News

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.
  • Hostos Hosts 2015 Bronx EdTech Showcase

    On May 8, Hostos was home to the 2015 Bronx CUNY EdTech Showcase. Titled, “Beyond Higher Education: Technology & Community," the educational technology summit brought together the three Bronx CUNY colleges (Lehman, Bronx CC, and Hostos CC) for a day-long event to discuss classroom technology trends and best practices. Held each May, this event promotes networking, collaborating, sharing technical information, and building effective practices within the CUNY community.
  • Hostos Celebrates Largest Graduating Class In College’s History

    On June 4, during two special Commencement Ceremonies, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York conferred degrees to 991 graduates in the College’s Main Theater. The 44th Commencement Ceremony represented the largest graduating class in Hostos’ 47-year history.
  • Hostos Student Herve Fossou Accepted To The Health And Research Training Program From The NYC Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene

    Herve Fossou moved to New York City in 2010, wanting to see what kind of life he could build in the United States. Now, the 40-year-old, who emigrated from the Ivory Coast in West Africa, is busy building a better and healthier world for those around him.
  • The Adult Learning Center’s HSE Graduation Ceremony Salutes Students

    Hostos Community College celebrated dedication and determination on June 5 when it saluted 120 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas in 2014 and 2015 during an inspirational event.