President Crew honored with the Medgar Wiley Evers Champion of Change Award

Dr. Crew was praised by Council president Katie L. Davis as a visionary leader who has transformed MEC by raising academic standards.

June Jordan: Reflections on her Life and Activism

At a recent MEC forum on Jordan held at the Brooklyn Library, scholars agreed that Jordan’s work needs to be introduced to a new generation and that her voice is sorely needed during this time of political tumult.

MEC Well Represented at International Business Conference

The faculty and students from the School of Business are on a roll. They are traveling to Africa, the Caribbean and China to meet businesspeople, winning major pitch competitions, and next week will be major participants at an international business conference in New York.

Hillary Clinton to Deliver Commencement Speech

We are pleased to announce that the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the commencement address on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

MEC’s Center for Black Literature Honors Gwendolyn Brooks.

In partnership with "Our Miss Brooks 100," the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY hosted the 2017 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium, "Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration," in tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks, the first black writer to win the Pulitzer and a towering literary figure.

Lawyer Ted Wells Speaks At Medgar Evers College

The Global Lecture Series stresses the importance of international studies in the global marketplace and prepares students to become global citizens. Wells is a partner and co-chair of the Litigation Department at Paul Weiss

Mair is the Sierra Club’s 57th president and its first African-American president.

Sierra Club President Aaron Mair gave a keynote address during MEC’s 22nd annual conference on environmental issues calling for a “people’s climate movement,” to build an inclusive environmental rights movement composed of labor, civil rights groups, and other progressive organizations.

Cuomo Comes to MEC, Unveils Central Brooklyn Plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to MEC’s Founders Auditorium on Thursday to unveil a $1.4 billion “Vital Brooklyn” initiative to pump resources for housing, jobs, health care, recreation and more into struggling Central Brooklyn neighborhoods.

Pipeline Students Get Advice from NBA and Experts

Sell Your Passion: any company can train an inexperienced employee but there is no substitute for your passion for a job!

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. Gets Serious at MEC

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. played it straight at MEC on Tuesday. He gave a mostly serious talk about how facing a prison sentence helped him embrace comedy and he offered advice on career success.

Donna Brazile Evokes Dr. King in MEC Speech

Democratic Party strategist Donna Brazile told an audience at MEC on Wednesday to use the power of protest and the ballot as the political paradigm swiftly shifts.