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As the president of BMCC, I am thrilled to share with you the invaluable experiences and opportunities that await you through study abroad and study away programs.

Having earned an A.S. in Science for Health, she’s heading to NYU in Fall 2024 through the CCTOP program.

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BMCC is one of 37 colleges selected for funding to prepare students for careers in global health, technology and more.

Associate degrees were conferred for more than 2,600 graduates at the Barclays Center on June 5.

Graduates will be in high-demand as New York is projected to face a shortage of 40,000 registered nurses by 2030.

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Hailing from the Bronx, Colombia, the Netherlands and more, 10 runners-up found support, career options and mentors at BMCC.

Event recognizes outstanding student achievement both in and outside of the classroom.

BMCC seeks to become the nation’s leading community college for shaping globally minded and prepared graduates.

Immersed in clubs, cohorts and an internship, she worked as a freelance character designer and volunteered on campus

In “Volitia Turns Herself Inside Out in Order to See the World,” visitors view framed works as well as witness the artist painting directly onto gallery walls.

Through Study Abroad, she explores Afro societies in Brazil and Argentina; meanwhile Fall 2024 acceptances arrive from Brown, Smith, NYU and more.

Students utilize AI to address environmental sustainability, hunger, accessible education and more.

After stopping out from his first couple attempts at college, Brice enrolls at BMCC, ready to apply his passion and talent for math.

After 20 years, she re-enrolls at BMCC and follows her heart to be a Community Health Education major.

Competing in festivals is a critical milestone for emerging film professionals.

Students bring talent, drive and global perspectives to their music—and two ensemble members win full scholarships for Fall 2024.

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Lin is the only CUNY community college student and one of just three in New York State to be selected for the national award.

Vivid recollections from former colleagues open window into BMCC’s past.

ODET will provide training to diplomats, consular officials and others throughout New York and surrounding areas

Awards recognize student writing in scholarship, journalism, poetry and fiction.

Certificate program to offer stackable credits into BMCC AI degree program.

Pacheco was awarded the title on April 20 at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

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Criminal Justice program day trip is made possible by the Perkins V grant.

Spring 2024 is a season of “firsts” when it comes to making Nationals, and a track star racks up the honors.

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When Rebecca Panko moved to NYC, she thought she wanted to pursue fashion photography. Instead, she enrolled at BMCC and eventually earned a Ph.D. in Biology.

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The scholarship program provides tuition support and requires a GPA of at least 3.0, community service and more.

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One of four winners from CUNY and among 508 nationwide, she earned an A.S. in Science in December.

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Opening reception is April 17; exhibition featuring art by close to 300 students runs through May 11.

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BMCC music program students performed live with rising global sensation Raye on the April 6 episode of NBC’s SNL.

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Panelists from BMCC’s IRT department discussed cybersecurity; women leaders in the field of IT shared their journeys.

Two faculty, an alumna and current student are all poets who got their start at BMCC.

Filmmakers from Jan Lee to Spike Lee, Anime celebrations, a noodle tasting and much more are offered April 1 through 18.

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Presentation highlights apprenticeships, success programs and innovative efforts that build student retention.

Find out where to watch the eclipse, and tips on safe viewing.

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The finalists will be announced in May, and the winner will get a generous scholarship to complete their bachelor’s degree.

This RN for Orthopedics at Mount Sinai Hospital switched careers in his fifties, and enrolled at BMCC.

The Eastern Sociological Society’s 2024 Annual Meeting was held from February 29 through March 3.

Sergio Gomez Navarro improved his English in the CUNY Language Immersion Program, then enrolled at BMCC.

Faculty astrophysicists bring decades of research into black holes and gravitational waves to the project.

Dr. Musa Elbulok, Acting Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning

Having joined BMCC as Institutional Research Manager in 2017, Elbulok rose through the ranks while completing a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Findings could help community colleges better support math majors increasing the number of students who transfer to Bachelor degree programs and STEM careers.

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Thanks to NSF grant, BMCC students, alumni and faculty present at 2024 Joint Mathematics Meetings conference in San Francisco.

The exhibition will be on display February 15 through March 23 in BMCC’s Shirley Fiterman Art Center.

Entertainment professional embarks on a new career in early childhood education.

Working with the Council on International Educational Exchange, BMCC Study Abroad will increase to 1,000 students by 2028.

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More than 200 students participated in breakout sessions, panels and networking opportunities at all-day event.

Documentaries, animation, fictional films and more, thrill the Student Film Festival audience in Theatre Two.

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AVP will drive awareness of BMCC among prospective students, academic peers and business community partners.

Graduates will help New York meet growing demand for well-trained nurses.

Eligible BMCC grads will seamlessly transfer to bachelor’s degree programs at UAlbany.

Transfer Scholars Network (TSN) at BMCC facilitated the transfer application process for Johanna Graedler.

University of Turin, located in Italy, is home to 80,000 students.

On BMCC’s 60th Anniversary, Marva Craig and Erwin Wong share decades of perspective.

Apprenticeship programs advance equity and diversify the workforce.

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Stephanie Marrow will be featured in BMCC promotional advertisement that will run before “Renaissance: A film by Beyoncé.”

Future therapist has been a Supplemental Instructor, peer mentor, PTK member and more at BMCC.

Event celebrates National Apprenticeship Week and the College’s industry partners.

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BMCC had the highest number of students named to the 2023/2024 Kaplan Leadership Scholar cohort.

Industry experts, faculty and staff gathered to mentor student teams who presented solutions to real-world challenges.

BMCC VRC works closely with student Veterans throughout the year, not just on Veterans Day.

Aspen Prize Top 150, 2025

Colleges were selected from 1,000 nationwide and can now compete for the $1 million prize to be announced in 2025.

From August 15 through September 30, 74 students submitted entrepreneur projects to a virtual competition.

First-generation college students join a welcoming community and support at BMCC.

College leadership gathered to witness the signing that enables BMCC graduates to transfer into online and blended bachelor’s degree programs at SUNY Empire.

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Funds will support program that serves justice-impacted, first-generation and low-income students

Representatives from 90 employers were on hand accepting resumes and conducting initial interviews.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month recognizes this leading cause of death among Black and Hispanic women.

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Performance is part of ongoing BMCC Live series at the new Perelman Performing Arts Center.

Kate Walter notes the development of critical thinking courses, the impact of 9/11 and other impactful moments in BMCC’s history.

Events on October 24 and 31 include a performance by Dominic Scaglione, Jr., star of Jersey Boys, book talks and a hot Italian buffet.

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As CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has shared in his messages, the CUNY community is devastated by the violent attacks carried out by Hamas militants on the people of Israel.

Students and faculty from the college’s Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts department will perform on the lobby stage October 18.

Partners BMCC, Brooklyn College, Bronx CC, Hostos CC, Kingsborough CC, LaGuardia CC and Kennedy Children’s Center will create ECSE degree programs.

Computer Science major Florian Charles

Florian Charles wins $10K from Garden of Dreams Inspire; Kaya Fader and Amanda Loeung each win $1K as Coca-Cola scholars.

Noel W Anderson, Fan Addict Series, 2023, Distressed and stretched cotton tapestry, 24 x 20 inches

“Black Exhaustion” explores Black male identity and is on view in the SFAC September 6 through December 2.

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Presidents Anthony Munroe and Pat McGuire sign agreement enabling BMCC grads to enter baccalaureate programs at Trinity in Washington, D.C.

Average pass rates trend higher in course sections with Supplemental Instruction than in those sections that do not participate in the program.

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Both alumni chose BMCC as a launching pad to academic and career success.

Students audit classes with the support of a CUNY mentor, complete internships and more.

$7.6 Million in grants will support innovative hiring programs for state’s underserved youth.

Irina Nissen and Elim Soto propose a textile recycling process using a plastic-eating mushroom.

New major began with an NSF-funded curriculum project infusing data science into existing math courses.

BMCC has teamed up with Follett Higher Education, the industry-leader in collegiate retail, to provide a new bookstore for the College community.

Project Impact connects justice-impacted students with mentors, resources and a supportive community.

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Faculty, staff and students visit wet lab aquarium at Pier 40; students gain positions as field science assistants, research fellows and more.

Ceremony at Barclays Center celebrates graduates on BMCC’s 60th Anniversary

June is Pride Month in NYC, and BMCC invites the college community to join events citywide, on campus, and more.

Members of the Nursing class of Spring 2023 are eligible to take RN licensing exam.

Each year, the Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding student excellence from across many disciplines.

GUIDE scholars attend NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. POISE scholars attend the NYU College of Arts and Sciences.

Brown will speak at the 2023 Commencement ceremony on June 8 at Barclay Center in Brooklyn.

Both Elizabeth Alfieri and Camila Fernandez overcame tremendous challenges and are now on their way to four-year degrees.

Donovan’s work will be presented in the North Galley while Harima’s will be on display in the South Gallery. Both exhibitions will run through August 5.

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Lamine Kaba arrived in NYC from Guinea hardly speaking English: BMCC set him on the path to his current position at a financial services firm.

2023 grads Mikhail and Annika are pursuing bachelor’s degrees at Hunter College; their mother, 2019 grad Beverley, starts a master’s program at Pace University this Fall.

Gerontology major Pollyann Austin earns a 4.0 GPA, Liberal Arts major Jacqueline Santiago wins a full scholarship to Columbia and others over 60 land GPAs above 3.5.

Annual event is connected to the acclaimed Selected Shorts program; student writers are with BMCC’s Adult Continuing Education (ACE) division.

Summer fellowship funded through support of Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.

A panel of industry experts in filmmaking judged the entries across many genres.

BMCC co-led a panel presentation showing international students some of the benefits of attending a U.S. community college.

Panelists share strategies for recruiting and sustaining underrepresented students in careers, STEM and other majors.

Faculty-funded awards honor students for their fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry and scholarly writing.

Eight BMCC students complete an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner training that provides in-demand tech skills.

BMCC the only community college in New York State selected to move on to final round set for June in Washington D.C.

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Dr. Hoggard sees higher education in and of itself as a form of social justice that has the power to transform communities.

BMCC Student Art Show is open through May 10 in Shirley Fiterman Art Center

BMCC is the only community college to make it to the final round of the startup pitch competition.

Unique collaboration’s goal is to put Project Renewal clients on the path to a degree in social work.

Segments featuring the student ensembles will air April 17 through 20.

Paperback edition of Eng’s memoir, “Our Laundry, Our Town,” set for September release; book talk for BMCC’s Asian Heritage Month is April 20.

Active chapter members gain research and presentation skills in supportive peer cohort.

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Dr. Gutierrez comes to BMCC from Florida International University where he was Associate Dean at the College of Medicine.

Project gives Teacher Education majors insight into building computational literacy into their future classrooms.

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NYAEYC’s mission is to promote excellence in early care and education for New York State children and families through education, advocacy and professional support.

BMCC students can earn an Associate Degree in Modern Languages and a certificate in translation.

BMCC English Professor Marguerite Rivas on the Moth stage

“Between The Rock and a Heart Place” models for students, how writing can be transformational.

Animation and Motion Graphics major Yailenis Rodriguez Diaz and CIS major Diona Peddie defy stereotypes as they pursue tech careers.

March 21, 2023 A recent exhibit on our campus, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), offended [...]

Sharing insights from her own writing career, McFadden helped shape the English department’s new journalism concentration.

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President Anthony E. Munroe shares points of pride and project updates with students, faculty and staff.

TSN four-year partners offer some of the most generous financial aid in the country, meeting 100 percent of students’ full demonstrated need.

Event marks the start of the students’ clinical course in a hospital setting.

This award builds on over $2 million Trinity has previously granted to BMCC

Panels address topics including reproductive justice and validate women’s activism in many areas.

Dr. Fernandez comes to BMCC from New Jersey City University (NJCU) where she was Associate Provost.

Before joining BMCC, Assistant Vice President Kidd served as Vice President for Strategic Planning, Research, Technology and Innovation at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Quilting portraits of African American icons, a collaboration between Professor Bostick and Media Center Director Vinton Melbourne on display in breezeway.

Duran won for her idea Wheel-eating, a portable tray that helps adapt any table to accommodate a multitude of wheelchair types.

Innovative works showcase traditional painting, sculpture, installation pieces, photography and more.

The Department of Health estimates New York state will have a shortage of more than 39,000 nurses by 2030—a need the graduates will help meet.

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Michelle Cuizon, who grew up in the Philippines, works at the largest classical music organization in North America.

Seasoned film professionals judge the submissions, screened in Theatre 1 at BMCC.

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Mentored by Professors Julian Schroeder and Yanni Tournas, the BMCC team won for the fifth year in a row.

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Theatre program presents original musical based on George Orwell classic.

An assignment to write a science fiction fantasy kicked off “The Covenant of Magic.”

Video Arts and Technology (VAT) major Renzo Esposito and VAT alumnus Jeremiah Chaparro script and direct original short films.

Students will attend intensive workshops, coaching sessions and undertake other start-up tasks.

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Jordan Michel, an immigrant from Jamaica, started his academic journey to George Washington University Law School and the Air Force JAG Corps at BMCC.

The BMCC-Baruch Business Academy provides smooth transfer for BMCC Business Administration majors into the Baruch College Bachelor’s of Business Administration program.

NSF funded program to prepare students for careers as mobile app programmers.

Governor Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams and CUNY Chancellor F Félix V. Matos Rodríguez announce plans for transformative SPARC Kips Bay project at October 13 press event.

Event featured presentation by author Cindy Rizzo who shared insight on writing and publishing books.

Hurley chronicles being a Respiratory Therapist during the COVID-19 pandemic. Florczak’s fiction reflects his travels and military experience.

Fundraising event spearheaded by Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Hispanic Federation of New York.

Event highlights high school seniors dual-enrolled at BMCC, as well as current students and graduates of the Paramedic degree program.

Thousands of students battling food insecurity will benefit from donations of food and equipment this year.

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Interactive artwork creation was part of international project that will also take place in Egypt, Malta and Australia.

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Government grants support innovative programs, drive social change, propel STEM opportunities and more.

Work examines lives of 17th-century, formerly enslaved residents in what is now NYC, and how World Fairs promoted a utopia that excluded people of color.

Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Adult Continuing Education (ACE) and partners are pipeline to degree programs and jobs.

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Research program, funded by the President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation, results in course materials on OpenLab.

Graduates will transfer seamlessly into the B.S. in Psychology program at City College of New York.

BMCC and Lehman College receive $2M in state funding to create credentialed pathways to employment in the rapidly expanding cannabis industry.

With awards made possible by the Mellon Foundation, Professors Acosta, Cole, Peck, Rennis and Varghese will develop equity-minded projects.

Students can choose both online and in-person course offerings to complete their degree in a timely manner.

This support follows a $2 million grant from 2021, addressing student homelessness.

Dr. Lindsay, a public health advocate, was the first person in the U.S. to receive Covid-19 vaccination.

Mr. Reyes, a graduate of Columbia Law School and Hunter College, will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet.

Partnership with BMCC, UASEM High School and NYC DOE prepares EMTs to begin their careers providing service and saving lives.

Graduates of the BMCC Nursing program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (RNs).

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Program provides first-generation students with a one-on-one coach, seminars and supportive cohort community.

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Employee Appreciation Awards offers staff members the chance to recognize colleagues who go above and beyond everyday tasks.

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In the years since both programs began, 67 students have received full scholarships to NYU.

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BMCC President and students travel to Washington, D.C. to urge White House and Congress to provide a permanent solution for students, staff, scholars, and alumni.

Community invited to learn about attending BMCC and MEOC; mammogram information, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters among free services available.

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SFAC presents a group exhibition of textile-based artworks in its galleries and its Park Place Window Project focuses on issues of identity.

District 6 New York City Councilmember Gale A. Brewer receives BMCC Presidential Medal.

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BMCC President Anthony E. Munroe participates in signing ceremony with Pace University President Marvin Krislov on June 8.

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Part of a culture of care is looking at root causes of institutionalized racism to build empathy and dismantle it.

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Students recognized in ceremony excelled both in and outside the classroom.

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Lyn Thomas, who will receive diploma at 2022 commencement, tells adults that they are never too old complete a GED and enroll in college.

Graduates will transfer without loss of credits to Political Science bachelor’s degree programs at Brooklyn College and The City College of New York.

Students share 41 films produced over the last two years and network with industry professionals.

The BMCC/Morehouse College Partnership will support student transfers to Morehouse College.

Working closely with faculty and staff, Dr. Pollard will identify funding opportunities and support the growth of scholarly research at BMCC.

Noor, first in family to attend college, will deliver a speech at BMCC’s 57th commencement ceremony, June 9 at Barclays Center.

Several directors and an adjunct faculty member came together as a cohort to complete their Ed.D. at St. John’s University.

CPA and MBA Izquierdo will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet to achieve initiatives including AcMo 2.0.

Grant-funded activities engage underrepresented and women students in STEM courses, activities and career paths.

After a decade in the fashion industry, she says computer science presents a new way to transform people’s lives.

2022 valedictorian will deliver a commencement speech before thousands on June 9 at Barclays Center.

Awardees among 30 community college faculty nationwide.

Academic research projects deepen understanding in their respective fields and enhance what they share with students.

Exhibition showcasing the artwork of Studio Art majors and others, runs through May 13 in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center.

Geneen McCauley and Adan Rivera assume management roles in Institutional Advancement and Public Safety.

Newly-elected borough president speaks with BMCC President Anthony Munroe, staff and faculty about health majors, academic support programs and more.

Subcommittees focus on student supports, communication with senior colleges, updating of articulation agreements and more.

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Scholarship supports exceptional students in natural sciences, mathematics, engineering and research.

Students access a thriving collection of classes, projects and communities online.

In addition, a concentration in Journalism has been added to BMCC’s Writing and Literature major.

BMCC community and campus leaders consider academic programming, workforce needs and other factors that impact student success.

Race, Equity, and Inclusion Steering Committee (REI) presents panels and workshops, live and online, Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8.

Accomplishments by Asians and Asian Americans enrich the fabric of everyday life, and are celebrated in-person and on Zoom throughout April.

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New offering in the Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Department brings BMCC up to 56 associate degree programs.

Presenters for the April 9 virtual conference are from 33 institutions across CUNY, the U.S., Canada and Spain.

BMCC is developing a Strategic Enrollment Plan along with several other initiatives and programs.

Inductees receive tuition assistance and are expected to complete community service, maintain a high GPA and more.

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Our institution is continuing to monitor the developments related to the pandemic.

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Scholarship provides more than $50,000 annually up to three years to complete bachelor’s degree at four-year institution.

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After earning her Associate degree at BMCC in 2009, Delgado transferred to Smith College where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Government

Among CUNY two-year colleges, BMCC awarded the most associate degrees to Latinx/Hispanic students.

To address the shortage, the state of New York activated the National Guard to earn EMT certification.

The month’s theme identifies the needs of women and provides ways to support them, taking into account race, ethnicity, religion and other factors.

Having served as Senior Registrar since 2013, Mr. Alam brings extensive experience in financial aid, admissions and other vital services to his new role.

Single mothers, home health aides, the justice-involved, immigrants and others will earn industry certifications, a bridge to college and more.

Cohort model offers dual BMCC/Baruch enrollment with seamless transfer to Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business.

Now teaching at BMCC’s CUNY in The Heights campus, poetry has been part of her classes since 1968, motivating students’ creativity.

Vast technological change and growth of online education provide learning opportunities for students.

2022 Afrikan Heritage Month Theme: Emerging, Looking Forward to Brighter Times

Study to expand understanding of how Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Pell-eligible students can benefit from gateway courses.

Professors who are artists provide insight into artmaking for students.

BMCC is one of just 20 colleges nationwide selected to join the partnership.

Led by the Counseling Center in collaboration with the Learning Resource Center and Academic Advisement and Transfer Center, GAINS is a President’s Fund recipient.

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Need for public health professionals highlighted by impact of COVID-19 pandemic on underserved communities.

The Kaplan Scholars program helps associate degree students successfully transfer to and complete bachelor’s degree programs.

Led by Professors Julian Schroeder and Yanni Tournas, students met in BMCC Finance & Banking Club to study and prepare.

Students who complete the program gain credits into Computer Information Systems associate degree program.

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“Project Sankofa” is the first fully live and in-person production staged by the Theatre program in more than 20 months.

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Students underrepresented in STEM will be prepared to enter the BS in Psychology program at CCNY.

Graduates of paramedic program gain knowledge and skills necessary to function in advanced pre-hospital care.

Renovated state-of-the-art facility serves Washington Heights, Inwood and parts of the Bronx.

Students join on-campus training and online programming, as well as meet with industry professionals.

From these 150 colleges, 10 finalists will be named, then a winner will be announced, Spring 2023.

BMCC will dedicate funds raised through the campaign to programs that help Black and Brown students find success inside and outside of the classroom.

Through BMCC’s Study Abroad program, Gilman scholars travel around the world, taking faculty-designed courses.

Queensborough College is also part of the partnership that serves Latinx, women and other underrepresented groups.

Project seeks to increase retention and persistence, reducing the STEM intimidation barrier.

Events extend now through December, and are virtual with one hybrid event.

Events are back-to-back on Wednesday, October 26, via Zoom.

Twenty-four scholarship recipients were recognized during virtual ceremony.

Harlem based program expects to enroll as many as 1,000 individuals each year.

BMCC’s commitment to Hispanic and low-income students is reflected in the $3 million, Title V Conexiónes program.

Funded by BMCC President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation, the program will be presented at the 2022 AAC&U annual meeting.

The livestream event includes interviews with BMCC students, performances by the BMCC and Downtown choirs and the college’s theatre program.

Events focused on history, health, identity and more are designed to inspire, inform and strengthen solidarity.

A Journal of the Year of the Pharmacy, created during the COVID-19 pandemic, is accompanied by a series of performances.

After graduating BMCC in December, Escobar will attend City College (CUNY).

Grant will ensure student parents have access to child care, family engagement activities and mental health support services.

The awards were presented on September 23, 2021 in an online presentation that featured videos, photographs and even a few surprises.

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The ceremony included a moment of silence and the placement of the wreath outside of the college’s main building.

Grant will fund further research on mobile assistive apps and augmented reality research to assist people who are blind or visually impaired.

Ingrid Renderos brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education and will lead programmatic and operational efforts for the CITH campus.

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, lessons reverberate amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Programming includes by-invitation event in which CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez will join BMCC President Anthony E. Munroe in placing a wreath at commemorative plaque.

Students can choose degree specializations in Spanish Translation and Interpretation, Risk Management and Insurance, and Jazz and Popular Music.

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BMCC congratulates faculty and staff who have 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service.

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BMCC congratulates employees who have 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 50 years of service.

Eighteen BMCC faculty members mentor 32 students on CRSP research projects each year.

BMCC receives $648K, one of six CUNY colleges awarded funds designed to rebuild New York after pandemic.

Student entrepreneurs in any major will join global network and have access to startup resources and more.

Masks are encouraged for all, and COVID-19 vaccinations are required for students taking hybrid and in-person classes.

BMCC students led by Professor Mohammad Azhar design virtual reality headsets to teach life skills to people with autism.

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Speakers included Valedictorian Noreen Jackson, Senator Brian Benjamin, SUNY Associate Provost Lisa McKay and more

Mentored by BMCC professors, the students virtually presented their research projects to field experts and a judge.

On June 16 and 17, events in Theatre II showcase RT and HIT graduates who are entering dynamic healthcare fields.

BMCC students in POISE and GUIDE programs gain access to academic resources, mentors and scholarships at NYU.

More than 4,600 graduates receive Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees.

Lindsay is the first person in the United States to have received the coronavirus vaccine.

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Despite the pandemic, BMCC faculty rose to the occasion and used the moment to innovate, engage and inspire students.

BMCC shows students a path to the next chapter in their academic journey.

Work by renowned artists Mildred Howard and Ned Smyth will be displayed both in the SFAC and nearby Battery Park.

Team led by Professor Mohammad Azhar is developing Virtual Reality applications for autistic children.

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Professors Sophie Maríñez, Ángeles Donoso Macaya and Marci Littlefield are among 28 faculty selected nationwide.

Dean’s Award Recipient is SGA President and Writing and Literature major Josiah Ramesar.

BMCC professors address concerns students, faculty and staff may still have about getting the Covid-19 vaccine.

National association honors Dr. Agwu for her dedication to ethnomathematics and student success.

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BMCC criminal justice major who excels on the field and classroom plans to be pro-athlete and FBI agent

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Students take part in interdisciplinary courses and earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Ethnic Studies.

Economics alumnus moved to NYC from Jamaica in 2015 and will intern at the Federal Reserve this summer

Psychology major Amanda Amezquita, Nursing major Dominique Talley and Criminal Justice major Kimberly Vega among 91 scholars.

Film screenings, a poetry contest and dumpling-making competition are among events presented through April 30.

Panelists emphasize the important role social workers play in helping individuals, families and communities reach their full potential.

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Two virtual events; one for faculty and staff, and one for students, reviewed safety measures such as UV technology to sanitize surfaces.

BMCC alumnus Carla Francesca Robles behind the camera.

Founder of the production company Rayoelú Films, she tells the stories of immigrants seeking a better life in NYC.

Esports give students chance to build teamwork, leadership and other social skills

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Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education announces rankings based on federal data from all 50 states.

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WHM theme is “Empowering Women in the New Normal: Body, Mind and Soul.”

BMCC President Anthony E. Munroe and Rockland County Community College President Michael Baston will discuss the report at a public forum, February 25.

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Digital exhibition of faculty artwork is available on Facebook and Instagram from March 1 through April 23.

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Jamel Holmes teaches sixth grade in the Bronx high school where he himself graduated in 2008.

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Director of Counseling Neda Hajizadeh and Psychology Professor David Caicedo provide insight on holiday loneliness during the pandemic.

BMCC Alumnus Samuel Adedeji

As a teenager, Samuel Adédèjì (Science, ’10) lived with his family near Bellevue Hospital and dreamed of working there.

BMCC alumnus Kwame Amin

Soon to complete his MBA in Strategic Healthcare Management, Amin plans to focus on healthcare disparities.

Original Musical Theatre production available on BMCC website and Apple podcasts.

Two-day event offered faculty opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and share experiences from the past year.

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Strategic Plan factors in COVID-19 pandemic, justice protests, and the vital role of community colleges in societal change.

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From February 3 through 24, speakers, workshops and performances highlight issues and celebrate Afrikan diaspora.

Grant will fund program that allows high school seniors to earn college credit while preparing for EMT careers

While 2020 was marked by struggle, filing taxes will have a few perks set in motion by the CARES Act.

In addition to recognition for exemplar services to students, BMCC awarded $50,000.

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Development manager/assistant director of grants will facilitate grant applications and more.

CIS Professor Hao Tang

Cane could help blind and visually impaired users conduct facility orientation and mobility training remotely.

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Academy offers on-campus training and education to universities and community colleges across the country.

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On January 6th, our country witnessed an attack on our democracy and the continuation of the unsettling circumstances that waver around racial injustice and lawlessness.

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Video of ceremony includes pinning as well as traditional lighting of Nursing Lamps.

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BMCC is the only community college in the CUNY system where students can earn an associate degree in Economics.

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There is tremendous gratitude, pride, and enthusiasm around the college in light of our receipt of a $30 million unrestricted gift from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott.

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Virtual event highlights a mission of equity through videos and speakers including BMCC President Anthony E. Munroe.

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Kaplan scholars thrive as they are challenged to excel academically, while giving back to their respective communities.

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Project will enable students to make critical connections across many courses, about issues faced by people lacking basic resources.

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Gift will help establish the President’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation.

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The 2020 winners are Professors Cara O’Connor, Kimora, Joel Barker and Jae Ki Lee.

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President Munroe shares a Winter Break and holiday message with the College community.

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Paramedic Class of 2020 delayed clinical rotations, and graduation, to take ambulance shifts at height of COVID surge.

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In uncertain times we’re drawn to carb-rich fatty foods—but there are comfort-rich alternatives

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Lau was CUNY’s associate director of financial reporting and held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Verizon and more.

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For the third year in a row, a team of BMCC students has earned First Place in the Maiden Lane division of the College Fed Challenge

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Professors Jennifer Gilken, Jennifer Longley and Jillian Crosby seek to strengthen course content and career pathways.

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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.

Assistant Dean Janice Zummo and AVP Jorge Yafar express appreciation for their remote staff and essential workers.

Daily routines upended by COVID-19 pandemic compel people to set aside time for physical activity

More than 85 faculty applauded in cameo appearances by cabinet members and others.

As services have gone virtual, the BMCC Counseling Center continues to provide strong support for students, faculty and staff.

Students share hopes and concerns the day before election was called for former VP Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris.

BMCC Center for Career Development guides students to build search strategies and skills for the virtual workplace.

For Doctoral Candidate Brian Olson, BMCC is an “institution of hope.”

Advocacy and Resource Center services essential to students during COVID-19 crisis

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Individuals who support BMCC through the #CUNYTuesday Campaign can also serve as a BMCC Champion and help boost donations to the college.

$2 million cooperative grant from U.S. Department of Education enables BMCC to join Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP).

Majority of BMCC students polled at debate watch party plan to vote in person.

Employees recognized have reached 20 to 35 years working in departments across the College.

President says college community must recognize and address challenges exacerbated by the worst pandemic in a century.

Number of jobs available for RNs expected to increase by 16% by 2024.

Among student services discussed at event were Panther Pantry, Student Activities and Counseling.

Videos are the culmination of a project funded by CUNY-Harvard Consortium.

BMCC is the only community college nationwide to receive the grant among 13 institutions.

Professors in Health Education, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences and Ethnic Studies join virtual gathering.

BMCC staff members are often the first-person students speak with either in person, virtually or by phone.

Rose tells student veterans they will be needed to help meet the challenges facing the United States.

Funds will be used to assist Latino male and low-income students.

Interim President Karrin E. Wilks and Incoming President Anthony E. Munroe frame the direction BMCC is heading.

Artwork will be viewed through large street-front windows on Barclay Street, Park Place and West Broadway.

As Work-Study participants, they will provide masks and link the college community to COVID-related resources.

Apprentices will work toward certifications in General Insurance and an A.A.S. in Business Management.

Many students have lost employment, childcare options and are also facing food insecurity.

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Students will complete coursework online to earn Google IT Support Professional Certificate.

Students can complete the BMCC Business Management General Management program from anywhere in the world.

Faculty reflect on their experience teaching online in Spring 2020, as they prepare for the fall.

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Science for Forensics major Giulia Assanti was selected from 700 applicants

Program provides students with knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial thinking required in many well-paying careers

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Graduates persevered despite global pandemic and economic fallout.

BMCC recognized for advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.

Grant is part of Trinity funding of nearly $7 million, joining urgent call for racial justice and responding to COVID-19 impacts.

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Wilks notes the significant progress in the college’s work to improve student success and advance equity.

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Dr. Munroe to begin leadership role beginning Fall 2020.

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Provides committee reports and recommendations for Designing for Success strategic planning process.

Findings are tremendous advance for astronomy, potentially enabling new ways of testing expansion of the universe

More than 130 participants explore best practices including “intrusive advising.”

Professors discuss how community college students benefit from modern languages acquisition

Having earned an HSE and now working on an associate degree, she raises funds to help transwomen survive.

Program receives the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award.

BMCC Inspires and Motivates People to Achieve in College Together (IMPACT) finds virtual strategies to stay engaged.

BMCC had the highest ranking among the six CUNY community colleges named in the top 10 for two-year colleges.

Employees reaching 35, 30 and 20 years with the college are highlighted in live stream event.

Top academic achievers across many disciplines and majors are celebrated in annual event.

Funds support students who — despite a pandemic and abrupt switch to distance learning — continue to thrive.

Brianna T. Codner, a Media Center audio technician, volunteers with a community fridge in Harlem.

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Ten community college finalists are honored for achieving exceptional, equitable outcomes for students.

The Employee Appreciation Awards ceremony, held online June 5, celebrated winners in five categories.

Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development initiative offers more than 3,000 workforce development courses.

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BMCC is committed to advancing equity, strengthening a culture of care, and advancing justice through education.

The COVID-19 pandemic did not prevent BMCC from celebrating the achievements of its 2020 graduates.

Moving to the New York area in 2016, her first goal was to learn English.

Participants can enter to win one of ten $200 Amazon gift cards.

One of six awardees nationwide, the BMCC NSLS chapter inducted over 100 members this spring.

Once community is created in a virtual setting, students are better able to connect with course content.