MCNY Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence Month in the South Bronx

October 4, 2014, New York — The Bronx Extension Center (BEC) of Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) presents “Point of View: Survivorship”, Saturday, October 4th-Friday, October 31st, 2014.  This unique art exhibit reflects the notion that participants have moved from “Victim to Victor”.  The show examines the multipilicity of domestic violence and all of the members of a family it affects through multiple mediums.  Most of the participants are survivors of domestic violence.  The exhibit is free to the public and open weekdays, 10am-6pm at the MCNY-BEC at 529 Courtlandt Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451.

“October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have hosted several on and off campus events in partnership with the Bronx Documentary Center and the Bronx Family Justice Center to help educate the community on this important issue,” says Erica Morales, Director of the MCNY-BEC, “The Bronx has the second highest rate of Domestic Violence in New York City. We are a college deep-rooted in human services.  We can’t ignore what is happening in our community.”

For site tours and information:  Erica G. Morales, Director of the Bronx Extension Center 718-665-7787 ext 4002 or email:

Below is a listing of events hosted by the MCNY-BEC which includes a film screening and post-screening discussion on October 30th that will take place off-campus at the Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtlandt Avenue.  Free to the Public.  RSVP required.  Email:


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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.