Community College News

Kingsborough Hires Dr. Sharon Warren Cook as new Dean of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) announced the appointment of Dr. Sharon Warren Cook as its new Dean of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, effective Apri1 10. In her new role, Dr. Cook will report to the Academic Affairs Vice President and Provost Dr. Joanne Russell and serve as a member of the Senior Academic Affairs Team. Dr. […]

Kingsborough’s CUNY Fatherhood Academy Program Names New Director

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College, Uncategorized

Kingsborough Community College named Kirk Francis as its new Program Director for the CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) program. Francis is the newest addition to the Workforce Development, Strategic Community Partnership and Continuing Education Division. Francis has extensive social service project management and leadership experience working with young men in various program settings. For several years he […]

Environmental Reporter and Columbia University Research Professor Focus on the Politicization of Science and the Science of Global Warming at Kingsborough’s 11th Annual Eco-Festival

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College announced today that Washington Post Energy and the Environment reporter Chris Mooney and Columbia University Research Professor Jason Smerdon will deliver remarks at the 11th annual Eco-Festival from April 26-28 in the Lighthouse Rotunda at the college. This year’s theme is “Knowledge Becomes Action,” exploring the importance of knowledge and information as […]

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York Kicked Off Its 50th Anniversary Season

April 21, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York announced the kick-off of its 50th anniversary season, Transforming Lives, Forging Futures since 1968, and its year-long, event-filled celebration that will run through June 2018. The statement was issued after a college-wide event held at the College.

Students Make Their Voices Heard, Through Civic Leadership and Participation Group at BMCC

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Students in the BMCC Civic Leadership and Participation group meet with NYC Council Member Inez Barron (center, front) “I want to learn how I can talk to policy makers and be a political voice for students,” said Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Early Childhood Education major Somayeh Saadat. “In one of my teacher education […]

BMCC Embraces Sustainability at Annual Fair

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff visited the annual Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Sustainability Fair on April 20 in Richard Harris Terrace. “BMCC’s Sustainability Fair shows our commitment to the exchange and implementation of the best ideas and practices to promote healthier environments, lifestyles and resource conservation,” said Thomas Ching, Chief Administrative Superintendent […]

Science Major Norbesida Bagabila Earns Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Scholarship recipient Norbesida Bagabila receives congratulatory handshake from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Director Cecilia Marshall.   Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Science major and Kaplan Scholar Norbesida Bagabila was one of nearly 3,000 community college students from across the country to apply for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 2017 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. He […]

BMCC Hosts 52nd Commencement with Largest Graduating Class in the College’s History

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will confer just under 4,300 associate degrees during morning and afternoon Commencement ceremonies at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in Manhattan, on June 2, 2017. Surpassing last year’s record number of graduates, this will be the largest graduating class in the college’s history. The morning ceremony will begin at 11:00 […]

BMCC Selects 16 Professors to Receive More Than $77K in Research Grants

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Sixteen faculty members at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) have been awarded a total of $77,338 in Faculty Development Grants to support their research and creative activity. “We were impressed by the high quality of the proposals and look forward to the results,” said Karrin E. Wilks, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic […]

Real Estate and Banking Leaders, and Award-Winning Songwriters to be Honored at “Invest in a Future” Gala, May 18

April 21, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation will host the 2017 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” with proceeds benefiting the BMCC Scholarship Fund. The evening’s Honorees are Carol Britton, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services at Bank of New York Mellon, and Jeffrey Gural, Chairman of Newmark Knight Frank. Special Guest Star Honorees are Oscar® and Grammy® […]

Hostos Home To First-Ever Tito Puente Retrospective

April 18, 2017 | Hostos Community College

This week, Hostos will be home to the first-ever retrospective of the life and legacy of one of the most important figures in Latin Jazz, The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will host “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ a multi-day, in-depth examination of his career through concerts, panels, film, dance, and more.

Hostos To Hold 2017 Scholarship Benefit

April 18, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY) is delighted to announce its 2017 Scholarship Benefit on Friday, May 5, 2017. With the goal of raising funds for student scholarships, the Benefit will also highlight the many accomplishments of Hostos students and their passion to fulfill their educational aspirations.

BMCC VITA Volunteers Help Hundreds Meet Tax Deadline

April 12, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Tax season ends April 18. More than 20 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) BMCC students — IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers — are doing their part to help hundreds of citizens to meet this deadline. One BMCC tax preparer, Accounting major Vera Lipcova, enjoys delivering good news to her clients. “The best part is telling […]

Kingsborough’s Healthcare Institute adds new Hemodialysis Technician & Exam Prep Course

April 12, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

For individuals with chronic illnesses such as high-blood pressure and diabetes, the need for qualified kidney care professionals is essential for people living with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or kidney failure. To fill this service gap, Kingsborough Community College (KCC) partnered with Dialysis 4 Career, which provides educational opportunities in hemodialysis training to offer its […]

Queensborough Community College Student Receives Two Most Prestigious Scholarly Awards in Nation

April 11, 2017 | Queensborough Community College

April 11, 2017, (Bayside, Queens) Tao Hong, an Engineering Science student at Queensborough Community College, CUNY, has been awarded a JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP, WORTH UP TO $40,000 PER YEAR TO COMPLETE HIS BACCALAUREATE DEGREE. HONG IS ONE OF JUST 55 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE NATION FROM A COMPETITIVE […]

Kingsborough Culinary Arts Students Earn Certificates of Appreciation for Volunteering at Prestigious U.S. Pastry Competition

April 10, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College culinary arts students joined some of the most talented pastry chefs in the nation as volunteers at the annual U.S. Pastry Competition held at the Javits Center in March. The competition, sponsored by Paris Gourmet, a leading specialty food importer, and distributor, was held at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of […]

BMCC Time Warner Screenwriting Fellows Present Original Work

April 10, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Professional actors read 10-minute scenes from film and television scripts written by current and former Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students at the BMCC Time Warner Screenwriting Fellowship program’s Script Reading Gala held the night of March 2 in BMCC’s Theater 2. The screenwriting fellowship was made possible by a $25,000 grant from Time […]

Two Hostos Students Earn Prestigous Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Distinction

April 7, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College congratulates students Rokia Diabi and Oluwafemi Ligan for being awarded the prestigious 2017 Phi Theta Kappa All New York Academic awards.

Writing Across the Curriculum Celebrates 15th Anniversary

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

The Hostos Writing Across the Curriculum celebrated its 15th year by letting the Hostos family share their voices through writings placed on the walls of the College.

Hostos English Professor Publishes Debut Poetry Collection

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Assistant Professor of English Anne Lovering Rounds has published her first book titled, Variations in an Emergency.