Congratulations to Professors Christine Hutchins and Ernest Ialongo
by Christine Mangino
Congratulations to Professors Christine Hutchins and Ernest Ialongo for becoming tenured faculty at Hostos. Professor Hutchins has authored four peer reviewed articles, co-authored an article with Hostos colleagues, and was the consulting editor for Shakespeare’s Sonnets. She also serves as a book review editor and has reviewed two manuscripts. Christine has presented at eight regional and national conferences besides her numerous presentations at Hostos. Along with being granted a PSC CUNY grant, she has been a reviewer for this program for the past six years. Professor Hutchins has provided service in her department and college wide. Some of this includes organizing and designing the pre-testing Saturday workshops for incoming students, as course manager and developmental coordinator in her department, serving on the Senate grants committee and the ELL forum planning committee, and a faculty advisor for the English club.
Professor Ialongo has published two books, seven articles, including one with Hostos colleagues, and authored seven book reviews. He has numerous presentations on his research as well as on teaching strategies and concepts. Ernest was awarded two PSC CUNY grants and a William Stewart Travel grant. Some of Professor Ialongo’s college service includes serving as Vice Chair for the executive committee of the College Senate, co-directing the Honor’s Committee, co-coordinating the Hostos 175 year-long celebration, being a member of the Women and Gender Studies committee and the writing intensive committee, mentoring faculty in the hybrid initiative, and serving as a moderator for various college-wide functions. Professor Ialongo is an active member of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and has organized a number of their events and programs. Please join me in congratulating your colleagues on their achievements.