CUNY in the Heights Executive Director Launches Community Program

Seny Taveras, Executive Director for CUNY in the Heights of Hostos’ Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development, has launched her own community program, Tu Comunidad Con Seny Taveras (Your Community With Seny Taveras).

This exciting talk show is hosted by Taveras, a lawyer and leader within her own community, and will air weekly on both Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) and BronxNet. The show aims to inform the Latino communities about public policy, political platform and a variety of educational topics. All interviews are in Spanish.

Every Sunday, Tu Comunidad Con Seny Taveras will be broadcast at 5:00 p.m. in MNN 5 HD and it will be repeated the following Thursday on MNN 1. MNN 5 HD can be tuned in Spectrum 1993 (Manhattan only) MNN 1 can be tuned to FiOS 33; RCN 82 and Spectrum 34 and 1995 (Manhattan only). In addition, the channels can be viewed through on the web at: www.mnn.org.

Tu Comunidad con Seny Taveras will start airing every Wednesday on BronxNet channel 69 at 8:00 p.m., and it will be repeated through the week.

Don’t forget to tune in and watch the exclusive interviews with influential elected officials in the Bronx and Manhattan. Also, Dr. Eric Diaz will offer tips on important health issues during each program.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities for nearly half a century. Since 1968, Hostos has been a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs.

Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.