Faculty Profiles

  • A.J. Stachelek

    A.J. Stachelek

    Since childhood, Anders Jason “A.J.” Stachelek has been fascinated with mathematics. Four degrees later, including a doctorate in Mathematics Education, Stachelek is now an assistant professor at Hostos Community College and a winner of the Project ACCCESS Fellowship.
  • Cynthia Jones

    Cynthia Jones

    What pops at me are the students. I am here to teach, but I find my students teach me...
  • Dr. Vladimir Ovtcharenko

    Dr. Vladimir Ovtcharenko

    “HOSTOS IS AN excellent place for teaching students...
  • Isaac Goldemberg

    Isaac Goldemberg

    He is a renowned Latino poet and fiction writer whose works are known throughout Latin America and often appear in the book review section of the New York Times. Meet Isaac Goldemberg, Professor of Humanities. Peruvian born Isaac Goldemberg is a professor in the Humanities Department, director of the Latin American
  • Orlando Hernández

    Orlando Hernández, Ph.D.

    "TEACHING FOR ME must be challenging, meaningful and imaginative. Everyday I ask myself what would make each lesson interesting, for students and for me. I think it is most successful when teachers view education as transformative and when students see learning as empowering." PROF. HERNANDEZ is a New York-based Puerto Rican
  • Nieves Angulo

    Nieves Angulo, Ph.D.

    “TEACHING MATHEMATICS to our students at Hostos has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. It has provided me with a unique opportunity to see students grow academically, gain self-confidence, and move on to discover that they have it within them to do better and better. I truly believe that the students that we launch into careers are the
  • Frances Singh

    Frances Singh

    THERE IS only one four letter word in the English language," my father said, "and it is hate." He also always rooted for the underdog. So teaching at Hostos is a way by which I honor his memory. But I also teach at Hostos because in my years in India, I was influenced by the Gandhian ideal of selfless service. To paraphrase Johnathan Swift, the author of Gulliver's Travels, I do
  • Julio Centeno

    Julio Centeno

    “You only get one chance to make a first impression” is a cliché to most people. For Hostos Community College’s Administrative Superintendent for Custodial Service Julio Centeno, those words are his personal mission statement.