Hostos Community College

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.

Hostos Alumni Relations Connects With Graduates At Annual Open House

November 17, 2015 | Hostos Community College

To help Hostos alumni remain connected to the College, the Alumni Relations Office hosted its annual Open House on October 15.

Saving Local History: Las Casitas Archives Come To Hostos Community College Library As A Unique Donation From The Bronx Council On The Arts

October 22, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Home is where the heart is, and that love will be on full display at Hostos Community College through a special collaborative exhibition honoring the casitas of Puerto Rico and showcasing the materials from Las Casitas: An Urban Cultural Alternative, created in 1991 by the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) Longwood Arts Project now located on the Hostos campus.

Hostos Community College Receives Largest Grant Award In College’s History

October 13, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College’s Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) has been awarded a five-year, $10.7 million Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to operate its Allied Health Career Pipeline Program.

Hostos Student Ready To Take On The World Thanks To Special Award

August 10, 2015 | Hostos Community College

On June 17, Almanzar was at the CUNY Graduate Center accepting a Peter Jennings Scholarship Laurel Award. The scholarships are named in honor of Peter Jennings, the Anchor of ABC’s World News Tonight, who died in 2005 at age 67. Jennings took a strong interest in CUNY’s Adult Literacy/GED Program and frequently spoke passionately about its mission.

Hostos Opens College’s First Large Farmers Market With GrowNYC

July 14, 2015 | Hostos Community College

With a shortage of fresh fruit and vegetables being a major concern for Bronxites who are looking to live more healthy lifestyles, Hostos partnered with GrowNYC to open a large farmers market at the College. The “Hostos Greenmarket” opened on June 30, and it is a first on campus. The market is open every Tuesday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., through November 24.

“100 Lawyers Strong” Event Shows The Power Of Partnerships

May 7, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos students and alumni were treated to professional attire thanks to the 100 Lawyers Strong organization and the work of the Hostos Career Services Office and Green Tree Textiles.

Hostos Student Earns Second-Place Trophy At 23rd Annual Statewide Student Conference

May 7, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos student and members of the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Karaby Mitchell won the second-place prize in the “Cell and Molecular Biology” category at the 23rd Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, during the weekend of April 17 at the Sagamore Resort on Lake George, Bolton Landing, NY.

Hostos Student Takes Home Prize At Cuny Nobel Science Challenge

May 7, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Isamar Garrido-Rodríguez, a Chemical Engineering student at Hostos, won a second-place prize in the 2014 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. The competition is for CUNY undergraduate students, and it entails writing a 1,000-1,500-word essay about scientific concepts, which must also make the science accessible to the lay person.

Hostos Student Carlos Bibiloni Wins Newman Civic Fellows Award

May 4, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos student Carlos Bibiloni was recently named a Newman Civic Fellows Award winner. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors inspiring college student leaders who are passionate about building better communities.

Hostos Remains A Leader In Digital Education

April 29, 2015 | Hostos Community College

For the sixth straight year, Hostos Community College has been selected as one of the Top 10 Digital Community Colleges in the nation by the Center for Digital Education.

Hostos Receives Grant From Lucius N. Littauer Foundation To Continue Two-Generation Program

April 28, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, Hostos will continue its successful “Two-Generation Student Retention and Degree Acceleration Program” this summer. Launched in 2014 through a grant from the Aspen Institute’s Ascend Fund, the program helps student-parents accelerate their higher education through one free Hostos summer course and free enrollment for up to two of their school-aged children in the Hostos’ College for Kids Summer Academy. The program also keeps student-parents connected to vital on-campus support services and provides MetroCards to cover transportation costs for their seven-week summer session.

Hostos Alumni Earn Prestigious Distinction Through CCNY Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program

April 21, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a wonderful collaboration between Hostos faculty, The City College of New York, and one of New York City’s most respected law firms, four former Hostos students, Eric Stewart, Avery Toledo, Michael Cruz, and Lizette Carter, have been accepted into the prestigious Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program.