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2014 Jazzy Jazz Festival Just Over a Week Away

July 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Summer is officially here and that means the five boroughs are buzzing with an array of festivals for music lovers to enjoy. Right here at Medgar Evers College (MEC), we are finalizing preparations for the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival!

Mourning the Passing of Student Steven Middleton

July 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

It is with great sadness that we announce and mourn the passing of one of our own. Medgar Evers College student Steven Middleton’s promising life was cut short on June 26, 2014 in a drowning accident. Steven’s indomitable spirit will be remembered and cherished by his loved ones and by his Medgar Evers family. A […]

Medgar’s Sonia Wilson to Be Honored by the WNBA’s New York Liberty

June 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Congratulations are in order for Sonia Wilson of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Development Office. Friday, July 11th, Sonia will be honored as an Inspiring Woman by the WNBA’s New York Liberty on the floor of Madison Square Garden during the evening’s home game. In partnership with UPS, the New York Liberty’s “Inspiring Women” initiative “celebrates women who have demonstrated outstanding business leadership”. The program is a league-wide effort with teams across the country recognizing women who are making a tremendous impact in their local communities.

Accreditation of Business Programs At Medgar Evers College

June 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has granted conditional reaffirmation of accreditation to Medgar Evers College (MEC) of The City University of New York for its business programs. Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President, received an official letter from ACBSP on May 19, 2014.

Film Premier: Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution

June 19, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is proud to present Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution. This compelling film, directed and produced by Bruce Paddington, is an epic documentary that highlights the revolutionary government of Grenada and the coup that brought about the assassination of leader Maurice Bishop.

Free Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Courses

June 16, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) will offer free Summer Session II courses, which begin July 7 through August 7, for students pursuing Associate degree programs in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas or for all students and majors who need to complete courses in the core areas: Math and Quantitative Reasoning, Life and Physical Science and the Scientific World.

Commemorating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers

June 12, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Today, we commemorate the life of Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963), who was brutally murdered on this day in 1963. Known for his courageous struggles for civil and human rights in Mississippi, Medgar left behind an impressive record of achievement. He was a civil rights activist committed to ensuring that blacks had their right to vote protected, that children and young people could attend integrated schools and colleges and that federal laws were upheld in the South.

Make a Strong Start with CUNY Start

June 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Attending Medgar Evers College (MEC) this Fall? Need to re-take your CUNY Assessment Tests in math, reading, and writing? Ready to make a strong start STRONG START in college? If you answered YES to the questions above, then CUNY Start may be the program for you!

Medgar Commencement 2014 – Graduate Testimonials

June 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) hosted its 43rd Commencement Ceremony,Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 10:00a.m. in the Barclays Center. Marking the event’s return to the borough of Brooklyn, hundreds of members from the graduating class marched to receive their Baccalaureates, Associates, and Certificates.

Medgar Offers Summer Courses to Community Partners

June 11, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Interested in learning something new, expanding your skill set or seeking to make a career change? For six weeks, the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program will offer sample classes as a part of Summer Education for Medgar Evers College Community Partners.

Medgar Students to Participate in Local Art Fair

June 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Mass Communications and Performing Arts announces that students Jonathan Culpepper, Vondel Mahan, Wilma Ward and Karamoko Inniss will participate in the 56th annual Fulton Art Fair, a highly-anticipated, juried art exhibition.

Medgar’s Jamilah Fraser Named One of 40 Under Forty

June 9, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Network Journal(TNJ, , the New York tri-state area’s premier quarterly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners, will honor Jamilah Fraser, Acting Assistant Vice President of Communications & Public Relations; Medgar Evers College-CUNY, at its 17th Annual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Dinner, Thursday, June 12, 2014, in New York City.

Medgar Evers College Wins $2.2 Million NIH RISE Grant

June 6, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Moshin Patwary, Professor of Biology and Dean of the School of Science Health and Technology (SSHT), and Dr. Alam Nur-e-Kamal, Professor of Biology, were awarded a five-year $2.2 million National Institutes of Health(NIH) Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Grant.

2014 Medgar Evers College Jazzy Jazz Festival

June 6, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) presents the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival! Beginning July 11th and every summer Friday thereafter, live bands will be staged outside on Crown Street, alongside the new Science Center at the corner of 1638 Bedford Avenue.

Medgar Student-Athlete Earns Number One Spot

June 5, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Athletics and Intramurals is proud to announce that Valin Williams, junior forward/center of the men’s basketball team, has captured the number one spot for NCAA Men’s Basketball Division III rebounds per game.

Medgar Evers College Community Health & Wellness Fair

June 4, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Honor yourself in Body, Mind and Spirit! Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to host its Inaugural Community Health and Wellness Fair. The fair will be a unique opportunity for the College to provide health and wellness services to residents while increasing visibility of the support services, academic offerings and co-curricular programs available to all who come to pursue their studies at MEC.

Medgar Students Recognized in Annual CUNY Salute to Scholars

June 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The annual CUNY Salute to Scholars magazine has been released and, this year, several Medgar Evers College (MEC) students are featured, including prominent placement for Andre Braddy, winner of a prestigious Math for America fellowship. Congratulations to all MEC scholars! Click Here to View the Salute to Scholars Magazine

Medgar Evers Junior Receives Top CUNYAC Outdoor Track Honors

May 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Just two months after being named MVP at the CUNYAC/US Army Track and Field Championships, MEC’s Samantha Brathwaite has been named the 2014 City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Outdoor Track and Field Performer of the Year.

Medgar Student Earns Full Scholarship to Math Doctoral Program

May 29, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Department of Mathematics proudly announces that Renford Alexander, a graduating senior, has gained admission to the competitive mathematics Ph.D. program at the University of Iowa. As part of his acceptance package, Renford will receive a stipend of up to $135,000 over the five years of his doctoral studies, in addition to full tuition.

Medgar Evers College Mourns the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou

May 28, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

It with great sadness that we mourn the passing of our beloved and renowned poet, dancer, and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou. Dr. Maya Angelou made her transition on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in her home in North Carolina.