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.
LaGuardia Community College Joins #YesWeCode in Support of President Barack Obama’s Computer Science for All InitiativeFebruary 9, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College
Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President of LaGuardia Community College, statement about President Barack Obama’s Community College Partnership Tax Credit PlanFebruary 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 ProgramFebruary 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.
January 26, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College
National Award Given Annually to a Higher Education Professional Doing Extraordinary Work in Student Affairs WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2016 — Dr. Gail Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College in New York, was selected to receive the 2016 NASPA President’s Award. The award gives special recognition to a college or university president who […]
December 23, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
Thirty-eight nursing students celebrated their completion of the Registered Nursing Program at LaGuardia Community College, at an event held earlier this afternoon where they received their RN pins in a traditional Pinning ceremony, as well as their Associate in Applied Science diplomas.
LaGuardia Community College’s NYDesigns Kicks Off Yearlong Celebration that Aims to Bring Together Makers in Hardware Tech and DesignDecember 14, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
NYDesigns, an incubator, co-working and fabrication space for design and hardware tech startups located at LaGuardia Community College, kicked-off a yearlong series of events celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the launch of NYDesigns’ incubator and fabrication space, at an event on Friday. Since its inception, NYDesigns has served over 9,000 clients, 82 of them incubator residents, and has assisted clients in acquiring over $23.6 million in contracts and over $17.7 million in equity capital.
Editor’s Menu Awards & Appointments Recognize LaGuardia Community College Faculty, Staff and Students for Contributions to Higher Education & Highlight Opportunities for Hands-On LearningDecember 11, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
Recent awards and appointments earned by LaGuardia Community College faculty, staff, and students reflect both the many contributions of LaGuardia leadership to enhancing the higher-education experience for the next generations of students—both at LaGuardia and at colleges nationwide—and highlight some of the vast experiential learning opportunities available to LaGuardia students.
December 7, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
LaGuardia Community College has received $20,000 from the New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID) to establish a Battle Buddy Center for student veterans. The new Center will replace and expand the Veteran Services Center that has been at the College since shortly after its doors first opened in 1971. It is intended as a one-stop comprehensive service and recreation center for veterans transitioning from military service to student life. Resources will include registration guidance, benefits assistance, career advising, peer mentoring, computer resources, and opportunities to meet other veterans at the college.
LaGuardia Community College Receives Top Grade among NY State Colleges & Universities for Tobacco-Free Campus PolicyNovember 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
LaGuardia Community College has been awarded the highest rating for being a tobacco-free campus from a coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society and several state public health agencies, that supports and encourages colleges and universities throughout New York State to become tobacco-free.
New York Times Columnist and Author Theresa Brown, RN Speaks to High School Equivalency Students at LaGuardia Community CollegeNovember 17, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College
Theresa Brown, a New York Times columnist and author, visited LaGuardia Community College on October 19 to share her personal journey with students in the Bridge to College and Careers Program (known as the Bridge Program), who are working towards a high school equivalency degree and beyond.