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Tuesday, December 13, 2011 (Bronx, NY) - The City University of New York honored outstanding CUNY faculty members during the Salute to Scholars reception held at The Graduate Center last Wednesday, December 7th.  Five Hostos faculty members were honored at the reception hosted by Chancellor Goldstein.

“I feel proud of our the Hostos faculty who day in and day out work tirelessly to bring our students the best of themselves and impart knowledge in order to fulfill our mission. I congratulate the honorees and celebrate our college’s excellence,” indicated President Matos Rodríguez.

Our Five Hostos Honorees were:

Sarah Church
Assistant Professor
Department of Education
National Association of Community College Teacher Education; Elected Executive Board Member, 2011

Carmen Coballes-Vega
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
ASPIRA, Inc.; Salute to Latina Leaders, 2011

Isaac Goldemberg
Distinguished Professor
Department of Humanities
The American Academy of the Spanish Language; Inductee, La Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE), 2011

Angel Morales
Department of Humanities
Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA); HOLA Award Best Direction, Hostos Repertory Company, 2010; Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival; Cohesive Ensemble Award, Hostos Repertory Company, 2011; Asociación De Cronistas De Espectáculo (ACE); ACE Award, Best Director, Hostos Repertory Company, 2011

Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez
Assistant Professor
Department of Natural Sciences
The American Society for Cell Biology; The Role of Communication and Information Literacy Skills in the Sciences of Today, 2011-2012

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, part of The City University of New York system, was founded in 1968.  Located in the South Bronx, the college currently serves nearly 7,000 students.  In addition to associate degree programs that facilitate easy transfer to CUNY’s four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions, Hostos also has an award-winning Continuing Education and Professional Studies Department that offers courses for professional development and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. In four decades, Hostos has grown from a class of 623 in the fall of 1970 to the spring 2010 enrollment of over 7,000 students.  The college also serves an additional 12,000 students through its Continuing Education and Professional Studies Department. For more news and stories about Hostos Community College visit www.hostos.cuny.edu.

Media Contact:
Ana M. Carrión - amcarrion@hostos.cuny.edu
Soldanela Rivera - srlopez@hostos.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-518-6872 or 917-627-9097


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