Community College News

BMCC Foundation Gala Raises More Than $1.12 Million for Student Scholarships

May 19, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation hosted the 2017 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” on May 18 at Cipriani, 25 Broadway, raising more than $1.12 million to benefit the BMCC Scholarship Fund. The evening’s Honorees were Carol Britton, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services at BNY Mellon, and Jeffrey Gural, Chairman of Newmark Knight Frank. Special Guest […]

LaGuardia Community College Celebrates Opening Of Expanded Library

May 12, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

60 Percent Increase of Previous Space; Includes Modern Upgrades for LaGuardia’s 50,000 Students, 3,000 Faculty & Staff, and LIC Community Long Island City, NY (May 12, 2017)—LaGuardia Community College yesterday celebrated the completion of a major expansion of the college’s library to nearly 60,000 sq. ft.—a 60 percent increase of the previous space. Highlights include […]

BARS Symposium Showcases Student-Mentored Research

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  Students, faculty and staff filled Richard Harris Terrace for the poster presentation portion of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Annual Research Symposium (BARS) on Wednesday, May 10. The presentations were a highlight of the event that showcases BMCC student research projects they have been conducting with faculty mentors. The symposium also featured […]

BMCC Hosts CUE Conference to Share Strategies for Student Success

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference 2017 was held May 5 at BMCC’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street, and at BMCC’s Fiterman Hall, 245 Greenwich Street. The Conference theme, Accelerating Progress, Accelerating Equity: Improving Student Success in Developmental and Gateway Courses was reflected in breakout sessions, a keynote address by Katie Hern, Director of the California Acceleration […]

BMCC Community Gathers for Middle States Town Hall

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

A Middle States Town Hall meeting for the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) community was held May 9 in Theatre 2 at the College’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street. The purpose of the meeting was to update students, faculty and staff on the status of the College’s Middles States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) […]

MEOC Gala Raises More Than $39K

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) celebrated 50 years providing critical academic and vocational services to underserved residents of Harlem and throughout New York City with an elegant evening of community building and entertainment. The fundraising gala, “Celebrating 50 Years,” held May 3 at Harlem’s legendary Alhambra Ballroom, started with a cocktail reception and included […]

Text/ure Exhibition Opens at Shirley Fiterman Art Center

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Artwork shown: “Hive” by Brenna Beine The art exhibition “Text/ure” will open in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street, with a reception on Tuesday, May 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Text/ure,” curated by Kristen Frederickson with assistant curator Avery Curran, will feature the work of Brenna Beirne, Colin Chase, Paul D’Agostino, […]

Out In Two Program Inducts Largest Class in its History

May 11, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomed 72 students to the Out in Two scholarship program with an Induction Ceremony held May 8 in Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers Street. “The Spring 2017 cohort, made up of 72 students, is the largest group in the Out in Two program’s 18-year history,” said Richard Naughton, […]

Faculty and Staff Honored for up to 50 Years Service at BMCC

May 4, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On May 4 in the Fiterman Hall Conference Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) celebrated faculty and staff who have worked at the college for up to 50 years. The Office of Academic Affairs hosted the luncheon reception. “We are celebrating your success, dedication and commitment to our students,” said Karrin E. Wilks, Provost and […]

BMCC Welcomes New Directors

May 4, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

L-R: Theresa Wade, Deanne Southwell and Lisa Kasper Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomes Deanne Southwell, Executive Director of Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP); Theresa Wade, Deputy Director of Diversity and Title IX Compliance in the Office of Compliance and Diversity and Lisa Kasper, Director of Admissions and Outreach out of the Office of Enrollment Management. […]

BMCC Hosts Eleventh Annual Entrepreneurial Summit

May 3, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students, faculty and staff filled Richard Harris Terrace Tuesday May 2 for the college’s eleventh annual Entrepreneurial Summit. The BMCC Small Business and Entrepreneurship program, the BMCC Student Business Enterprise club and the Student Government Association hosted this year’s event.  This year’s theme was “Started from the bottom, now […]

LaGuardia Marks 3rd Graduation Of Medical Billing Program With Weill Cornell Medicine

April 28, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY (April 28, 2017)—The highly successful initiative to train motivated New Yorkers for medical billing positions, conducted in partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine and the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH),has graduated its third class of 21 students at LaGuardia Community College. Through a partnership with the New York City […]

BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award Winners Announced

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

(L-R): Geoffrey Klock, Brett Sims, Rosalie Gleicher, Matthew Marcus The Academic Senate and Office of Academic Affairs at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) have announced the winners of the 2017 BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award. Four faculty members — two tenured professors, one lecturer and one adjunct professor — were chosen by a faculty committee […]

Students Gain Inspiration and Skills on Alternative Spring Break

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Dade City, Florida, whole others attend a leadership conference in Chicago, all part of Alternative Spring Break   The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Student Activities facilitated two student trips in April for Alternative Spring Break. One group of 27 BMCC students and three […]

BMCC Student Art Show “Year in Review” Opens Wednesday April 26

April 26, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is presenting its annual Year in Review Student Art Show, opening Wednesday, April 26 with a reception and from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan. The exhibit showcases the work of more than 200 BMCC students, in a wide […]

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 […]