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Brooklyn-Queens Tech Play Night

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: C-Building, 7th Floor (NYDesigns)

Are you a maker, tinkerer or inventor with a physical product for people to test?
Join NYDesigns' play night for makers, tinkerers and inventors from Brooklyn and Queens to get their products in the hands of others to test and provide critical feedback.

  • We want you to RSVP and bring your inventions with you because the first-ever Brooklyn-Queens Play Night is coming to Long Island City, Queens on Wednesday, February 20th
  • We want to show the maker community some love by playing with awesome toys and tech products


RSVP for this free night of meeting inventors, makers and entrepreneurs. You do not need a tech product of your own invention to attend but we highly encourage the community to show-off their products and functionality during our Brooklyn-Queens Tech Play night.

This play night will take place at the NYDesigns incubator in Long Island City, Queens. Our 25,000 square foot incubator and fabrication lab allows hardware entrepreneurs and designers to build their products and business operations. Our incubator provides access to strategist in residences, mentors, programming, community events, and other resources to help propel entrepreneurs to the next stage.

Please Register for this free event.

Digital Fabrication 101: CNC Routing

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: C-Building, 9th Floor (NYDesigns FabLab)

Want to take your fabrication skills to the next level?
NYDesigns is hosting this beginners workshop to get acquainted with using a CNC router. The class will be taught on the Techno HD4896 CNC router. Learn the basic skills to inspire your next project!

The class will include:

  • The applications of CNC Routing and the variety of projects it can be used for
  • How to prepare a file for the CNC Router from almost any graphics program (we will be using Adobe Illustrator)
  • How to import your file into the CNC Router software (Aspire)
  • How to path your project and program the CNC Router to cut out your piece
  • Use the CNC Router to run your file and cut out your project


Please Register for this event.

Healthcare IT & Hardware Innovation Weekend

When: Friday, February 22, 2019 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: C-Building, 7th Floor (NYDesign)

Are you a startup looking to work on your business model and prototype for a healthcare software or hardware product?
Welcome co-founders, CEOs, CTOS, engineers, UX/UI designers, product designers, biz dev managers, and marketers! RSVP now to join NYDesigns for a 2.5 day program on launching your healthcare related startup in 2019. Learn from healthcare IT experts, hardware manufacturers, payers, investors, and entrepreneurs on how to test your ideas and create prototypes. Participants will have access to the NYDesigns FabLab to prototype their idea throughout the weekend. Participants with a working prototype or extremely lo-fi prototype are welcome to attend the innovation weekend.This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate. New teams will not be formed during the weekend. You must be participating as a team of 2-4 people, the cost is $35.00 per person.

The program is open to up to 12 startups with 2-4 team members each. Once spots are full, there will be no more seats available. RSVP early. We look forward to supporting entrepreneurs on their journey to launching innovative healthcare IT and hardware products in 2019. This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate.

Here's your chance to get access to mentors, investors and potential customers on how to move forward, or pivot. This healthcare innovation weekend and hackathon will take place at the NYDesigns incubator in Long Island City, Queens. Our 30,000 square foot incubator and fabrication lab allows hardware entrepreneurs and designers to build their products and business operations. Our incubator provides business support services, programming, community events, and other services to help propel entrepreneurs to the next stage.

Participate in the conversation at #NYDesignsHealth19 on Twitter and Instagram.

Please Register for this event.

Healthcare IT & Hardware Innovation Weekend

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Where: C-Building, 7th Floor (NYDesign)

Are you a startup looking to work on your business model and prototype for a healthcare software or hardware product?
Welcome co-founders, CEOs, CTOS, engineers, UX/UI designers, product designers, biz dev managers, and marketers! RSVP now to join NYDesigns for a 2.5 day program on launching your healthcare related startup in 2019. Learn from healthcare IT experts, hardware manufacturers, payers, investors, and entrepreneurs on how to test your ideas and create prototypes. Participants will have access to the NYDesigns FabLab to prototype their idea throughout the weekend. Participants with a working prototype or extremely lo-fi prototype are welcome to attend the innovation weekend.This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate. New teams will not be formed during the weekend. You must be participating as a team of 2-4 people, the cost is $35.00 per person.

The program is open to up to 12 startups with 2-4 team members each. Once spots are full, there will be no more seats available. RSVP early. We look forward to supporting entrepreneurs on their journey to launching innovative healthcare IT and hardware products in 2019. This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate.

Here's your chance to get access to mentors, investors and potential customers on how to move forward, or pivot. This healthcare innovation weekend and hackathon will take place at the NYDesigns incubator in Long Island City, Queens. Our 30,000 square foot incubator and fabrication lab allows hardware entrepreneurs and designers to build their products and business operations. Our incubator provides business support services, programming, community events, and other services to help propel entrepreneurs to the next stage.

Participate in the conversation at #NYDesignsHealth19 on Twitter and Instagram.

Please Register for this event.

Healthcare IT & Hardware Innovation Weekend

When: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Where: C-Building, 7th Floor (NYDesigns)

Are you a startup looking to work on your business model and prototype for a healthcare software or hardware product?
Welcome co-founders, CEOs, CTOS, engineers, UX/UI designers, product designers, biz dev managers, and marketers! RSVP now to join NYDesigns for a 2.5 day program on launching your healthcare related startup in 2019. Learn from healthcare IT experts, hardware manufacturers, payers, investors, and entrepreneurs on how to test your ideas and create prototypes. Participants will have access to the NYDesigns FabLab to prototype their idea throughout the weekend. Participants with a working prototype or extremely lo-fi prototype are welcome to attend the innovation weekend.This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate. New teams will not be formed during the weekend. You must be participating as a team of 2-4 people, the cost is $35.00 per person.

The program is open to up to 12 startups with 2-4 team members each. Once spots are full, there will be no more seats available. RSVP early. We look forward to supporting entrepreneurs on their journey to launching innovative healthcare IT and hardware products in 2019. This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate.

Here's your chance to get access to mentors, investors and potential customers on how to move forward, or pivot. This healthcare innovation weekend and hackathon will take place at the NYDesigns incubator in Long Island City, Queens. Our 30,000 square foot incubator and fabrication lab allows hardware entrepreneurs and designers to build their products and business operations. Our incubator provides business support services, programming, community events, and other services to help propel entrepreneurs to the next stage.

Participate in the conversation at #NYDesignsHealth19 on Twitter and Instagram.

Please Register for this event.

Career Lab: Searching for an Internship

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: B-Building, B-114


Learn how to look for and apply to internships, including tips for resumes, cover letters, interviews, and networking.

Please RSVP to this event.

For more information, please contact the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) at Career@lagcc.cuny.edu, (718) 482-5235, B-Building, B-114

Campus Recreation Open House

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: GYM - Main building basement

Purpose: The purpose of the annual Campus Recreation open house is to introduce students to recreational activities designed to support overall wellness and foster a sense of community and inclusion for each student.


Learning Objectives: Communication, Engagement, Participation, Teamwork


What We Want Attendees To Know: Campus Recreation wants students to be informed of activities and services designed to support and compliment overall learning and academic success.


What We Want Attendees To Think Or Care About: Campus Recreation wants students to think and care about how recreational activities contribute to a healthy lifestyle supporting greater academic success.


What We Want Attendees To Be Able To Do After This Event: Campus Recreation wants students to view the space as a place on campus that encourages community building. We want students to take advantage of opportunities to engage with fellow students through the offering of various recreational and wellness activities, and be able to connect their experiences in Campus Recreation to their academic learning.


Activities: Basketball, Ping-Pong, Soccer, Whiffle Ball, Racquetball, Hand Ball


Please contact Jerrell Robinson at jrobinson@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5666 for more information.

G.R.A.C.E. PROGRAM - Greatness Results After Choosing Excellence Leadership Program

When: Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Where: E-242


Purpose: The G.R.A.C.E. Leadership Program is an exceptional opportunity for students to develop and hone their critical thinking, leadership and social skills with the ultimate goal of providing confidence and a sense of empowerment that will translate beyond the classroom. It consists of four interactive workshops, a civic engagement project and a writing exercise to be posted on e-Portfolio. Those who complete the program get a certificate of completion and a G.R.A.C.E. pin. Selected participants also receive a one year annual student membership to a professional organization associated with their academic major.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the role of popular culture and its influence on the perception of women and careers.

  • To be informed of strategies pertaining to self-assertion and professional growth.

  • To acquire knowledge of and demonstrate civic engagement.


  • What We Want Attendees To Know: To have awareness of contemporary issues and learn strategies for addressing those challenges that will foster confidence and a sense of accomplishment for program participants. Students will be encouraged to use knowledge and skills acquired in the program and apply them to other academic and professional settings.

    What We Want Attendees To Think Or Care About:
  • Self-presentation.

  • Strategies for and the value of assertiveness in professional arenas and in civic engagement.

  • Attention to the details of networking and establishing valuable partnerships.

  • The importance of soft skills are as important as the college degree you bring to a job interview and account for about 85% of what interviewers look for in job applicants.

  • To have reflect upon their growth as individuals, critical thinkers, and leaders as a result of the G.R.A.C.E. Leadership program.


  • What We Want Attendees To Be Able To Do After This Event: We want attendees to not only reflect upon their growth as individuals, critical thinkers, and leaders as a result of the G.R.A.C.E. Leadership program, but to be proactive in their use of the skillset developed in each workshop attended.

    Activities: Interactive workshops, a civic engagement project, and the creation of a reflection essay about the experience of the program to be posted on the student’s e-Portfolio.

    Please contact Joanna DeLeon at jdeleon@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5102 for more information.


    Designed for LAGCC Female identified students and allies

    Free MMR Clinic

    When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Where: M-Building, MB-40

    Did you know you need two doses of MMR to stay in school? The Health Services Center presents Free MMR Clinic on:

    • January 16, 2019
    • February 13, 2019
    • March 27, 2019


    From 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. in Room MB-40.

    For more information or to request accommodations, please contact the Health Services Center at Health-Center@lagcc.cuny.edu.

    Career Lab: Professional Writing

    When: Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Where: B-Building, B-114


    Get tips on how to create a strong cover letter and thank you note that will make you stand out from other applicants.

    For more information, please contact the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) at Career@lagcc.cuny.edu, (718) 482-5235, B-Building, B-114