LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College Celebrates Gift from Astoria Bank to Support Commercial Photography Students

November 8, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Celebration Recognizes Ongoing Collaboration between LaGuardia & Astoria Bank: • Astoria Bank sponsors LaGuardia’s 4th Annual Small Business & Government Matchmaker event • Astoria Bank to showcase work of LaGuardia photography students at its LIC branch • Astoria Bank providing financial literacy workshops to LaGuardia students Mayra DiRico, Sr. VP/Director of Retail Banking, Astoria Bank, […]

LaGuardia’s Innovative Medical Billing Program Holds Graduation

October 14, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Clear need for well-trained candidates for medical billing positions around the city The LaGuardia Medical Billing Certificate Program is designed to graduate adults who understand healthcare finance and who are prepared to work in leading healthcare facilities LaGuardia’s Innovative Medical Billing Program Holds Graduation Graduates of the second LaGuardia Medical Billing cohort. The program is […]

Where did LaGuardia students go this summer? All around the world!

August 26, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

  Long Island City, NY (August 26, 2016)—Attending a college or university is a critical step in life and increasingly important for landing high-paying jobs. And as the competition for good jobs continues to increase, internships help young people entering the workforce stand out from the competition, while enhancing their classroom learning. While some LaGuardia […]

“Bangladesh – The Other Side Of Me,” A Photography Exhibit on Campus

July 27, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY (July 27, 2016)—Zakaria “Zak” Ahmed, a graduate of our esteemed commercial photography program, who is now an employee here at LaGuardia Community College, is showcasing photos he took on a trip back to the country where he was born, Bangladesh. Featured in a gallery on the third floor of LaGuardia’s “B” […]

“Panama: Hidden Gems,” A Photography Exhibit by Student Charles Carl Barnett – now through September

July 14, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

“Panama: Hidden Gems,” A Photography Exhibit On Campus Long Island City, NY (July 14, 2016)—On the heels of the recently opened expanded Panama Canal, and in advance of upcoming National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15), an exhibit of photos taken in Panama by a 73-year-old photography student, Charles Carl Barnett of Rego Park, is available […]

LaGuardia Community College Awarded $3.9M Federal Grant to Train At-Risk, Disadvantaged Young People for Tech Jobs

June 30, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Part of White House & US Department of Labor $150 Million TechHire Initiative —LaGuardia to partner with Udacity, General Assembly, & Software Guild to provide FREE tech training— Long Island City, NY (June 29, 2016)—LaGuardia Community College has been awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to provide free tech industry training for at-risk and disadvantaged […]

NYC Officials Mark First Graduation from New Construction Administration Training Program

June 28, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

First Opportunity Academy Graduation—Program Result of Partnership Among NYC School Construction Authority, NYC Department of Design and Construction, and LaGuardia Community College —Construction Administration Workforce Development Program— Career Readiness Program Supports Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned, and Locally-Based Business Enterprises Long Island City, NY (June 27, 2016)—The first cohort of the Opportunity Academy, an innovative construction administration training […]

Construction Administration Workforce Development Program

June 22, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

First Graduation of Opportunity Academy Students, New York City School Construction Authority, LaGuardia Community College, and New York City Department of Design and Construction Partnership Construction Administration Workforce Development Program Program will provide career readiness for LaGuardia students and help support MWLBE contractors enrolled in the SCA’s Mentor Program Long Island City, NY—The first cohort […]

Nearly 500 Small Business Owners Network with Gov’t Agencies at LaGuardia Community College’s 14th Annual Small Business & Procurement Expo

June 20, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY (June 20, 2016)— Nearly 500 small business owners networked and explored potential contracting opportunities with government agencies, procurement representatives and prime contractors at LaGuardia Community College Business Services’ 14th Annual Small Business and Procurement Expo, held at the Con Edison Learning Center in Long Island City, NY on June 10. Left […]

20th Anniversary of CUNY Language Immersion Program at LaGuardia Community College Marked by First-Ever Scholarship Awards for Outstanding ESL Students

June 16, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Scholarships from $75,000 gift from former ESL educator at LaGuardia, Gloria Gallingane Long Island City, NY (June 16, 2016)— The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) at LaGuardia Community College recognized three outstanding English as a Second Language (ESL) graduates, Yessica Armero, Huiling Cai and Abraham Inda, as recipients of the first Gallingane Scholarship Awards at […]

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz to Keynote LaGuardia Community College’s 44th Commencement on June 13, 2016

June 8, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Photo of a previous year’s Commencement at LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, NY—Queens Borough President Melinda Katz will give the keynote address at LaGuardia Community College’s 44th Commencement on June 13, 2016. Melinda Katz, a long-time champion for higher education, has been a dedicated advocate on behalf of LaGuardia Community College – having allocating […]

Working on Stress Relief

May 25, 2016 | Hunter College, LaGuardia Community College, Salute to Scholars

IF YOU COULD control stress, would you learn more effectively?

Laguardia Community Colleges Theater Program Presents Passing Strange the Musical

May 13, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S THEATER PROGRAM PRESENTS PASSING STRANGE THE MUSICAL   Theatrical Production Starring LaGuardia Students will run Through May 21st   LONG ISLAND CITY, NY—(May13, 2016)— LaGuardia Community College’s Theater program is pleased to present the play PASSING STRANGE, running through May 21st in the college’s Little Theater. PASSING STRANGE by Stew, is directed and choreographed […]

LaGuardia Graduates 1st Medical Billing Cohort Through Collaborative Partnership Model

May 5, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Graduates First Medical Billing Cohort Through Collaborative Partnership Model   Partners include Harvard Business School Club of New York, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare, the NYC Department of Small Business Services & LaGuardia Community College Graduates of the first LaGuardia Medical Billing cohort. The program is a result of […]

Spring Into Theater in Long Island City

April 28, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Spring Into Theater in Long Island City Tickets Available for May Theater Productions at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center LaGuardia English Professor to Debut Work in Which Audience Members Will Be Part of Cast—Free & Open to Public LONG ISLAND CITY, NY—April 28, 2016—Tickets are available for May 2016 theatrical productions of The Sensuality Party […]

LaGuardia to Provide English Language Skills Training for NY-area Whole Foods Market Employees

April 25, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College to Provide English Language Skills Training for NY-area Whole Foods Market Employees Part of Pilot Program in NYC, Miami & Houston, Led by the National Immigration Forum in Partnership with the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education, for Retail Employees for Whom English is a Second Language   Ingrid Guzman, originally from […]

Campaign Encourages New Yorkers to Enroll in Fall Classes

March 10, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Powerful Student-Led Photo Advertising Campaign Highlights LaGuardia Community College as Great Choice for an Affordable, Quality Higher Education Campaign Encourages New Yorkers to Enroll in Fall Classes at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens – 93% of Graduates Have No Student Loan Debt – Excellent Faculty – Majority Hold PhDs – Numerous Degree […]

LaGuardia Community College Joins #YesWeCode in Support of President Barack Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative

February 9, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

In a proactive response to President Barack Obama’s recently announced Computer Science for All initiative to increase access to high-quality computer science education, LaGuardia Community College is partnering with #YesWeCode , aDream Corps initiative, to expand computer science education and access to the tools and training needed to pursue a career in the rapidly expanding tech sector.

Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President of LaGuardia Community College, statement about President Barack Obama’s Community College Partnership Tax Credit Plan

February 5, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

By providing significant business tax credits, President Obama’s proposal will generate new, effective partnerships bringing community colleges and businesses together to produce highly-trained candidates for jobs that need urgent filling.

LaGuardia Community College Joins NYC Office of Emergency Management’s Partners in Preparedness Program

February 1, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Affirming its commitment to disaster preparedness, LaGuardia Community College received the official seal of completion for its participation in the New York City Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM) Partners in Preparedness (PIP) Program.