Hostos Community College

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 […]

IN MEMORIAM: ALDRIN BONILLA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CUNY IN THE HEIGHTS, REFLECTS ON HIS TIME WITH NELSON MANDELA

December 12, 2013 | Hostos Community College

For a young Dominican-American man born and raised in Washington Heights to be granted United Nations credentials on behalf of the African National Congress, and serve as an occasional over-glorified errand boy for Madiba, in the minds of most I was rather an unlikely prospect. But there I was, a Dominican man witnessing the historic negotiations, election […]

HOSTOS CENTER AND TEATRO SEA PRESENT LA MUELA DEL REY FARFÁN, “THE TOOTHACHE OF KING FARFÁN” FAMILY SERIES PERFORMANCE ON DECEMBER 14

November 21, 2013 | Hostos Community College

The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC) and Teatro SEA (Society of the Educational Arts, Inc.) bilingual Latin theater continues the family series at Hostos with La Muela del Rey Farfán “The Toothache of King Farfán” on Saturday, December 14 at 3 PM in the Main Theater at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand […]

NEW LEADERSHIP AT THE HOSTOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS & CULTURE: JOHN MACELWEE APPOINTED DIRECTOR, CHARLES RICE-GONZÁLEZ AND ÁNGEL MORALES TO SERVE AS ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

November 20, 2013 | Hostos Community College

Dr. Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, President of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York, has announced the appointment of John MacElwee as the new director of the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC). In this capacity he replaces Wallace I. Edgecombe, who retired last year after 39 […]

HOSTOS STUDENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TRAVELS ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR INTERNATIONAL CHANGE

November 20, 2013 | Hostos Community College

From October 25 through 27 and in early November, members of the Hostos Student Leadership Academy participated in back-to-back National Collegiate Conferences in Washington, D.C. and Boston that addressed the agendas of the United Nations 2015 Millennium Development Goals. Members of the Academy represented the African nation of Senegal at the National Model United Nations […]