The Digital programs at Hostos provide an extraordinary opportunity for students with artistic talent and an interest in modern media to explore graphic design, animation, audio recording, motion graphics, web design, video production, photography, and more.
Global Game Jam Returns to Hostos in 2017

Global Game Jam Returns to Hostos in 2017

  The Global Game Jam has once again selected Hostos Community College to be an official site for the 2017 GGJ! This upcoming event takes place from January 20th – 22nd 2017. Registration is required, so please register ASAP (it’s free). Taking place a week before the Spring semester, there’s no...
Summer Jobs with Amnesty International!!!

Summer Jobs with Amnesty International!!!

Hey, folks,   We just heard about his terrific opportunity…. Toby Buckle, the NYC Field Coordinator for Amnesty International USA is currently looking to hire people for field based positions with the organization.  Students with an interest in social justice, human rights, or communication skills would be ideal candidates.  They are offering:  Base pay of...
PHOTOGRAPHERS!!! Here's a Big Opportunity

PHOTOGRAPHERS!!! Here’s a Big Opportunity

Applications due by the 15th of May! En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian Heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific.  Since it was founded in 1974,...
Hostos Helping Presents the Help for Ecuador Concert!

Hostos Helping Presents the Help for Ecuador Concert!

This night was a testament of the Community that is Hostos inversts our hearts and passions toward a great cause to help those in need, the energy, support, and collaboration come together to have impact.  The “Hope for Ecuador Concert” was a total success in all aspects. Great artists, great performances, and...
INTERNSHIP AT THE MOTH!!!

INTERNSHIP AT THE MOTH!!!

The Moth helps people connect with their own power as a storyteller, and with one another. Our mission is to honor the diversity and commonality of human experience through the art and craft of storytelling.    Our energetic team is made up of directors and producers, archivists and educators with...
Women In Animation's The Phyllis Craig Scholarship

Women In Animation’s The Phyllis Craig Scholarship

A great scholarship for women student animators. Click here to apply
2015-2016 CUNY/Labor Arts Contest

2015-2016 CUNY/Labor Arts Contest

The deadline for the 2015-2016 CUNY/Labor Arts Contest is fast approaching: student entries are due March 7, 2016. The contest invites students to submit writing or art about labor issues. Supported by the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, the contest is open to CUNY undergraduates, and offers cash prizes up to $1,000 in four categories: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art. Over...
ASAP is the ANSWER!

ASAP is the ANSWER!

  WONDERING HOW TO FILL THE TUITION GAPS? NEEDING HELP WITH YOUR SCHOOL EXPENSES? ASAP IS THE ANSWER! JUST SOME OF THE PROGRAM BENEFITS… ·         A free unlimited MetroCard for the fall and spring semesters ·         A voucher to reduce (or eliminate) the cost of textbooks ·         A tuition waiver for any gap...
America Needs You Scholarship Available!!

America Needs You Scholarship Available!!

  America Needs You Fellowship Program  The Fellows Program helps high achieving, low-income,  first-generation college students succeed in college and their careers.  Start your application today and visit Career services for assistance in reviewing your essays and application Americaneedsyou.org/fellow-application       Contact:  Yvonne Ibelli yibelli@hostos.cuny.edu Assistant Director of Career Development  ...
Scholarships!!!!!

Scholarships!!!!!

The money is there – have you applied? go and do so NOW!!!!
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GLOBAL GAME JAM IS COMING TO HOSTOS IN 2016

GLOBAL GAME JAM IS COMING TO HOSTOS IN 2016

ATTENTION ALL HOSTOS DESIGN STUDENTS: For the first time ever, Hostos will be participating in the world’s largest game jam, the Global Game Jam, from January 29th-31st! Registration is required, so please register ASAP (it’s free). Taking place on the first weekend of the semester, there’s no reason not to participate! Everyone is welcome, so...
Hostos Game Design Dominates the Climate Game Jam

Hostos Game Design Dominates the Climate Game Jam

Hostos Game Design was well represented at the NYC Climate Game Jam at Barnard College.  Our very own Mark Madison was a member of the team that won first place for their game, entitled Disappearing Island.  Other Hostos participants included Tyrell Bush, Stevie Del Villar, Wilfredo (Kevin) Rodriguez, Shawn Wilson, Jose Deschamps and Brandon Guerra....
Live Drawing Session @ Hostos - Wednesday May 25!

Live Drawing Session @ Hostos – Wednesday May 25!

On Wednesday May 25 @ 5:30 pm we’ll have our first live drawing session with  a model at Hostos. Come and join us for two and a half hours of sketching and drawing the human figure! Bring your favorite drawing tools. Space is limited – first come first serve. Open to all Hostos students Wednesday...
2016 Hostos Game Design Competition Finalists

2016 Hostos Game Design Competition Finalists

Thank you to all those that submitted pitch videos.  The judges have convened and decided upon the following 6 games that will be advancing to the final stage of the competition on May 14th: Galactic Enforcers Robert Rogers’ Gravity Rush Time Shift Skate n Bake The Big Picture Dimensional Wars This year’s competition entries can...
2016 HOSTOS ANNUAL GAME COMPETITION OFFICIAL RULES

2016 HOSTOS ANNUAL GAME COMPETITION OFFICIAL RULES

2016 HOSTOS ANNUAL GAME COMPETITION RULES AND DETAILS This year’s game competition will take place as 2 distinct rounds. ALL GAME DESIGN MAJORS THAT HAVE COMPLETED GD101 ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN ROUND 1. Teams must be between 2 and 5 members. Game competition entries can be board games, physical games or digital games. SUBMIT...
Portfolio Reviews 2016 - SAVE THE DATE - APRIL 16!

Portfolio Reviews 2016 – SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 16!

Design & Animation and Digital Music Majors! It’s that time, again! PORTFOLIO REVIEW time! If you are receiving this email then you are required to present your work to a panel of industry critics!  (sooooo cool!) Please mark your calendars for Saturday, April 16th from 10AM – 3:30PM. Many thanks to Alejandra Villa and Victor Guzman...
Collaboration Mixer 3/14

Collaboration Mixer 3/14

First ever Collaboration Mixer in C-456! 1PM on Monday, March 14th! Game Designers need Illustrators? Animators need Sound Designers? Illustrators need Game Designers? Come meet your talented fellow students and talk collaboration!
Hostos Juried Art Show | 1st Annual

Hostos Juried Art Show | 1st Annual

Submit Work Today! Submission Deadline | Monday, March 28th at 12:00PM Jury Selections | Friday, April 8th at 12:00PM PHOTOGRAPHY | ILLUSTRATION | SCULPTURE | DRAWING | PAINTING | DESIGN Selected works will be a central feature of the Opening Party of the Hostos Media Business Incubator. Submit Hi-Res images of your artwork (min. 3000 pixels @...
GAME DEVS OF COLOR EXPO!  HOSTOS GAME DESIGNERS - REPRESENT!

GAME DEVS OF COLOR EXPO! HOSTOS GAME DESIGNERS – REPRESENT!

Announcing the 2016 Game Devs of Color Expo: Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM The concept of race affects everyone, yet people often avoid discussing it. This is especially true within the context of games. Join us for the 2016 Game Devs of Color Expo, a two-part event where we will explore the intersection of race and...
Game Design Club is Hosting a Jam on Sunday 11/22!

Game Design Club is Hosting a Jam on Sunday 11/22!

The Hostos Game Design Club is hosting an 8 hour jam on Sunday, November 22nd from 12-8pm.  You and a partner could win up  to $150 gift certificate!  All majors are welcome. See the flyers posted in the Game Lab for more details.
Please contribute & take the Hostos Student Survey!

Please contribute & take the Hostos Student Survey!

go and do your part –  http://goo.gl/forms/cmajJaVo2m
PRE-REGISTRATION IS COMING!!!!!!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS COMING!!!!!!

It’s almost time for Pre-resgistration for your Winter and Spring classes! Get the questionnaire filled out in the Design Lab C-515 and bring it down to the Humanities Department C412 so we can get you started!
Sound Designers Needed!

Sound Designers Needed!

Hi guys, Pratt students are looking for sound designers to help them with their thesis films. If you are a sound designer or interested in doing Voice Overs and want to work with Pratt students, please fill out the form at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zObR634V-0sIx7fv-YR09Ftq52gLrANu416tAOTUwM8/viewform It will enter your info into a database open to Pratt students, and...