• Black Male Empowerment Cooperative Program (BMEC)


    BMEC is designed to engage and empower you to be a lifelong learner and an active participant in your education. A part of the LaGuardia Multicultural Exchange program and The City University of New York Black Male Initiative (CUNY BMI), BMEC is a community of students connected to each other and the College through academic support services and mentorship.

    BMEC programs and activities are open to all academically eligible students, faculty and staff, without regard to race, gender, national origin or other characteristics.





  • Mentors - BMEC

    BMEC Mentors


    Your mentor will help you see things in new and different ways. Mentors can be peers, faculty or staff who empower you to go beyond your comfort zone and inspire you to achieve success in your academic and personal life. BMEC will help you build the bridge to your success and beyond!



  • Real Talk Seesion - BMEC

    Real Talk Sessions


    Come in and join the conversation! At Real Talk sessions you will have the chance to take part in honest conversations with your peers about real life issues, ranging from relationships and family to employment, housing and finances. These sessions offer strategies for addressing life issues you may encounter during your time in college.



  • Contact Us

    BMEC Office

    Room M-114
    718-730-7610
    Rachel Romain
    Student Life Manager


    Room M-115C
    718-482-5727
    rcharles@lagcc.cuny.edu