Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College Announces the Adoption of New Governance Plan

July 1, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

  New Plan Replaces 1992 Plan, Provides Improved Manageability, Reduces Duplication of Effort, and Reinforces the College Council’s Role as the College’s Sole Governance Body Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College today announced that the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a new governance plan for the College at the […]

School of Liberal Arts & Education at Medgar Evers College Receives Education Department Reaccreditation through Spring 2019

June 26, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard recently announced that the College’s Education Department received full national accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through Spring 2019. The NCATE accreditation system peer review process – a requirement in New York State – involves a comprehensive evaluation of […]

Dr. Rudolph Crew Appointed as New President of Medgar Evers College

June 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

The City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees announced yesterday the appointment of nationally prominent educator Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, and current Oregon Chief Education Officer, as the new president of Medgar Evers College. CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein made the recommendation at a Board of Trustees meeting, announcing Dr. Crew’s selection as president after […]

Medgar Evers College Announces the Appointment of Tanya E. Isaacs as New Human Resources Director

June 11, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College recently announced that Tanya E. Isaacs has joined the College as its new Director of Human Resources.  Ms. Isaacs brings more than 15 years’ experience to her role at Medgar Evers. “I am pleased that Tanya has joined the Medgar Evers Human Resources team,” said President William L. Pollard. […]

Medgar Evers College Announces the Appointment of David I. Orenstein as New Chief Librarian

June 11, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College announced the appointment of David I. Orenstein as Chief Librarian of the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library, succeeding Brian Lym, who served as Interim Librarian since October of 2012.  Dr. Orenstein brings nearly 20 years’ experience as a librarian and service in a variety of positions in public and […]

CUNY Schools to Lower Flags to Half-Staff Tomorrow to Honor Medgar Evers on the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination

June 11, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College to Kick Off a Tribute on June 12 with a Short Film and  Community Discussion on the Life of Medgar Evers Brooklyn, NY – In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the June 12, 1963 assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, the City University of New York has directed that flags […]

Medgar Evers College Senior Delisha Bella Accepted to the State University at Albany School of Public Health’s Doctoral Program

May 31, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Bella is the first Medgar Evers College Environmental Science Student in 10 Years to Move Directly from a Bachelor’s Degree Program into a Ph.D. Program Brooklyn, NY – Senior Delisha Bella is the first student in 10 years to graduate from Medgar Evers College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science and a […]

Medgar Evers College Accounting Major Patrice Watson Named Class Of 2013 Valedictorian

May 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn,  NY – Medgar Evers College Senior and Accounting major Patrice Watson was named Class of 2013 Valedictorian, and will graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting with a 3.973 GPA. On Saturday, June 1, she will deliver her valedictory speech in front of President Dr. William L. Pollard, Interim Provost & Senior Vice […]

AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST FAITH RINGGOLD AND AUTHOR ANDREA PINKNEY RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY RECEPTION AT MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE

May 15, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s Office (MEC) of Diversity and the Office of Student Affairs recently celebrated its second annual celebration of diversity event at the College where author and activist Faith Ringgold, and author and first African American senior editor and vice president at Scholastic Books Andrea Pinkney received Lifetime Achievement awards at […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE AWARDED $350K NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT LIBERTY PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM GRANT FOR “MEDGAR LPP” – ONE OF ITS LONGEST RUNNING YOUTH PROGRAMS

April 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Program  Prepares High School Students for Transition to College or a Chosen Career Path Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College announced that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently awarded the College a $350K grant in support of the College’s Liberty Partnerships Program, one of its longest-running youth serving programs. The Liberty Partnerships Program […]

SEVEN MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO UPSILON THETA PI WOMEN’S ACADEMIC HONOR SOCIETY

April 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Annual Ceremony Highlights Successes of Women Who Have Demonstrated a Commitment to Academic Excellence and Community Service Former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Yvonne Graham Delivers Remarks Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Women’s Development announced today that seven women students and two faculty members were inducted into the Upsilon Theta Pi Women’s Academic […]

Medgar Evers College Announces Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Grill President and CEO Lowell Hawthorne to Deliver Keynote Address at 42nd Commencement Exercises in June

April 16, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

More than 1,100 students earn their Bachelor’s and Associate degrees, including 160 Cum Laude, 85 Magna Cum Laude, and 43 Summa Cum Laude honors Medgar Evers College (MEC) today announced that Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill President and CEO Lowell Hawthorne will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 42nd Commencement Exercises to be […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE HOSTS 18TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES CONFERENCE ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS POST-HURRICANE SANDY

March 7, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College Alumni Return as Symposium Presenters to Discuss the Impact of the Storm on the Environment, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Beaches and Parks Brooklyn, New York – Medgar Evers College (MEC) President Dr. William L. Pollard announced today that the College will kick off its 18th Annual Environmental Sciences conference on Friday, March 8 at […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. KARRIN WILKS AS INTERIM PROVOST & SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

March 7, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, New York – Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard announced the recent appointment of Dr. Karrin E. Wilks as Interim Provost & Senior Vice President. Dr. Wilks, who has extensive experience in the fields of academic affairs and strategic planning and is a former Senior Vice President of the Vermont State Colleges, […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PRESIDENT WILLIAM L. POLLARD AND KINGS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHARLES J. HYNES PRESENT A SYMPOSIUM ON RACE, LAW AND JUSTICE: STRATEGIES FOR CLOSING THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Keynote addresses by the Honorable Judith Kaye, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Panel discussions to feature educators, professors, judges, faith leaders, social workers, and parents and students Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard and Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE HONORS LEADERS IN BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE AND EDUCATION AT ING/MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PINNACLE AWARDS LUNCHEON

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Six Medgar Evers College Students Also Receive $11K in Scholarships at Luncheon Medgar Evers College (MEC) honored outstanding leaders in business, technology, medicine and education, and Medgar Evers students today at the 2013 ING/Medgar Evers College Pinnacle Awards Luncheon today at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Manhattan. The ING/Medgar Evers Pinnacle Awards, generously supported by ING […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PRESIDENT WILLIAM POLLARD TO KICK OFF BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM AT THE COLLEGE

February 5, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) President Dr. William L. Pollard today released the College’s 2013 Black History Month Calendar of Events in anticipation of this year’s theme, “Black Consciousness: Past, Present and Future.”

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE GRANTED ACCREDITATION FOR BACCALAUREATE SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

January 24, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard announced today that Medgar Evers College (MEC) was granted accreditation of its baccalaureate social work program through October 2016 by the Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation (COA).

Medgar Evers College Upward Bound Program Receives $250,000 Dollar Grant to Aid At-Risk High School Students

July 23, 2012 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College Upward Bound Program recently received a one-year $250,000 dollar grant from the Department of Education. This is part of a five year grant in the amount of $1,250,000 that the college will receive, pending satisfaction of program mandates assessed on an annual basis.

Medgar Alum Brant Douglas Spearheads Immigration Workshop for Local Community, July 19

July 17, 2012 | Medgar Evers College

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.