Medgar Evers College

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 […]

Pres. Crew Talks Education Reform at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference

May 6, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

As the 2016 Presidential Election cycle heats up, candidates are increasingly talking education reform and some the nation’s most powerful voices for reform are offering their input. Medgar Evers College President Dr. Rudolph F. Crew was a featured panelist at the Milken Institute’s annual Global Conference (April 26 – 29) last month and video from the event is now available.

Celebrating the Genome

May 5, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Do you know what you’re made of? Dozens of Brooklyn public high school students are getting a hands-on lesson on the “stuff” we’re all made of during the 3rd annual Celebrating the Genome Day at Medgar Evers College (MEC).

Student & Faculty End of Year Showcase

May 5, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

This spring, the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Mass Communications, Creative & Performing Arts and Speech invites the college community, and the public at-large, to feast their eyes on the talents, creativity and accomplishments of its students and faculty.

Doctorate Posthumously Awarded to Medgar Wiley Evers

April 30, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

As Commencement season draws closer, Medgar Evers College is proud to announce that the institution’s namesake, Medgar Wiley Evers, will be awarded a posthumous Doctorate of Humane Letters at the College’s 44th Commencement ceremony. The event will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, June 2nd at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Evers’s wife, Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams will accept the prestigious award on behalf of her late husband.


April 29, 2015 | Audio, Baruch College, Medgar Evers College

The Freshman Year Program and the Caribbean Research Center, in collaboration with the International Consortium of Caribbean Professionals, USA, presents a lecture on education and globalization on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Thought Leaders Talk: NY Times Columnist, William Rhoden

April 24, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Award-winning New York Times columnist William C. Rhoden is one of the nation’s most respected journalists. During a career that spans more than three decades, Rhoden has been a jazz critic, sports columnist and social commentator. He has played college football at Yankee Stadium, accompanied a federal agent on an interdiction mission along the US-Mexican border, been a road manager for a jazz quintet and taken a 17-hour drive across Cuba.

Summer Immersion Release

April 1, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

If you have not passed at least one of the CUNY Assessment Test(s), then Immersion is for you.  The Medgar Evers College Immersion Program consists of tuition-free intensive workshops designed to prepare students to exit developmental/basic skill courses. Students who take the CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing and Math and are not successful will […]