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  • Major Healthcare Providers Team up with LaGuardia Community College, Weill Cornell Medicine, & Harvard B-School Alumni to Train New Yorkers for In-Demand Medical Jobs

    October 31, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Program grads hired at Weill Cornell Medicine, CityMD, Columbia University Medical Center, Elmhurst Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai, Northwell Health, and other NYC health institutions Latest Class of Graduates Complete Intense 5-Month Program Long Island City, NY (October 25, 2017)—A unique program run by LaGuardia Community College and Weill Cornell Medicine, designed to expand the […]

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  • Apprentices Need Expert Eye. So Does Trump’s Plan for Them

    October 2, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Destina Garcia, a community health worker with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, on her way to a home visit with a client in the Bronx. Credit Victor J. Blue for The New York Times Destina Garcia, a community health worker at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, recently completed a new Community Health Worker Apprenticeship Program at LaGuardia Community College. The program […]

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  • New York Times Op-Ed by LaGuardia President Gail Mellow: The Biggest Misconception About Today’s College Students

    August 28, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Kelsey Wroten – New York Times “You might think the typical college student lives in a state of bliss, spending each day moving among classes, parties and extracurricular activities. But the reality is that an increasingly small population of undergraduates enjoys that kind of life. Of the country’s nearly 18 million undergraduates, more than 40 percent go to community […]

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  • New Exhibition at Queens Museum Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Queens Pride Parade

    June 13, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens: June 10 to July 30, 2017 Draws from records of City Council Member Daniel Dromm who co-founded Queens Pride, and explores how the 1990 hate crime murder of Julio Rivera impacted the LGBTQ movement in Queens —Presented by the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives at LaGuardia Community College— A […]

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  • Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Queens Pride Parade – New Exhibit at Queens Museum Through July 30

    June 12, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Queens Pride Parade The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens Queens Museum Now until July 30, 2017 Queens Pride Parade, 1993 Photo Credit: Courtesy Daniel Dromm Collection, LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY What:  The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens is a multimedia exhibition at the Queens Museum that marks the 25th […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Marks Largest-Ever Graduating Class of 1,700+!

    June 9, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    #BLACKLIVESMATTER Co-Founder Alicia Garza Gave Keynote at College’s 45th Commencement! #LAGCCGrad2017 LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (June 8, 2017)—Earlier today, the largest graduating class in the history of LaGuardia Community College—1,735—celebrated earning their associate’s degrees at the college’s 2017 Commencement. The ceremony, which marked the 45th graduation for the college, a member of the City University […]

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  • Exhibition Opening At Queens Museum Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Queens Pride Parade

    June 6, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens Queens Museum Friday, June 9, 2017 6—8 p.m. Queens Pride Parade, 1993 Photo Credit: Courtesy Daniel Dromm Collection, LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY VIP GUESTS EXPECTED: NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, Comptroller Scott Stringer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Celebrates Opening Of Expanded Library

    May 12, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    60 Percent Increase of Previous Space; Includes Modern Upgrades for LaGuardia’s 50,000 Students, 3,000 Faculty & Staff, and LIC Community Long Island City, NY (May 12, 2017)—LaGuardia Community College yesterday celebrated the completion of a major expansion of the college’s library to nearly 60,000 sq. ft.—a 60 percent increase of the previous space. Highlights include […]

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  • LaGuardia Marks 3rd Graduation Of Medical Billing Program With Weill Cornell Medicine

    April 28, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY (April 28, 2017)—The highly successful initiative to train motivated New Yorkers for medical billing positions, conducted in partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine and the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH),has graduated its third class of 21 students at LaGuardia Community College. Through a partnership with the New York City […]

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  • President Mellow Honored for Advancing the Public Image of U.S. Community Colleges, for Essay in Baltimore Sun

    April 4, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY (April 3, 2017)—LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow has been selected as a winner of the 2017 Public Image of the Two-Year College Award (the “Fame” award), from the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Dr. Mellow shares this award with DeRionne […]

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