Medgar Evers College

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 […]

Medgar Evers College Hosts 12th Annual Social Work Month Conference

March 4, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) will host its Twelfth Annual National Professional Social Work Month Conference on Friday, March 27, 2015 in Founders Auditorium.

Medgar Evers College Instructor Named Fulbright Specialist

March 2, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Leah Goodridge, an instructor in the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program, has a great deal to be proud of, today. The United States Department of State has chosen her to serve as a Fulbright Specialist at the University of Malta.

Black Lives Matter: Strategies for Moving Beyond the Anger

February 19, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Hosted by the Psychology Department, in collaboration with the Center for Social Justice, Male Development Empowerment Center, Women’s Center and Psychological and Counseling Services, this open forum will address strategies for dealing with the challenges of maintaining mental health and well-being while facing instances of racism. This forum will create a safe space to discuss […]

New Student Orientation

February 3, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, February 4th Medgar Evers College (MEC) will offer a one-day orientation for students beginning their MEC experience in the spring semester.  Whether you are a first-year student who took the fall semester off, a returning adult student coming back from a hiatus from school, or a transfer student from another university, our qualified staff is here […]

New York Blood Center Announces A Blood Emergency

January 30, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The MEC blood drive is open to the public and is conveniently located! Volunteer donors must a present a valid photo/signature ID and should eat a well-balanced meal before giving blood. A social security number is not required.

Become a Member of the CUNY Service Corps! Earn $3,500!

January 29, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Would you like to make a meaningful difference in the community? Would you like to earn $3,500 and possibly receive credits toward your college degree? If so, the CUNY Service Corp is the right program for you! Service Corps members are part of a University cohort of students practicing service that is aligned with their […]

The Black Freedom Movement in the Age of Social Media

January 29, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Panelists include Nyle Fort, Imani Henry, Darnell L. Moore, Rahiel Tesfamariam and Jamila Lyiscott. The discussion will be moderated by Jamilah Lemieux, Ebony Magazine editor.

Sign Up Now to Take the National League of Nursing Exam (NLN)

January 29, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

For all prospective nursing students, who are currently enrolled and interested in taking the National League of Nursing Exam (NLN), the dates to sign up are Monday, February 2, 2015 through Thursday, February 5, 2015. If you are eligible, please visit the Academic Advisement Center (AAC) in 1637 Bedford Avenue, room 220 or call (718) […]

Snow Closing

January 26, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Due to the impending Nor’easter, Medgar Evers College will close its campus at 3pm, today, Monday, January 26, 2015. Our top priority at Medgar Evers is the safety of our faculty, staff, students and visitors.  The campus will be closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015.  We will continue to monitor this approaching storm and pass along […]

Harry Belafonte Offers Opening Remarks at Preview of “Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein”

January 22, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

Actor, civil rights activist and humanitarian Harry Belafonte drew a round of applause after he delivered opening remarks at the preview of the exhibit “Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein,” which was held at the New-York Historical Society, Thursday evening January 15, 2015 (170 Central Park West (at Richard Gilder Way; 77th Street, New York, NY 10024).

New Continuing Education Course Guide Now Available

January 22, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The new, spring 2015 Medgar Evers College Adult & Continuing Education (ACE) course guide is now available. The guide contains a wealth of information about how to enroll in one of the numerous programs available through ACE as well as prices and course schedules.

Free Tax Assistance Program

January 16, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Accounting of is proud to offer free tax preparation help for MEC students and the community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

New Student Orientation

January 12, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

On January 23rd and January 24th Medgar Evers College (MEC) will offer a one-day orientation for students beginning their MEC experience in the Spring semester. Whether you are a first-year student who took the Fall semester off, a returning adult student coming back from a hiatus from school, or a transfer student from another university, our qualified staff is here to help you!