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  • Hostos Jumps Into Action to Help Those in Need

    Because of the devastation caused by the recent natural disasters in Mexico, the Caribbean, and southern United States, the College has been busy offering information about international and local relief efforts and resources.
  • Hostos Cuts the Ribbon on Huge Renovation Project

    Hostos’ transformation from a diamond in the rough to the “Jewel of the South Bronx” continued on September 20, when the incredible renovations to the B-Building were celebrated.
  • Nydia Edgecombe Retires After 40 years

    The week of September 25 was bittersweet at Hostos as Nydia Edgecombe, the longtime Director of Hostos’ Alumni Relations Office, bid her farewell after four decades of service to the College and the community.
  • Hostos Edtech Online Course Wins Technology Award

    Hostos is all about increasing student retention and graduation rates, and the College remains committed to offering the best tools to help students get where they are going.
  • Hostos Pays Tribute to Distinguished Latino Community Leaders

    Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to reflect and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

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  • Associate Dean García Reyes Honored At Dominican Day Parade

    The organizers of the 2017 Dominican Day Parade couldn’t have asked for better weather on August 13 – the sky was clear and sunny, flags were flying, and spirits were soaring. This annual celebration of Dominican culture, music, folklore, dancing and cuisine also honors a number of elected officials, civic leaders, artists, and educators for their contributions to the community.
  • CUNY in the Heights Executive Director Launches Community Program

    Seny Taveras, Executive Director for CUNY in the Heights of Hostos’ Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development, has launched her own community program, Tu Comunidad Con Seny Taveras (Your Community With Seny Taveras).
  • Hostos Expanding Its Open Educational Resources (OER)

    Building on its efforts to save students money on expensive textbooks, increase their exposure to high-tech learning tools, and improve graduation rates, Hostos Community College is offering Open Educational Resources in more classes for the 2017-2018 school year.
     
  • Hostos Center For Bronx Nonprofits Receives Boost From Booth Ferris Foundation

    Since its inception in 2012, Hostos’ Center for Bronx Nonprofits (CBNP) has worked toward building a better Bronx by assisting and supporting the numerous organizations in the borough who are committed to the same mission.
  • DACA Statement to College Community

    Since the change in administration in Washington, there have been a series of continuous assaults against the immigrant community in this nation. Whether they were the numerous executive orders or tepid repudiation of acts of hate, it is clear that the present administration has elected to pursue a course of action that is antithetical to the principles upon which this nation was founded.

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  • Hostos Student Receives Peter Jennings Scholarship Award

    On June 15, Pancita Lewis, a graduate of Hostos’ Adult Learning Center, received the Peter Jennings Scholarship Award. Lewis and nine other recipients were honored at a ceremony at CUNY's Graduate Center in Manhattan.
  • Celebrating Our Achievements

    Late May and the first half of June provided Hostos with a number of opportunities to celebrate its faculty and students.
  • Hostos In The New York Times

    Commencement may have signaled the end of the school year, but that doesn’t mean that academic activity on campus came to a stop; students merely slipped into sandals and shorts and signed up for a wealth of fun---but challenging---summer courses.

May

  • Hostos STEM Stars Take First Place At New York State Conference

    Two Hostos students from the  Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Willy Baez and Madieng Diao won the 1st -place prize in the “Technology and Mathematics ” category at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.
  • Hostos STEM Stars Take First Place At New York State Conference

    Two Hostos students from the  Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Willy Baez and Madieng Diao won the 1st -place prize in the “Technology and Mathematics ” category at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.
  • Hostos Celebrates Iconic Latin Jazz Legend Tito Puente

    On April 18th, the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture enter was swinging and swaying, thanks to the first-ever, multi-day retrospective of the life and work of the legendary Tito Puente, “the King of Latin Music.” Concerts, workshops, dance recitals, panels and film screenings examined Puente’s career and his lasting influence on the musical scene.
  • Hostos Celebrates Iconic Latin Jazz Legend Tito Puente

    On April 18th, the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture enter was swinging and swaying, thanks to the first-ever, multi-day retrospective of the life and work of the legendary Tito Puente, “the King of Latin Music.”
  • Hostos Community College Set For 46th Commencement Ceremony Sonia Manzano To Deliver Keynote Address

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York is proud to announce that the College’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. For the first time at the landmark United Palace in Washington Heights, the ceremony will recognize the extraordinary achievements of 1,232 graduates.
     

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  • CUNY Fatherhood Academy Participants Ready For The Next Step

    On January 17, the CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) at Hostos celebrated the accomplishments of 24 student-fathers who completed their 16 weeks of training required to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) High School Equivalency test.

December

  • Big Month For Caiman Basketball

    December has been quite a month for Hostos basketball.  Jemal Smith kicked off the award parade by winning NJCAA Division III Player of the Week, after averaging 30.5 points per game (ppg), 13 assists per game (apg) and 3 steals over two games. Smith also won a CUNYAC Player of the Week award.
  • Hostos Becomes First College To Register Apprenticeship Programs In New York State

    In response to the growing demand for highly trained Computer Support Technicians and Community Health Workers in New York City, Hostos Community College’s Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) launched two new Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programs with the New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL). Hostos becomes the first college to register apprenticeship programs in New York State.
  • Hostos Professor Named To Bronx Power 50 List

    Hostos Community College is proud to announce that Professor Hector Soto of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department has been selected as one of the 50 Most Influential People in the Bronx by the publication City & State.
  • Hostos Celebrates Kwanzaa 2016

    On Thursday, December 8, the Hostos Community College family celebrated the 25th annual Kwanzaa celebration with a special event in the Hostos Repertory Theater.
  • Piece Of Hostos Archive On Exhibit At The Museum Of The City Of New York

    A 1976 flyer from Hostos Professor Emeritus Dr. Gerald Meyer’s “Save Hostos” collection is on display as part of the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibit titled, “New York at Its Core.” It is also featured in a new book about the 1970s fiscal crisis in New York City.
  • Local Activist Julio Pabón Brings New Book to Hostos

    On Nov. 30, local activist and businessman Julio Pabón gave an incredibly entertaining and educational account of the story behind his new book, “Knockout: Fidel Castro Visit the South Bronx.”
  • Hostos Provides Important Services on World AIDS Day

    Hostos joined the front lines in the fight against HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) by providing information and services. Offered on the Bridge and throughout the campus were free HIV and other health screenings, free condoms and other health-related resources.

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November

  • Hostos Celebrates Polish Independence Day

    The Atrium was transformed into downtown Warsaw on November 11, when the Hostos family marked Polish Independence Day with a fun and educational celebration, which highlighted the diversity on campus.
  • Caiman Basketball Kicks Off Season With Two Wins!

    The Hostos Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams kicked off the 2016-2017 season with double wins against SUNY Rockland at a home doubleheader on Tuesday, November 1. The Women’s Basketball team topped Rockland 83-35, while the Caiman Men defeated the Hawks 96-77.
  • Hostos Encourages Student Voting Rights With Mock Presidential Debate

    With less than a week way from one of the most intense and high-energy presidential races, the Hostos community in collaboration with the Assisting Latinos to Maximize Achievement (A.L.M.A.) Club, Jerry Rosa, Director of Student Activities and Professor Lizette Colón hosted the “2016 Get Out And Vote,” mock debate on Tuesday, November 1.
  • Hostos' Soylu Named CUNYAC Player Of The Year

    Hostos is thrilled to announce that sophomore Seyma Soylu has been named the CUNYAC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year for her outstanding efforts this season.
  • Hostos Students Celebrate Traditional Mexican Day Of The Dead

    Hostos Student Leaders Isela Herrera and Joel Avendano along with Nathaniel Cruz, Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Management (SDEM) took part in the celebration for Dia de los Muertos at St. Mary’s Park held on Saturday, October 26th.
  • Hostos #GivingTuesday Is In Full Swing!

    Hostos Community College is ringing in the 2016 giving season by participating in the international #GivingTuesday fundraising movement.

October

  • Hostos Kicks Off Annual #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

    Hostos Community College looks to build a bridge to graduation and help some of its most vulnerable students with the annual #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign.
  • Two Hostos Engineering Stars Win National Recognition

    Hostos alumnae, Wendy Fernández and Isamar Garrido-Rodríguez, now juniors at City College of New York as part of the Hostos Joint Dual Degree Engineering Program, won a national award for their research project presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference, which was held from October 13 to15 in Long Beach, CA. Their winning research poster was titled: "Discovery of Embryonic Ectoderm Development (EED) Inhibitors Using Crystal Structure-Based Virtual Screening."
  • Hostos Fulbright Award Winner Checks in from Slovak Republic

    Hostos Professor Dr. Yoel Rodríguez earned a Fulbright Award earlier this year that took him to the Slovak Republic for an expanded research trip during the Fall 2016 semester.
  • Hostos Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated at Hostos with an event honoring various distinguished Latino leaders on October 7.
  • Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg Publishes New Collection Of Fables

    Distinguished professor and author Isaac Goldemberg has published a new collection of micro-short stories, Philosophy and Other Fables.
  • Ninth Biennial BomPlenazo a Hit!

    Hostos was home to the wildly successful BomPlenazo Festival from October 6 to October 9. The biennial celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican music and dance had a special theme this year, as it was dedicated to the memory of José “Chema” Soto, who passed away in 2015, was known as a patriarch of the musical style.

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August

  • History Professor Kristopher Burrell Earns CUNY Research Grant

    Hostos is pleased to announce that Kristopher Burrell, an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department, was awarded a CUNY Community College Grant to help research and write an article titled, “Black Women Activist-Intellectuals and the Struggle for Quality Education, 1954-1965.”
  • Hostos President named “Man of Year” by New York League of Puerto Rican Women

    Hostos Community College was in the spotlight as The New York League of Puerto Rican Women, Inc., recognized President Dr. David Gómez with its annual “Man of the Year” award at is College Awards Gala Dinner Dance.
  • Rapper Fat Joe Releases New Video at Hostos

    Hostos was the place to be on August 26, as rappers and proud Bronx natives Fat Joe and Remy Ma, along with representatives from TIDAL, held a video release event for their new single, “Cookin,” in our Main Theater!

August

  • ASAP Students Visit the United Nations for Student Summit

    On August 16, Hostos students in CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) visited the United National General Hall as participants in the International Young Leaders Assembly’s 9th annual Global Summit. Titled, “Moral and Innovative Leadership for Sustainable Development: Vision, Service, and Entrepreneurship,” the program forged lasting connections with various leaders both nationally, and globally, as well as skills sets necessary to create sustainable change in their communities and society.
  • Hostos Administrators Study Abroad In Dominican Republic

    Four Hostos administrators were treated to an educational and culturally engaging experience this summer, as part of the College’s annual Professional Development and Study Abroad Program in the Dominican Republic. The three-week program started in in New York City from June 10 to the 24 and continued in the Dominican Republic from June 29 to July 9.
     
  • Women’s Volleyball and Men's Soccer Teams Gearing Up For Fall Season

    The Caimans women's volleyball and men's soccer teams start their fall 2016 seasons on Aug. 25 and Aug. 26, respectively, and both are coached by some relatively familiar faces ready to take their teams to the next level.
  • Proyecto Access Step Students Show Off Their Work During Engineering Day

    On Aug. 9, the Savoy Multipurpose Room was transformed into a science and technology testing laboratory, as more than 100 students from Hostos’ “Proyecto Access STEP” participated in the annual Engineering Day and Closing Ceremony. 
  • Nydia Ocasio From Alumni Relations Dances Her Way Into “The Get Down"

    Hostos is proud to announce that Nydia Ocasio from our Alumni Relations Office serves as one of the main character-dancers in the new Netflix series, “The Get Down,” working alongside Jimmy Smits who plays a prominent club owner in the series.
  • Hostos Celebrates 2016 “Two-Gen” Cohort

    On Aug. 9, Hostos saluted several student-parents who made the commitment to higher education, for themselves and their families, as part of the College’s “Two Generation Student Retention and Degree Acceleration Program.”
  • Hostos Dental Students Work Appears in Dental Assistant Journal

    Two Hostos Dental Hygiene majors, Dailee Louis and Mehmouna Aslam, recently had their research published in the Dental Assistant Journal. The two seniors are the first dental hygiene students who have authored a manuscript that has been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Hostos Children’s Center Offers Much More Than A Daycare For Students

    Hostos students with toddlers and preschoolers between the ages of 2 and 4 are encouraged to visit the Hostos Children’s Center located on campus in A-Building - Room 109A as an option for their childcare needs.
  • Hostos Welcomes New Foundation Board Members

    On July 28, the Hostos family welcomed José Dios and Rafael “Ralph” Rivera-Viruet to the Hostos Community College Foundation during a special reception held in the Longwood Art Gallery. The event was attended by Hostos President David Gómez, Foundation Chairperson José A. Sánchez Kinghorn, and many other special guests and friends of the College.

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  • You Can’t Deny The CUNY Value

    All month, Hostos has been sharing interesting facts and figures that prove CUNY offers incredible educational offerings at unmatched value.
  • EdCast Explores Education In Cuba

    This week’s edition of EdCast, featuring host and Hostos English Professor, Linda Hirsch, examines Cuba and the future of education, as it posed the question: “Can Cuba maintain its international position in the forefront of literacy education?”

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October

  • Hostos Career Services Hosts Large Fall Job Fair

    On Sept. 3, 2015, Hostos’ Career Services and the Division of Continuing Education welcomed students and alumni to the Job & Internship Fest to kick-off the fall semester. The event attracted 38 employers and 154 students and former students to the Savoy Multipurpose Room.

September

  • Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg Publishes Trio Of New Works

    Hostos Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg from the Humanities Department has published three new works: Remember the Scorpion; Dialoghi con me e con i miei altri/ Diálogos conmigo y mis otros;” and Chepén, madre de arena. These titles were all published in 2015 and represent the latest works of one of Peru’s most renowned poets and fiction writers.
  • 10th Annual Golf Outing A Success!

    On behalf of the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College Foundation, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making the 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Pelham and Split Rock Golf Courses a complete success.
  • 10 Questions With Hostos Community College President Dr. David Gómez

    10 Questions With Hostos Community College President Dr. David Gómez
  • The Swamp Gets Renovated!

    “The Swamp” received a huge facelift over the past year, as the Hostos gymnasium received a new floor and paint, bleachers, wall padding, and even new championship banners and shot clock.
  • Job & Intern Fest A Big Success

    On Sept. 3, Hostos’ Career Services and the Division of Continuing Education held its first annual Job
    & Intern Fest in the Savoy Multipurpose Room that attracted 38 employers and 154 students and former students.
  • CUNY And Hostos Welcome President David Gómez

    On September 3, Dr. David Gómez was officially appointed President of Hostos Community College at a reception attended by CUNY Chancellor J. B. Milliken and other important guests.
  • Dominican Day Parade 2015 Breakfast

    Hostos hosted a breakfast before the 2015 Bronx Dominican Day Parade on July 27. Pictured from left to right are Victor Rivera, 1199SEIU Vice President, Ana I. García Reyes, Hostos Associate Dean and Director of Community Affairs; David Gómez, Hostos President;  Eddy Bayardelle, Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Bronx Community College; and Ricardo Fernandez, President of Lehman College.

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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.
  • Hostos Leadership In The Spotlight

    Thanks to the hard work of the Leadership Academy (HLA) and the Student Government Association (SGA), as well as other student organizations, Hostos Community College has become synonymous with community service in and around the Bronx.
  • Hostos Home To Bronx’s First “Tech Summit”

    That was the message from Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr. at his first-ever “Bronx Tech Summit,” which was held at Hostos Community College on June 11.
  • CUNY In The Heights Holds Mother’s Appreciation Event

    No matter where you are, May is for Mother’s Day. And as a way to recognize and celebrate some very special women and their families, CUNY in the Heights held a special Día de las Madres event on May 28.

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  • Hostos Assistant Professor Of English Lou Bury Writes Book On Literary Constraint

    Hostos Assistant Professor of English Lou Bury has written his first book, Exercises in Criticism: The Theory and Practice of Literary Constraint, and the former professional poker player is gambling readers will enjoy its unique subject matter just as much as he enjoyed writing it.
  • Issue 11 Of The "Hostos Review" Being Launched To Celebrate Unpublished Literature Of Non-Fiction By Latina Writers

    Several distinguished authors will “cross borders” as part of a multimedia event on April 16, at 5 p.m., at Pregones Theatre in the South Bronx to talk about their contributions to the Hostos Review/ Revista Hostosiana (Issue No. 11): Stirred Ground: Non-fiction Writing by Contemporary Latina and Latin American Women Authors, edited by Hostos Humanities Professor, Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla.
  • Hostos Lends A Hand At District 8 Immigrant Service Network Event

    On March 28, District 8 Immigrant Service Network held an Immigrant Service Network Resource Fair in the Hostos Café. To support the event, members of the Hostos Domestic Violence Empowerment Program (DoVE), including DoVE Coordinator, Alida Camacho, and DoVE Counselor, Michael Williams, as well as Hostos students, participated in providing an informational session about the College’s services.
  • Hostos Repertory Company Debuts Play, "I Am An Emotional Creature"

    On March 26, the Hostos Repertory Company premiered the play, I am an Emotional Creature, in the Black Box Theater. The play is the work of Tony Award-winning playwright, performer and activist, Eve Ensler, who is also the author of the international phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues.
  • Women’s & Gender Studies Holds Adrienne Weiss Essay Contest To Highlight Women’s History Month

    On March 24, student authors were celebrated during the annual Adrienne Weiss Women's History Month Essay Contest. First-place winners were: Yolanda Thorton, Rafik Michaeel, and Antara Chowdhury. Runners up were: Alexandra Rivera, Chelsea West, Mauritius Jackson, Ladi Adoba, and Raisa Valerio.
  • International Women's Month Brunch Awards

    Several important Hostos administrators and faculty were recognized with other community leaders at the International Women's Month Brunch Awards on March 22 at the Ascension Senior Center.
  • Hostos Marks World Oral Health Day

    On March 20, Hostos Professor Julie Bencosme of the Dental Hygiene Unit, in collaboration with the Hispanic Dental Association, held an educational event on the Hostos Bridge to mark World Oral Health Day (WOHD). The focus was to create awareness of the oral health disparity issues in the world.
  • Hostos Holds Spring Wellness Festival

    On March 19, the Hostos Health and Wellness Center held a Spring Wellness Festival in the A-Atrium Bridge and in the gymnasium.
  • Statement from President David Gómez on Aspen Top 10 Announcement

    Since 2014, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College has had the privilege of being included in the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence selection process. This is no small accomplishment, and it was possible because of the hard work of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and the College's extended family of supporters.

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  • College Discovery Program Celebrates 50th Birthday

    The City University of New York (CUNY) Office of Special Programs, along with Hostos and the other community colleges of the College Discovery Program, held a 50th Anniversary Gala on December 12 at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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  • Professor Francisco Fernández A Man Of The World Right At Home At Hostos

    Professor Francisco Fernández was born to teach. And while his work in education has taken him all over the globe, he will be the first to tell you that he was also probably born to teach at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College. During a recent Women’s History Month screening of the documentary film Maestra at the college, he revealed part of his incredible early education story to students, faculty and staff.
  • Women’s History Month 2014 Celebrated At Hostos

    During the month of March, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College observes Women’s History Month with many cultural and other learning activities that celebrate the achievements of women throughout the world. For over a decade, these annual celebrations have been organized by Dr. Jerilyn Fisher, Coordinator of Women’s and Gender Studies and Professor in the English Department. Following are this year’s highlights.
  • Hostos Professor Mohammad A. Sohel Earns His Second Research Fellowship

    Hostos Community College is pleased to announce that Mohammad A. Sohel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Natural Sciences Department has been awarded a faculty fellowship at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in the Summer of 2014.

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  • Professor Kristopher Burrell To Speak At Museum Of The City Of New York

    Assistant Professor Kristopher Burrell of the Behavioral and Social Science Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY will give a lecture at the Museum of the City of New York on Thursday, April 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Hostos Students And Faculty Participate In Global Health Conference

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College students and faculty members played key roles at the 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference, which was held at Teachers College, Columbia University, on March 7 and 8.
  • Josephine Aguado Awards Given To Six Student-Mothers

    On March 13, in an event that combined the spirit of philanthropy and family, the Hostos
    Community College Foundation awarded Josephine Aguado Scholarship Awards to six students,
    all of whom are single mothers.
  • Hostos Foundation Board Member Cira Angeles And Associate Dean Ana I. Garcia Reyes Honored At Awards Ceremony

    A celebration of Dominican Heritage Month was held at the V Centenario Restaurant on February 21. Hostos Foundation Board member Cira Angeles and Associate Dean Ana García Reyes were recognized for their exemplary commitment and outstanding service to the community.
  • Hostos Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams Recognized By Region XV

    While the Hostos men’s basketball team was able to overcome a tough Kingsborough Wave defense Friday afternoon to capture its first Region XV Tournament win in close to a decade, the team fell short in the semifinal game against the rival Sullivan Generals on Saturday. But despite falling short of a Region XV championship, the Caimans had a very successful 2013-14 campaign, including having several players on both the men’s and women’s teams named to the Region XV All-Star Teams.
  • Hostos Alumni And Students Ambassadors Team Up To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims In The Rockaways

    More than a year after Hurricane Sandy, over 200 families have not been able to return to their homes on the Rockaway Peninsula. To lend a helping hand, personnel of the Alumni Relations Office at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY, the College’s Student Ambassadors, and members of the Leadership Academy joined forces with Friends of Rockaway on February 22 to help the O’Connor family rebuild their home, which had been devastated by the hurricane in October of 2012.

March

  • Hostos Professor Dr. Ernest Ialongo Moderates Futurism Roundtable At Columbia University

    On February 26th, a crowd of  over a hundred assembled at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America for  a roundtable discussion entitled “Futurism at the Guggenheim.” This event was organized and moderated by Dr. Ernest Ialongo, an assistant professor in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY. Ialongo is Hostos’ resident expert on Italian history.

February

  • Paintings By Hostos Professor Ian Charles Scott To Be Exhibited In Bronx Museum

    Two paintings by Ian Charles Scott will be on display in the Bronx Museum from March 5 to March 9. Scott is a professor in the visual arts program at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY, and these works were selected by a curator for a special exhibition in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the New York Armory Show.
  • Mama’s Hip Hop Kitchen “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood” At Hostos Center

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture  (HCAC) presents Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen (MHHK) for its seventh annual event on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.  in the Main Theater.  Entitled “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood,” this free Hip-Hop concert honors women in the arts through lyrics, song and dance.  The event features performances from a variety of artists including: DJ Quiana Parks, Lah Tere,  Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja”, Full Circle Soul Sistahs, Likwuid, Narubi Selah, NeNe Ali, Colored Girls Hustle, Pelham Academy Eagles, Not Enough Mics Collective, LC the Poet, D. Scott, Audible Chocolate, MC Beats, and Laurie Markiewicz. 
  • Caimans Clinch CUNYAC Title, Prepare For Regional Tournament

    For the first time in six years, the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College men’s basketball team has won the CUNY Conference Championship (CUNYAC). On Friday, February 21, the Caimans defeated the three-time defending conference champion Bronx Community College Broncos in the title game, 78-72, running their record to 25-4 overall.
  • Caimans Play For CUNYAC Title Tonight

    The Hostos Caimans men’s basketball team defeated Borough of Manhattan Community College, 86-70, Wednesday night to advance to tonight’s CUNYAC Championship Game against Bronx Community College. The game will be played at Kingsborough Community College at 8:30 p.m.
  • Hostos Community College Faculty Member Appointed To New York State Dentistry Board

    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. 
  • Hostos Introduces New Foundation Board Members And Officers

    As Eugenio María de Hostos Community College continues to improve its ability to support students and better execute the institution’s mission, we are pleased to announce that five new members and three new officers have been appointed to the Hostos Foundation Board.
  • Caimans Clinch Second Straight Cunyac Regular Season Title

    For the second consecutive year, the Hostos Community College men’s basketball has won the CUNY Athletic Conference regular season title. The No. 10-ranked Caimans beat Kingsborough Community College, 85-61, last week to help ensure the top seed in the upcoming CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tournament. The Caimans now stand with a record of 21-4 overall (17-4 Region XV and 10-0 CUNY). The Caimans are also riding a six-game winning streak.
  • Caimans Clinch Second Straight Cunyac Regular Season Title

    For the second consecutive year, the Hostos Community College men’s basketball has won the CUNY Athletic Conference regular season title. The No. 10-ranked Caimans beat Kingsborough Community College, 85-61, last week to help ensure the top seed in the upcoming CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tournament.  The Caimans now stand with a record of 21-4 overall (17-4 Region XV and 10-0 CUNY). The Caimans are also riding a six-game winning streak.
  • Hostos Professors Hear from H.E.R.O. High Students, and Vice Versa

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College professors who are collaborating with the faculty of H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and...
  • Hostos Community College’s 45th Anniversary Book Wins National Award

    The “I AM HOSTOS” campaign during the celebration of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s 45th Anniversary in...
  • Four Brothers Lean on One Another and Hostos College Discovery Program for Success

    The four Advincola brothers who attend Hostos Community College—Esteban, Elias, Josué, and Carlos Ramón, Jr.—already have a built-in support system. However, they will be the first to tell you that they have also benefitted from the services of the College Discovery Program.

February

  • Single Stop Program at Hostos expands services

    The Single Stop Program at Hostos recently unveiled a unique team within its Single Stop USA Program, which will expand legal advice and support services to assist students and their families.
  • Since 1996 the Proyecto Access at Hostos has worked to stimulate students’ interest STEM

    The Proyecto Access program at Hostos has recruited high-achieving women and minority students, as well as socially and economically disadvantaged middle and high schools students with special aptitude for math, science, engineering and related fields, to facilitate their learning and foster their interest in these fields.
  • Hostos Men’s Basketball Continues to Shine

    The Hostos Caimans men’s basketball team has been quite a success story since its inception in 2000. Winning the NJCAA Division III National Title in 2005, the team reached the sports pinnacle. 
  • Hostos Launches New Online Scholarship Management System

    Nearly every Hostos Community College student will need financial assistance to pay for their college education. That is why the Hostos Institutional Advancement Division has launched a pilot of its first-ever Online Scholarship Management System to assist all students—from enrolling freshmen, to returning students—who are looking for additional financial support.
  • Hostos Center for Bronx Non-Profits to Host Public Forum

    The Center for Bronx Non-Bronx Profits (CBNP) at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College and the Jewish Community Relations Council will...
  • Hostos Launches New Online Scholarship Management System

    Nearly every Hostos Community College student will need financial assistance to pay for their college education. That is why the Hostos...

January

January

  • Hostos Kwanzaa 2013 Celebration

    On December 5, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College held its 22nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration with staff, faculty, students, and over 200 members of the community participating. 

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August

  • World Stage Awaits a Student Repertory Company

    The Hostos Repertory Company Featured in The New York Times. By WINNIE HU The Hostos Repertory Company does not have a manager and uses a classroom as a rehearsal space. Many of its 11 members have never spent much  

July

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