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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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  • LaGuardia Opens Center with Free Services for Job Seekers

    October 20, 2005 | LaGuardia Community College

    Long Island City, NY – LaGuardia Community College recently opened a Workforce1 Career Center that offers a host of free workforce resources, including job placement, to anyone seeking employment. The college’s center, which is funded by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, is the seventh organization in the city and the first […]

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