6 10, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #22: Introducing Our Three-Part Roundtable Series on NYC’S Racial Justice Commission

2021-10-15T11:44:41-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Getting Started This semester the library will focus its monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the NYC Racial Justice Commission, convened in March 2021 by Mayor de Blasio. The Commision is tasked with creating reforms [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #22: Introducing Our Three-Part Roundtable Series on NYC’S Racial Justice Commission2021-10-15T11:44:41-04:00
12 08, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #21: Feminism, Solidarity, and Intersectional Work

2021-10-15T12:43:26-04:00

Local Politics Part 4: A View from Queens  By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services   We concluded the Library’s Local Politics series with a focus on women in politics and on the borough of Queens. Carolyn Tran ran for City Council in District 25, which [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #21: Feminism, Solidarity, and Intersectional Work2021-10-15T12:43:26-04:00
30 07, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #20: MCNY’s Men of Color in Higher Education Initiative

2021-10-15T14:06:11-04:00

Brother to Brother: Education, Mentorship and Men of Color By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services On behalf of the library, I’d like to announce a new conversation and special collection. Both address one of the most striking and significant issues facing our college [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #20: MCNY’s Men of Color in Higher Education Initiative2021-10-15T14:06:11-04:00
20 07, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #19: Local Politics Is Personal

2021-10-15T16:02:00-04:00

Local Politics Part 3: A View from Brooklyn By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian  For the Brooklyn portion of our Local Politics summer series, last Tuesday, July 13th, we were honored to speak [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #19: Local Politics Is Personal2021-10-15T16:02:00-04:00
30 06, 2021

A Juneteenth Gathering of Deep Reflection, Connection, and Joy

2021-10-15T15:00:03-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Instruction and Digital Services Librarian On the afternoon of June 23, 2021, Students Services and MCNY Library assisted Professor Desi K. Robinson in hosting the Reflect, Rejoice, and Celebrate event in honor [...]

A Juneteenth Gathering of Deep Reflection, Connection, and Joy2021-10-15T15:00:03-04:00
23 06, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #18: The Power of Local Politics

2021-10-15T16:11:33-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Instruction and Digital Services Librarian Local Politics Part 2: A View from the Bronx Last Wednesday, Marricka Scott-McFadden, MCNY MPA program alumna, met with students and faculty to discuss her work within the internal operations of Bronx [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #18: The Power of Local Politics2021-10-15T16:11:33-04:00
2 06, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #17: Ranked Choice Voting, a New Political Calculus for NYC

2021-10-15T16:15:14-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian  Local Politics Part 1: A View from Harlem   The pandemic restricted our movements and imposed social isolation, but it also brought many New Yorkers close to their immediate neighborhood [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #17: Ranked Choice Voting, a New Political Calculus for NYC2021-10-15T16:15:14-04:00
20 05, 2021

Practical ways to improve your critical thinking skills

2021-05-20T13:55:04-04:00

By Ren Evans  Before getting to the post, I want to welcome all students to the 2021 summer term. My colleagues and I commend your educational pursuits during these still uncertain times of the (hopefully [...]

Practical ways to improve your critical thinking skills2021-05-20T13:55:04-04:00
15 04, 2021

Library Connections in Remote Times #16: Women’s History Month & Earth Month – A Nexus

2021-08-25T10:17:37-04:00

By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian  At our last library virtual roundtable, Women’s Grassroots Leadership: Global/Local, on the last day of Women’s history week, we were led by two distinguished guests --Dr. Pamela Ransom of MCNY and Shorai Chitongo of the Huairou Commission-- through a [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #16: Women’s History Month & Earth Month – A Nexus2021-08-25T10:17:37-04:00