Hostos Community College Faculty Member Appointed To New York State Dentistry Board Date: February 20, 2014 Time: 11:34 AM Eugenio María Hostos Community College of CUNY is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Salim Rayman, Coordinator of the College’s Dental Hygiene Department, has been appointed as a State Board Member of Dentistry for The New York State Education Department’s The Office of the Professions. In this capacity, Professor Rayman will advise the Board of Regents and the State Education Department on matters of professional regulation related to practice by professional licensees, the drafting and implementation of new regulations and laws, licensing requirements, licensing examinations, practice issues, and licensure disciplinary and/or restoration and moral character proceedings related to the professions of Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant. “It is an honor and privilege to be appointed to the State Board of Dentistry. I look forward to upholding the principals and ethical values of the dental profession,” Professor Rayman said. About Hostos Community College Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. It serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "Student Success Coaching Unit" provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services. Hostos offers 29 associate degree programs and five certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to CUNY’s four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 480,000 students at 24 colleges.