• Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President of LaGuardia Community College, Wins 2017 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Award 
    The TIAA Institute has awarded Dr. Gail O. Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College, with the 2017 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence.  Named in honor of Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, former president of the University of Notre Dame, the award, one of the most prestigious in academia, recognizes outstanding leadership on the part of a college president. The TIAA Institute bestowed this honor March 13th at the American Council on Education conference in Washington, DC. 

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    LaGuardia Community College President Dr. Gail O. Mellow with Lynn Gangone, Vice President, American Council on Education;
    Molly Corbett Broad, President, American Council on Education; Doug Chittenden, President, Institutional Retirement,TIAA