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Month: April 2016

Getting the Grade: A Gift in Itself

by Sherese Mitchell, Ed.D. Chair, Education Department Imagine an empty box before you-what’s inside? NOTHING-this is the image I present to students at the onset of the semester.  A beautifully wrapped box with a shiny letter “A” does not magically

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Research Assistants Showcased at Student Research Expo

FRIDAY, APRIL 1 @ 10AM-1PM IN THE GYM Title V hosted the first Student Research Expo highlighting eleven faculty-student research projects. On April 1, Interim Provost Christine Mangino welcomed a crowd of students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Hostos

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Title V Celebrates Progress

Welcomed by Dr. Christine Mangino, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, more than 80 members of the Hostos community gathered to socialize and share in a celebration of accomplishments generated under the auspices of the Title V grant.

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CUE Conference Update

The CUE call for proposals received over 60 submissions from colleagues across CUNY. Possible presenters represent many campuses including the Graduate Center as well as the Central Office. Additionally, most of the community colleges and many of the four year

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A Student-Author’s Reflection

My Journey through Hostos By Alma Cayasso, Liberal Arts Major First-place essay contest winner: Electives Two days before the Women’s History Month Essay Contest I had the delightful pleasure of bumping into Professor Jerilyn Fisher on my way to class.

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The 2016 Adrienne Rich Women’s History Month Essay Contest

By Andrea Fabrizio and Jerilyn Fisher, Both from English Department   That our students have much to say of great meaning comes as no surprise. What’s astonishing is that they can write eloquent and incisive personal essays, under supervision, in

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Echos of Engineering Programs’ External Evaluator Visit Invigorate Next Steps

By Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Natural Sciences The visit of the external evaluator for the Engineering Program-Academic Program Review recognized program strengths and left us with a better capacity to work on areas needing development.  The evaluator met faculty, students, staff and

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Dental Hygiene Students Meet Dr. Oz: Another Hostos Success Story

By Julie Bencosme, Allied Health Sciences On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, the Hostos Community College Senior Dental Hygiene students were invited to attend a taping of the Dr. Oz show. Dr. Mehmet Oz has consistently shown a dedication to the influence

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Natural Science Faculty Support the DOE Science and Engineering Fair

By Olga Steinberg, Natural Sciences Department The New York City Science and Engineering Fair, the largest high school research competition in NYC, is sponsored by the New York City Department of Education and the City University of New York. Each year, hundreds of

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Fulbright Scholar Award Recepient: Professor Yoel Rodriguez

Hostos Community College’s Professor Yoel Rodríguez just learned that he is a recipient of a 2016-17 U.S. Fulbright Scholar Award to the Slovak Republic. Professor Rodríguez is really honored and excited by this opportunity. As part of his Fulbright and

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