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  • Driven HLA Student Karla Azcona Reflects on Balancing High School, College, and More

    To say Karla Azcona is driven would be an understatement. The tenacious teen earned high school credits while still in junior high school, then pursued an associate degree in liberal arts and sciences while in high school through Hostos Community College’s Early College Initiative (EIC) program with Azcona’s school, Hostos Lincoln Academy (HLA). 
  • Hostos Celebrates RN and LPN Graduates in Spring 2022 Pinning Ceremony

    On May 25, Hostos Community College celebrated its Registered Nursing (RN) program and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) certificate graduates during the Spring 2022 nursing pinning ceremony.  
    The ceremony was held in person for graduates and faculty members, and live streamed for graduates’ loved ones and supporters to tune in and cheer.  
     
  • HLA Senior Keziah Carrington Finishes at the Top of Her Class

    Keziah Carrington transferred to Hostos Lincoln Academy (HLA) in her sophomore year of high school and immediately hit the ground running. Upon learning of the school’s Early College Initiative (EIC), the studious pupil took advantage of the opportunity offered by the program to earn college credit at Hostos Community College, and now she holds the highest GPA in the HLA/ECI class of 2022 cohort and is on track to earn her high school diploma and an A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the same time—all before she even turns 18 years old.  
  • Scholars and Elected Officials Join Hostos for AAPI Heritage Month Presentation and Panel

    On Friday, May 13, Hostos Community College recognized and celebrated the contributions of Asian, of Asian American and Pacific Islanders with a scholarly presentation titled “The Chinese Diaspora: Transnational Migration and the Integration in the Dominican Society” and a timely panel discussion among elected officials and community leaders. 
  • The Hostos Community College Foundation 2022 Annual Scholarship Benefit Raises more than $315,000 in Support of Hostos Students

    The Eugenio María de Hostos Community College Foundation 2022 Annual Scholarship Benefit on Wednesday, May 18, was a tremendous success, raising more than $315,000 in gifts and pledges to provide empowering support for Hostos students. Revelers enjoyed a beautiful evening overlooking the gleaming Long Island Sound from Glen Island Harbour Club. The sold-out event radiated with the resiliency and unity that has come to define Hostos, as trailblazers in education, development, finance, advocacy, and healthcare celebrated yet another exceptional year for the College.
     
  • The Hostos Community College Foundation 2022 Annual Scholarship Benefit

    The Hostos Community College Foundation hosts its 2022 Annual Scholarship Benefit on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the beautiful Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle. The much-anticipated in-person return of the Annual Scholarship Benefit underscores the College’s determination to continue to build a strong, healthy future for its students and its beloved South Bronx community. The Foundation is pleased to once again welcome friends and community leaders together to celebrate the historic successes and boundless potential of Hostos Community College.
  • Hostos Game Design Professors, Juno Morrow and Marcelo Viana Neto, Selected Members of Mayor Adams’ Game Development Industry Council As part of His Global Hub for Digital Games Industry Plan

    New York City, NY (May 16, 2022) – Hostos Community College Assistant Professors of Game Design Juno Morrow and Marcelo Viana Neto are members of New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ and MOME Game Development Industry Council. The new council will advise the city’s production policies and programs in the Digital Games industry and is made up of various leaders of New York City’s digital games sector.
  • Valedictorian Awarded Prestigious 2022 Women’s Forum Education Fund Award

    We are pleased to share the Hostos 52nd Commencement Ceremony’s Valedictorian Bouampoundi Brigitte Thiombiano has been selected as a 2022 Women’s Forum Education Fund Scholar.

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  • Announcing the Educating for Diversity Initiative Grant Awards for Spring 2022

    The Office of the President is pleased to announce the Educating for Diversity Initiative Grant Awards for Spring 2022. The Educating for Diversity Initiative is generously supported by the Ms. MacKenzie Scott’s Gift: President’s Initiatives for Student Success, College Growth and Stakeholders’ Engagement.
  • Alumna Folusho Adeoti Selected As Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Semifinalist

    We are pleased to share Hostos alumna Folusho Adeoti has been named a semifinalist for the competitive Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
  • Dominican Heritage: A Room Full of Pride

    In commemoration of the 178th Anniversary of Independence of the Dominican Republic, the Hostos Office of the President gathered an impassioned and impressive group of Dominican American leaders on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, to celebrate Dominican heritage and it was much more than the announced roundtable discussion. It transformed into a story circle that affirmed identity and how Hostos has helped advance generations of Dominicans.
     

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  • The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture Receives $180K with Three New Grants

    The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture is pleased to announce three grant award notifications for Fiscal Year 2022 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Coalition of Theaters of Color (CTC).
     
     
  • Hostos Joint Dual Degree Engineering Program Receives Commendation from Congressman Richie Torres

    The efforts of Professor Yoel Rodríguez and the Joint Dual Degree Engineering program with The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering (GSoE) have not gone unnoticed. The program’s recent recognition as an 2021 Examples of Excelencia Finalist from Excelencia in Education received a commendation from Congressman Ritchie Torres (15-District, New York) and encouraged Hostos to use this letter, included below in full, as we wish to promote our continued work in elevating Latino student success. Congratulations!
     

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