Friday, May 17, 2013 (Bronx, NY) — Twenty-two Hostos faculty members and administrators were recently saluted for being, “2012 Recipients of Major Institutional Grants for Education and Public Service.”
Joining other CUNY recipients at the “Salute to Grant Recipients” event held May 6 at The Graduate Center were Nieves Angulo, Associated Professor, Department of Mathematics; Maria Cano, Director, COPE Program; Fern Chan, Program Director, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Sarah Church, Assistant Professor, School of Education; Nathaniel Cruz, Vice President for Student Development and Student Enrollment Management; Charles Drago; Associate Professor, Department of Allied Health Services; Jose Encarnación, Program Director, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Magali Figueroa-Sánchez, Executive Director, Hostos Children Center; Johanna Gómez, Assistant Dean, Office of Student Development; Zenobia Johnson, Part-Time Instructor/Project Director, Adult Learning Center; Moise Koffi, Program Director, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Catherine Lewis, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities; Peter Mertens, Executive Director, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Carlos Molina, Vice President, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Lillian Morales, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Development Office of Student Development; Félix Matos Rodríguez, President, Hostos Community College; Nelson Núñez-Rodríguez, Associate Professor, Department of Natural Sciences; Vladimir Ovtcharenko, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences; Daliz Perez-Cabeza, Manager, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Deborah Reid, Program Director, Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development; Rees Shad, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities; Corwin Spivey, Director, Jobs Plus Program.
“Congratulations to all of them on this most deserving recognition of their extemporary scholarship and teaching. The work of these, and many other dedicated educators at CUNY, exemplifies the University’s commitment to quality educational opportunities, student achievement, and service to society,” CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein said.
About Hostos Community College:
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, part of The City University of New York (CUNY) system, was founded in 1968. 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 Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development that offers courses for professional development and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. In four decades, Hostos has grown from a class of 623 in 1970 to more than 7,000 students in 2012. The college also serves an additional 12,000 students through its Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. For more news and stories about Hostos Community College, visit www.hostos.cuny.edu
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