News

March

  • Issue 11 Of The "Hostos Review" Being Launched To Celebrate Unpublished Literature Of Non-Fiction By Latina Writers

    Several distinguished authors will “cross borders” as part of a multimedia event on April 16, at 5 p.m., at Pregones Theatre in the South Bronx to talk about their contributions to the Hostos Review/ Revista Hostosiana (Issue No. 11): Stirred Ground: Non-fiction Writing by Contemporary Latina and Latin American Women Authors, edited by Hostos Humanities Professor, Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla.
  • Hostos Lends A Hand At District 8 Immigrant Service Network Event

    On March 28, District 8 Immigrant Service Network held an Immigrant Service Network Resource Fair in the Hostos Café. To support the event, members of the Hostos Domestic Violence Empowerment Program (DoVE), including DoVE Coordinator, Alida Camacho, and DoVE Counselor, Michael Williams, as well as Hostos students, participated in providing an informational session about the College’s services.
  • Hostos Repertory Company Debuts Play, "I Am An Emotional Creature"

    On March 26, the Hostos Repertory Company premiered the play, I am an Emotional Creature, in the Black Box Theater. The play is the work of Tony Award-winning playwright, performer and activist, Eve Ensler, who is also the author of the international phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues.
  • Women’s & Gender Studies Holds Adrienne Weiss Essay Contest To Highlight Women’s History Month

    On March 24, student authors were celebrated during the annual Adrienne Weiss Women's History Month Essay Contest. First-place winners were: Yolanda Thorton, Rafik Michaeel, and Antara Chowdhury. Runners up were: Alexandra Rivera, Chelsea West, Mauritius Jackson, Ladi Adoba, and Raisa Valerio.
  • International Women's Month Brunch Awards

    Several important Hostos administrators and faculty were recognized with other community leaders at the International Women's Month Brunch Awards on March 22 at the Ascension Senior Center.
  • Hostos Marks World Oral Health Day

    On March 20, Hostos Professor Julie Bencosme of the Dental Hygiene Unit, in collaboration with the Hispanic Dental Association, held an educational event on the Hostos Bridge to mark World Oral Health Day (WOHD). The focus was to create awareness of the oral health disparity issues in the world.
  • Hostos Holds Spring Wellness Festival

    On March 19, the Hostos Health and Wellness Center held a Spring Wellness Festival in the A-Atrium Bridge and in the gymnasium.
  • Statement from President David Gómez on Aspen Top 10 Announcement

    Since 2014, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College has had the privilege of being included in the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence selection process. This is no small accomplishment, and it was possible because of the hard work of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and the College's extended family of supporters.
  • Hostos Holds Special Women’s History Month Event Focused On Obstacles Professional Women Of Color Encounter In The Workplace

    On March 18, Hostos Community College welcomed Seattle University Professor of Law, Carmen González, who spoke about the obstacles women of color encounter in the workplace, particularly in academia. Professor González is the co-editor of the critically acclaimed book, Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia, which examines the persistence of race, gender, class and other forms of bias in academia and the strategies to create a more welcoming and inclusive campus climate.
  • Four Hostos Community College Leaders Invited Guest at White House Dominican-Americans Policy Briefing

    Over 180 Dominican-Americans from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. for a White House policy briefing to learn more about President Obama's priorities and ways to partner with the Administration. It was a full day of briefings for Dominican American leaders who came to Washington, DC from all over the nation.
  • Current And Former Hostos Students Testify At Committee Hearing On President’s “College Promise”

    Five members of the Hostos Student Leadership Academy—three current students and two graduates—testified at a hearing on President Barack Obama’s “America’s College Promise” before the New York City Council and the Higher Education Committee led by Councilmember Inez Barron on February 23.
  • Black History Month 2015: Wrap Up

    The Hostos community enjoyed an exhilarating and exciting 2015 Black History Month. Its Afrocentric focus and contemporary relevance made it a dynamic month of events.