About Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta is an Afro-Latinx, queer, full professor at the City University of New York-Bronx Community College. Her poetry collection, Things to Pack on the Way to Everywhere, was a [...]

BCC UNDERGRADUATE STEM DAY

BCC is proud of the outstanding undergraduate research in ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conducted by our students and faculty mentors. On Friday May 6 from 10:00 a.m. [...]

Ninth Annual Faculty Day

Faculty Day is an opportunity for members of all departments to come together to share research, creative work and pedagogical ideas to build interdisciplinary cooperation at BCC. The event is [...]

CHANGES TO THE CAMPUS

The BCC Faculty and Staff welcome all our students back to the campus. Here is a guide to the facilities: Places to take classes while on campus include the BMI Lounge-Roscoe Brown, #102, empty [...]

Student Town Halll

A Student Town Hall presented information about commencement, COVID guidelines, class schedules and other information of interest to BCC students. The President announced that this year’s [...]

Michael Aidoo

Michael Aidoo, who was recently selected as a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship finalist, has added another honor to his resume. He will have a summer Internship in Research Experience for [...]

BCC Partners with Amazon

BCC will be part of a new partnership between The City University of New York and Amazon which allows the company’s current hourly employees to receive an annual benefit covering tuition and [...]

NSF Internships

BCC students are invited to apply to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a $9,000 internship ($6,000 in Summer 2022 and $1,500 in Fall and Spring 2023.through the NSF Research Experiences [...]

The MLT Program

This academic year marks the 50th anniversary of Medical Laboratory Technician program that prepares its students for careers in hospitals and other medical settings. There they run the tests [...]

Get a Free NYPL Card

Do you have a card to use the amazing resource of the New York Public Library? If not, you can get one on Thursday, February 10, from noon to 2:00 p.m. on the second floor of North Hall and [...]

C3E Returns to BCC

On January 20 and 21, Bronx Community College hosted and organized the ninth annual Conference on Community College Excellence. The theme of the conclave of educators was “What Makes Community [...]

BCC Grows with Google

Bronx Community College has announced its participation in the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program. The initiative will help Latino students at over 20 Hispanic Serving Institutions [...]

A Seventy Percent Spring

CUNY’s Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has announced a target of 70% in-person learning by the first day of the Spring 2022 semester. This means employees will be expected to spend 70% of their [...]

The BCC Library

The Bronx Community College library combines architectural beauty with the latest in information technology. In this episode of the View from University Heights, Chief Librarian Michael Miller [...]

College Now

College Now is a free program for qualified NYC public high school students that introduces them to college life. Students experience the richness of the BCC campus by taking college-level class [...]

New Access to Campus

CUNY is in the process of transitioning away from the Everbridge/VaxPass application and implementing a new platform.  The Cleared4 system will now provide an “Access Pass” by which all [...]

Thoughts on 9/11

As part of BCC’s observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, members of the College community were invited to submit their video recorded reflections on our city’s greatest tragedy. The results [...]

Get Psych’D

This episode takes a look at the Peer Educator and Career Development program (Get PSyCh’D) for BCC students with a passion for psychology, social work and other mental health professions. [...]

9/11 Remembrance

The Office of Student Life in conjunction with the BCC Student Government Association, will host BCC Reflections of 9/11. This program is comprised of four activities in recognition of the 20th [...]

A BCC Family Festival

June 15 was Family Day at Bronx Community College. Thirty-five student-parents and their children drove through the campus and stopped at five stations, where they picked up a cornucopia of [...]

Email Scam Alert

BCC’s IT department asks everyone to be aware that there are fraudulent emails being sent to students about taxes. The emails use subject lines such as “Tax Refund Payment” or [...]

BCC Grad Goes to McGill

Carlos Perez-Valle, a recent Bronx Community College graduate in Liberal Arts Speech Pathology option, has accepted an offer to attend the Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at [...]

BCC and Earth Day

Earth Day in April was a natural fit for science of Geological Agriculture, a new STEM field at BCC. Better known as “GeoAg,” it focuses on growing plants for food in inner-city environments [...]

BCC at the EdTech Showcase

The 2021 Bronx Edtech showcase was fittingly held online on Friday, May 7. Innovators from the three Bronx CUNY colleges considered the challenges and rewards of integrating technology into [...]

Portrait of a Valedictorian

Mahin Ashik is the Valedictorian of the Bronx Community College Class of 2021. Born in Bangladesh, she began her BCC journey in January 2019 and will graduate next month with an associate degree [...]

Johns Hopkins Program Winner

BCC Psychology major Abubakary Drammeh will be virtually attending The Johns Hopkins University Humanities Collaboratory this summer. The program provides an $8,500 stipend and a rare opportunity [...]

Exploring Our Biases

Some 120 Bronx Community College students, faculty and staff gathered in cyberspace on Thursday, March 25 to hear author and scientist Dr. Mahzarin Banaji give a presentation on the focus of her [...]

TRIO Scholarship Winners

The TRIO Pre-collegiate Programs of Bronx Community College prepare middle and high school students for futures in higher education. The following members of TRIOs 2021 graduating class have been [...]

Growth Mindset Showcase

Bronx Community College will host an all-day online Growth Mindset Showcase. The “growth mindset” is rooted in the idea that intelligence is not fixed at birth but instead grows with practice, [...]

A BCC-Google Partnership

Last summer, Google approached Bronx Community College about piloting a six-month Mentorship and Development Program (MDP), Google’s first community college-focused effort. It was intended for [...]

Restoring GML

Even as most BCC classes are conducted remotely, the campus itself remains alive and growing. The major repair and restoration of our iconic Gould Memorial Library is well underway. Here are some [...]

Vet Stance Mason

BCC has an active Student Veterans Club and some remarkably active student veterans. One such high achiever is Stance Mason. Mr. Mason served with the U.S. Air Force as a mechanic for B-52s for [...]

A Productive Professor

Dr. Ulana Lysniak, Associate Professor of BCC’s Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation had no less than four papers to her credit in 2020. They are: “Skill identity: Creating [...]

Week of Welcome

Hello Broncos! If you have questions, we have answers! During the first week of classes, feel free to pop into staffed Zoom spaces for assistance with navigating the spring 2021 semester. See the [...]

Making it in the Movies

The BCC Male Empowerment Network and In A Woman Productions are presenting a “Pre-Kwanzaa Film Festival Virtual Youth Symposium” on Friday, December 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This free day [...]

More Help for Honduras

In the wake of devastating hurricanes and earthquakes in Honduras, New York City Council Member Fernando Cabrera and Bronx Community College launched a second joint drive to provide relief to the [...]

Mental Health Online

The City University of New York has launched two online courses for faculty and staff to support mental health and wellness. These self-paced lessons are available in Blackboard under My [...]

Students Speak Out

The last Student Town Hall of the semester convened online on Wednesday, November 18. Over 70 participants logged in to a conversation that focused on the practical aspects of getting an [...]

Help for Honduras

In the first days of November, Hurricane Eta roared through the Central American nation of Honduras, washing away whole communities already devastated by earthquakes. In response to this tragedy, [...]

Latinx History Month

  As part of our BCC’s Latinx History Month celebrations, the History department is proud to present “Seven Demands: A History of Public Health Justice in the Bronx,” an on-line [...]

Commencement by Mail

The closing of the Bronx Community College campus meant the canceling of Commencement — but nothing can stop the diplomas earned by our students. On Thursday, October 15, a dozen volunteers from [...]

Paying it Forward

Priscilla Tokor, the President of BCC’s Student Government Association (SGA), recalls a particular moment from her very first day on campus. “I could not find my class and someone looked at me [...]

BCC MAKES THE TOP HUNDRED

The Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine is publishing its annual “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” issue this month — and Bronx Community College has been cited in two [...]

HELP FOR THE HUNGRY

#Smallchange, a community group that serves people in need, has made a huge donation to the Bronx Community College Food Pantry. Working with Interim Dean for Workforce Development & [...]

BCC AUTO TECH TAKES A BOW

Bronx Community College once again was featured on BronxNet, the cable TV network located on the grounds of Lehman College. OPEN Host Daren Jaime sat down with Clement E. Drummond, Director of [...]

CARING FOR THE CAMPUS

“I sat in a classroom just like OUR students.” “I am responsible for an office of 19 people who help students secure financial aid in order to attend Bronx Community College,” says BCC’s Director [...]

Caring for the Campus

Like all Bronx Community College classrooms, the Early Childhood Center went totally virtual virtually overnight in mid-March, teaching the College’s littlest scholars via distance learning on [...]

CARING FOR THE CAMPUS

“I am one of three mail messengers on campus,” says Andre Scott, who has provided that service to Bronx Community College for the last 14 years. “I deliver to South Hall, Gould residence, Gould [...]

FOOD FOR BCC FAMILIES

The Fall 2020 Food Pantry Distribution will take place on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 and Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There are special procedures in place to keep [...]

CARING FOR THE CAMPUS

“I assist in the day-to-day operation of the facilities on campus,” says Anthony Colon, Administrative Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds at Bronx Community College, who has over 30 years of [...]

BANKING ON EDUCATION

The TD Charitable Foundation of TD Bank has approved a $29,958 contribution to the Bronx Community College Department of Workforce Development and Continuing Education and its new Online Tutoring [...]

ZOOM INTO THE SEMESTER

ZOOM, the popular web conferencing and distance learning software platform, is live at BCC.  At this time, it is available to faculty and staff. Simply go to https://cuny.zoom.us and choose Sign [...]

CARING FOR THE COLLEGE

As BCC’s Principal Custodial Supervisor, Omayra Beauchamp supervises a team of more than 40 employees. “I have been working at Bronx Community College since 1989. I was first a custodial [...]

Caring for the Campus

The pandemic has brought most of the Bronx Community College campus to a standstill. But for Interim Chief Information Officer Luisa Martich and BCC’s entire Information Technology staff, life [...]

Operation Device Drop

Right now, Bronx Community College students can’t come to BCC. So BCC is coming to them. The latest example is “Operation Device Drop” on August 24. BCC President Thomas A. Isekenegbe, Provost [...]

A WEEK OF WELCOME

From Wednesday, August 26 to Wednesday, September 2, incoming Broncos will enjoy the same “Week of Welcome” experienced by previous freshman and transfer students. But in keeping with these [...]