Community College News

Famed Photographer An-My Lê Conducts Master Class at LaGuardia Community College

April 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

Award winning photographer and Bard College Professor An-My Le recently conducted a master class in photography for an appreciative group of LaGuardia Community College students.

More than fifty students huddled around Lê as she critiqued a collection of their photographs, discussed various photographic techniques, recommended books on photography for them to read, and discussed the difficulties of making a living at her chosen profession.

George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors”

April 24, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The BCC Department of History presents the Eighteenth Annual Ehrenpreis Memorial Lecture: George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors” Thursday, May 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m. Bronx Community College Campus Gould Memorial Library [GM], Auditorium Reception to follow in Gould Memorial Library [GM], Rotunda 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY  10453 Mr. George Wolf, […]

Bronx Community College Signs “Statement of Shared Interest” Agreement with Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

April 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

What: The signing of a Statement Of Shared Interest between the Inter American University Of Puerto Rico and Bronx Community College of The City University Of New York “to memorialize their mutual intention to promote collaborative academic opportunities between the Institutions.” The Intra American University is the largest private institution of higher education in Western […]

President Gail O. Mellow Recognized by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at National Convention

April 22, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow was awarded the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction at Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas on April 17.

Recognized for her dedication and support of LaGuardia Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Dr. Mellow is one of 23 honorees for 2015.

Queensborough Students Earn First and Second Place Awards among 104 Presenters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference

April 22, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Three Queensborough students in the Biological Sciences and Geology Department won first and second place awards for their scientific posters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut on April 18.

Kingsborough Community College Alumna Named to University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents

April 22, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

From Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge to Maui, environmentalist and conservationist Helen Nielsen has always been a strong advocate for community colleges and education Kingsborough Community College (KCC) alumna Helen Nielsen, ‘79, has been confirmed as a Regent of the University of Hawai’i system by the state senate, appointed by Governor David Ige. The Bay Ridge native, […]


April 22, 2015 | Bronx Community College

April 21, 2015 — Dr. Thomas R. Bailey, director of the highly-regarded Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, will deliver the Keynote Address at Bronx Community College’s Faculty Day on Friday, April 24. His speech, “The Faculty Role in Redesigning America’s Community Colleges,” is based on Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, the book […]

Hostos Alumni Earn Prestigious Distinction Through CCNY Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program

April 21, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a wonderful collaboration between Hostos faculty, The City College of New York, and one of New York City’s most respected law firms, four former Hostos students, Eric Stewart, Avery Toledo, Michael Cruz, and Lizette Carter, have been accepted into the prestigious Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program.

LaGuardia Community College Student Anastassiya Neznanova Recognized by International Honor Society, Awarded Two Scholarships

April 20, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College student Anastassiya Neznanova was named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team and awarded a $5,000 scholarship at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

One of 20 students selected for the national All USA Academic Team, Anastassiya was featured in a USA Today newspaper article and received an additional $2,000 scholarship as a New Century Scholar.

Saluting Women

April 20, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Students in Service to Women Recognition Award, sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center Council, is presented to nine recipients. The first annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award was presented to each of nine recipients March 30 in Richard Harris Terrace, on the main campus of Borough of Manhattan Community College. The award […]

Majora Carter to Speak at Kingsborough’s 9th Annual Eco-Festival About Global Environmental Challenges

April 20, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Conference theme “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future focuses on the economic impact on the world of environmental sustainability Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will host its 9th Annual Eco-Festival from April 22-24, 2015, themed “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future.” Sustainable South Bronx and Green […]

BMCC Students Tackle Spring Job Fair

April 17, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Science major Kristoff Joseph Russell was fully prepared when he made his way to the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY career fair at the school’s gym March 18. Russell, who eventually wants a career in physical therapy had gone and met with BMCC Center for Career Development counselors a few days before the fair. There, […]

Out-in-Two Celebrates New Donors and Inductees

April 17, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC’s Out-in-Two program honors the Spring 2015 cohort. BMCC’s Out-in-Two program celebrated 34 inductees—the largest cohort in its history—with a ceremony and buffet luncheon on March 23 in Richard Harris Terrace. The program’s expansion from 25 inductees in Fall 2014 was made possible by donations from the BMCC Foundation and other donors. That growth will […]

Hostos Professor Linda Hirsch Contributes To Essay On Writing Across The Curriculum Program

April 17, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Professor Linda Hirsch has helped to bring a Hostos and CUNY program to the world stage. Hirsch, along with Dennis Paoli from Hunter College, contributed a piece about the Writing Across The Curriculum (WAC) program in the web-based book, Writing Programs Wordwide.

Hostos Front And Center At Somos El Futuro Conference In Albany

April 16, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos students played the part of public officials, debated important social issues, and lended a huge hand at the annual Somos El Futuro Conference in Albany the weekend of March 20, 2015.

Issue 11 Of The “Hostos Review” Being Launched To Celebrate Unpublished Literature Of Non-Fiction By Latina Writers

April 14, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Several distinguished authors will “cross borders” as part of a multimedia event on April 16, at 5 p.m., at Pregones Theatre in the South Bronx to talk about their contributions to the Hostos Review/ Revista Hostosiana (Issue No. 11): Stirred Ground: Non-fiction Writing by Contemporary Latina and Latin American Women Authors, edited by Hostos Humanities Professor, Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla.

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter Visits Hostos to Talk About the State of Music Industry

April 14, 2015 | Hostos Community College

As Hostos Community College’s Media Design Program continues to grow and attract more students, it received a huge boost when Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Tidal executive, Vania Schlogel, visited the College on April 1, 2015, to discuss the state of the music industry and Carter’s new venture.

Hostos Professor Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez Taking His Expertise Abroad

April 14, 2015 | Hostos Community College

In April, Hostos Associate Professor of Chemistry and Unit Coordinator-Natural Sciences Department, Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez, embarked on a three-month world tour, lecturing on best teaching practices at the National University of Costa Rica, the National University of Bogotá, and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Renowned Peruvian Philosopher Shuar Velasquez to Speak about Global Indigeneity and Capitalism at Kingsborough

April 13, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Indigenous Scholar to Discuss Global Indigeneity and Capitalism Kingsborough Community College will celebrate its collective diversity with a weeklong series of events from April 13 to April 19 that celebrate and highlight the College’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Americans for Indian Opportunity Ambassador and member of the Peruvian indigenous groups—the wampìs and […]

Kingsborough Faculty and Students Talk about Civic Engagement Graduate Center Feminist Pedagogies Conference

April 13, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Panel discussion focuses on the role of feminism within the realm of civic engagement Kingsborough Community College (KCC) faculty members Prof. Maureen Fadem and Prof. Madeline Sorel, together with 7 current and former KCC students, will lead a panel discussion, “Civic Engagement at Kingsborough: A Feminist Pedagogy of Art, Activism, and Social Justice for the […]