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SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 FacebookTwitterInstagram

BMCC Moves Up in CCW Ranking
BMCC continues to rank as one of the nation’s top colleges for awarding associate degrees according to the 2015 Community College Week (CCWeek) Top 100 report released on September 14.

CUNY Service Corps

CUNY Service Corps Launches New Year
Nearly 900 new CUNY Service Corps members representing schools that included BMCC, gathered at the college to kick-off the 2015-16 year.

BMCC Partners with Citi Foundation to Offer Save for Success Program

BMCC Partners with Citi Foundation to Offer Save for Success Program
Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Citi Foundation BMCC will launch Save for Success, a Fall 2015 financial education program that will encourage students to save a portion of their financial aid and begin forming positive savings habits.

IT Training

BMCC Students Complete IT Training Lead by BMCC Per Scholas
On September 9, 2015, 18 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students graduated from an intensive CISCO certification program offered through a partnership between BMCC’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, and the non-profit IT training organization, Per Scholas.


BMCC Fitness Center Open
The gym and fitness center are now open for the fall 2015 semester. The BMCC Fitness Center offers cardio and weight machines, as well as exercise workshops. Other offerings include half-court basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, ping pong, soccer, yoga and Zumba.

Yoga and Zumba class schedules are as follows:
Yoga is offered on Tuesdays 12:00 (noon) -1:00 pm and Thursdays 12:00 (noon)–1 pm and Zumba classes are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 -2:00 pm, and Wednesdays 12:00 (noon) –1:00 pm. Visit the BMCC Athletics website for updated activity, fitness and gym schedules.

Financial Counseling One-on-One Sessions
BMCC faculty and staff can learn how to maximize their CUNY retirement benefits and receive other financial advice by scheduling a one-on-one session with Ginger Romero Pardio, Financial Advisor with Halliday Financial. You can make an appointment with Ginger by calling (516) 671-1099 or (800) 1598 Ext. 271 or sending an email to

Making Headlines
BMCC Experts

Hearing Scheduled at BMCC: Uber Pitches Carpooling to Cut Down on Manhattan Congestion
The Observer – September 17, 2015

Lower Manhattan Development Corporation Hearing Scheduled Sept. 17 at BMCC
Downtown Express – September 16, 2015

“Forever Grateful” CUNY Service Corps Kicks Off New Cohort
Manhattan Times – September 16, 2015

New Executive Director of Public Affairs at BMCC
Diverse Issues in Higher Education – September 9, 2015


Ways to Give
The BMCC Foundation is grateful for contributions of all types and at all levels. Learn about the ways you can help ensure student success and make a difference at BMCC.


BMCC Project Management Open House
Sept.17, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register to Vote and Learn about Your Constitutional Rights
Sept. 21, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fall Career Fair
Sept. 22, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Panther Pride

Women’s Volleyball Splits Opening Doubleheader

Lady Panthers Held Scoreless by Mustangs

Koiso Nets Hat-Trick in 10-0 Rout of Senators

Men’s Soccer
BMCC vs Hostos Community College
Sept. 17, 4:00 p.m. @ Macombs Dam Park (Brooklyn)

Women’s Volleyball
BMCC vs Passaic County Community College
Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m. @ BMCC Gymnasium

BMCC vs Fashion Institute of Technology
Sept. 17, 8:00 p.m. @ BMCC Gymnasium

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