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Job Fair 2011 at Hostos Community College

March 24, 2011 | Hostos Community College

Local businesses line up to participate in the 2011 Job Fair at Hostos Community College beginning at 12:00noon today at the College’s gymnasium. Over 60 leading companies are looking to hire students and graduates.

Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg publishes new children’s book

March 9, 2011 | Hostos Community College

Distinguished Hostos Community College Professor Isaac Goldemberg and his grandson Sasha Reiter publish “Adivina cuál letra/ Guess Which Letter,” a children’s book for the entire family (New York) – Isaac Goldemberg, the Distinguished Professor of The City University of New York and faculty member of the Humanities Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College […]

Hostos’ Professor Ian Charles Scott Featured in Award Winning Book

February 28, 2011 | Hostos Community College

 “The History of Orkney Literature” Featuring Hostos’ Professor Ian Charles Scott PaintingsTakes Saltire Society’s 2010 Scottish Book of the Year Award February 28, 2011 (New York City) – “ The History of Orkney Literature,” a book dedicated to the history of the legendary islands which presents the iconic author George Mackay Brown, Scotland’s most famous […]

Chancellor Mathew Goldstein appears on EdCast on CUNY TV

February 23, 2011 | Hostos Community College

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein sits down with EdCast hosts Professor Linda Hirsch (Hostos Community College English Professor) and Jim Carney to discuss how CUNY is meeting the challenges of today’s political and economic climate and reminisces about his own days as a CUNY undergraduate. CUNY TV TimeWarner and Cablevision, Channel 75 and on RCN, Channel 77 Wednesday […]

FRIENDS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, WE NEED YOUR VOICES TO BE HEARD

February 22, 2011 | Hostos Community College

The recommended budget includes unsustainable cuts for both public systems. For community colleges, a 10% cut to basic aid has been proposed, which would reduce it to $2,034 per student. This is in addition to previous budget cuts since 2009, when aid per student was $2,675. This means that core funding for our neediest students has been cropped by about 25% for the past three years.

The Hostos Community College, GALOS Corporation and the Diversity Foundation Award Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

February 22, 2011 | Hostos Community College

What:              The Hostos Community College Alumni Relations office, GALOS Corporation, the Diversity Foundation, Hot-97Radio and HealthFirst will award Catina Rogers and Lillian M. George with a $500 dollar Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship for their outstanding academic performance. The winners were chosen from a group of 13 applicants. For six consecutive years, the Diversity […]

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CELEBRATES DOMINICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH ART EXHIBIT:”REPUBLICA DE MI CORAZON: EN NEW YORK”

February 22, 2011 | Hostos Community College

What: Hostos Alumni Relations Office will hold a reception to celebrate the beginning of the Dominican Heritage Month with the opening of “Republica de mi Corazón en New York,” an art exhibition by Pedro Gastón, Class of 1991. Where C-Lobby, Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at […]

Hostos Repertory Company Wins Two Awards at Kennedy Center’s American College Theater Festival

February 7, 2011 | Hostos Community College

Bronx, NY – As a first-time participant in Kennedy Center’s American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), the Hostos Repertory Company acquitted itself with distinction. The troupe’s production of boom! won two awards at the northeast regional competition held at Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts on January 25-29, 2011: one for the most Cohesive Ensemble cast and the other for its poster, which was designed by Hostos student Michael Paguay.

Hostos Faculty Inaugurates Learning Commons

January 25, 2011 | Hostos Community College

The Office of Instructional Technology (OIT) at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College has reopened its Faculty Learning Commons after a redesign and renovation costing approximately $60,000. The reopening was announced at an open house held in November 2011. The Commons’ hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Public Universities: An industry that does not relocate

January 14, 2011 | Hostos Community College

El Diario La Prensa’s article titled “Public Universities: An industry that does not relocate” by President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez. Published on Thursday, January 13, 2011.

CUNY Distinguished Professor at Hostos Community College Honored For His Literary Work and Contributions to Peruvian Literature

January 6, 2011 | Hostos Community College

Isaac Goldemberg, a Distinguished Professor of The City University of New York, a member of the Humanities faculty at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, and the director of Latin American Writers Institute, was honored by Peru’s Department of Education and La Casa de La Literatura Peruana for his contributions to Peruvian literature.

HOSTOS Alumni Relations Office’s Circle of 100 Reaches a Milestone: “Tree of Life” Unveiled

December 16, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Recipients and friends of the Hostos Alumni Relations Office’s Circle of 100 gathered in the Atrium of Hostos Community College’s A-building for the unveiling of The Circle of 100 Tree of Life.

Hostos Community College Invited to Showcase a Full Production at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

December 15, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College has been invited to showcase a play at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 1.

Education 101: Increasing TAP

November 30, 2010 | Hostos Community College

El Diario La Prensa published “Education 101: Increasing TAP” by President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez on Monday, November 22, 2010.

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Hostos Community College Receives Award as a 2010 Top Digital Community College in the U.S.

November 22, 2010 | Hostos Community College

The E.Republic’s Center for Digital Education has awarded Hostos Community College as a 2010 Top Digital Community College in the U.S. The award recognizes community colleges that are leading the way in utilizing technology to provide “exceptional services to students, educators and administrators”.

Princeton University Professor Emeritus Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Joins Hostos Community College as Visiting Professor

November 11, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Media Contact: Néstor Montilla – 718-518-4355 – nmontilla@hostos.cuny.edu Princeton University Professor Emeritus Dr. Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones is a visiting Professor in the Humanities Department at Hostos Community College this semester. “On behalf of our entire Hostos family, I would like to welcome Dr. Díaz-Quiñones and celebrate the fact that he has accepted our invitation to join […]

The Rockefeller Foundation Awards $150,000 to Hostos Community College Center for the Arts & Culture

October 29, 2010 | Hostos Community College

The Rockefeller Foundation has awarded the Hostos Community College Center for the Arts & Culture a grant of $150,000 to fund an innovative music and dance program titled the Young Roots Series that will showcase young masters of Afro-Caribbean music and dance who combine elements of jazz, hip-hop, rock and reggaeton with the folkloric elements that are part of their cultural background.

Hostos Welcomes New York’s Acting Secretary of State

October 20, 2010 | Hostos Community College

the Honorable Ruth Noemí Colón, New York’s Acting Secretary of State, visited Eugenio María de Hostos Community College.

Hostos Community College Awarded $1.48 Million To Train Low-income Individuals for Careers in Health Care

October 13, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York has been awarded a federal grant of $1,480,000 to initiate an Allied Health Career Pipeline Program, which will provide training in health care professions for public assistance recipients and low-income individuals. This is the first allocation in a five-year funding cycle that is projected to total $7,400,000.

Hostos Community College Athletic News

October 12, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College’s men’s soccer played against Rockland and won its first game of the season 6-0.

The Hostos Community College athletics program announces a new partnership with the South Bronx United Soccer Club, a nonprofit youth development organization that offers after-school tutoring for at-risk students between the ages of ages 10 and18.