Augustine Okereke, Ph.D.
MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST
As the chief academic officer of the College, it is my privilege to work with talented and diverse faculty, administrators, and staff to meet our core mission to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of a liberal arts education. At Medgar, we further have a mission to provide transformative educational experiences to our students and the broader community; to continue the legacy of our namesake, Medgar Wiley Evers, by promoting equal opportunity and social justice for all people.
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The School of Business (SoB) at Medgar Evers College has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) since 2003. Of the five business schools in CUNY, Medgar Evers College is one of the two that is accredited. The School of Business is an intimate educational environment that affords close mentoring relationships between faculty and staff, in which approximately 70% of its students are matriculating in career focused baccalaureate programs.
SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS & EDUCATION
The mission of the School of Liberal Arts and Education is to prepare students to achieve their highest academic and career goals through engagement in a learning community endowed with a rich and diverse Liberal Arts curriculum that fosters scholarly excellence, cultural awareness, and social responsibility.
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY
The School of Science, Health and Technology (SSH&T) is comprised of five academic departments: Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science, Mathematics, Nursing, and Physics and Computer Science. Housed in our 195,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art building, The School of Science, Health and Technology enrolls over 40 percent of students in the College. The School boasts multi-million dollar core research facilities in the areas of cellular-molecular biology and chemical analysis.
SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
The Mission of the School of Professional and Community Development (SPCD) is to support life-long learning and provide caring environments to enrich the academic, cultural, social and professional development of youth and adults. The SPCD provides opportunities for community residents to: improve the skills needed for new career opportunities; enhance the skills that lead to promotional opportunities; improve basic skills in preparation for higher education; and to explore cultural and artistic workshops that enhance personal development.