Group gathered. Hostos Caimans Gator. smiling.
On July 10, 22 Hostos students, faculty, staff and other supporters   joined the CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities (CCSD) at the 2nd Annual Disability Pride Parade in New York City.

CCSD increases awareness, opportunity and fosters a community among the 9,000 CUNY students with disabilities. CUNY has participated the last two years in the parade. This year, the parade drew more than 4,000 participants.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. It serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique Student Success Coaching Unit provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services.

Named one of the top 10 finalists for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Hostos offers 28 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.