News

August

  • Hostos Alumni Appreciation Night 2015

    Hostos Community College’s Alumni Relations Office held a special event on Friday, August 7, at Yankee Stadium. Hostos alumna Lina Cruz, now the Coordinator for Latino Affairs for the New York Yankees, worked to secure 50 tickets for the game for alumni to enjoy a night out and to reconnect with their Hostos family.
  • Hostos Alumnus Named Executive Director Of The National Supermarket Association

    Hostos alumni Haile Rivera has stayed very busy since earning his AAS Degree in Public Policy & Administration in 2003. In addition to pursuing higher education degrees, he has worked with several prominent elected officials in all levels of government, including serving on President Obama's Transition Team in Washington, DC.
  • Students' Summer Sacrifice And Hard Work Celebrated Through Citi Program

    Pursuing higher education goals often requires sacrifice, both in time and finances. This commitment was celebrated on August 4, when the accomplishments of 47 Hostos students were recognized at the second annual Student Financial Literacy and Retention Program Celebration.
  • Hostos Two-Generation Program Blooms Into Something Special For Student-Parents

    In 2014, Hostos Community College recognized the importance of supporting student-parents and the power of summer classwork. Thanks to a $50,000 from the Aspen Institute Ascend Fund, a new pilot summer program was born.
  • Hostos Takes A Look Inside The World Of Street Vendors

    Fall 2015 is just around the corner, and Hostos has a lot of great new educational materials. One great video available for viewing provides a glimpse into the somewhat difficult and complicated world of street vending. Titled, “Judith: Portrait of a Street Vendor,” the independent film was the subject of a special screening at the College on May 4, 2015, hosted by the Center for Bronx Nonprofits (CBNP).
  • Hostos Student Ready To Take On The World Thanks To Special Award

    On June 17, Almanzar was at the CUNY Graduate Center accepting a Peter Jennings Scholarship Laurel Award. The scholarships are named in honor of Peter Jennings, the Anchor of ABC’s World News Tonight, who died in 2005 at age 67.
  • Student Leaders Spotlight

    The Hostos Student Leadership Academy (SLA) is keeping busy this summer as members are volunteering their time, both on campus and in the surrounding communities.

July

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo Visits Hostos

    Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Hostos on Thursday, July 16, with other elected officials and labor leaders to sign legislation to protect and support nail salon workers and to announce a statewide task force to combat worker exploitation and abuse. 
  • Hostos Opens College’s First Large Farmers Market With GrowNYC

    With a shortage of fresh fruit and vegetables being a major concern for Bronxites who are looking to live more healthy lifestyles, Hostos partnered with GrowNYC to open a large farmers market at the College.

June

  • Hostos Heroes Recognized At Annual National Peace Officer Memorial Day Celebration

    Hostos’ Department of Public Safety is not only respected citywide for the incredible job it does keeping the campus safe; it is also well known for treating each and every person who visits the campus with a level of respect unrivaled in the law enforcement community.
  • Dr. David Gómez Named President Of Hostos Community College

    The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has appointed Dr. David Gómez, a distinguished academic leader, teacher and experienced administrator, as the President of Hostos Community College. Dr. Gómez has served as Interim President of Hostos for the past year.
  • Changing Lives At Hostos

    Commencement season is a special time at Hostos Community College. It is a time when we get to bask in our students' accomplishments, share their excitement, and take pride in the fact that we had a hand in their development.