New York, NY July 31, 2014 – Today, Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) announced the appointment of Ms. Erica Morales as Director of the MCNY Bronx Extension Center (BEC).

Erica Morales, Director of the MCNY Bronx Extension Center

Erica Morales, Director of the MCNY Bronx Extension Center

Ms. Morales has held the position of Acting Director of the Bronx Extension since January 2014.  In her role as Director, she will report to the Executive Vice President for Enrollment Management and work collaboratively with MCNY faculty and administrators at both campuses to provide site-based operational leadership and supervision of administrative services consistent with the College’s strategic goals and objectives.

“It is with great pride that we announce the appointment of Ms. Morales,” said Vinton Thompson, President of MCNY. “Ms. Morales embodies the spirit of MCNY. She is passionate and committed to making a difference for our students. I know she will continue to show great leadership at the Bronx Extension.”

The MCNY Bronx Extension Center offers added convenience for students who live or work in the Bronx, adjacent parts of Manhattan and Westchester County. The school offers Associate, Bachelor and Master degree programs including an Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Professional Studies in Human Services, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business or Healthcare Systems Management, Master of Public Administration and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Program (CASAC).

Ms. Morales joined MCNY in 2010 as the Coordinator of Student Support and Development. She was promoted to Assistant Director in 2011.  Prior to joining MCNY, she was the Graduate Assistant for the Center of Multicultural Education and Programs at New York University.  She has a Master of Arts, Higher Education from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts and Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts.

CONTACT:  Teresa Lyles Holmes  (212) 219-7239

About Metropolitan College of New York

Audrey Cohen, educational visionary and activist, founded the Women’s Talent Corps in 1964. Through development and training for new professional positions, the Talent Corps created employment for thousands of people. It became The College for Human Services, later Audrey Cohen College, and today Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). MCNY, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, continues the tradition of offering highly motivated learners an education that combines applied skills and professional knowledge to effect personal transformation and positive change in the workplace and community. MCNY is a not-for-profit, accredited, independent college. Full year-round offerings accelerate degree completion, and a unique approach to learning permits close integration of workplace activities and study. MCNY is conveniently located in Soho/Tribeca at 431 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013 and in the Bronx at 529 Courtlandt Ave Bronx, NY 10451.  For more information on MCNY, visit or call 800.33.THINK.