What: The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly renovated BCC Quadrangle
When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Roscoe Brown Student Center front patio, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York
About: As part of Bronx Community College’s observance of "November is CUNY Month," the annual celebration of The City University of New York, BCC is hosting a formal ribbon cutting ceremony for its extensively renovated Quadrangle. Officials from across the city and state will be in attendance.
The Quadrangle completes the vision of the campus begun by legendary architect Stanford White at the turn of the last century. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects, it provides an important outdoor space that can be enjoyed by members of the BCC community, as well as visitors to the only community college in America with architecture that has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Ringed by the work of three generations of master builders, the Quadrangle boasts pedestrian pathways, ornamental trees and other plantings, benches and tables, bicycle racks, lamps and a broad lawn for future Commencements. It is also has Wi-Fi.
Speakers who will address those gathered for the ribbon cutting include CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aureila Greene, State Senator Gustavo Rivera, State Assembly members Victor M. Pichardo and Marcos A. Crespo and New York City Council Member Fernando Cabrera.
The ceremony will be emceed by BCC President Thomas A. Isekenegbe. Refreshments will be served.
For questions and to RSVP please contact Carmen Vasquez at firstname.lastname@example.org