Office of the President

Office of the President


September 9, 2015

To the Hostos Family:

David Gómez, PresidentAs you all settle into the Fall 2015 semester, whether you are teaching, learning, or supporting this wonderful institution in other ways, I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you back.

Having also worked at Hostos in the 1970s and 1980s, I am extremely excited to officially embark on my first semester as President of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College.  Hostos is a part of me, as it is a part of many of you.

For the new students who are coming here for the first time, you will soon find out what this feeling is all about.  I can guarantee this because our priority has always been, and will continue to be, supporting your efforts and celebrating your accomplishments in every way we can.  The foundation that has been established is solid, and it was built on the principle that every student who walks through our doors deserves the right to the best education possible, no matter their background.

I encourage all new and returning students to take advantage of the many services Hostos has to offer.  Our Student Success Coaching Unit was crafted to lead first-time Hostos students through the college experience.  The doors to Hostos’ Academic Advising Office are always open, and the College’s redesigned website is full of valuable student resource information.

We also enter this semester with some exciting new additions to our campus, including a completely renovated gymnasium and a new Greenmarket that is open every Tuesday.

To our dedicated faculty and staff, I do not have to remind you of why we are here. You are all living and breathing examples of Hostos’ mission, and I am grateful for your hard work and support.  As this new semester gets under way, let’s all remember what an important role Hostos plays in our lives and in the lives of the students who depend on us.  Let us all recommit to remaining part of something special here at Hostos.

Welcome back.
David Gómez, Interim President
David Gómez, Ed.D.