Hostos Community College

ASAP Students Visit the United Nations for Student Summit

August 24, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On August 16, Hostos students in CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) visited the United National General Hall as participants in the International Young Leaders Assembly’s 9th annual Global Summit. Titled, “Moral and Innovative Leadership for Sustainable Development: Vision, Service, and Entrepreneurship,” the program forged lasting connections with various leaders both nationally, and globally, as well as skills sets necessary to create sustainable change in their communities and society.

Hostos Administrators Study Abroad In Dominican Republic

August 24, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Four Hostos administrators were treated to an educational and culturally engaging experience this summer, as part of the College’s annual Professional Development and Study Abroad Program in the Dominican Republic. The three-week program started in in New York City from June 10 to the 24 and continued in the Dominican Republic from June 29 to July 9.

Hostos Students Honored With Carlos Beltrán Scholarship Awards

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Six Hostos students became academic all-stars when they each received $5,000 scholarships from Yankees’ slugger Carlos Beltrán at the Third Annual Carlos Beltrán Foundation Gala held on June 22 at Gotham Hall.

Hostos Celebrates 2016 HSE Program Graduates

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On June 21, Hostos’ Adult Learning Center and Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development recognized 140 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas.

Hostos Selected For Department Of Education Second Chance Pell Program

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On June 21, Hostos’ Adult Learning Center and Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development recognized 140 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas.

Hostos Nursing Student Earns Peter Jennings Scholarship Award

June 22, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Ever since Ivy Mensah was a little girl living in Ghana, she wanted to be a nurse. Later, when she became a mother and moved to the United States, it became her mission. A mission she is close to completing.

Hostos Receives Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant To Enhance Early-Childhood Education Degree Program

June 22, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College, as part of a CUNY consortium, is sharing a $300,000 Open Educational Resources (OER) grant that provides free educational resources for the College’s Early-Childhood Education associate degree program. The funding will provide substantial savings to students, as well as enhance classroom curriculum.

A Car Crash Steered Her Toward Medicine

May 24, 2016 | Hostos Community College, Lehman College, Salute to Scholars

WHEN she was a child in Nigeria, Rabiat Ajao (Hostos Community College, ’16) had the misfortune to be hit by a car while riding a motorcycle. She was rushed to the hospital, “but I never got adequate care” and could neither walk nor go to school for three months.

Hostos Responds To Ecuador Earthquake With ‘Hope For Ecuador’ Relief Concert On May 12

May 2, 2016 | Hostos Community College

The massive earthquake that struck Ecuador on April 16 hit home for many members of the Hostos Community College family with connections to South America, as well as the campus as a whole. Looking to make a difference, the College’s students, staff and faculty have come together as “Hostos Helping” to plan a benefit concert. The “Hope for Ecuador Concert” will be held in the Hostos Main Theater on Thursday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and feature some of the leading Ecuadorian musicians based in the U.S., including the folkloric ensemble Roberto Cachimuel and Grupo Yarina, pop artist Luis Terreros, high-energy Afro-Ecuadorian fusion group Chota Madre, and singer Maribella along with a special appearance by the Lehman (College) Jazz Band. Additional artists are expected to be announced.

Hostos Center For Bronx Nonprofits Receives $100,000 Grant From The New York Community Trust

April 28, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College’s Center for Bronx Nonprofits (CBNP) received a $100,000 grant from The New York Community Trust, the city’s community foundation.

Title V Grant Work Celebrated With Two Days Of Events At Hostos

April 28, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College celebrated two years of the Title V grant, showcasing work produced by faculty, staff and students. The Title V grant was awarded to Hostos Community College in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Hostos Student Leaders To Attend National Character And Leadership Symposium At The U.S. Air Force Academy In Colorado

February 17, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Two Hostos Student Leadership Academy students, Yunerys Liriano and Willy Baez Lara, along with Jason Libfeld, the College’s Student Leadership Coordinator, will travel to Colorado for the National Character and Leadership Symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs on February 25 and 26.

Two Hostos Students Selected To Receive USA Today Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Awards

February 17, 2016 | Hostos Community College

One current and one former Hostos student, Jose Deschamps and Rabiat Ajao, respectively, will be honored in front of legislators and other guests in Albany on March 8 with USA TODAY Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Awards.

Hostos Student Leadership Academy

February 17, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On November 21, 2015, ten members of the Hostos SLA and the Hostos SGA helped to plant nearly 200 trees as part of the Million Trees NYC movement at Pelham Bay Park.

Hostos Distinguished Alumnus Helps Mark Dominican Heritage And Black History Months

February 16, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On February 4, the Hostos Heritage Lecture Series marked the beginning of the celebration of Dominican Heritage and Black History months with a visit from a special guest.

More Hostos Students Earn The Guttman Transfer Scholarship

January 12, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is proud to announce that three students were awarded the Guttman Transfer Scholarship for Spring 2016. The students were: Dionel Del Orbe (Civil Engineering), Ashly Dominguez (Liberal Arts and Science), and Wendy Fernandez (Electrical Engineering).

Hostos Dances Its Way Into Giving Tuesday!

December 14, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College got into the #GivingTuesday spirit on December 1 by hosting an event that helped raise support for Hostos students and also awareness about health and wellness issues.

Hostos Professor And Celebrated Artist Ian Charles Scott Part Of Exhibit At Park Avenue Armory

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

For four days beginning on November 20, Hostos professor and celebrated artist Ian Charles Scott will have his work displayed in an exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory. Located at 643 Park Avenue, the venue has been home to the work of such important artists as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso.

Hostos Event Celebrates The Preservation Of Local History Through Las Casitas Archives

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

On November 4, the Hostos A-Atrium was filled to capacity for the unveiling of Las Casitas Archvies, the collection of art and remnants that celebrate working class homes, which remain a vital expression of Afro-Puerto Rican culture in the diaspora.

Hostos Students Return To Washington, D.C., For Model UN Conference

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos students returned to the nation’s capital to participate in the National Model United Nations Collegiate Conference from October 29 to November 1.