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  • Distinguished Puerto Rican Artist Antonio Martorell Creates a Permanent Installation at Hostos Community College.

    December 27, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    On Wednesday, December 20, 2006, an open house at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College offered the first public viewing of a permanent installation by the distinguished Puerto Rican Artist Antonio Martorell. The installation, La Plena Inmortal, is a mixed-media work inspired by medieval artist Hans Holbein’s Dance of Death, a genre that was in […]

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  • Hostos Community College Students Receive First Place Awards at Dental Hygiene Conferences

    December 7, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    Bronx, NY. – Three dental hygiene students attending Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College have received first place awards from two different professional organizations for their presentations on clinical procedures, research findings, and best practices in the field of dentistry. Senior dental hygiene student Felicia Montoute received the first place award for her clinical demonstration […]

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  • HCC dedicates Memorial Garden to the 265 people who died in the crash of AA Flight 587

    November 21, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    Bronx, NY. – Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College dedicated a $1.2 million Memorial Garden to the 265 people who lost their lives in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, New York. The project involved the conversion of a plaza between college buildings at 450 and 500 […]

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  • Hostos CC will hold a ground-breaking ceremony to dedicate Memorial Garden

    November 8, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    Hostos Community College will dedicate a Memorial Garden to those who lost their lives in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 Who: Hostos Community College President Dolores M. Fernandez, NYS Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat, NYC Councilman Miguel Martinez, NYC Commissioner Guillermo Linares, other local officials, students, faculty members, community leaders, and family members and friends […]

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  • Honoring the contributions of African Americans to Dominican Culture

    November 8, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    “Dominicans are descendants of African Americans too,” Said Reverend Benito Jones of the AME Church in the Dominican Republic New York City, USA (November, 2006). “Dominicans are descendants of African Americans too,” the Reverend Benito Jones said proudly during his recent visit to the United States. Jones is pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church […]

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  • RICKEL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES INITIATIVE WITH CUNY COMMUNITY COLLEGES

    November 6, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    New York, November 6, 2006. To help meet a chronic shortage of math and science teachers and increase the number of teachers of color in New York City public schools, the Annette Urso Rickel Foundation and CUNY’s community college presidents today announced an initiative to support community college students throughout the five boroughs interested in […]

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  • Taino Nations of the Antilles’ 14th Annual Areyto

    November 6, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    Hostos Community College and the Wanakan Cultural Center, Inc., of the Taino Nation of the Antilles present The Day of the Taino People The 14th anniversary and celebration of The Day of the Taino People (El Dia de el Pueblo Taino) honors the Taino Ancestors and Elders this year. Participants will have the opportunity to […]

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  • Serrano Presents Dominican and Puerto Rican Flags that Flew in Space

    October 27, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    The Bronx, NY. October 27, 2006 . Today, Congressman Jose E. Serrano presented Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College with two flags that flew into space on NASA shuttle missions. Serrano requested that NASA carry these flags–one from Puerto Rico and the other from the Dominican Republic–as symbols of gratitude for the immense contributions of […]

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  • Hostos CC Welcomes Distinguished PR Artist Antonio Martorell as Visiting Scholar

    October 11, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    On Thursday, October 12, 2006, at 6:00 p.m., Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College will welcome the distinguished Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell as a Visiting Scholar for the Fall 2006 semester with a reception in the college’s Art Gallery. “It is indeed an honor to have Maestro Martorell as a Visiting Scholar,” said Dr. […]

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  • The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas

    October 11, 2006 | Hostos Community College

    Nine CUNY Colleges To Host Interdisciplinary Conference: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas From November 6th to the 9th, 2006, nine campuses of The City University of New York will host The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference. The divisions of Academic Affairs […]

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