Medgar Evers College is having a banner year. Over $12M has been received in commitments towards faculty research and sponsored programs, an all-time record for the College. U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, who keynoted the College’s Faculty Research and Sponsored Research Recognition Reception, praised President Rudolph F. Crew and Provost and Senior Vice President Augustine Okereke for their […]
Twenty-eight Medgar Evers College students and eight faculty attended the 48th Annual Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) Conference held at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Approximately 400 tri-state area students and faculty attended the conference which stimulated dialogue among biologists and provided attendees with a forum to present their research. One hundred and thirty-six research […]
The Medgar Evers College School of Business hosted an Open house for its Entrepreneurship Experiential Learning Lab (C-405A) on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in the Carroll Street Building. The college community joined the School of Business in celebrating this new venue for the development of students interested in Social Entrepreneurship and Social Media Marketing. Dr. Jo-ann […]
Medgar Evers College (MEC) celebrated the grand opening of the new Student Tech Lounge on the second floor of the College’s Carroll Street Building on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The wi-fi enabled lounge features ten desktop computers, a networked printer, and power-enabled seating for 33. President Crew praised the Medgar Evers College community for creating […]
“Thanks for putting on such a great event — it was inspiring to see how engaged the students were.” – Christopher Jackson, Coates’ editor Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is having a stellar year. In September, he was awarded a 2015 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant, and his book “Between the World and Me” has received […]
Medgar Evers College (MEC) of the City University of New York cordially invites you to its 2015 Fall Undergraduate Open House. Come and experience why courage, strength and fortitude are the pillars of the Medgar Evers College experience. Meet the College’s esteemed students and distinguished faculty. Tour the campus which features a new state-of-the-art Science, […]
On Friday, November 6, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Medgar Evers College will host “An Afternoon with Ta-Nehisi Coates,” author of the acclaimed book and a 2015 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award Winner. The event will take place at Medgar Evers College in the Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, 1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown Street), Brooklyn, […]
ABOUT THE SPEAKER, MICHAELA PEREIRA: Michaela Pereira is a co-host on CNN’s morning show “New Day” with Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota. Beyond her broadcasting achievements, Pereira is active in several community organizations working with at-risk children and teens. She served as a member of the board of directors for the Long Beach Boys and […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Today, our beloved Medgar would have turned 90 years old and we celebrate the legacy he’s left behind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contact: email@example.com 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 […]