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BMCC Helps Musician Find New Path to the World of Research

May 27, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC student Ted Hadges recently faced a daunting dilemma. In April 2016, the engineering science major found out he had been accepted to Columbia University. “Initially, I was excited but that soon turned to stressed and frustrated because I had no idea how I would pay for it,” said Hadges. Hadges had maxed out on […]

BMCC Partners with Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program

May 26, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC recognizes first year of collaboration with Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program BMCC recently celebrated its first year with the Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program, a collaborative effort between AHRC NYC and the BMCC Office of Student Affairs and Office of Accessibility. The Melissa Riggio students at BMCC audit courses, work with a mentor and […]

CUNY SPS Launches Advanced Certificate in Youth Studies

May 26, 2016 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

New York, NY – May 26, 2016 –The CUNY School of Professional Studies, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Institute for Worker Education, is proud to announce the launch of the Advanced Certificate in Youth Studies to begin in fall 2016. The advanced certificate provides an opportunity to deepen students’ understanding of the relationship […]

Tony Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon Meets with BMCC Students

May 25, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Brandon Victor Dixon visits BMCC theatre class. On May 23, Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon visited Professor Katherine Kavanagh’s Advanced Theatre Workshop in Theatre I, as part of a new collaboration with the BMCC Theatre Program. “During my sabbatical last year, I began to explore a partnership with WalkRunFly Productions, which Brandon V. Dixon co-founded with […]

Two Macaulay Honors College Students Win Critical Language Scholarships

May 25, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates sophomore  Alexandra Ehrreich (John Jay College) and junior Alina Shen (City College) for winning  Critical Language Scholarships (CLS).  Ehrreich will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan and Shen will study Mandarin in Taiwan.  CLS is an intensive overseas language study program sponsored by the U.S. […]

BMCC Student Aurela Dragani Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship

May 24, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

(Left to right): Antonio Perez, President; Sussie Gyamfi, Scholarship Coordinator; Aurela Dragani, Jack Kent Cooke scholarship recipient; Marva Craig, VP of Student Affairs and Karrin Wilks, Provost and Senior VP BMCC President Antonio Pérez and members of the BMCC Administration surprised BMCC science major Aurela Dragani on May 19, with the news that she has […]

BMCC Produces Seven Gilman Scholars

May 20, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Seven Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students­—the second largest number among all community colleges in the United States— were selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the Summer 2016 term. Gilman scholars receive up to $5,000 towards their participation in Study Abroad. The program aims to diversify the […]

BMCC Early Childhood Center Receives Accreditation Through NYSAEYC

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

BMCC Early Childhood Center   The BMCC Early Childhood Center, located at 199 Chambers Street, recently received accreditation from the New York State Association for the Education of Young Children (NYSAEYC). “CUNY recognizes the importance of accreditation and it often makes the difference between getting funded and not funded,” says Cecilia Scott-Croff, the Center’s Executive […]

Christian Pacode Named CUNYAC Student-Athlete of the Year

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

On Tuesday night at the 30th Annual Michael Steuerman Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony, Panthers soccer player Christian Pacode was honored for being the top student-athlete in the CUNY Athletic Conference. With student-athletes, coaches and staff from across the conference in attendance, Pacode delivered a memorable speech before receiving his award. “When I was growing up in […]

BMCC Honors Winners and Nominees for Distinguished Teaching Awards

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

Professors Nicholas R. Marino,Chamutal Noimann and John Beaumont   The first BMCC Distinguished Teaching Awards were presented at a reception on Thursday, May 19 in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center. The awardees were Nicholas R. Marino, Adjunct Lecturer, English; Chamutal Noimann, Assistant Professor, English, and John Beaumont, Associate Professor, Academic Literacy and Linguistics. BMCC President […]

BMCC Hosts 51st Commencement with Largest Graduating Class in College’s History, Madison Square Garden, June 3

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

 BMCC 2015 commencement in the Theater in Madison Square Garden Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will confer more than 4,200 associate degrees during morning and afternoon Commencement ceremonies at The Theater in Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, on June 3, 2016. This is the largest graduating class in the college’s history. The morning […]

Richard T. Kennedy, President of BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center’s Board of Directors, passed away on May 15.

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

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Board President, Richard T. Kennedy, on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Mr. Kennedy served on the Tribeca PAC board of directors since 1998 and became president in 2001. “Richard will be missed by our Board and Staff at BMCC Tribeca […]

Biochemistry Student Wins American Chemical Society Fellowship for Innovative Work

May 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

The path to an undergraduate degree majoring in biochemistry has been anything but typical or easy for Lehman junior, George Maio. The 29-year old graduated in 2009 from Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County with a degree in marketing. After several years in the marketing and advertising industries, he realized he wanted a career in the […]

Lehman College Macaulay Honors Grad Receives $200,000 in Scholarships to Attend Medical School

May 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

Lehman College and Macaulay Honors College alumnus Cesar Andrade is about to begin what will certainly be four of the toughest but most rewarding years of his life. As an incoming student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, the Lehman class of 2014 graduate wants to pursue a career as a primary care physician […]

BMCC Students Build Houses, Tour Colleges and Gain Skills

May 12, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC students volunteer for Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta, Georgia, one of several Alternative Spring Break activities.   College spring break signals time for relaxing and going to the beach. At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), spring break signals something else: building community and giving back. This past spring break, April 22 to April […]

BMCC Receives Generous Gift From Supporter Loretta Lee

May 10, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Foundation has received a $75,000 gift from Merchant House International Group founder Loretta Lee. The money will be used to fund a scholarship, an international internship and an upcoming art exhibit. The BMCC Foundation, Inc. Loretta Lee Scholarship is for students graduating in Spring/Summer 2016. The selected student will […]

American Express Awards $100,000 Grant to BMCC Leadership Fellows Program

May 4, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

2015 Leadership Fellows cohort at meeting Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and American Express today announced $100,000 in grant funding to continue training emerging leaders through the BMCC Leadership Fellows Program. The grant will be used to develop a new generation of leaders who are tackling complex problems facing the higher education community. Through […]

Four Theatrical Titans Discuss Diversity in the Performing Arts in NYC

May 4, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

  As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York welcomes New York City’s most innovative cultural leaders:  Katy Clark, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, where Hamilton began; and Niegel Smith, Artistic Director of The Flea Theater. […]

BMCC Professor Sophie Marinez Earns CUNY Faculty Fellowship to Research Haiti and Dominican Republic Dynamics

May 4, 2016 | Uncategorized

Sophie Maríñez, an Assistant Professor of French and Spanish in the Modern Language Department at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), is one of six faculty scholars across CUNY to have been accepted as a 2016-2017 Faculty Fellow by the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics (CPCP) at the CUNY Graduate Center. The fellowship provides […]

Five Macaulay Honors College Students Win Salk Scholarships

April 29, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates seniors Alex Bonilla (City College), Danielle Cohen (Queens College), Muhddesa Lakhana (City College) Christos Mouzakitis (Queens College) and alumna Jennifer Zagelbaum ’15 (Hunter College) for receiving CUNY’s Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk Scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological […]