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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.

Celebrating Genomics Careers for the 21st Century

May 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Earlier this month, Medgar Evers College (MEC), in collaboration with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Medgar Evers College Genomics Education Outreach Collaborative (GENEOC), hosted a student genomics conference.

CUNYfirst: Submitting Grades

May 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Members of the Medgar Evers College Faculty, The last date to submit Spring 2014 final grades is Friday, May 30th. It is very important that you meet this due date. Several time sensitive processes depend on the submission on final grades. Do not be late! If you need assistance with claiming your CUNYfirst account or […]

Find Internships in 3 Easy Steps!

May 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Students, interested in working an internship, but not sure how to find one?  Want to get some great experience in your future career well befoe you’ve earned your degree?  Well, look no more!  We are pleased to announce the launch of where you can search, view and apply to internships and jobs!  Upload your […]

Glass Delivery for Library Renovation Project

May 16, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

To all Bedford Building Users: As part of the Library renovation project a delivery of glass will be made through the Beford Building’s main entry, Monday, May 19, 2014 between the hours of 5:00AM and 12:00PM.  During that period of time, entry to and egress from the  Bedford Building will be redirected to the West (Parking […]

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Doris Withers

May 16, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Dr. Withers is currently working on a partnership grant with the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH and the Smithsonian to develop genomics lessons and to pilot them in six Brooklyn High Schools.

Five Medgar Students Win Study Abroad Funds

May 16, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) announces that Amoy Fraser, Petrilia Fisher, and Lakiesha Crochran – Biology, Psychology and Social Work majors, respectively – are among the over 1,100 American undergraduate students from 358 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Summer Session: Take Courses Wherever You Are!

May 12, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Summer is a busy time for most students who work and attend school. This year, Medgar Evers College is creating an easy convenient way to complete two core courses on your smart phone, I-pad or laptop.  Please sign up now for this simple way to learn and have fun this summer. ART: The course traces […]