Medgar Evers College

1st Annual Benefits Fair a Huge Success

October 31, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Tuesday, October 29th, from 11:00am to 2:00pm, the Medgar Evers College Office of Human Resources hosted the 1st annual employee benefits fair for the College.  More than 200 employees visited the fair throughout the course of the day where they were able to speak with representatives from some of the country’s top insurance and financial […]

Students Encouraged to Apply to “New York Needs You” Fellowship Program

October 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

The City University of New York (CUNY) invites first-generation college students from all CUNY campuses to apply to the New York Needs You (NYNY) fellowship program.  The intensive mentoring and training program helps first-generation college students select, secure and succeed in their chosen careers. Over a two year period, Fellows develop relationships with highly-accomplished community […]

Medgar Evers College Site of Forum on Black Immigration Reform

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

As the nation continues to grapple with immigration reform, a group of top thinkers on the issue will come together to discuss the topic as it relates to the country’s African, Caribbean and Afro-Latino immigrants.

Memorial Service for the Honorable Major Owens

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College community will come together at 1:00pm on Monday, October 28 in the Founders Auditorium at Medgar Evers College at 1650 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, to honor the life and legacy of one of its own – former Congressman Major R. Owens – who was also a founder of the 43-year old […]

Medgar Evers College Professor Captain of NYC Marathon Psych Team

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

This fall, for the eleventh consecutive year, Dr. Ethan Gologor, chairman of the Psychology Department at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, has been appointed captain of the “Psyching Team” for the ING New York City Marathon, the largest in the world.

Medgar Evers Awarded $2.7 Million

October 24, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

More good news for Medgar Evers College (MEC) as the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) awards the institution close to $3 million to provide much-needed support in four area housing developments.  The $2.7 million contract, awarded to the School of Professional and Community Development, will fund services in four community […]

Statement: Passing of Major Owens

October 22, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

News of the death of the Honorable Major Owens has left the Medgar Evers College community with a heavy heart.  He was a beloved friend and teacher and one of the founders of this institution.  As a prominent member of the Democratic Party, Major Owens served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, retiring […]

Medgar Evers College to Host Inaugural Celebration of Italian Heritage

October 18, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Medgar Evers College (MEC) will host its inaugural “Celebration of Italian Heritage.”  In 1970, then Chancellor Robert Kibbee instituted an Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council at each of the CUNY colleges.  The Council continues to advocate on concerns and issues affecting CUNY’s Italian American community. In keeping with […]

Medgar Evers College Concludes Hispanic Heritage Month with a Distinguished Panel of Experts

October 11, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College concludes National Hispanic Heritage Month with a panel discussion featuring some of the leading Latino leaders of our day. Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Dr. Arlene Torres, Director of the City University of New York Chancellor’s Latino Faculty Initiative, will host a talk on “The State of Latino Studies at MEC and CUNY.” […]

President Rudolph Crew Featured on NY1

October 1, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College President Rudolph F. Crew was featured on NY1, Sunday, in a story by reporter Cheryl Wills.  In it, he expanded upon his vision for the future of the college.  Appointed to the position on August 1, 2013, Dr. Crew is working to create a clear pathway from the middle grades to high […]

Medgar Evers College and Turner Construction Company’s School of Construction Management Partner to Offer Advanced Certificate in Construction Management

September 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College and Turner Construction Company (Turner) recently announced that in partnership with Medgar Evers College, Turner will offer an advanced Certificate in Construction Management for industry small business owners beginning October 8. The partnership between the Turner School of Construction Management and the College began in 2008 while Turner was managing construction of […]

Medgar Evers College’s Center For Black Literature and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Celebrate the Centennial of Writer and Poet Aimé Césaire

September 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Talkback with Renowned Director Euzhan Palcy Highlights Césaire’s Work and Legacy to Follow Screening of “Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History” BROOKLYN – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Black Literature, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Martinique Promotion Bureau will present an excerpt from the film Aimé Césaire: A Voice for […]

Medgar Evers College Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Week with 5th Annual Latino Film Festival

September 26, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

BROOKLYN – Medgar Evers College is proud to recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month. From the period of September 15 to October 15, Americans recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture. This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month will explore creative expressions of Latino identity through cultural displays, poetry, music, film, […]

Medgar Evers College Hosts Discussion on the Impact of the Trayvon Martin Case

September 26, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

BROOKLYN – Medgar Evers College’s Male Development Empowerment Center and the Freshman Year Program will host a discussion, today, Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 PM in Founders Auditorium at 1650 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. The discussion which will focus on the Trayvon Martin case and its impact on the African American community will also look […]

Medgar Evers College Awarded U.S. Department of Education Grant to Support STEM Programs

September 26, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

BROOKLYN – Great news for Medgar Evers College (MEC) as the United States Department of Education awards a grant totaling $750,000 to strengthen MEC’s science, technology, and mathematics programs.  The grant, covering a three year period (2013-2016), will support MEC’s goal of increasing the number of math and science graduates by raising passing rates in […]

Medgar Evers College President Rudolph F. Crew Hosts Breakfast for Central Brooklyn Elected Officials and Faith-Based Community

September 19, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Central Brooklyn Elected Officials and Faith Based Community Commit to Medgar Evers College Success through Ongoing and New Partnerships Brooklyn, NY – More than 50 members of Brooklyn faith-based institutions and a delegation of Central Brooklyn elected representatives joined Medgar Evers College President Dr. Rudolph F. Crew on Tuesday for a community breakfast at the […]

Medgar Evers College Launches New Workforce Development Initiative Pipeline-To-Technology Training Program

September 12, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Program Prepares Women and Under-Represented Groups to Enter the Expanding Technology Industry in New York City Brooklyn, NY – The Medgar Evers College School of Professional and Community Development (SPCD) and the Medgar Evers College School of Business announced the launch of a new Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) funded program called Pipeline to Technology which […]

Medgar Evers College President Rudolph F. Crew Delivers His First State of the College Address

September 10, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Strategic Objectives Include Plans for Increased Enrollment, Retention and Graduation as well as Student Leadership and Globalization Brooklyn, NY – Newly-appointed Medgar Evers College President Dr. Rudolph F. Crew delivered his first State of the College address yesterday in the Founders Auditorium at the College’s main campus.  More than 400 people were present as Dr. […]

Medgar Evers College Announces New Continuing Education Geriatric Care Management Program

July 24, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Program Prepares Social Workers and Registered Nurses to Become Geriatric Care Managers Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s School of Professional & Community Development (SPCD) today announced a new Geriatric Care Management program to launch this fall as part of its Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program. The new program will prepare social workers, registered […]

Four Medgar Evers College Students Awarded Scholarships to Study Abroad in Summer and Fall 2013

July 10, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Students will travel to France, Japan and Colombia Brooklyn, NY—Medgar Evers College announced that four students were recently awarded scholarships to study and conduct research overseas this summer and in the upcoming fall semester. Sophomore Fabienne Mondelus; seniors Chad Hannibal and Rhode- Elise Jacques, and freshman Kevon Martin were selected from among a group of 10 […]