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This edition: Why Do So Many African Students Call CUNY's Bronx Community College Home?

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 29, 2018.

First aired: April 23, 2018.

The Bronx has seen an explosion in its African population, which naturally includes a lot more children and young adults, and many of them are finding their way to CUNY’s Bronx Community College. A decade ago, there were about 200 students from Africa at Bronx Community College. Now there is close to a thousand. What’s this all about? Bob talks with Bronx Community College’s president, Dr. Thomas A. Isekenegbe, and one of the school’s standout students, Bright Igbinigun.

Guest List

Bright Igbinigun Student, Bronx Community College/CUNY

Dr. Thomas A. Isekenegbe President, Bronx Community College/CUNY

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