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Celebrating Black History Month

January 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is gearing up for a Black History Month packed with informative, inspiring and entertaining events.  The month kicks off with a forum entitled, “Reclaiming Our Ancestral Legacy through Courage, Strength and Fortitude, and continues on with a community blood drive, Black history trivia game, poetry slam, panel discussions and more.  All […]

Register Now! MEC Blast Program

January 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Pipeline Initiative is now accepting applications for the new Blast program.  The program gives students aged 13 and up vital enrichment in a number of areas and helps foster a greater interest in college-going by placing them in a higher education environment.  Students will be exposed to a variety of […]

Big Changes Ahead

January 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Big changes are heading our way!  April, 2014, Medgar Evers College will transition from the current eSIMS system and over to CUNYfirst Campus Solutions.  The Fully Integrated Resources and Services Tool (First) will be our new suite of technology tools, which will replace our rapidly aging Student Information Management System (SIMS).  The benefits for students, […]

Loaner Laptop Program

January 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library, conveniently located in the Carroll Street Building, is pleased to sponsor a “Library Loaner Laptop” program.  Starting, January 27, 2014, a limited quantity of laptop computers are available for students to check out on a three hour, three week or three month basis. All currently registered students in good standing are […]

Writing Center Now Open

January 31, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Every writer needs a proofreader. Whether you are in the brainstorming phase of an assignment or whether you are requesting a second pair of eyes on a final term paper, the Medgar Evers College Writing Center is here to assist.  Centrally-located in the heart of campus, in the Bedford Building, a team of qualified tutors […]

President Crew Featured on ABC 7

January 15, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

ABC 7’s Sandra Bookman sat down with President Rudolph F. Crew to learn more about his vision for Medgar Evers College (MEC).

Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College and the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission partner for event paying homage to the late Civil Rights leader

College Closed Due to Snowstorm

January 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

To All Students, Faculty and Staff: Due to the snowstorm, all Medgar Evers College classes and regular business operations are CANCELLED for FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014.  Only those classified as Essential Staff need to report to work.  We expect the campus to fully resume all normal operations on Saturday, January 4, 2014.  Thank you. David […]

Three Medgar Students Win Scholarships to Study Abroad

December 6, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Three Medgar Evers College students are gearing up for a grand, international adventure as they continue to pursue their undergraduate degrees.

Nine Medgar Students Receive Scholarships

December 6, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Nine deserving Medgar Evers College students will have something extra special to celebrate this holiday season.

Support Medgar Students Studying Abroad

December 6, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

This spring, three more Medgar Evers College students are heading abroad as a part of their studies and they need your help.

Flu Vaccine Clinic Scheduled

December 2, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Winter is officially here and that means the likelihood that you could catch the flu has increased. Annually, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to complications from the flu virus, but you don’t have to be one in that unfortunate number.

Medgar Evers College Honors President John F. Kennedy

November 22, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Today, Medgar Evers College remembers the life and legacy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America. Fifty years ago, on this day in November, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

Dozens Attend Medgar Evers’s Fall Open House

November 22, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, November 20, the 2013 Medgar Evers College fall Open House welcomed dozens interested in choosing the institution for their higher education needs. Participants included both high school students and adults hoping to go back to school to earn a degree.

Medgar Evers College Set to Launch Satellite on NASA Rocket

November 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Some Medgar Evers College (MEC) faculty and students are preparing to launch their work into low-earth orbit on a NASA Atlas V Rocket. CUNYSAT-1, the first satellite of the CUNYSAT program, based at MEC, will be launched in December, 2013 as part of NASA’s ElaNa II/GEMSAT mission. The CUNYSAT-1, a class of cube-shaped research nanosatellites called CubeSats traditionally launched as a part of larger NASA missions, will be monitoring satellite spin and battery and solar panel efficiencies. CUNYSAT-1 has already been integrated into the launch vehicle and is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air force Base in California.

Dr. Brenda Greene Interviewed for Akashic Books

November 5, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

The 2014 National Black Writers Conference draws ever closer. Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Center for Black Literature, was recently interviewed about the Center and the Conference — one of the most highly-anticipated events in Black literary circles.

November is Graduate School Awareness Month

November 5, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Monday was the official kick off of Graduate School Awareness Month and Medgar Evers College is pulling out all the stops to ensure every student is aware of the educational opportunities available to them. The Career Management Services Center will host a series of workshops and events that will provide students with information about pursuing their […]

Medgar Science Students Win Top Honors

November 1, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Congratulations are in order for students in the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Biology and Physical, Environmental and Computer Sciences (PECS) departments. On October 26, they presented their work at the 46th Annual Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) Conference, and won top prizes in two categories.

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 […]