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October 12, 2021BMCC Ranks Among Top Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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

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September 30, 2021BMCC Pride Month Honors the LGBTQ+ Community

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

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September 30, 2021Pablo Helguera Exhibition Opens October 15 at Shirley Fiterman Art Center

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

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August 4, 2021BMCC Receives Funds From Second Round of $175 Million Workforce Development Initiative

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

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August 4, 2021Blackstone LaunchPad Expands Access to Networks in Support of Student Entrepreneurial Endeavors

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

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June 16, 2021Four BMCC Students Win Panel Awards at Mid-Atlantic Beacon Conference

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

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June 16, 2021Commencement Ceremonies Celebrate Respiratory Therapy and Health Information Technology Classes of 2021

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

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June 4, 2021BMCC Celebrates “Resilient and Fabulous” Class of 2021 in Virtual 56th Commencement

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

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June 1, 2021Alumna Sandra Lindsay, First to Receive Covid Vaccination, Is BMCC’s 2021 President’s Medal Honoree

Lindsay builds vaccine awareness in underserved communities.

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May 14, 2021“Interventions,” a Shirley Fiterman Art Center Exhibition in Partnership with the Battery Park City Authority, Opens June 3

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

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May 13, 2021BMCC Student Team Among 12 Finalists for AACC/NSF Community College Innovation Challenge

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

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May 13, 2021BMCC Students Abdoul-hanane Gbadamassi and Altrim Mamuti Named 2021 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

Students among 72 scholars nationwide and three at CUNY.

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April 29, 2021Three Faculty Researchers Named 2021 Andrew W. Mellon/ACLS Fellows for Groundbreaking Humanities Research

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

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April 22, 2021Professor Nkechi Agwu One of 64 Notable Mathematicians Featured by Association for Women in Mathematics

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

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Student and staff in the Ethnic and Race Studies Department office

April 14, 2021New Academic Department, Ethnic and Race Studies, Empowers Students to be Change Agents in a Multi-Ethnic Society

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

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April 7, 2021Three BMCC Students Selected as FEA Study Abroad Scholars

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

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April 7, 202132nd Annual Asian Heritage Month Will “Enlighten, Engage and Entertain”

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

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March 18, 2021Town Hall Webinars Provide Updates and Invite Feedback on Fall 2021 Campus Re-Opening Plan

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

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BMCC alumnus Carla Francesca Robles behind the camera.

March 10, 2021BMCC Alumna and Documentary Filmmaker Carla Franchesca Robles Highlights “Voices of the Unheard”

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

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BMCC Alumnus Jamel Holmes

February 17, 2021Aspiring Principal and Alumnus Jamel Holmes Goes Above and Beyond for His Students

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

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