This column is designed to share award announcements, scholarship, and leadership achievements of our faculty and staff.

May 2020

Cybersecurity Grant Brings Industry Mentors to Hostos
Amy Ramson

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Activity Report Collection is Open
Full-time Faculty Submission Deadline is July 20, 2020

April 2020

Research in the Classroom Grant Update
CUNY Office of Research

March 2020

A Molecular Dynamics Study
Yoel Rodriguez, Professor, Natural Sciences

February 2020

Cybersecurity Course Innovation Grant
CUNY Career Success Initiative Course Innovation Grant
Amy Ramson, Professor, Law and Public Policy


Community Building in the Community College Classroom (Opinion)
Published in Inside Higher Education
Sean Gerrity, Assistant Professor, English Department


“Screens in the Classroom: Tool or Temptation?”
Published in The New York Times
Pam Stemberg, Adjunct Assistant Professor, English


December 2019

What Dentists Don’t Know about Transgender Patients
Article published on the CUNY SUM website
Diana Macri, Assistant Professor, Allied Health Sciences
Kate Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences


Are You a Moderate? Think Again
Opinion piece published in The New York Times
Jaime Aroosi, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences


Developing Educational Technology at an Urban Community College
Book Editors
Kate Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Kate Lyons, Assistant Professor, Library
Carlos Guevara, HEO, Educational Technology
& Center for Teaching and Learning


November 2019

CUNY Career Success Course Innovation Grant Funded
PI Sarah Hoiland, Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences

October 2019

HOLA: Four Years of Online Learning Scholarship
Jacqueline DiSanto, Education Department
Kate Wolfe, Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

September 2019

HEAT Scholars Cohort 2019-2020
Yoel Rodriguez, HEAT PI, Natural Sciences Department

March-April 2019

Ms. Amanda Howard Accepted into 2019 NCURA Mentoring Cohort

Professor Nancy Genova Quoted in CNN Article

Professors Sarah Hoiland and Tere Martinez Awarded an AMP Grant

Professor Alexander Vaninsky’s Research Spotlighted on SUM Website

PSC-CUNY Award Recipients
Grant Office Manager: Amanda Howard

January 2019

Congratulations Andrea Fabrizio and Gregory Marks!
Both from the English Department

(The Chronicle of Higher Education)

December 2018

Congratulations Linda Ridley (Journal of Higher Education)
Business Department

November 2018

Congratulations Hector Lopez! (ISBE)
Business Department

Congratulations Carlos Guevara, Kate Lyons, and Wilfredo Rodriguez! (CUNY IT Award)
Carlos Guevara, Educational Technology and Center for Teaching and Learning
Kate Lyons, Library
Wilfredo Rodriguez, Educational Technology

Congratulations to Karin Lundberg and Kate Lyons (HETS Journal Publication)
Karin Lundberg, Language and Cognition
Kate Lyons, Library

September 2018

Congratulations to Olga Steinberg
Natural Sciences

Congratulations to Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez
Natural Sciences

May 2018

STEP Students Win First Place
CSTEP Students Win 3 First Place Trophies

Moise Koffi, Assistant Professor
Mathematics (Engineering) | coDirector, Proyecto Access  STEP/CSTEP

Diandra Jugmohan, coDirector, Proyecto Access,  STEP/CSTEP

PSC-CUNY Awards Recipients
Grant Office Manager, Amanda Howard 

Honors Convocation
Damaris-Lois Lang, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences & Chair of Scholarship and Awards Committee

April 2018

More than Introductions: Seeding Collaborative Success throughout a Semester
Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla, Assistant Professor
Humanities Department

Understanding the Access, Utilization and Impact of Farmer’s Markets among South Bronx Residents
Elys Vasquez-Iscan, Assistant Professor
Education Department

March 2018

A Relationship Archaeologist Tackles Silent Agreement
Book CoAuthor Linda Anderson, Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

Understanding Heat Dissipation in Elephants
Moise Koffi, Assistant Professor
Mathematics Department

In Silico Discovery of Small-Molecule Modulators of the AF9 YEATS Domain
Yoel Rodriguez, Professor
Natural Sciences Department

December 2017

Touchstone Call For Papers
Jason Buchanon, Assistant Professor, Editor-in-Chief
English Department

November 2017

Professor Manukyan Receives a CCRG-MURG Award
Anna Manukyan, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences Department

October 2017

Professor Yannecenedo is a 2017-2018 apexart International Fellow
Natasha L. Yannecenedo, Assistant Professor
Humanities Department

May 2017

Chancellor’s Research Fellowship Awards
Congratulations to Ernest Ialongo and Marcella Bencivenni
Both from Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

Hostos Students Earn First-Place Trophy At 25th Annual Statewide Student Conference
Moise Koffi, coDirector, STEP/CSTEP Program
Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department

On Being Accepted to the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School
Nancy Genova, Lecturer
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

W30 Conference
Congratulations to Olen Dias
Mathematics Department

Summer Advanced Grant Writing Award
Congratulations to Gregory Marks
English Department

Prestigious TELLY Award
Congratulations to Linda Hirsch
English Department

CUNY Book Completion Award
Congratulations to Andrew Connolly
English Department

PSC-CUNY Grant Awards
Grants Office Director, Lourdes Torres

December 2016

Hostos Faculty Continue to Make an Impression in the Scholarly Community
Sarah Brennan, Office of Academic Affairs
Executive Associate to Provost and Title V Faculty Development

October 2016

Creative Writing Fellowship Award
Jennifer Tang, Assistant Professor
Library Department

February 2016

ASAP Students Rewarded For Excellence
Berkis Eusebio-Cruz, HEO Assistant
Career & Employment Specialist for ASAP Program

November 2015

2014 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
New York Professor of the Year Awarded to Cynthia Jones
An Influential Bronx Woman
Cynthia Jones, Lecturer, English Department

PEN Internacional
Recognized Isaac Goldemberg, Professor
Humanities Department

May 2015

2014 Cathlamet Prize Recipient
Anne Rounds, Assistant Professor
English Department

2015 Idahlynn Karre International Exemplary Leadership Award
Amaris Matos, Director of Academic Affairs
Office of Academic Affairs

April 2015

Marcella Bencivenni – CUNY Fellow Award
Marcella Bencivenni, Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

Case Centre Writing Scholarship 2015 Recipient
Linda Ridley, Assistant Professor
Business Department

Apgar Foundation Grant
Andrea Fabrizio, Assistant Professor and WAC co-director, 
English Department
Gregory Marks, Assistant Professor and Deputy Chair, English Department

March 2015

Metropolitan Colleges Institute for Teaching Improvement
Sarah Hoiland Kate Wolfe
Both Assistant Professors in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

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