Medgar Evers College1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Medgar Evers College Celebrates the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony of its School of Science, Health and Technology, Monday, October 4 BROOKLYN, New York, September 29 In the midst of the 40th Anniversary celebrations commemorating the founding of Medgar Evers College, the institution marks a major milestone with the opening of its $247 million-dollar School of Science, Health and Technology (1638 Bedford Avenue) on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 at 11:30 am. For 40 years Medgar Evers College has spearheaded a community renaissance in the academic arena and through the tangible, infrastructural improvements that the growing institution has made to its environs. "It is a historic occasion and time of celebration, said President William L. Pollard. This building is the culmination of 40 years of educational leadership and academic endeavor. On behalf of the Medgar Evers family, I thank all those involved for their hard work and diligence in realizing this momentous step in Medgar Evers Colleges renaissance. Funding for the project has been provided by New York State and New York City. Supporters include Governor David Paterson, former Governors Eliot Spitzer and George Pataki, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Chancellor of The City University of New York Matthew Goldstein, as well as council members and community board leaders. This CUNY/Dormitory Authority of the State of New York project is managed by the joint venture firm of McKissack-Turner.