Ed Cast | The CUNY Black Male Initiative: Supporting Men of Color in Higher Education

Dr. Linda Hirsch speaks with Jorge Alguera, Deputy Director of CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI) about the unique obstacles faced by of men of color in enrolling and graduating from college and the University-wide CUNY BMI strategies and activities for supporting these students.

Stream on YouTube here or tune in to CUNY TV, at 9 a.m., on the following days:
Monday, June 19
Tuesday, June 20
Wednesday, June 21
Thursday, June 22


Spectrum/Optimum Ch. 75
Antenna Ch. 25.3 
RCN Ch. 77
Verizon FiOS Ch. 30
About Linda Hirsch

Host Linda Hirsch, Ph.D., is a professor of English at Hostos Community College/CUNY. She is an expert on writing across the curriculum and literacy development. Professor Hirsch has taught graduate students at Columbia University Teacher's College, New York University and the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the producer/host of EdCast on CUNY TV and the web. She has served as a content consultant on PBS's television series, Ghostwriter, and as an education consultant and producer of an education segment on BronxNet's, Open, a live cable television program.