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HOSTOS STUDENTS MARCHED AT THE PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO

HOSTOS STUDENTS MARCHED AT THE PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO

Thursday, June 16, 2011 (Bronx, NY) - For the last two decades, Hostos Community College in collaboration with the City University of New York have marched at the Puerto Rican Day Parade representing the college’s multi-cultural and multi-lingual student body.  This year was no exception and our student delegation, by a request from the Governor’s Office, marched with Governor Cuomo.

HOSTOS STUDENTS MARCHED AT THE PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO

The Hostos Community College delegation had of over 30 students, faculty and friends of the College at the Puerto Rican Day Parade. The students enjoyed interacting with elected officials, executives, the Governor and the people. This year, as in previous years, our students marched with pride in solidarity with the Puerto Rican Community and our presence and participation was noticed.

Every year Hostos Community College receives multiple requests asking the College to participate in various parades and celebrate the rich culture, history, traditions and legacy of Latinos and blacks in the US. Hostos students participate in the Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Afro-American Parades among others.

Hostos Community College is proud to be an educational institution that celebrates the richness of New York City life.

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 nearly 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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