Hostos Community College

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2014 CELEBRATED AT HOSTOS

April 22, 2014 | Hostos Community College

During the month of March, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College observes Women’s History Month with many cultural and other learning activities that celebrate the achievements of women throughout the world. For over a decade, these annual celebrations have been organized by Dr. Jerilyn Fisher, Coordinator of Women’s and Gender Studies and Professor in the […]

HOSTOS PROFESSOR MOHAMMAD A. SOHEL EARNS HIS SECOND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

April 22, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is pleased to announce that Mohammad A. Sohel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Natural Sciences Department has been awarded a faculty fellowship at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in the Summer of 2014. Participants are selected for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Visiting Faculty Program […]

HOSTOS’ PROYECTO ACCESS PROGRAM EARNS MORE ACCOLADES

April 21, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Students in Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s highly successful STEM-based Proyecto Access STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program) took home a third-place prize from the 16th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference. Of the six Hostos students at the conference, the three who gave a presentation on “Predicting a Knuckleball” – David Koffi (11th Grade), […]

Hostos175 Lecture & Workshop: Roberto Mori, “The Hostos Legacy”/ Teaching Hostos at Hostos Workshop

April 21, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Monday, April 28, 2014, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Hostos Community College, B-501 Please join us on Monday, April 28 at 3:30 in B-501 for a dual event. In the first hour Dr. Roberto Mori, Emeritus Professor of the University of Puerto Rico, will deliver his talk titled “Hostos: Life and Legacy, or Is Hostos […]

NEW DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT JOINS DIVISION OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

April 2, 2014 | Hostos Community College

We are pleased to announce that in January 2014, Virginia Almendarez joined the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College family as the Director of Development in the Division of Institutional Advancement. Before taking this position, Ms. Almendarez had been the Director of Individual Giving and Special Events at the Apollo Theater since 2011. Earlier in […]

“WELCOME TO ARROYO’S” THE HOSTOS REPERTORY COMPANY’S FIRST STUDENT-DIRECTED PRODUCTION

April 1, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Student-actor Ebrahim “Abe” Rasheed has practically become the face of the Hostos Repertory Company, the theatrical troupe at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College. After captivating audiences with his performances as “Max Forrestal” in Song of Extinction by EM Lewis and “Jules” in boom! by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, he made a great impression at the […]

PROFESSOR KRISTOPHER BURRELL TO SPEAK AT MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

March 31, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Assistant Professor Kristopher Burrell of the Behavioral and Social Science Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY will lecture at the Museum of the City of New York on Thursday, April 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. As a participant in an educator series, Professor Burrell will discuss efforts to desegregate […]

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SET TO LAUNCH HOSTOS175 A TRIBUTE YEAR FOR DON EUGENIO MARÍA DE HOSTOS 175TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH

February 26, 2014 | Hostos Community College

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of the man for whom Hostos Community College was named. Born in Puerto Rico on January 11, 1839, Eugenio María de Hostos excelled in many fields, including literature, sociology, education, jurisprudence, and philosophy. With Hostos175 the College will commemorate the life and work of Eugenio María […]

MAMA’S HIP HOP KITECHEN “VOLUME 7: CELEBRATING SISTERHOOD” AT HOSTOS CENTER

February 21, 2014 | Hostos Community College

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture  (HCAC) presents Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen (MHHK) for its seventh annual event on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.  in the Main Theater.  Entitled “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood,” this free Hip-Hop concert honors women in the arts through lyrics, song and […]

STATE OF THE BOROUGH ADDRESS HIGHLIGHTS NEW HOSTOS ALLIED HEALTH & NATURAL SCIENCE COMPLEX

February 21, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. held his fifth “State of the Borough Address” in Hostos’ popular Main Theater on Thursday, February 20. Speaking of the “New Bronx,” he highlighted several projects that he believes will help the Bronx continue to thrive, both economically and socially. And one of them will be right on the […]

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY MEMBER APPOINTED TO NEW YORK STATE DENTISTRY BOARD

February 20, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Eugenio María Hostos Community College of CUNY is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Salim Rayman, Coordinator of the College’s Dental Hygiene Department, has been appointed as a State Board Member of Dentistry for The New York State Education Department’s The Office of the Professions. In this capacity, Professor Rayman will advise the Board of […]

MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO HIGHLIGHTS HOSTOS’ H.E.R.O. HIGH SCHOOL IN STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

February 19, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Hostos’ Health, Education and Research Occupations High School (H.E.R.O.) was highlighted in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City speech on Monday, February 10. Held at LaGuardia Community College, and with Hostos President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez in the audience, Mayor de Blasio lauded the work CUNY colleges were doing to build the economy […]

HOSTOS CENTER FOR BRONX NON-PROFITS HOST TO PUBLIC FORUM ON CHANGING POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

February 14, 2014 | Hostos Community College

On Tuesday, February 4, the Center for Bronx Non-Bronx Profits (CBNP) at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College hosted a public forum called “The Changing Political Landscape and What You Need to Know.” This informative town hall event included two panels and featured Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. as its keynote speaker. Hostos Community […]

HOSTOS INTRODUCES NEW FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS AND OFFICERS

February 14, 2014 | Hostos Community College

As Eugenio María de Hostos Community College continues to improve its ability to support students and better execute the institution’s mission, we are pleased to announce that five new members and three new officers have been appointed to the Hostos Foundation Board. The Board’s newly-elected officers are José A. Sánchez-Kinghorn, Chairperson; Dolores Batista, Vice Chairperson; […]

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S 45TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK WINS NATIONAL AWARD

February 10, 2014 | Hostos Community College

The “I AM HOSTOS” campaign during the celebration of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s 45th Anniversary in 2013 provided the inspiration for a special book profiling 45 individuals who have helped to make this college the remarkable institution it is today. Now the Hostos family is pleased to announce that 45 VOICES: CELEBRATING 45 […]

HOSTOS PROFESSORS HEAR FROM H.E.R.O. HIGH STUDENTS, AND VICE VERSA

February 10, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College professors who are collaborating with the faculty of H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School) recently heard actions plans developed by their students for the prevention of chronic diseases that affect many Bronx residents. Hostos professors Edward King, Allison Gorr, Sherese Mitchell, Ana Ozuna, Juan Preciado, Rowland […]

PRESIDENT FÉLIX V. MATOS RODRÍGUEZ ATTENDS SECOND WHITE HOUSE ‘OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL’ SUMMIT

February 6, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez joined a prestigious group of CEOs and other community and business leaders on January 31, 2014, at the White House for an important “Opportunity for All” summit, hosted by President Barack Obama aimed at helping the long-term unemployed. “I’m honored to be part of this White House […]

HOSTOS PRESIDENT FÉLIX V. MATOS RODRÍGUEZ NAMED TO COUNCIL SPEAKER MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO’S TRANSITION TEAM

January 28, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Recognized again as an important advocate and leader in higher education Eugenio María de Hostos Community College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has been named to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s transition team. President Matos Rodríguez was also named to City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Transition Committee this past November. Speaker Mark-Viverito’s is the […]

HOSTOS LAUNCHES NEW TRAINING PROGRAMS GEARED TOWARD FOOD INDUSTRIES

January 7, 2014 | Hostos Community College

As the food industry continues to be a source of significant employment opportunities in the Bronx and around New York City, Hostos Community College is proud to announce several new programs aimed at keeping the Bronx moving forward. These programs represent a direct response to the needs of area employers that were developed and are […]

HOSTOS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF DENTAL HYGIENE APPOINTED TO EDITORIAL BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL JOURNAL

December 18, 2013 | Hostos Community College

Dr. Elvir Dincer, an associate professor in the Dental Hygiene Division of the Allied Health Sciences Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Case Study of Dental Science (CSDD). This international journal of the Association of Medical and Dental Doctors (AMDD) publishes clinical studies, reviews and reports […]