The students, alumni, faculty and staff of Bronx Community College stand out for both their personal achievements and their important contributions to the life of the borough, the city, the nation and the world. You can follow their record of accomplishment here — new stars are featured every month.
Kelvin Cooper is an Associate Professor in Health, Physical Education, & Recreation) at Bronx Community College CUNY. Here he talks to Prithi Kanakamedala (Associate Professor, History) about teaching at BCC.
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 and said ‘Are you Ghanaian?’ — and started helping me around so I would not struggle.”
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 assistant, then in 1993 I became a custodial supervisor… ”