Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Grant

September 23, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Brooklyn – Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Lawrence Pratt, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, was awarded a three-year $239,364 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for his project entitled “RUI: Reactions, Mechanisms, and Intermediates in Hydrocarbon Fuel Oil Produced from Brown Grease: Important Information for Scale […]

A Book Launch for Dr. Obasegun Awolabi & Professor Vanessa A. Holloway

August 20, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Currently nominated for the Benjamin Hooks National Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work on the American Civil Rights Movement and its Legacy, Getting Away with Murder: The Twentieth-Century Struggle for Civil Rights in the U.S. Senate, investigates the underlying motives of opposition to Senate filibustering and invites an intellectual discussion on why Southern Democrats thought states’ rights were the remedy to lynching, when, in fact, the phenomenon was a baffling national crisis.

#PoeticJustice: A Performance

August 6, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

In celebration of the critically acclaimed exhibition “Art as Activism,” the New-York Historical Society presents #PoeticJustice: A Performance, a FREE evening of poetry and spoken word by artists dedicated to activism.

Celebrating the End of Ramadan, Eid Ul Fitr

July 16, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 4:30 to 8:30 PM, the Medgar Evers College Student Government Association and the Muslim Student Association present Eid Ul Fitr Celebration in the Welcome Center at 1650 Bedford Avenue.

Mourning the Loss of Professor Ancio Ostane

July 13, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

We regret to announce the passing of a former Medgar Evers College (MEC) adjunct professor, Mr. Ancio Ostane. Professor Ostane, who recently taught Mathematics at MEC, died tragically in a car accident this past weekend on the Southern State Parkway. His wife and two young children were also in the car. His wife was the only survivor.

Medgar’s Own Iyanla Vanzant Comes Home!

July 9, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

She made an enduring impact on the campus of Medgar Evers College. She burst onto the literary scene with inspirational titles that touched millions and she’s suffered setbacks and fought her way back to redemption. Now, she’s coming home!

Celebrating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers

July 2, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Today, our beloved Medgar would have turned 90 years old and we celebrate the legacy he’s left behind.

Summer 2015 Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival Pays Tribute to Randy Weston

June 23, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is pleased to announce that its 2015 Summer Jazzy Jazz Festival will be held on eight Friday evenings from July 10 to August 28 in front of the College’s Academic Complex building at the corner of Bedford Avenue and Crown Street.

50 Medgar Evers College Prep High School Students Earn College Degrees

June 12, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

As high school seniors all over the tri-state look towards starting college this fall, 50 students from Medgar Evers College Preparatory High School (MECPHS) will begin their first semesters with a degree already in hand.

Donovan Allen Appointed Asst. Vice President of Facilities Management

June 9, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Donovan Allen as the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, effective June 15, 2015. He comes to Medgar Evers College from the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) where he was a senior level manager with significant responsibility for the oversight of building operations throughout New York City.

Call for Submissions: Killens Review of Arts & Letters

June 3, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The Killens Review of Arts & Letters is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes Black poets, novelists, short story writers, playwrights, journalists, essayists, scholars, emerging writers, and artists whose literature and art speak to the general public and to an intergenerational range of readers represented throughout the African diaspora.

Award-winning Authors for Caribbean Month WORDFest Tracey Baptiste, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor; Marlon James

May 28, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Contact: 718-783-8345 718-270-6218 WORD! 2015 – Schedule of Events The Writers Are Coming!  Bestselling novelist, Marlon James, celebrated poetess, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, and award-winning children’s book author, Tracey Baptiste, headline this year’s WORD! – A Caribbean Book Fest.  This annual coming together of authors, readers and literary curious returns on Saturday, June 6 to the […]

Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College to Receive NEA Grant

May 27, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will make a $20,000 award to The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York to support the National Black Writers Conference.

“Otto Neals: An Artistic Legacy” 2015

May 20, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

New York City will celebrate the creative works of an artistic giant with a retrospective exhibition—taking place simultaneously at six distinguished galleries. Collectively, these institutions will house over five decades of works in five mediums created by the master Otto Neals, curated by Dr. Myrah Brown Green. Medgar Evers College is proud to be among the locations selected to house Mr. Neals’s work.

Dr. Derrick E. Griffith Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

May 19, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

As we continue to mourn his passing, a man who so fully understood the value of an education, we are humbled to announce the creation of the Dr. Derrick E. Griffith Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Candlelight Vigil to Mourn the Death of Dean Derrick Griffith

May 14, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

As we continue to mourn the loss of Dean Derrick Griffith, we want to allow an opportunity for the greater Medgar Evers College family and the community to express their grief.

Medgar Evers College Mourns the Tragic Loss of Dean Derrick Griffith

May 14, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

It is with a heavy heart that we regret to confirm that Derrick Griffith, Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management for Medgar Evers College, was killed in the horrific train derailment that occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Tuition Payment Plans

May 8, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Tuition Payment Plans Reasons to Sign up Early Your class seat is saved The earlier you enroll, the lower your monthly payments since the total amount financed will be divided over more scheduled payments Payment Plan Budget Worksheet Establish your payment plan based upon your anticipated tuition & fee costs and your anticipated financial aid […]

Medgar Evers College: Direct Admissions

May 6, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Are you a prospective or transfer student looking for a place to call your academic home? Look no further and apply to Medgar Evers College (MEC) – the higher education gem in the heart of Brooklyn. The Office of Admissions at MEC is commencing Direct Admissions for the upcoming fall semester starting Monday, May 11, 2015 through Friday, August 15, 2015.

Textbook Buyback – Sell Your Books for Cash

May 6, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Attention Students!  Are you interested in earning some fast and easy extra cash for the summer? If you answered yes, then this MEC message is just for you. In just a few weeks you will have the opportunity to sell your books back for cash during the on-campus textbook buyback event. Selling your used college […]