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BMCC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
BMCC President Dr. Antonio Pérez to Ring The Opening BellSM at the NYSE
For Release: 08 Jan 13
Executives and guests from BMCC will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the college's 50th anniversary.
To mark the occasion, BMCC President Dr. Antonio Pérez will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
About BMCC
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) of the City University of New York (CUNY), BMCC's President, Dr. Antonio Perez, will ring The Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, June 9, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Perez will be accompanied by BMCC Foundation Chair Christine Larsen and Secretary/Treasurer Laura Morrison, Senior Vice-President at NYSE Euronext, and a group of BMCC students. BMCC is celebrating its 50th year and the reopening of Fiterman Hall at 245 Greenwich Street, a full recovery of the college after the 9/11 attacks. With 24,000 highly diverse students, BMCC is the largest community college in Manhattan and the only community college in lower Manhattan.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m.            The Opening Bell rings                                                                                  
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.