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BMCC Shows Appreciation to its Donors With Music and Art

November 3, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC donors were treated to live entertainment, a world-class art exhibit and warm welcome on November 1 at the 2016 Donor Appreciation Cocktail Reception held in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center. As the evening got underway, donors to the college, including BMCC Foundation Board Members and their guests, special friends, faculty and administrators of the […]

BMCC Announces Inaugural Faculty Leadership Fellow Cohort

November 3, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Fourteen BMCC faculty members will participate in the inaugural Faculty Leadership Fellows Program at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). The program has been made possible through a grant from the American Express Foundation and will begin with an intensive seminar, January 9-13, 2017. The goal of the Leadership Program is to develop faculty leadership […]

BMCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

November 3, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

November is Hispanic Heritage Month at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and organizers say this year’s theme — Engaging the World and Building Community — is especially relevant against the backdrop of the 2016 Presidential election and the national dialogue about immigration in the United States. “The goal of this year’s event is to […]

Free IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Center Opens at BMCC

November 3, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The BMCC community took advantage of the first day of operation of the college’s IDNYC pop-up enrollment center in Room S642 at 199 Chambers Street on November 2. The center will be open on various dates through November 18. IDNYC is an official government-issued identification card available to all city residents age 14 and older, […]

BMCC Hosts Town Hall on Middle States Self-Study Process

November 3, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  On October 28 in Theatre 2, BMCC hosted its first Town Hall to update students, faculty and staff on the status of the college’s Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) institutional self-study. During his opening remarks, BMCC President Antonio Pérez said the Middle States Commission provides accreditation after evaluating how effectively a college […]

Walk With Me: Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On October 27, as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the BMCC Women’s Resource Center sponsored the 12th Annual Walk With Me: Domestic Violence Silent Procession at 199 Chambers Street. The walk began with a gathering of faculty, students and staff in Richard Harris Terrace, and a presentation in which Deborah Parker, Director of […]

BMCC Positioned for Sustainable and Energy Efficient Future

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the New York Power Authority will begin installing the largest solar array in Manhattan on its rooftop at 199 Chambers Street in Spring 2017. Over 900 solar panels will be placed on the roof and the mechanical room facing West Street. The photovoltaic array will be capable of […]

Shirley Fiterman Art Center Presents: Siri Berg, “In Color”

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Shirley Fiterman Art Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is presenting artist Siri Berg, In Color, a Solo Retrospective from November 17, 2016 to February 4, 2017. In Color will span nearly six decades of Berg’s work including rarely-exhibited paintings and assemblage from the late 1960s right up to the large-scale […]

Yuno Institute Visits BMCC Early Childhood Center

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On October 21, a small delegation from the Yuno Institute Preschool in Tokyo, Japan, came to visit with members of the BMCC Early Childhood Center to learn about early education program offerings, teaching methods and school structure. The visiting delegation included Chi Taroda, Mitsuyo Fujita, Toshiyuki Furuki, Institute chairman; Maiko Iwashita and Yuumi Suto. The […]

BMCC and City Tech Collaborate to Help Aspiring STEM Majors Pass Gateway Math Courses

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Teams of Mathematics instructors from Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and New York City College of Technology (City Tech/CUNY) are in the second year of an ambitious five-year cross-campus collaboration to digitally transform gateway math courses and break down seemingly insurmountable barriers to career advancement in STEM fields. The project, “Opening Gateways to Completion: […]

BMCC Launches Associate in Arts (A.A.) in Economics Degree Program

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  Students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) can now earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Economics. The new major is offered through the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice, chaired by Professor Sangeeta K. Bishop. “Economics relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make […]

BMCC Receives More Than 400K for Comprehensive Educator Empowerment Program

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Teacher Education department of The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will create a model school for its early childhood and elementary education students at PS 125, a public elementary school in West Harlem with support from a $408,090 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Rebecca Garte, BMCC Professor of Teacher Education and project […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Our Newly Renovated Quad and to celebrate “November is CUNY Month”

October 26, 2016 | Uncategorized

  What: The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly-renovated BCC Quad When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Where: Roscoe Brown Student Center front patio, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York About: As part of Bronx Community College’s observance of “November is CUNY Month,” the annual celebration of The […]

Queens College Receives $5.6M U.S. Department of Education Grant to Prepare Students for STEM Careers

October 21, 2016 | Uncategorized

— Grant Will Benefit 24,000 Students, Including a Significant Number from Hispanic and Low-Income Families Who Are Traditionally Under-represented in the Sciences — Flushing, NY, October 20, 2016 — Queens College (QC) has received a grant to partner with Queensborough Community College (QCC) on a new program to help students from traditionally under-represented populations prepare […]

First Annual Queens College Arts Festival to Offer Free Events From Saturday, Oct, 22 Through Monday, Oct. 24

October 20, 2016 | Uncategorized

Students take center stage as both artists and producers in the first annual Queens College Arts Festival, which will be presented on the Flushing campus from Saturday, October 22 through Monday, October 24, noon to 6pm each day.

BMCC Learning Academy Receives More Than $2.6 Million to Expand Successful Program

October 19, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

October 19, 2016 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a $2,625,000 Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand the BMCC Learning Academy, which will to serve at least 2,800 students over the next five years. This small-cohort program — which began in 2012 and served only freshmen — was […]

Out in Two Welcomes 35 Scholars to Fall 2016 Cohort

October 19, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

2016 Out In Two Award Scholars Ceremony Click here for more photos Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomed 35 students to the Out in Two scholarship program during the Fall 2016 induction ceremony and luncheon October 18 in Theater II at 199 Chambers. The scholarship, founded by BMCC President Antonio Pérez, provides tuition scholarships […]

A Musical History of the Lower East Side Coming to BMCC TPAC

October 18, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in Lower Manhattan, proudly announces A Musical History of the Lower East Side, performing on Friday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m. This special concert will present songs reflecting the ethnicity of the Irish, Italian, Jewish, Hispanic and African-American residents of New York City’s […]

Passing of Venida Browder

October 17, 2016 | Uncategorized

It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Ms. Venida Browder, mother of deceased Bronx Community College student Kalief Browder. She passed on Friday, October 14, 2016, from complications following a heart attack. Over the past year, Ms. Browder was an active member and friend of the BCC community. She will be […]

Message from the President

October 14, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

To the BMCC Community: Last week, Hurricane Matthew destroyed parts of Haiti, the Caribbean and southeastern coasts along our country including sections of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. In a time when terrorism has taken center stage in our concerns for safety, it is important to acknowledge the devastating impact of natural disasters […]