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Reception Honors BMCC and Year Up Partnership

April 21, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On April 21, a reception was held in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center to celebrate the new partnership between BMCC/CUNY and Year Up, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the opportunity divide for young adults ages 18 to 24. The BMCC Year Up program is an intensive, one-year experience for students earning an associate […]

BMCC Receives Visit from Middle States Liaison

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

Dr. Ellie Fogarty speaks to BMCC community.   Dr. Ellie Fogarty, Vice President of Institutional Field Relations, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)— and BMCC’s Middle States Liaison — visited the college on April 18 and delivered a presentation, followed by a Q & A session, to shed light on the Middle States […]

Policing Reproduction: A Symposium at Macaulay Honors College

April 20, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York and Professor Elizabeth Reis host a free, public symposium, Policing Reproduction, to discuss the erosion of rights facing pregnant women on May 15 and May 16. This symposium will bring together a diverse range of scholars, students, and the public to discuss alarming trends in […]

Four Macaulay Honors College Students Win Watson Fellowships

April 20, 2016 | Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates sophomores Rebecca Baron (Brooklyn College) and Robert Gullery  (Hunter College) and freshmen Jonathan Penuela (John Jay College of Criminal Justice) and Jaclyn Williams (City College) on winning the Jeannette K. Watson Award. The Watson Fellowship is a three-year program that provides summer internships with leading […]

Unlocking Secrets of the World’s Water Resources

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

Obeng Kwaku Buo, an engineering science major at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is from Ghana, and grew up in the capital city of Accra, on the Gulf of Guinea. He visited New York for the first time in 2011, to visit family in the Bronx, then headed back to Ghana to complete high […]

BMCC TPAC Behind the Scenes During The Tribeca Film Festival

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

The John Zuccotti Theatre at BMCC (Theater One) was calm the afternoon of April 15. But in less than two hours, actor-comedian Chris Rock took the stage with director JJ Abrams­—“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”—where Abrams made headlines as he offered hints about the next Star Wars production. The Tribeca Talks Q&A was one of […]

BMCC Student to Study HIV and Conflict in Uganda

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

BMCC student Michael Clark will head to Uganda for the Fall 2016 semester where he will study the role of conflict and stigma in public health, primarily as it relates to HIV. The trip will be funded by two awards Clark received in March 2016; the Access Africa scholarship from the School of International Training […]

BMCC Receives NEH Award of Almost $100,000 for Asian American Studies Project

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

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) just received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) award of $99,998 to fund a year-long project, “Building Asian American Studies across the Community College Classroom.” The Project Director is Soniya Munshi, BMCC Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Sciences and Human Services, and the project […]

Author Curtis Sittenfeld Presents Her New Book at Macaulay Honors College

April 11, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

On April 27, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld (Prep, American Wife) to read from and discuss her new novel, Eligible, a modern take on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This event is Curtis Sittenfeld’s only New York appearance to launch her book. Set in very contemporary New York, Los Angeles, and […]

Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken on Governor Cuomo’s Nominations to the CUNY Board of Trustees

April 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

I commend Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on his nominations of two outstanding and distinguished New Yorkers to the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York.

Vote for CUNY Films on WNET-Channel 13

April 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

The  8th Annual 2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York will have two films shown this month on WNET Channel 13, New York’s PBS station. WNET will show the first winning film on Saturday, April 9, “Dance of Love.”  Voters can vote for the second film  from […]

Queens College Marks Centenary of 1916 Irish Rebellion

April 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

– Opening of “A Nation Rising” Exhibition and Multimedia Presentation on April 20 by Irish Singer and Radio Host Kevin Westley; Both Events Free and Open to the Public — FLUSHING, NY, April 7, 2016 — The Irish Studies Program at Queens College invites the public to free events on Wednesday, April 20 to mark […]

Macaulay Honors College Students Named NYC Urban Fellows

April 7, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that senior Jake Levin (Brooklyn College) and Thomas Rachko ’15 (Hunter College) have been selected for the NYC Urban Fellows Program for 2016-17. The program is designed to introduce America’s finest college students and graduates to local government and public service.  […]

BMCC Students Speak at United Nations

April 7, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang said. But Liang […]

Poet Ocean Vuong ’12 Wins $50,000 Whiting Award for Emerging Writers

April 6, 2016 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

Poet Ocean Vuong ’12 became the latest recipient of the prestigious Whiting Award, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize. The award, announced in March, is given to “emerging writers, and [is] based on the criteria of early-career achievement and the promise of superior literary work to come.” “Receiving this award meant I was being […]

Macaulay Students and Alumni Receive Goldwater, Rangel, NSF and CLS Awards

April 1, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce various award-winners for its high-achieving students. Senior Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas (City College) has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award (NSF). The NSF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math who are pursuing […]

2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay to Showcase Diversity and Social Justice Issues

March 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that the 2016 CUNY Film Festival, now in its eighth year, will take place April 16 at Macaulay. This year’s festival features social justice, urban life, assimilation, and globalization themes, expressed through innovative animation, comedy, and other dramatic representation.  Student organizers […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Competes to Become Miss America

March 17, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

In September of this year, senior Shelley Jain‘s life could go in one of two directions: she’ll either begin studying medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, or she’ll be competing for Miss America. Jain recently won the title Miss New York Upstate (a newly added at-large competition in New York), making her among the 30 […]

March 16: Brains with Music at the Baruch Performing Arts Center

March 4, 2016 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

What happens when a love of music meets a passion for science and medicine?
A talk with cognitive scientist Dr. Ted Toons & music therapist Dr. Concetta Tomaino about their work at the intersection of music and the brain.

SHADES OF BLACK LOVE THEN AND NOW

February 17, 2016 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

ABOUT MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Medgar Evers College is a growing institution offering both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees.  The nearly 7,000-member student body is primarily comprised of those who are the first in their families to attend college.  A senior college within The City University of New York (CUNY) system, Medgar […]