Lecture by Curator Karen Lemmey offers a controversial look at Hiram Powers’ renowned GREEK SLAVE.
The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded Kingsborough Community College (KCC) a $20,000 grant to provide $500 scholarships for 40 students from Staten Island and select areas of Brooklyn who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing, allowing them to stay in school and achieve their educational goals.
National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated at Hostos with an event honoring various distinguished Latino leaders on October 7.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hostos was home to the wildly successful BomPlenazo Festival from October 6 to October 9. The biennial celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican music and dance had a special theme this year, as it was dedicated to the memory of José “Chema” Soto, who passed away in 2015, was known as a patriarch of the musical style.
Clear need for well-trained candidates for medical billing positions around the city The LaGuardia Medical Billing Certificate Program is designed to graduate adults who understand healthcare finance and who are prepared to work in leading healthcare facilities LaGuardia’s Innovative Medical Billing Program Holds Graduation Graduates of the second LaGuardia Medical Billing cohort. The program is […]
(L-R): Christopher Stein, Erwin Wong and Mete Kok Latinos account for more than half of total U.S. population growth — yet make up less than 10 percent of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) workforce, according to a 2016 report by the Pew Research Foundation. This gap is being closed at Borough of […]
The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) continues to rank as one of the nation’s top colleges for awarding associate degrees, according to the 2016 Community College Week (CCWeek) Top 100 associate degree producers report released on September 30, 2016. The rankings are based on data from the U.S. Department of Education. BMCC ranks #11 […]
Former BMCC Achiever and graduate Shannon Kidd talks to students via Skype. Click here for photo gallery Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Student Affairs recognized 255 current students who completed 12 or more credits and have maintained a 4.0 GPA at the end of the 2016 spring semester during a ceremony […]
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) opened a new exhibition, Chromatic Space, on Thursday, September 22 in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center. The exhibition was curated by Jonathan D. Lippincott and features artists from American Abstract Artists (AAA), a non-profit organization that has contributed to the development and acceptance of abstract art since its founding […]
On September 24, Hostos was home to the Health Department’s Center for Health Equity’s “What Creates Health? A Community Conversation.”
Four Kingsborough students were selected to attend the launch of the Careers in Entertainment Tour (CIE), an initiative of the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation to help diversify the entertainment industry.
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) student Jaime Rodriguez is not particularly enthused about any of the candidates running for President of the United States. Still, there is nothing that would stop him from casting his vote in November 8 election, he says. “If you don’t vote, you have no grounds to complain about policies […]
BMCC Professor of Science Quinn Minor “If there were no dark matter, life wouldn’t exist,” says BMCC Professor of Science and astrophysicist Quinn Minor. He just received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $235,407 to study cold, or slow-moving dark matter, and explains its role in our existence. Early stars “spit out heavier […]
(Clockwise, starting upper left): Alex Guarino, Mirella Gerer, Victor Palacios, Chunyan Zhou, Tesfamichael Demeke, Shannon Kidd, Juana Encinas While 12 credits technically qualifies as full-time, students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) are maximizing their financial aid and graduating sooner, by taking 15 credits per semester. To reach that goal, students take advantage […]
Former KCC Student and Lecturer, Anthony Andrews, returns to Brooklyn as new director of government & community relations.
On September 16, the Hostos Community College Foundation’s 11th Annual Golf Outing raised more than $100,000 for student scholarships and support services. The extended Hostos family, who generously contributed their time and resources, included 120 golfers, Title Sponsor Barnes & Noble, Lunch Sponsor Alpha Medical Equipment, and Dinner Sponsor Heating & Burner Supply, as well […]