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  • LaGuardia Community College’s Liberty Partnership Program Receives a $10,000 Citigroup Grant

    December 14, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY–LaGuardia Community College’s Liberty Partnership Program (LPP) received a $10,000 grant from the Citigroup Employee Community Fund to run a leadership-training program for at-risk youngsters. LPP, which for the past 17 years has provided at-risk students with the services needed to improve their chances of completing high school, will conduct a three-day […]

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  • The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives’ 2006 Calendar on Women’s Role in American History

    November 18, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY—As part of a City University of New York (CUNY) initiative to celebrate the leadership roles women play in society, the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives has produced a 2006 calendar that examines the contributions women have made throughout this country’s history. To tell this fascinating–but largely overlooked–story, the13-month CUNY/New York Times Knowledge […]

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  • LaGuardia Recognized as a Top Performer in a Nationwide Survey Assessing Community Colleges

    November 17, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY—In a recent nationwide survey assessing the quality of community college education, LaGuardia Community College was recognized as a top performer in engaging students and helping them succeed in their educational dreams. The 2005 National Report from the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) cited LaGuardia Community College for providing its […]

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  • NYS Dept. of Labor Awards LaGuardia Community College $170K Grant for Displaced Homemakers Program

    November 7, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Commissioner Linda Angello today announced that the Department of Labor has awarded a $168,480 grant to LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City for its displaced homemaker program. “Many of the people who benefit from displaced homemaker programs are women who have been out of the job market raising their children,” explained Commissioner Angello. “Once […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Launches EPA-Sponsored Asthma Assessment & Prevention Project

    October 28, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY—To help reduce the number of adults and children suffering from asthma, LaGuardia Community College has launched an asthma assessment and prevention project in Queens and the Bronx that will have trained volunteers conduct home visits to families whose members suffer from this chronic disease. The $248,000 two-year federal Environmental Protection Administration […]

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  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ to be Performed at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Nov. 18 and 19

    October 25, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City (Queens), NY–Ebenezer Scrooge and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future will come alive on November 18 and 19th when the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center presents Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. This sparkling holiday musical, performed by Troupe America, Inc. and Mainstage Artists Management, is beautifully staged with a talented […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Wins U.S. Department of Labor Grant to Develop Hospitality Training

    October 25, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City (Queens), NY – To address workforce shortages in the hospitality industry, LaGuardia Community College has received a $494,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop a model curriculum that will provide individuals having limited English language skills with the language instruction and skills training they need to pursue a career […]

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  • Chile’s Acclaimed Inti-Illimani Performs at LaGuardia Community College on Sat. Nov. 5

    October 25, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City (Queens), NY – Inti-Illimani, a Chilean world beat ensemble which captures the rich musical cultures of Latin America, will be performing at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on November 5. The concert kicks off the second season of the center’s Performance Planet series of multicultural music events that celebrates the borough’s rich […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Offers a Free Program for Allied Health Career Seekers

    October 25, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City (Queens), NY – LaGuardia is offering a free seven-month program for individuals interested in entering or advancing in high growth allied health fields such as nursing, dietetics, and occupational and physical therapy. Registration is now taking place through November 18. The Bridge to Allied Health Careers program will hold classes every Tuesday […]

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  • LaGuardia Community College Begins Unprecedented Research Project on Entrepreneurial Patterns

    October 25, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY— LaGuardia Community College has begun an unprecedented research project that will identify the location patterns of small-scale ethnic businesses in Jackson Heights,as part of the college’s strategy to support the local business community in Western Queens. A six-student team, headed by Dr. Arturo Ignacio Sánchez, an urban and regional planner, is […]

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