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Honors and Awards

Ellsworth Janifer / Aaron Benjamin Memorial Awards

The Black Faculty and Staff Association of BMCC, in honor of its past presidents, Dr. Aaron Benjamin (former member of the Modern Languages Department) and Dr. Ellsworth Janifer (former chairperson of the Music and Art Department), presents Commemorative Scholarship Awards to graduating students.

The awards are in the following categories:

  • Ideals of Ellsworth Janifer/Aaron Benjamin, Academic Excellence
  • Contribution to the College Community
  • Contribution to the Black Community


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