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HOSTOS NIGHT AT PREGONES THEATER

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 (Bronx, NY)- On Thursday, November 17, 2011 a group of Hostos friends, staff and alumni attended the Hostos Night at Pregones Theater to enjoy the theater’s latest theatrical production of Fly-Babies/Piojos.

Pregones Theater, the Bronx’s premiere theater company, has been a long-time collaborator of Hostos. Each year, Nydia R. Edgecombe, Director of Alumni Relations, coordinates an outing to Pregones in order to foster and strengthen the mutually beneficial cultural relationship and also to cultivate donors for the Circle of 100 Scholarship and Emergency Fund.

Hostos Alumnus (00’), Eduardo Sanchez attended Fly-Babies/ Piojos with a group of coworkers from the Human Resources Administration Office in the Bronx.  "I love Pregones Theater and the work they do in the community.  Immediately after getting the flyer I committed to bring ten people with me to support the Alumni Relations Office and Pregones Theater as well," indicated Mr. Sanchez.

In her welcoming remarks, Rosalba Rolón thanked Hostos for its continued support.
Also in attendance from Hostos were Yvette Hernández-Luyando, Executive Administrator of Enrollment; Linda Wallace, Director of Counseling; Maria Grieco, Director of College Discovery; and alumni Saudy Tejada (2002’), Margarita Minino (76’), and Nemesis Diaz (11’).

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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