New MCNY Bronx Director is No Stranger to the South Bronx

Bronx, N.Y. (March 3, 2017) –Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) named Mr. Joshua A. Perez Director of the MCNY Bronx Campus.  Mr. Perez has been with MCNY since January of 2014, supporting both administrative and instructional initiatives at MCNY Bronx.

Joshua A. Perez, Director of the MCNY Bronx

“I am blessed to have the opportunity to be part of a process that connects people with the skills they need to empower themselves and their community,” said Joshua Perez, “MCNY Bronx is in the heart of my hometown.  I grew up here. My family lives a couple of blocks away.  I have watched the Bronx struggle to survive and revitalize.  I’m proud to be part of this community and MCNY is committed to contributing to the growth of our community. ”

Mr. Perez is also a faculty member of MCNY’s School for Business. He was formerly the Interim Director of MCNY Bronx and Assistant Director of Enrollment.   Perez earned his B.A. from Manhattanville College and his M.S. in Business Administration from Mercy College. Before coming to MCNY, he was an Admissions Recruiter for Mercy College and Enrollment Manager for Boricua College.

Besides offering degrees, MCNY Bronx has the largest publicly accessible assembly space in T accommodated a steady flow of events.  Our partners have included Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative Planning Institute, Bronx Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Community Access, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Bronx Tech Meet Up, Community Connections for Youth, Bronx Community School District 7 and events produced by MCNY – Empowering Women in Today’s America and  the South Bronx Organizing Summit on Childhood Poverty.

Press Contact:  Tina Georgiou,, 646-648-0694

MCNY Bronx Contact:  Joshua A Perez,, 212.343.1234 x 4003

About Metropolitan College of New York

Audrey Cohen, an 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).  For over 50 years, MCNY has continued the tradition of offering highly motivated learners an education that combines applied skills with 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 locations are in the Financial District at 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006 and in the Bronx at 463 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10455.  For more information on MCNY, visit or call 800.33.THINK.