February 1, 2019, 10:00-1:00
(note: tables will be staffed until 1:00, program will last until 2:00 pm)
Fiterman Hall Conference Center, 13th Floor, 245 Greenwich Street, New York, NY
- Featuring Faculty and Professional Jobs at Community Colleges
- Institutions representing CUNY, SUNY, and New Jersey Community Colleges
- Learn about the benefits of teaching at a community college.
- Network with faculty and administrators from area colleges.
- Forums and seminars on humanities and science careers, supporting research, and the hiring process.
Hosted by Borough of Manhattan Community College, the Graduate Center (CUNY), and the City University of New York.
BMCC and Fiterman Hall are strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. Easy access by 1-2-3 and A-C-E subway lines, LIRR, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, and the PATH train.
10:30 STEM Careers (including Allied Heath), Arts and Humanities Careers, Who Are Community College Students
11:30 Careers in Social Sciences and Business, Professional Non-Teaching Careers, Undergraduate Research
12:30 Tenure and Promotion, Faculty Research, Remedial Education Reforms
1:15 The Hiring Process
About Community Colleges
Community colleges are an engine of social mobility. Borough of Manhattan Community College ranks No. 3 among two-year public institutions, with the “Highest Student-Mobility Rates, 2014,” according to an article published by the Chronicle of Higher Education on August 19, 2018. BMCC, which scored a mobility rate of 6.1 percent, was one of several CUNY’s campuses that made a strong showing on the rankings. Read more.
Community colleges serve a diverse student population, yet the same level of diversity is not reflected in the staff or faculty.
Nationally, nearly 75 percent of the faculty are white. Read more.