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30 May
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Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) Celebrates its 39th Commencement – 550 Students to Graduate

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2016 Contact: Brian Franklin, 703-201-3875, *protected email*   WHAT:  Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) will hold its 39th  Commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 11th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Five hundred and fifty students will be awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees from […]

16 May
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Mark Official Opening of New Manhattan Campus for Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY)

WHAT:  Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for MCNY’s new Manhattan campus  WHO:  Vinton Thompson, President, MCNY,  Elected Officials TBD WHEN:  Wednesday, June 8th, 9:30am WHERE:  Metropolitan College of New York, 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006  Community Commons, 1st Floor WHY:  MCNY’s new campus in downtown Manhattan’s Financial District […]

6 April
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Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) to Open New Bronx Location

New Multipurpose Space to Expand Capacity and Program Offerings and Revitalize South Bronx’s Hub Shopping Area New York, N.Y. (April 6, 2016) – Beginning in the late summer 2016, Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) will grow its footprint in the Bronx with the opening of a 26,000 sq. ft. […]

1 April
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Statement on New York’s New $15 Minimum Wage and Fairness for Work-Study Students

Vinton Thompson, President of Metropolitan College of New York New York State has committed to phase in a $15 minimum wage, for 2018 in New York City, and a bit more slowly in the rest of the state.  Nobody deserves the benefits of a $15 minimum wage more than hardworking […]

17 March
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Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) to Move to Two New Campuses

“These moves represent major community investments which will strengthen the long-term institutional and financial stability of the College and support cultural outreach and engagement with local community groups,” said MCNY President Dr. Vinton Thompson.

23 February
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MCNY Receives $1.25-Million Grant from State of New York

“The HECap grant is perfectly timed for the completion of our new facilities which will help transform MCNY and the communities we serve,” said MCNY President Dr. Vinton Thompson, “We are deeply grateful to the State of New York for selecting us for this transformational grant – this award will ensure our new facilities meet the needs of our growing student body.”

23 February
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Women of Power and Purpose: Public Advocate Letitia James and ABC-TV’s Saundra Thomas Discuss Importance of Higher Ed and Women in Public Service

New York, Tuesday, February 23, 2016— On Thursday, February 25th Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) presents “Women with Power and Purpose,” an MCNY Graduate Info Session featuring guest speakers NYC Public Advocate, Letitia James and Vice President of Community Affairs for ABC-TV, Saundra Thomas. Topics covered during this forum […]

12 November
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Senator Parker and Assemblymember Wright Address Challenges and Issues Facing the New York City Community

Assemblymember Wright emphasized that in Albany, they are “working on issues that impact you [constituents] every day. You need to know who your representatives are and advocate for your community.”

10 November
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MCNY President Vinton Thompson Discusses Development of Ideas to Expand Access to Study Abroad for Minority Serving Institutions

Eleven presidents from some of the country’s best minority-serving institutions (MSI) gathered on November 4 at CIEE’s new Global Institute – Berlin for the inaugural Study Abroad Leadership Workshop for Minority Serving Institutions. “MCNY has been a pioneer in adapting short-term international study to the circumstances of working, adult students.  Our […]

6 November
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NYS Senator Kevin S. Parker & Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright are Featured Speakers for MCNY Urban Dialogues Nov 10, 2105

New York, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — Humphrey Crookendale, Dean of Metropolitan College of New York’s School for Public Affairs and Administration invites you to the next session of Urban Dialogue, entitled “Challenges and Issues Facing the New York City Community” featuring New York State Senator Kevin S. Parker and New York State Assemblyman […]