Medgar Evers College

Medgar Introduces Inaugural Student Literary Journal

September 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Department of English presents the inaugural edition of UNLOCKING OUR LEGACY, the 2014 Student Literary Journal. This online literary journal highlights the creativity of students from all majors and disciplines college-wide.

2014-2015 Student Handbook Now Available

August 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The newest edition of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) student handbook is now available for download.  Whether you are new to MEC or a familiar face, we are pleased to welcome you to campus. As the new academic year begins, the information provided in the handbook will help you get off to a strong start.  […]

Focus on Ferguson (TOWN HALL)

August 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

From Eleanor Bumpurs to Amadou Diallo to Sean Bell to Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner to Michael Brown, lethal encounters between people of color and law enforcement are a sad part of this country’s history and legacy. The Medgar Evers College “Focus on Ferguson….and Beyond” town hall meeting will give the College community an opportunity to reflect on the latest tragic incidents and determine strategies for reforming the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement.

Join In! West Indian American Day Parade/Carnival

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, September 1st, 2014, Medgar Evers College will once again be participating in the West Indian American Day Parade/Carnival.  Medgar Evers College is deeply proud of its students, alumni, faculty and staff who are of West Indian American descent and would like to extend an invitation to the members of the various clubs to participate […]

Official NYC Sonia Sanchez 80th Birthday Celebration!

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Center for Black Literature, AKILA WORKSONGS, African Voices Magazine, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Arts + Crafts announce an 80th birthday party for the world-renowned poet, humanitarian, scholar and activist Sonia Sanchez.

Medgar Evers College Set to Reopen Campus Library

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is pleased to announce the planned reopening of the Charles Evans Innis Memorial Library. The Library space has been closed since late 2012 for a $22 million dollar refurbishment and is now set to again open its doors to students, faculty and staff on September 15th, 2014.

Study Abroad Application Essay Workshops

August 26, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Are you applying to a study abroad program? Is the application essay more challenging than you expected?  Essays can be difficult to write. Allow us to help you craft a winning one! The Writing Center at Medgar Evers College hosts writing workshops designed to help you craft, edit, and revise study abroad application essays. Come […]

Film Screening (TONIGHT): Finding Fela

July 30, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Mere months after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Finding Fela, a documentary on the life of musician/activist Fela Kuti, inventor of what is now known as Afrobeat (a fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife and Psychedelic Rock), is set to screen at Medgar Evers College.

2014 Jazzy Jazz Festival Kicks Off, TOMORROW!

July 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Tomorrow, Crown Heights will come alive with the sounds of the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival at Medgar Evers College (MEC)! 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.

Audition for the MEC Choir

July 8, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

EVENT UPDATE: Both Audition Sessions Have Been Cancelled Until Further Notice Calling all singers!  Audition for the Medgar Evers College (MEC) choir and showcase your talent!  Professor Glenn McMillan, Director of Choral & Vocal Music at Medgar Evers College, cordially invites all singers to audition as he prepares for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The group’s […]

Introducing Interlibrary Resource Sharing for ALL!

July 8, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

For the first time, The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library at Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce that we are opening our Interlibrary Loan sharing services to students. Students and Faculty will now have nationwide access to scholarly journal articles and books that are unavailable in the CUNY library system. We also hope […]

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.