Medgar alumnus Brant Douglas (Class of 20120) organizes Deferred Action Immigration Workshop hosted by CUNY Citizenship Now!, the Beulah Church of the Nazarene, New York State Youth Leadership Council, and iHOPE on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7:00PM at Beulah Church of the Nazarene – 1250 Saint Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213.
Medgar Evers College alumna and fitness guru Gwen Ro – profiled in Black Enterprise July issue.
Noted scholar and author Dr. Byron E. Price will assume the position of Dean of the School of Business at Medgar Evers College, effective July 31, 2012. As Dean, Dr. Price shall steward the School through successful completion of its re-accreditation process with the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs and further strengthen the School’s role as a center for business and economic discourse.
The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program at Medgar Evers College CUNY will host its summer 2012 Open Houses on Thursday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The Open Houses will provide community residents with information about summer programs for professional and personal advancement.
Medgar Evers College’s newest building, Academic Building (ABI), is proud to announce it has been awarded the 2012 Building Brooklyn Award in the Education category. The Building Brooklyn Awards are awarded annually by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, recognizing recently completed new and renovation construction projects with a positive impact on the borough’s economy and quality of life. Officially opened in October of 2010, AB1 houses the College’s School of Science, Health and Technology, a new cafeteria, computer-enabled smart classrooms, cutting-edge labs, and the Edison O. Jackson auditorium. The five-story 194,000 square foot building, the campus’ fourth, was a $247 million dollar construction project, built with generous funding from New York City and New York State.
On Thursday, May 3 – the LIFE Club, the Association for Latino Students (ALAS), the Education Club, the Office of Differently-Abled Students, and the Office for Affirmative Action and Diversity; celebrate the diversity of Medgar Evers College’s social, cultural, ethnic and differently-abled community in a special and unique event from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in Academic Building I – EOJ Auditorium at 1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. Featured speakers include: the Honorable Patricia L. Gatling, Commissioner/Chair, NYC Commission on Human Rights; Commissioner Fatima Shama, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs; the Honorable Mucaro Borrero, President – U.S. Regional Coordinating Office of UCTP; and Dr. John Graham, Dean of the Medgar Evers College School of Business. A reception immediately follows from 5:30 to 8 pm in the President’s Conference Room (B-1008).
Medgar Evers College is proud to announce its Forty – First Commencement ceremony, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 12 noon. Themed “The Evolution of ME,” this year’s festivities shall celebrate the academic triumphs of 1,080 graduates. “Forty graduating classes have donned caps and gowns […]
The Eleventh National Black Writers Conference will host a post-Conference fund-raiser for the Center for Black Literature with authors Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on Friday, April 20, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Medgar Evers College’s Adult and Continuing Education has partnered with Triumphant Journey’s to offer the High Impact Coaching™ Certificate Program, a comprehensive course that provides full preparation for functioning as a coach.
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, will host the Eleventh National Black Writers Conference (NBWC) on Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1, 2012, on the college campus at 1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Medgar Evers College Social Work students – Nicole Franklin and Peta-ann Bigby – profiled in the The Positive Community March issue. This semester, the two BSSW students are servicing at-risk youth in our underserved neighborhoods through Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes’ Back on Track program at the CPCA Community Enrichment Center in Brownsville, where they plan and implement activities designed to steer at-risk youth away from criminal activity. Read more of this inspirational story on p. 24 of the magazine’sonline issue.
On Friday March 16, 2012, Medgar Evers College, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Education will hold the Ninth Annual National Professional Social Work Month Conference beginning at 8:00 am in the Founders Auditorium at 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. Dr. William L. Pollard, President of Medgar Evers College will serve as Honorary Chair.
The Medgar Evers College Department of Physical, Environmental, and Computer Sciences – in conjunction with the National Science Foundation; and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration – will hold the 17th Annual Environmental Issues Conference on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Founders Auditorium.
Building on the success of its life coaching certificate program at Brooklyn College, Triumphant Journeys coaching is expanding its courses to Medgar Evers College Adult Continuing Education program in 2012.
On March 2, the Eleventh National Black Writers Conference (NWBC), in conjunction with vicelounge, presents theNoir music series. Curated by poet/singer/producer/creative Tai Allen, Noir launches as a benefit and pre-conference celebration.
Medgar Evers College President William L. Pollard and Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and unveiled a proclamation agreeing to establish an annual symposium focusing on racial issues and the law, and their impact on American society. They were joined by political and community leaders, pastors and members of the community in announcing the annual event which will take place every February coinciding with Black History Month.
Medgar Evers College student and new author Kyle Chais is reatured in the The Root as a 2012 Young Futurist. The 20 year – old psychology major wrote his debut novel, Nameless, while living in a homeless shelter. Nameless chronicles the existence of a fallen angel who inhabits the body of a mortal and experiences the joys and lows of being human.
On Wednesday, February 15, iconic Olympic bronze medalist John Carlos will speak and share insights from his book, The John Carlos Story, during the “Athletes & Sports Figures in Black History” event from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm at Medgar Evers College, Academic Building I – 1638 Bedford Ave., (EOJ auditorium) Brooklyn, NY 11225.
Throughout February, Medgar Evers College shall celebrate Black History Month with an exciting array of events. Themed African-American Trailblazers, Pioneers and Educators, the roster includes activities that run the gamut of the African American experience: from celebrating their cultural contributions through film screenings, videos, book readings, storytelling, artistic creations, and song/dance performances; to critical explorations (such as panel discussions, and featured lectures), of the political and socio-economic advancements made since the heyday of the civil rights era. Event attendees will receive Black History mementos and light refreshments will be served at signature events.
On Friday, Jan 20th, New York State Secretary of State Cesar Perales will present Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s budget plan at 3 p.m. in the Edison Jackson Auditorium at Medgar Evers College – 1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225.