguson….and Beyond” town hall meeting will give the College community an opportunity to reflect on the latest tragic incidents and determine strategies for reforming the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement.

Join In! West Indian American Day Parade/Carnival

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, September 1st, 2014, Medgar Evers College will once again be participating in the West Indian American Day Parade/Carnival.  Medgar Evers College is deeply proud of its students, alumni, faculty and staff who are of West Indian American descent and would like to extend an invitation to the members of the various clubs to participate […]

Official NYC Sonia Sanchez 80th Birthday Celebration!

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Center for Black Literature, AKILA WORKSONGS, African Voices Magazine, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Arts + Crafts announce an 80th birthday party for the world-renowned poet, humanitarian, scholar and activist Sonia Sanchez.

Medgar Evers College Set to Reopen Campus Library

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is pleased to announce the planned reopening of the Charles Evans Innis Memorial Library. The Library space has been closed since late 2012 for a $22 million dollar refurbishment and is now set to again open its doors to students, faculty and staff on September 15th, 2014.

Study Abroad Application Essay Workshops

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Are you applying to a study abroad program? Is the application essay more challenging than you expected?  Essays can be difficult to write. Allow us to help you craft a winning one! The Writing Center at Medgar Evers College hosts writing workshops designed to help you craft, edit, and revise study abroad application essays. Come […]

Film Screening (TONIGHT): Finding Fela

July 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Mere months after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Finding Fela, a documentary on the life of musician/activist Fela Kuti, inventor of what is now known as Afrobeat (a fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife and Psychedelic Rock), is set to screen at Medgar Evers College.

2014 Jazzy Jazz Festival Kicks Off, TOMORROW!

July 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Tomorrow, Crown Heights will come alive with the sounds of the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival at Medgar Evers College (MEC)! Beginning July 11th and every summer Friday thereafter, live bands will be staged outside on Crown Street, alongside the new Science Center at the corner of 1638 Bedford Avenue.