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June

  • Hostos Student Receives Peter Jennings Scholarship Award

    On June 15, Pancita Lewis, a graduate of Hostos’ Adult Learning Center, received the Peter Jennings Scholarship Award. Lewis and nine other recipients were honored at a ceremony at CUNY's Graduate Center in Manhattan.

June

  • Celebrating Our Achievements

    Late May and the first half of June provided Hostos with a number of opportunities to celebrate its faculty and students.
  • Hostos In The New York Times

    Commencement may have signaled the end of the school year, but that doesn’t mean that academic activity on campus came to a stop; students merely slipped into sandals and shorts and signed up for a wealth of fun---but challenging---summer courses.

May

  • Hostos STEM Stars Take First Place At New York State Conference

    Two Hostos students from the  Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Willy Baez and Madieng Diao won the 1st -place prize in the “Technology and Mathematics ” category at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.
  • Hostos STEM Stars Take First Place At New York State Conference

    Two Hostos students from the  Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Willy Baez and Madieng Diao won the 1st -place prize in the “Technology and Mathematics ” category at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.
  • Hostos Celebrates Iconic Latin Jazz Legend Tito Puente

    On April 18th, the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture enter was swinging and swaying, thanks to the first-ever, multi-day retrospective of the life and work of the legendary Tito Puente, “the King of Latin Music.” Concerts, workshops, dance recitals, panels and film screenings examined Puente’s career and his lasting influence on the musical scene.
  • Hostos Celebrates Iconic Latin Jazz Legend Tito Puente

    On April 18th, the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture enter was swinging and swaying, thanks to the first-ever, multi-day retrospective of the life and work of the legendary Tito Puente, “the King of Latin Music.”
  • Hostos Community College Set For 46th Commencement Ceremony Sonia Manzano To Deliver Keynote Address

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York is proud to announce that the College’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. For the first time at the landmark United Palace in Washington Heights, the ceremony will recognize the extraordinary achievements of 1,232 graduates.
     
  • Hostos Annual Scholarship Benefit Honors Students and Trailblazers in the Community

    On May 5th, the Hostos Community College Foundation’s 2017 Benefit was held on campus. This annual event raises money for the Hostos Scholarship Fund and celebrates the diverse achievements of its students. Telemundo 47’s news reporter Cristina Navarrete served as the Benefit’s Mistress of Ceremonies.
  • Thank You! 2017 Annual Scholarship Benefit

    On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, as well as the Board of Directors of the Hostos Community College Foundation, thank you for your generous support of the 2017 Scholarship Benefit.

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December

  • Big Month For Caiman Basketball

    December has been quite a month for Hostos basketball.  Jemal Smith kicked off the award parade by winning NJCAA Division III Player of the Week, after averaging 30.5 points per game (ppg), 13 assists per game (apg) and 3 steals over two games. Smith also won a CUNYAC Player of the Week award.
  • Hostos Becomes First College To Register Apprenticeship Programs In New York State

    In response to the growing demand for highly trained Computer Support Technicians and Community Health Workers in New York City, Hostos Community College’s Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) launched two new Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programs with the New York State Department of Labor (NYS DOL). Hostos becomes the first college to register apprenticeship programs in New York State.
  • Hostos Professor Named To Bronx Power 50 List

    Hostos Community College is proud to announce that Professor Hector Soto of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department has been selected as one of the 50 Most Influential People in the Bronx by the publication City & State.
  • Hostos Celebrates Kwanzaa 2016

    On Thursday, December 8, the Hostos Community College family celebrated the 25th annual Kwanzaa celebration with a special event in the Hostos Repertory Theater.

December

November

  • President Gómez Honored As Outstanding Hispanic Achiever

    On November 29 in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Room, Hostos Community College President Dr. David Gómez was honored with a 2016 Hispanic Achiever Award by the YMCA of Greater of New York.
  • Hostos Smashes #GivingTuesday Fundraising Goal

    Part-fundraiser, part-talent showcase, part-competition, but all Hostos, the College’s #GivingTuesday campaign was a smashing success.
  • Celebration of Poets Showcases Literary Art and Student Voices

    On November 16, the annual Celebration of Student Poets was held in the Multipurpose Room. And, as it does each year for close to 20 years, it drew a huge crowd.
  • Hostos Dedicates November to Science

    The Natural Sciences Department, and other faculty and staff, helped highlight Hostos’ commitment  to quality science education through a month-long series of “Science Day” events, held from November 14-21.
  • Hostos Celebrates Polish Independence Day

    The Atrium was transformed into downtown Warsaw on November 11, when the Hostos family marked Polish Independence Day with a fun and educational celebration, which highlighted the diversity on campus.
  • Caiman Basketball Kicks Off Season With Two Wins!

    The Hostos Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams kicked off the 2016-2017 season with double wins against SUNY Rockland at a home doubleheader on Tuesday, November 1. The Women’s Basketball team topped Rockland 83-35, while the Caiman Men defeated the Hawks 96-77.
  • Hostos Encourages Student Voting Rights With Mock Presidential Debate

    With less than a week way from one of the most intense and high-energy presidential races, the Hostos community in collaboration with the Assisting Latinos to Maximize Achievement (A.L.M.A.) Club, Jerry Rosa, Director of Student Activities and Professor Lizette Colón hosted the “2016 Get Out And Vote,” mock debate on Tuesday, November 1.
  • Hostos' Soylu Named CUNYAC Player Of The Year

    Hostos is thrilled to announce that sophomore Seyma Soylu has been named the CUNYAC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year for her outstanding efforts this season.
  • Hostos Students Celebrate Traditional Mexican Day Of The Dead

    Hostos Student Leaders Isela Herrera and Joel Avendano along with Nathaniel Cruz, Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Management (SDEM) took part in the celebration for Dia de los Muertos at St. Mary’s Park held on Saturday, October 26th.

November

October

  • Hostos Kicks Off Annual #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

    Hostos Community College looks to build a bridge to graduation and help some of its most vulnerable students with the annual #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign.
  • Two Hostos Engineering Stars Win National Recognition

    Hostos alumnae, Wendy Fernández and Isamar Garrido-Rodríguez, now juniors at City College of New York as part of the Hostos Joint Dual Degree Engineering Program, won a national award for their research project presented at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference, which was held from October 13 to15 in Long Beach, CA. Their winning research poster was titled: "Discovery of Embryonic Ectoderm Development (EED) Inhibitors Using Crystal Structure-Based Virtual Screening."
  • Hostos Fulbright Award Winner Checks in from Slovak Republic

    Hostos Professor Dr. Yoel Rodríguez earned a Fulbright Award earlier this year that took him to the Slovak Republic for an expanded research trip during the Fall 2016 semester.
  • Hostos Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated at Hostos with an event honoring various distinguished Latino leaders on October 7.
  • Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg Publishes New Collection Of Fables

    Distinguished professor and author Isaac Goldemberg has published a new collection of micro-short stories, Philosophy and Other Fables.
  • Ninth Biennial BomPlenazo a Hit!

    Hostos was home to the wildly successful BomPlenazo Festival from October 6 to October 9. The biennial celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican music and dance had a special theme this year, as it was dedicated to the memory of José “Chema” Soto, who passed away in 2015, was known as a patriarch of the musical style.
  • Hostos was the place to be on Voter Registration Day

    Hostos celebrated National Voter Registration Day on September 27 by offering free voter registration services, plus an event that allowed the College to make its voice heard.
  • Hostos and “Healthy Beverage Zone” Gives the Borough Better Choices

    Always looking for ways to spread information about healthy and wellness on and off campus, Hostos Community College is thrilled to be a part of the recently formed, “Healthy Beverage Zone” (HBZ) —a project led by Union Community Health Center and in partnership with members of #Not62.

September

September

  • Hostos Employee Wins South Bronx Photo Contest

    The new Roberto Clemente Plaza project in “The Hub” just off 3rd Avenue in the South Bronx has received a photogenic facelift, thanks to Hostos Development Specialist Romain Suinat. Suinat, an avid photographer who works for the Office of Institutional Advancement, was one of the winners of the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation’s (SoBRO) photo contest, which asked photographers of all levels to submit photos and stories that captured the essence of the neighborhoods of the South Bronx.
  • Hostos Unveils New Programs For Fall 2016

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College (CUNY) prides itself on offering curriculum that best prepares its students, and the College is pleased to announce new programs and services for Fall 2016.
  • Hostos Salutes National Preparedness Month

    September is National Preparedness Month.  As New Yorkers, we have experienced and learned that New York City is vulnerable to all types of disasters both natural and man-made.  These disasters can impact the campus in profound ways.
  • “Job & Internship Fest” Coming To Hostos

    Students and alumni looking to explore various employment possibilities are encouraged to attend Career Service’s Job & Internship Fest on Friday, September 16, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Savoy Multipurpose Room. Attendees can apply for internships, part-time and full-time opportunities, as well as volunteer opportunities.

August

  • History Professor Kristopher Burrell Earns CUNY Research Grant

    Hostos is pleased to announce that Kristopher Burrell, an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department, was awarded a CUNY Community College Grant to help research and write an article titled, “Black Women Activist-Intellectuals and the Struggle for Quality Education, 1954-1965.”
  • Hostos President named “Man of Year” by New York League of Puerto Rican Women

    Hostos Community College was in the spotlight as The New York League of Puerto Rican Women, Inc., recognized President Dr. David Gómez with its annual “Man of the Year” award at is College Awards Gala Dinner Dance.
  • Rapper Fat Joe Releases New Video at Hostos

    Hostos was the place to be on August 26, as rappers and proud Bronx natives Fat Joe and Remy Ma, along with representatives from TIDAL, held a video release event for their new single, “Cookin,” in our Main Theater!
  • ASAP Students Visit the United Nations for Student Summit

    On August 16, Hostos students in CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) visited the United National General Hall as participants in the International Young Leaders Assembly’s 9th annual Global Summit. Titled, “Moral and Innovative Leadership for Sustainable Development: Vision, Service, and Entrepreneurship,” the program forged lasting connections with various leaders both nationally, and globally, as well as skills sets necessary to create sustainable change in their communities and society.
  • Hostos Administrators Study Abroad In Dominican Republic

    Four Hostos administrators were treated to an educational and culturally engaging experience this summer, as part of the College’s annual Professional Development and Study Abroad Program in the Dominican Republic. The three-week program started in in New York City from June 10 to the 24 and continued in the Dominican Republic from June 29 to July 9.
     
  • Women’s Volleyball and Men's Soccer Teams Gearing Up For Fall Season

    The Caimans women's volleyball and men's soccer teams start their fall 2016 seasons on Aug. 25 and Aug. 26, respectively, and both are coached by some relatively familiar faces ready to take their teams to the next level.
  • Proyecto Access Step Students Show Off Their Work During Engineering Day

    On Aug. 9, the Savoy Multipurpose Room was transformed into a science and technology testing laboratory, as more than 100 students from Hostos’ “Proyecto Access STEP” participated in the annual Engineering Day and Closing Ceremony. 
  • Nydia Ocasio From Alumni Relations Dances Her Way Into “The Get Down"

    Hostos is proud to announce that Nydia Ocasio from our Alumni Relations Office serves as one of the main character-dancers in the new Netflix series, “The Get Down,” working alongside Jimmy Smits who plays a prominent club owner in the series.

August

  • Hostos Celebrates 2016 “Two-Gen” Cohort

    On Aug. 9, Hostos saluted several student-parents who made the commitment to higher education, for themselves and their families, as part of the College’s “Two Generation Student Retention and Degree Acceleration Program.”
  • Hostos Dental Students Work Appears in Dental Assistant Journal

    Two Hostos Dental Hygiene majors, Dailee Louis and Mehmouna Aslam, recently had their research published in the Dental Assistant Journal. The two seniors are the first dental hygiene students who have authored a manuscript that has been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Hostos Children’s Center Offers Much More Than A Daycare For Students

    Hostos students with toddlers and preschoolers between the ages of 2 and 4 are encouraged to visit the Hostos Children’s Center located on campus in A-Building - Room 109A as an option for their childcare needs.
  • Hostos Welcomes New Foundation Board Members

    On July 28, the Hostos family welcomed José Dios and Rafael “Ralph” Rivera-Viruet to the Hostos Community College Foundation during a special reception held in the Longwood Art Gallery. The event was attended by Hostos President David Gómez, Foundation Chairperson José A. Sánchez Kinghorn, and many other special guests and friends of the College.

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  • A Classics Of A Class Coming To Hostos

    English Professor Raymond Healey is taking his performance-based lectures out of the classroom and onto the stage, so to speak, for one classic event at Hostos Community College.

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March

  • Hostos’ CUNY Fatherhood Academy Featured On NY1 News

    Hostos Community College is one of two CUNY campuses participating in the expansion of the successful CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA), a program of the NYC Young Men’s Initiative (YMI). Hostos was recently awarded $441,425 to help young fathers prepare for and enroll in college and/or training programs. CFA target participants are Black and Latino fathers, ages 18–24, from New York City.
     

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February

  • Hostos Student Leadership Academy

    The Hostos Student Leadership Academy has been busy volunteering in the community. Here are some highlights of the good work they are doing:
  • Two Hostos Students Selected To Receive USA Today Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Awards

    One current and one former Hostos student, Jose Deschamps and Rabiat Ajao, respectively, will be honored in front of legislators and other guests in Albany on March 8 by the USA TODAY Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Awards.
  • Hostos Student Leaders To Attend National Character And Leadership Symposium At The U.S. Air Force Academy In Colorado

    Two Hostos Student Leadership Academy students, Yunerys Liriano and Willy Baez Lara, along with Jason Libfeld, the College’s Student Leadership Coordinator, will travel to Colorado for the National Character and Leadership Symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs on February 25 and 26.
  • Message From President Gómez: Dominican Heritage Month

    American History is composed of the lives of millions of people searching for freedom and opportunity. It draws upon many different cultures and countries. The one experience common to all is that of struggle:  to make a living, to enjoy one’s rights, to be acknowledged for one’s contributions to the life and welfare of the United States.
  • Message From President Gómez: Black History Month

    In 1926, the Association for the Study of African American Life---then known as the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History---established Negro History Week in mid-February. There was nothing random about the choice of month:  February marks the birthdays of both Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In the 90 years since, Negro History Week has been transformed into African American History Month. Under any name, however, this event, first envisioned by Carter G. Woodson and Jesse Moorland, has become a cornerstone of our celebration of diversity.

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December

  • Hostos Rings In The Holidays And Gives Thanks

    Hostos Community College is spreading a lot of cheer in many difference ways in December. The College hosted events that celebrated important holidays and gave thanks to donors, who are helping to provide educational opportunities for all.

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  • Hostos Assistant Professor’s Love Of Mathematics And Community Colleges Earns Him A Project Acccess Fellowship

    Developmental education sometimes requires a teaching “outside the box” approach. By offering real world examples to students who require more support, even technical subjects like mathematics can be absorbed more easily.
  • Hostos Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month By Recognizing Distinguished Latino Leaders

    “What better place is there to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month than Hostos Community College?” That question came from Hostos President Dr. David Gómez, as the College launched its month-long celebration by recognizing important Latino leaders on September 15.
  • Hostos Receives Largest Grant Award In College History

    Hostos Community College’s Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) has been awarded a five-year, $10.7 million Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to operate its Allied Health Career Pipeline Program.
  • Hostos To Premiere Play About Cyberbullying

    Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture and Hostos Repertory Company are proud to announce the New York City premiere of the theatrical production of Henry’s Lawan important and timely play about bullying by Stacie Lents.
  • Hostos Again Supporting Brides March

    On September 26, members of the Hostos family participated and hosted a closing ceremony for the 15th Annual NYC Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk, also known as “Brides’ March.”
  • Hostos Food Studies Program Continues To Gain Attention

    William Nunez, a second-year student at Hostos Community College, has had a long-standing interest in nutrition, and was conscious of health issues because of diabetes in his family. I met William during a recent visit to the College, where the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund is supporting the start-up of a new Food Studies program. Although he is a theater major, he was intrigued when he heard about the new program, and he wanted to be a part of the pilot class. 
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month: Honoring Our Distinguished Latino Leaders

    National Hispanic Heritage Month: Honoring Our Distinguished Latino Leaders
  • Hostos Career Services Hosts Large Fall Job Fair

    On Sept. 3, 2015, Hostos’ Career Services and the Division of Continuing Education welcomed students and alumni to the Job & Internship Fest to kick-off the fall semester. The event attracted 38 employers and 154 students and former students to the Savoy Multipurpose Room.

September

  • Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg Publishes Trio Of New Works

    Hostos Distinguished Professor Isaac Goldemberg from the Humanities Department has published three new works: Remember the Scorpion; Dialoghi con me e con i miei altri/ Diálogos conmigo y mis otros;” and Chepén, madre de arena. These titles were all published in 2015 and represent the latest works of one of Peru’s most renowned poets and fiction writers.
  • 10th Annual Golf Outing A Success!

    On behalf of the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College Foundation, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making the 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing at Pelham and Split Rock Golf Courses a complete success.
  • 10 Questions With Hostos Community College President Dr. David Gómez

    10 Questions With Hostos Community College President Dr. David Gómez
  • The Swamp Gets Renovated!

    “The Swamp” received a huge facelift over the past year, as the Hostos gymnasium received a new floor and paint, bleachers, wall padding, and even new championship banners and shot clock.

September

  • Job & Intern Fest A Big Success

    On Sept. 3, Hostos’ Career Services and the Division of Continuing Education held its first annual Job
    & Intern Fest in the Savoy Multipurpose Room that attracted 38 employers and 154 students and former students.
  • CUNY And Hostos Welcome President David Gómez

    On September 3, Dr. David Gómez was officially appointed President of Hostos Community College at a reception attended by CUNY Chancellor J. B. Milliken and other important guests.
  • Dominican Day Parade 2015 Breakfast

    Hostos hosted a breakfast before the 2015 Bronx Dominican Day Parade on July 27. Pictured from left to right are Victor Rivera, 1199SEIU Vice President, Ana I. García Reyes, Hostos Associate Dean and Director of Community Affairs; David Gómez, Hostos President;  Eddy Bayardelle, Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Bronx Community College; and Ricardo Fernandez, President of Lehman College.

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  • Governor Andrew Cuomo Visits Hostos

    Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Hostos on Thursday, July 16, with other elected officials and labor leaders to sign legislation to protect and support nail salon workers and to announce a statewide task force to combat worker exploitation and abuse. 

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June

  • Hostos Heroes Recognized At Annual National Peace Officer Memorial Day Celebration

    Hostos’ Department of Public Safety is not only respected citywide for the incredible job it does keeping the campus safe; it is also well known for treating each and every person who visits the campus with a level of respect unrivaled in the law enforcement community.
  • Dr. David Gómez Named President Of Hostos Community College

    The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has appointed Dr. David Gómez, a distinguished academic leader, teacher and experienced administrator, as the President of Hostos Community College. Dr. Gómez has served as Interim President of Hostos for the past year.
  • Changing Lives At Hostos

    Commencement season is a special time at Hostos Community College. It is a time when we get to bask in our students' accomplishments, share their excitement, and take pride in the fact that we had a hand in their development.
  • Hostos Leadership In The Spotlight

    Thanks to the hard work of the Leadership Academy (HLA) and the Student Government Association (SGA), as well as other student organizations, Hostos Community College has become synonymous with community service in and around the Bronx.
  • Hostos Home To Bronx’s First “Tech Summit”

    That was the message from Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr. at his first-ever “Bronx Tech Summit,” which was held at Hostos Community College on June 11.
  • CUNY In The Heights Holds Mother’s Appreciation Event

    No matter where you are, May is for Mother’s Day. And as a way to recognize and celebrate some very special women and their families, CUNY in the Heights held a special Día de las Madres event on May 28.
  • Hostos Hosts 2015 Bronx EdTech Showcase

    On May 8, Hostos was home to the 2015 Bronx CUNY EdTech Showcase. Titled, “Beyond Higher Education: Technology & Community," the educational technology summit brought together the three Bronx CUNY colleges (Lehman, Bronx CC, and Hostos CC) for a day-long event to discuss classroom technology trends and best practices. Held each May, this event promotes networking, collaborating, sharing technical information, and building effective practices within the CUNY community.
  • Hostos Celebrates Largest Graduating Class In College’s History

    On June 4, during two special Commencement Ceremonies, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York conferred degrees to 991 graduates in the College’s Main Theater. The 44th Commencement Ceremony represented the largest graduating class in Hostos’ 47-year history.
  • Hostos Hosts 2015 Bronx EdTech Showcase

    On May 8, Hostos was home to the 2015 Bronx CUNY EdTech Showcase. Titled, “Beyond Higher Education: Technology & Community," the educational technology summit brought together the three Bronx CUNY colleges (Lehman, Bronx CC, and Hostos CC) for a day-long event to discuss classroom technology trends and best practices. Held each May, this event promotes networking, collaborating, sharing technical information, and building effective practices within the CUNY community.
  • Hostos Student Herve Fossou Accepted To The Health And Research Training Program From The NYC Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene

    Herve Fossou moved to New York City in 2010, wanting to see what kind of life he could build in the United States. Now, the 40-year-old, who emigrated from the Ivory Coast in West Africa, is busy building a better and healthier world for those around him.
  • The Adult Learning Center’s HSE Graduation Ceremony Salutes Students

    Hostos Community College celebrated dedication and determination on June 5 when it saluted 120 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas in 2014 and 2015 during an inspirational event.

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  • Hostos Bolsters Bronx Health Day

    Part of many Bronx Week activities, Bronx Health Day received a big boost from Hostos students and staff on May 15. Sponsored by the Bronx Borough President’s office, the goal was encouraging the residents to be more physically active and to commit to living healthier lifestyles.
  • Student Leadership Academy in the Spotlight

    Student Leadership Academy in the Spotlight
  • Hostos Students Participate In Health Disparity Conference At Tc, Columbia University

    Several Hostos students interested in health issues attended an Ivy League event at the 7th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University, on March 6 and 7.
  • Hostos Celebrates The Accomplishments Of Several Engineering Alumni

    As a way to highlight Hostos’ successful engineering graduates, and to keep the bonds strong with alumni and the Hostos family, the first-ever Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Chemical Engineering Programs’ Alumni Reunion was held on May 7 in the A-Atrium.
     
  • Hostos Dental Hygiene Students Send Important Anti-Smoking Message

    Hostos Dental Hygiene students are as dedicated to health issues as they are to their studies and patients. This commitment was on full display on April 22, when 20 students, both senior and freshmen, participated in a public smoking cessation event at the A- atrium called “Kick Butts Day.”
  • Hostos Community College Thanks You!

    Last night, we celebrated Hostos Community College’s collective mission at our annual 2015 Scholarship Benefit. Through the support of the entire extended Hostos family, we are thrilled to announce that the evening was a complete and total success!
  • Hostos Unveils Special Student Exhibit Aimed At Women’s Health And Health Disparities

    Nine socially conscious Hostos students took a look in the mirror, then turned it toward the outside world as they explored women’s health issues as part of a “participatory action research project.” This socially conscious experiment, or “PAR,” was then turned into a unique exhibit of photos and text, which will be on display at Hostos Community College from May 5 through May 22.
  • Hostos Unveils Special Student Exhibit Aimed At Women’s Health And Health Disparities_A

    Nine socially conscious Hostos students took a look in the mirror, then turned it toward the outside world as they explored women’s health issues as part of a “participatory action research project.” This socially conscious experiment, or “PAR,” was then turned into a unique exhibit of photos and text, which will be on display at Hostos Community College from May 5 through May 22.
  • Hostos Student Takes Home Prize At Cuny Nobel Science Challenge

    Isamar Garrido-Rodríguez, a Chemical Engineering student at Hostos, won a second-place prize in the 2014 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. The competition is for CUNY undergraduate students, and it entails writing a 1,000-1,500-word essay about scientific concepts, which must also make the science accessible to the lay person.

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  • 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.
     
  • Hostos Caimans Men’s Basketball Team Wins Region 15, Heads To NJCAA D-III Tournament

    The Hostos Community College men’s basketball team is excited to be headed to the NJCAA D-III Tournament after winning Region XV on March 1. The Caimans are now only three wins away from their second national title since 2005.

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  • Professor Francisco Fernández A Man Of The World Right At Home At Hostos

    Professor Francisco Fernández was born to teach. And while his work in education has taken him all over the globe, he will be the first to tell you that he was also probably born to teach at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College. During a recent Women’s History Month screening of the documentary film Maestra at the college, he revealed part of his incredible early education story to students, faculty and staff.
  • Women’s History Month 2014 Celebrated At Hostos

    During the month of March, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College observes Women’s History Month with many cultural and other learning activities that celebrate the achievements of women throughout the world. For over a decade, these annual celebrations have been organized by Dr. Jerilyn Fisher, Coordinator of Women’s and Gender Studies and Professor in the English Department. Following are this year’s highlights.
  • Hostos Professor Mohammad A. Sohel Earns His Second Research Fellowship

    Hostos Community College is pleased to announce that Mohammad A. Sohel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Natural Sciences Department has been awarded a faculty fellowship at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in the Summer of 2014.
  • Hostos’ Proyecto Access Program Earns More Accolades

    Students in Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s highly successful STEM-based Proyecto Access STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program) took home a third-place prize from the 16th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference.
  • Hostos Media Design Professors Redesign Study Abroad Model

    Educational study abroad programs allow students to leave their “safety zones” and learn in a different way and in a different place. But when it is not practical to travel to new countries or continents, the same results can be achieved by staying closer to home.
  • Supporting Students To Stay On Track And Graduate The Student Success Coaching Unit At Hostos Is Working To Make A Difference

    In the fall of 2012, after undertaking several college-wide initiatives that entailed extensive institutional reflection, the  Office of the President and the Student Development and Enrollment Management Division took its student retention efforts to another level by establishing the Student Success Coaching Unit.
  • Hostos Supports STEM Studies Through Dual Degree Programs With The City College Of New York

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College recognizes the importance of offering its students high-quality courses in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). Moreover, Hostos encourages them to continue along these paths when they advance to a baccalaureate degree program.

April

  • Hostos Staff & Alumnæ Honored By Dominican Sunday & Manhattan Borough President

    On March 30th, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College was very well represented at Dominican Sunday’s closing celebration for Women’s History Month, which was held in collaboration with Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer.
  • "Welcome To Arroyo’s" The Hostos Repertory Company’s First Student-Directed Production

    Student-actor Ebrahim “Abe” Rasheed has practically become the face of the Hostos Repertory Company, the theatrical troupe at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College. After captivating audiences with his performances as “Max Forrestal” in Song of Extinction by EM Lewis and “Jules” in boom! by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, he made a great impression at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last summer with his charismatic portrayal of “Chet” in Rough Magic by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

March

  • Professor Kristopher Burrell To Speak At Museum Of The City Of New York

    Assistant Professor Kristopher Burrell of the Behavioral and Social Science Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY will give a lecture at the Museum of the City of New York on Thursday, April 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Hostos Students And Faculty Participate In Global Health Conference

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College students and faculty members played key roles at the 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference, which was held at Teachers College, Columbia University, on March 7 and 8.
  • Josephine Aguado Awards Given To Six Student-Mothers

    On March 13, in an event that combined the spirit of philanthropy and family, the Hostos
    Community College Foundation awarded Josephine Aguado Scholarship Awards to six students,
    all of whom are single mothers.
  • Hostos Foundation Board Member Cira Angeles And Associate Dean Ana I. Garcia Reyes Honored At Awards Ceremony

    A celebration of Dominican Heritage Month was held at the V Centenario Restaurant on February 21. Hostos Foundation Board member Cira Angeles and Associate Dean Ana García Reyes were recognized for their exemplary commitment and outstanding service to the community.
  • Hostos Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams Recognized By Region XV

    While the Hostos men’s basketball team was able to overcome a tough Kingsborough Wave defense Friday afternoon to capture its first Region XV Tournament win in close to a decade, the team fell short in the semifinal game against the rival Sullivan Generals on Saturday. But despite falling short of a Region XV championship, the Caimans had a very successful 2013-14 campaign, including having several players on both the men’s and women’s teams named to the Region XV All-Star Teams.
  • Hostos Alumni And Students Ambassadors Team Up To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims In The Rockaways

    More than a year after Hurricane Sandy, over 200 families have not been able to return to their homes on the Rockaway Peninsula. To lend a helping hand, personnel of the Alumni Relations Office at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY, the College’s Student Ambassadors, and members of the Leadership Academy joined forces with Friends of Rockaway on February 22 to help the O’Connor family rebuild their home, which had been devastated by the hurricane in October of 2012.
  • Hostos Professor Dr. Ernest Ialongo Moderates Futurism Roundtable At Columbia University

    On February 26th, a crowd of  over a hundred assembled at Columbia University’s Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America for  a roundtable discussion entitled “Futurism at the Guggenheim.” This event was organized and moderated by Dr. Ernest Ialongo, an assistant professor in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY. Ialongo is Hostos’ resident expert on Italian history.

February

  • Paintings By Hostos Professor Ian Charles Scott To Be Exhibited In Bronx Museum

    Two paintings by Ian Charles Scott will be on display in the Bronx Museum from March 5 to March 9. Scott is a professor in the visual arts program at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of CUNY, and these works were selected by a curator for a special exhibition in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the New York Armory Show.
  • Mama’s Hip Hop Kitchen “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood” At Hostos Center

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture  (HCAC) presents Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen (MHHK) for its seventh annual event on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.  in the Main Theater.  Entitled “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood,” this free Hip-Hop concert honors women in the arts through lyrics, song and dance.  The event features performances from a variety of artists including: DJ Quiana Parks, Lah Tere,  Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja”, Full Circle Soul Sistahs, Likwuid, Narubi Selah, NeNe Ali, Colored Girls Hustle, Pelham Academy Eagles, Not Enough Mics Collective, LC the Poet, D. Scott, Audible Chocolate, MC Beats, and Laurie Markiewicz. 
  • Caimans Clinch CUNYAC Title, Prepare For Regional Tournament

    For the first time in six years, the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College men’s basketball team has won the CUNY Conference Championship (CUNYAC). On Friday, February 21, the Caimans defeated the three-time defending conference champion Bronx Community College Broncos in the title game, 78-72, running their record to 25-4 overall.

February

  • Caimans Play For CUNYAC Title Tonight

    The Hostos Caimans men’s basketball team defeated Borough of Manhattan Community College, 86-70, Wednesday night to advance to tonight’s CUNYAC Championship Game against Bronx Community College. The game will be played at Kingsborough Community College at 8:30 p.m.
  • Hostos Community College Faculty Member Appointed To New York State Dentistry Board

    Eugenio María Hostos Community College of CUNY is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Salim Rayman, Coordinator of the College’s Dental Hygiene Department, has been appointed as a State Board Member of Dentistry for The New York State Education Department’s The Office of the Professions. 
  • Hostos Introduces New Foundation Board Members And Officers

    As Eugenio María de Hostos Community College continues to improve its ability to support students and better execute the institution’s mission, we are pleased to announce that five new members and three new officers have been appointed to the Hostos Foundation Board.
  • Caimans Clinch Second Straight Cunyac Regular Season Title

    For the second consecutive year, the Hostos Community College men’s basketball has won the CUNY Athletic Conference regular season title. The No. 10-ranked Caimans beat Kingsborough Community College, 85-61, last week to help ensure the top seed in the upcoming CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tournament. The Caimans now stand with a record of 21-4 overall (17-4 Region XV and 10-0 CUNY). The Caimans are also riding a six-game winning streak.
  • Caimans Clinch Second Straight Cunyac Regular Season Title

    For the second consecutive year, the Hostos Community College men’s basketball has won the CUNY Athletic Conference regular season title. The No. 10-ranked Caimans beat Kingsborough Community College, 85-61, last week to help ensure the top seed in the upcoming CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tournament.  The Caimans now stand with a record of 21-4 overall (17-4 Region XV and 10-0 CUNY). The Caimans are also riding a six-game winning streak.
  • Hostos Professors Hear from H.E.R.O. High Students, and Vice Versa

    Eugenio María de Hostos Community College professors who are collaborating with the faculty of H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and...
  • Hostos Community College’s 45th Anniversary Book Wins National Award

    The “I AM HOSTOS” campaign during the celebration of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s 45th Anniversary in...
  • Four Brothers Lean on One Another and Hostos College Discovery Program for Success

    The four Advincola brothers who attend Hostos Community College—Esteban, Elias, Josué, and Carlos Ramón, Jr.—already have a built-in support system. However, they will be the first to tell you that they have also benefitted from the services of the College Discovery Program.
  • Single Stop Program at Hostos expands services

    The Single Stop Program at Hostos recently unveiled a unique team within its Single Stop USA Program, which will expand legal advice and support services to assist students and their families.
  • Since 1996 the Proyecto Access at Hostos has worked to stimulate students’ interest STEM

    The Proyecto Access program at Hostos has recruited high-achieving women and minority students, as well as socially and economically disadvantaged middle and high schools students with special aptitude for math, science, engineering and related fields, to facilitate their learning and foster their interest in these fields.
  • Hostos Men’s Basketball Continues to Shine

    The Hostos Caimans men’s basketball team has been quite a success story since its inception in 2000. Winning the NJCAA Division III National Title in 2005, the team reached the sports pinnacle. 
  • Hostos Launches New Online Scholarship Management System

    Nearly every Hostos Community College student will need financial assistance to pay for their college education. That is why the Hostos Institutional Advancement Division has launched a pilot of its first-ever Online Scholarship Management System to assist all students—from enrolling freshmen, to returning students—who are looking for additional financial support.

February

January

  • President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez Attends Second White House 'Opportunity For All' Summit

    Hostos Community College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez joined a prestigious group of CEOs and other community and business leaders on January 31, 2014, at the White House for an important “Opportunity for All” summit, hosted by President Barack Obama aimed at helping the long-term unemployed.
  • Hostos Home To Urban Food Discussion

    On January 24, Hostos Community College’s Center for Bronx Non-Profits sponsored a town hall meeting to discuss the importance of healthy eating and having access to fresh foods. “The Challenges of Urban Food Systems” was the first in the Center’s Public Conversation Series of quarterly events that will focus on emerging paradigms in public policy and non-profit practice.
  • Hostos President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez Named to Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Transition Team

    Recognized again as an important advocate and leader in higher education Eugenio María de Hostos Community College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has been named to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s transition team. President Matos Rodríguez was also named to City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Transition Committee this past November.
  • Hostos Teams Up With Citi Community Development To Increase Student Retention

    Making students understand the value of a dollar makes better students. And making better students who follow through on their commitment to higher education is what Hostos Community College is all about.
  • Hostos Launches New Training Programs Geared Toward Food Industries

    As the food industry continues to be a source of significant employment opportunities in the Bronx and around New York City, Hostos Community College is proud to announce several new programs aimed at keeping the Bronx moving forward.
  • Hostos Community College Dental Hygiene Students Doing Great Things

    During the months of November and December, some Dental Hygiene students at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College left the campus to participate in local events of national and international importance to the field of dentistry.
  • Hostos Kwanzaa 2013 Celebration

    On December 5, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College held its 22nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration with staff, faculty, students, and over 200 members of the community participating. 

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