Winter is officially here and that means the likelihood that you could catch the flu has increased. Annually, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to complications from the flu virus, but you don’t have to be one in that unfortunate number.
Today, Medgar Evers College remembers the life and legacy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America. Fifty years ago, on this day in November, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Wednesday, November 20, the 2013 Medgar Evers College fall Open House welcomed dozens interested in choosing the institution for their higher education needs. Participants included both high school students and adults hoping to go back to school to earn a degree.
Some Medgar Evers College (MEC) faculty and students are preparing to launch their work into low-earth orbit on a NASA Atlas V Rocket. CUNYSAT-1, the first satellite of the CUNYSAT program, based at MEC, will be launched in December, 2013 as part of NASA’s ElaNa II/GEMSAT mission. The CUNYSAT-1, a class of cube-shaped research nanosatellites called CubeSats traditionally launched as a part of larger NASA missions, will be monitoring satellite spin and battery and solar panel efficiencies. CUNYSAT-1 has already been integrated into the launch vehicle and is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air force Base in California.
The 2014 National Black Writers Conference draws ever closer. Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Center for Black Literature, was recently interviewed about the Center and the Conference — one of the most highly-anticipated events in Black literary circles.
Monday was the official kick off of Graduate School Awareness Month and Medgar Evers College is pulling out all the stops to ensure every student is aware of the educational opportunities available to them. The Career Management Services Center will host a series of workshops and events that will provide students with information about pursuing their […]
Congratulations are in order for students in the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Biology and Physical, Environmental and Computer Sciences (PECS) departments. On October 26, they presented their work at the 46th Annual Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) Conference, and won top prizes in two categories.
Tuesday, October 29th, from 11:00am to 2:00pm, the Medgar Evers College Office of Human Resources hosted the 1st annual employee benefits fair for the College. More than 200 employees visited the fair throughout the course of the day where they were able to speak with representatives from some of the country’s top insurance and financial […]
The City University of New York (CUNY) invites first-generation college students from all CUNY campuses to apply to the New York Needs You (NYNY) fellowship program. The intensive mentoring and training program helps first-generation college students select, secure and succeed in their chosen careers. Over a two year period, Fellows develop relationships with highly-accomplished community […]
As the nation continues to grapple with immigration reform, a group of top thinkers on the issue will come together to discuss the topic as it relates to the country’s African, Caribbean and Afro-Latino immigrants.
The Medgar Evers College community will come together at 1:00pm on Monday, October 28 in the Founders Auditorium at Medgar Evers College at 1650 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, to honor the life and legacy of one of its own – former Congressman Major R. Owens – who was also a founder of the 43-year old […]
This fall, for the eleventh consecutive year, Dr. Ethan Gologor, chairman of the Psychology Department at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, has been appointed captain of the “Psyching Team” for the ING New York City Marathon, the largest in the world.
More good news for Medgar Evers College (MEC) as the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) awards the institution close to $3 million to provide much-needed support in four area housing developments. The $2.7 million contract, awarded to the School of Professional and Community Development, will fund services in four community […]
News of the death of the Honorable Major Owens has left the Medgar Evers College community with a heavy heart. He was a beloved friend and teacher and one of the founders of this institution. As a prominent member of the Democratic Party, Major Owens served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, retiring […]
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Medgar Evers College (MEC) will host its inaugural “Celebration of Italian Heritage.” In 1970, then Chancellor Robert Kibbee instituted an Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council at each of the CUNY colleges. The Council continues to advocate on concerns and issues affecting CUNY’s Italian American community. In keeping with […]
Medgar Evers College concludes National Hispanic Heritage Month with a panel discussion featuring some of the leading Latino leaders of our day. Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Dr. Arlene Torres, Director of the City University of New York Chancellor’s Latino Faculty Initiative, will host a talk on “The State of Latino Studies at MEC and CUNY.” […]
Medgar Evers College President Rudolph F. Crew was featured on NY1, Sunday, in a story by reporter Cheryl Wills. In it, he expanded upon his vision for the future of the college. Appointed to the position on August 1, 2013, Dr. Crew is working to create a clear pathway from the middle grades to high […]
Medgar Evers College and Turner Construction Company (Turner) recently announced that in partnership with Medgar Evers College, Turner will offer an advanced Certificate in Construction Management for industry small business owners beginning October 8. The partnership between the Turner School of Construction Management and the College began in 2008 while Turner was managing construction of […]
Talkback with Renowned Director Euzhan Palcy Highlights Césaire’s Work and Legacy to Follow Screening of “Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History” BROOKLYN – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Black Literature, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Martinique Promotion Bureau will present an excerpt from the film Aimé Césaire: A Voice for […]
BROOKLYN – 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, […]