Events

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February

  • Dominican Heritage Month Kick-Off Celebration

    Hostos is the meeting place for this annual and festive event that brings together business, cultural, and educational leaders from the Dominican diaspora. Reception and scholarship presentation.

  • Hostos Welcome Day 2018

    As Hostos celebrates its Golden Anniversary, a series of special events will be held to mark the start of the spring semester in the A-Atrium, Bridge, and Student Lounge.

  • NY1 News anchor, award-winning journalist, and author Cheryl Wills

    For Black History Month, Hostos welcomes back NY1 news anchor, award-winning journalist, and author of Die Free, Cheryl Wills. She returns to Hostos to present her new project, The Emancipation of Grandpa Sandy Wills, a one-of-a-kind illustrated children’s book based on a true story. The veteran television journalist talks about the powerful tale about her enslaved ancestor who fought for his freedom as a soldier during the Civil War.
  • Puerto Rico Fair

    Hostos joins Union Community Health Center, DiasporaXPuertoRico, and other state, city, and local community organizations to provide various resources and support to Puerto Ricans relocating to the United States.
  • Master Lecture by Distinguished Historian Valentina Peguero, Ph.D.

    Wednesday, February 28: Master Lecture by Distinguished Historian Valentina Peguero, Ph.D. The talk will focus on the education system in the Dominican Republic, the vision of Eugenio María de Hostos the thinker and his female devotees.

March

  • Winter/Spring Commencement Ceremony

    Hostos Community College celebrates September and January graduates.
  • Amanda Gorman, Special Assembly Poet Laureate, for Women’s History Month.

    Inspired by the National Women’s History Project, Hostos’s 2018 Women’s History Month theme is, Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. The first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate of the U.S., Amanda Gorman comes to Hostos to perform her spoken word poetry and speak about her work empowering girls’ voices around the globe. All are invited to experience an empowering session with one of the nation’s most promising activists and change makers.
  • Women’s Resilience Conference

    The Hostos Center for Bronx Nonprofits and The New York Women’s Foundation come together to share the great work being done on women’s empowerment, emotional wellness, and innate resilience. Featuring Keynote Speaker Ana L. Oliveira, President & CEO of the New York Women’s Foundation.