Today, we honor the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a Baptist minister and social activist, Dr. King led the U.S. civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968.
As we look forward to the upcoming holiday and the end of the Fall 2021 semester, I would like to convey my appreciation and well wishes to all students, faculty and staff of the Borough of Manhattan Community College.
The holidays are here, and for many of us it will be a time to gather with family and friends. While we are enjoying our reunions, it is also important to continue to be vigilant about the developments surrounding COVID-19.
As we step into a critical time for fundraising and community engagement, I wish to announce the arrival of Karen C. Wilson-Stevenson, EMBA, CFRE, who will begin serving as BMCC’s Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement, effective November 16, 2021.
In my first town hall last year, I indicated that institutional assessment and accountability must be prioritized. After presiding over BMCC for a year, I have become aware of our strengths, areas for improvement, and opportunities to enhance student success.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the horrific events of September 11, 2001, when almost 3,000 people lost their lives during the terrorist attacks at the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and aboard United Airlines Flight 93.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Many college students were not yet born on that day — but in the weeks, months and years that followed, their families and neighborhoods felt the impact of those attacks.
As the Spring semester continues, we move forward with our efforts to enhance academic and programmatic services for our students. With this in mind, I would like to welcome David P. Barnet, PhD, as our new Acting Dean of Academic Affairs, effective May 17.
Developments with the President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation continue to move forward in support of the College’s strategic investment in innovative projects, initiatives, and programming that advances BMCC’s mission, and honors Ms. MacKenzie Scott’s intent to focus on basic needs, equity and inclusion, economic mobility, and support for the demographic population served by BMCC.
BMCC is inviting faculty, staff and students to serve as members in one of three focus area committees supporting this year’s review of proposals for funding from The President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation ("The Fund").
The Spring 2021 Semester continues with a variety of programs and activities designed to enlighten, educate and engage our diverse community; however, you might have seen on the news, heard from friends or family members, or experienced yourself, harassment and hate crimes towards Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have risen during the COVID-19 crisis.
We are a few weeks into the Spring 2021 semester, and I continue to be grateful for our college community’s ability to unite with persevere, offering classes and services virtually during these stages of the pandemic.
I want to take this opportunity to announce that Anthony Watson, Executive Director of the Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center, has accepted the appointment of Acting Dean of Adult Continuing Education and Workforce Development (ACEWD) at BMCC.
Today is a day that we celebrate, congratulate and welcome Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris, who is the first woman, first black and first Asian-American to serve as our country's Vice President.
As part of The City University of New York’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CUNY has allowed all colleges to extend a version of the Spring 2020 COVID-19 Flexible Grading Policy-Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) for Fall 2020.
So much is happening in the world around us. We stand witness as new leadership prepares to guide our country through the deep ramifications of a world-wide pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil while we grapple with the rawness revealed in our country’s racial and social unrest.
I am pleased to announce that for the 2020-2021 academic year, the following faculty, students, administrators, and community members will serve on the Boards of the BMCC Association and the Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation
As we enter our fourth week of the fall semester, I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times, which are redefining our lives at home and at our wonderful institution.
Today, on National Voter Registration Day, I’d like to take this opportunity to encourage you all to register to vote, if you haven’t already, before the upcoming voter registration deadline on October 9th.
On behalf of Borough of Manhattan Community College, I wish to thank Dr. Karrin E. Wilks, Senior Vice President and Provost, for her leadership and contribution to the college and its diverse community.