BY: Atul Kapoor Staff Writer For World Liberty TV
The Bronx Community College (BCC) Foundation Scholarship Gala is the College’s leading fundraising event in support of BCC students.
The primary goal of the Gala is to raise funds which provide direct scholarship support to deserving BCC students – 42% of whom come from households with and annual income of $15,000 or less.
BCC Foundation scholarships support students with the greatest financial needs to stay in school, graduate and put them on the path to transforming their lives and that of their families.
The Office of Academic and Student Success provides leadership for all of the College’s academic programs, with particular emphasis on curriculum and faculty development and student success.
Working in close partnership with the BCC faculty and other college units, this office helps students reach their post-BCC goals, whether they plan to transfer to a four-year college or pursue a career in their chosen field.
Among Academic and Student Success’ educational initiatives are the First Year Program with a bold new approach to preparing first year students for success in their academic journey at the College; the ASAP program, which enables students to graduate at an accelerated pace; and Success Coaches who assist students with course and educational planning, registration and academic counseling.
The Office is committed to ensuring that the education students receive provides them with the foundation and tools for success in their educational and/or professional plans and instills in them the value of informed and engaged citizenship and service to their communities.
The Bronx Community College (BCC) Foundation Scholarship Gala will be held on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022. The Gala is the College’s leading fundraising event in support of BCC students.
It attracts approximately 300 industry leaders, educators, entrepreneurs, government officials, community partners and a host of friends and supporters.
The Bronx Community College Foundation was established in 1985 to provide support for student scholarships, faculty research, program development, community education and cultural enrichment.
Through the dedication and generosity of individuals and organizations, we serve the campus community throughout the year. We focus on providing a safety net for students who need assistance to reach their academic and career goals.
Ways to Give: We ensure the continuation of excellence by providing support for student scholarships, faculty research, program development, community education and cultural enrichment.
Scholarships recognize the merit and financial needs of promising students. Faculty research awards provide opportunities for faculty to conduct research and create resources for programs in emerging technologies. Community education and cultural projects meet the needs of business, industry and professions.
2022, honorees were, Vanessa L. Gibson, Bronx Borough President, Samantha Magistro ,Co-Managing Director | Bronx Pro, The Preservation League of NYS accepted by Jay DiLorenzo | President.
Co-Chair of the event were, Gary Segal, Co-founder & CEO | Dynamic Star and Gary Segal Co-founder & CEO | Dynamic Star.
It was a great event, very well attended, great food, entertainment, honorees and above all to raise money for scholarships. See More in our World Liberty TV, Cultural Channels and blogs by clicking here.