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Inauguration Invitation

Inauguration for Dr. Patricia Ramsey

Medgar Evers College is excited to celebrate the Inauguration of its sixth president, Dr. Patricia Ramsey, and its 52nd annual Founders’ Week. We hope that you will join us!

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MEC Ranked Among the Top Public Schools

Medgar Evers College ranks #12-18 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Top Public Schools List.

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Latina/o/x Heritage Month

The Cultural Affairs Observance Committee celebrates and commemorates the contributions and achievements of the Latina/o/x Community.

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Inauguration Scholarship Gala

Join us as we celebrate the 52nd year of our founding and the official beginning of a new legacy of leadership under the helm of Dr. Patricia Ramsey.

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Latina/o/x Heritage Month Spotlights

Celebrating the contributions, resilience, and diversity of the Latina/o/x community.

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Professor Gregorio Mayers, Esq.

Gregorio Mayers is an Associate Professor of Government and Law in the Department of Public Administration. He serves as the deputy chair and chair of the criminal justice concentration. In addition, he is the College Ombudsman.

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Christina Chala,

Christina Chala is a queer identified Arab-Latina social justice educator committed to creating transformative educational spaces and experiences. She currently works as the ASAP Career Specialist at CUNY Medgar Evers College.

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Dr. Edward Hernandez

Dr. Edward Hernandez serves as Associate Professor and Chair of Social Work at Medgar Evers College. He was instrumental in developing the Transition Academy serving housing and food insecure student at the college.

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Hennessy Marie Garcia

Hennessy Garcia (they/she pronouns) is an Environmental Science major at Medgar Evers College, with a minor in Math. She also studies Data Analytics at Southern New Hampshire University.

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Campus News

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MEC Professor Dr. Chinyere Egbe Releases New Book

Business professor Dr. Chinyere Egbe shares a personal analysis of the Nigeria-Biafra war in his latest book, Elephants, the Grass, and a Teacher: Recollections and Reflections on the Nigeria / Biafra War , published by Anew Press.

The book’s title represents the groups that shaped his experience during that time. The elephants represent the privileged, the grass the masses, and the teacher represents his father, a celebrated teacher, who, both by his presence and even his absence, saved and shielded his family from annihilation. In the book, Egbe shares the moment his family narrowly escaped being killed.

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Campus Events

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Wed 28

A Conversation Amongst Presidents: Women in Leadership – Equity, not Equality.”

Join us for a stirring conversation between Medgar Evers College President Dr. Patricia Ramsey and the Student Government Association President Ms. Joanna Dorsey.  The event also includes student, and alumni performances and presentations to officially welcome Dr. Ramsey to the Medgar Evers College Family.

Location: EOJ & AB1 Lobby

September 28 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 28

Latina/o/x as Stewards of the NYC Urban Environment


Please join the Medgar Evers College Cultural Affairs Observance Committee as they celebrate and commemorate the contributions and achievements of the Latina/o/x Community. Programs during the month, we will celebrate and highlight the community’s contributions, resilience, and diversity.

Our first event of the series is Latina/o/x as Stewards of the NYC Urban Environment. Participants: Iris Rodrigues-Rosa, First Deputy Commissioner of NYC Parks Department; Dr. Jose Morales, Founder of the Toxic Avengers; Cindy Zapata, Field Associate for NYC Parks; Harry Aguilar, NYC Urban Park Ranger; and Hennessy Garcia, MEC Environmental Science Student; Nancy Ortiz-Surun, co-founder of Finca del Sur, creative educator, and farmer/gardener.

Co-moderators: Dr. R. Diaz and Dr. R. Campos, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, MEC

This event is virtual. Click to join the Latina/o/x Stewards of NYC Urban Environment event.

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Meeting ID: 826 5854 4670
Passcode: 415977

Latina/o/x Heritage Month Calendar of Events

October 6 | 4:00 pm
Legacies: Colonialism, Immigration, and Latina/o/x Identity in NYC

October 12 | 1:00 pm
Latina of the Year Award Ceremony

October 13 | 9:00 pm
Nuyorican Poet’s Café Latina/o/x Open Mic Event

September 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 28

The Founding of Medgar Evers College: A Conversation with Faculty and Staff

The Founding of Medgar Evers College: A Conversation with Faculty and Staff is a panel discussion about the early years of the College and the creating of a campus community. Faculty and staff will reflect on the early struggles and accomplishments, along with highlighting the people who were at the College. Archival footage created by early staff and students which is housed in the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library will also be screened.


  • Dr. Doris Withers – Professor Emerita (Department of Biology)
  • Mr. Richard Green – Community Development Program for the last forty years at Crown Heights Youth Collective. Former MEC adjunct lecturer who taught history.
  • Dr. Brenda Greene – Professor (Department of English) and Executive Director of Center for Black Literature

Location: AB1 EOJ

September 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm