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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 […]

MEC Homecoming: Celebrating 45 Years of Courage, Strength and Fortitude

March 31, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College – the educational jewel in the heart of Central Brooklyn – is excited to announce that it will celebrate its 45th year in grand style with a Homecoming celebration.

16th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium

March 31, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Spring is in the air and it is time to unwind and renew oneself. Friday, April 24, 2015 Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to host the 16th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium as it presents a Jazz for Unity Concert: Music as a Healing Force at 1650 Bedford Avenue, Founders Auditorium.

2015 Volunteer and Career Fair

March 30, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Join the Office of Career Management Services for the 2015 Spring Volunteer and Career Fair!  Meet professionals from some of the top businesses and volunteer organizations in the country as you plan your career future!  Learn about employment and internship opportunities you can pursue as you complete your studies and once you’ve walked across that […]

FREE Selma Screening and Panel Discussion at Medgar Evers College

March 19, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

If you haven’t seen the blockbuster film Selma, now’s your chance to see it right here at Medgar Evers College (MEC). The DuBois-Bunche Center and CUNY Service Corps are proud to announce a free screening of the groundbreaking movie Wednesday, March 25 in Founders Auditorium.

Marc Morial Featured Speaker for Global Lecture Series

March 19, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

This lecture will be addressed by distinguished professional, Marc Morial, National Urban League, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 16, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

March is Women’s History Month and Medgar Evers College (MEC) is proud to celebrate women and their achievements across the spectrum.  This month, look out for a series of events that cover a range of topics such as politics, health and wellness, religion and domestic violence. These events will also feature distinguished guest presenters including […]

2015 Graduate Briefing

March 13, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Congratulations class of 2015!  The Commencement Committee will host Graduate Briefings on Wednesday, April 22 2015 at 11:30am – 12:30pm  in the Founders Auditorium to outline all of the key details you need to know for Commencement 2015. What Can I Expect at the Graduation Briefing? The graduation briefing is a mandatory information session where key members of the […]

4th Annual Shirley Chisholm Women’s Empowerment Conference

March 12, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Black Women for Fairness, Equity & Justice, in collaboration with the Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College, proudly host the 4th Annual Shirley Chisholm Women’s Empowerment Conference, Saturday, March 21, 2015. The event will be a daylong gathering of elected officials, community activists, business leaders and educators, including: NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, NYC Public Advocate Letitia James, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo and Executive Vice President of 1199 SEIU, Estella Vasquez.

Voices of Liberation and Resistance in the Arts & Tribute to Danny Glover

March 12, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The 2015 National Black Writers Symposium will provide attendees and participants with an intergenerational perspective on the legacy of resistance and activism in the arts. The focus will be on how novelists, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters have addressed this subject through film, literature and theatre.

Seminar: Women in Science and Math

March 9, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College School of Science, Health & Technology presents its 9th Women’s History Month Seminar on Women in Science and Math on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:30am in the EOJ Auditorium. The keynote speaker for this year’s seminar will be Dr. Maria de Fatima Lima, Dean and Professor of Medical Education in the School of Graduate Studies and Research at Meharry Medical College.

Spring Undergraduate Open House

March 9, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College, of the City University of New York, cordially invites you to our 2015 Spring Open House. Come and experience why Courage, Strength and Fortitude are the foundations of Medgar Evers College. We welcome you to meet our student leaders, esteemed faculty and tour our campus, including our state-of-the-art Science, Health and Technology […]

Global Lecture Series: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

March 6, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, March 2, 2015, Medgar Evers College hosted the second installment in the Presidential Global Lecture Series. The featured speaker was Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History. He offered words of wisdom about choosing a career, the challenges facing scientists of color and how he became an astrophysicist.

Early Snow Closing

March 5, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Due to the inclement weather, Medgar Evers College will close its campus at 4pm, today, Thursday, March 5, 2015.   All evening classes have been cancelled.  Our top priority at Medgar Evers is the safety of our faculty, staff, students and visitors. We will continue to monitor the situation and pass along updates, as necessary, via […]