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LaGuardia in The Times

LaGuardia Community College is regularly featured in The New York Times, which is indisputably among the leading newspapers worldwide. This webpage highlights some of this coverage over the past several years, the most recent of which is an article by David W. Chen about Governor Cuomo’s proposal to make college tuition-free for New York’s middle class families, and the impact it would have on LaGuardia students.

Additional articles, written by Ginia Bellafante, Elizabeth A. Harris, Alex Vadukul and others, have featured LaGuardia’s accomplished faculty, small business support, and have shed light on the successes and struggles of LaGuardia students, a majority of whom are from families making less than $25,000 annually.



Cuomo Tuition Plan Stands to Help Students Reach ‘the Last Mile’


The potential impact of Governor Cuomo’s proposal, announced at LaGuardia Community College with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, to make attending a two- or four-year college at CUNY and SUNY tuition–free for families earning less than $125,000.

Inquisitive Child Inspires Her Tutor to Start a New Path


Mr. Lake is enrolled as a full-time student, pursuing a major in commercial photography. He has ambitions of starting an event photography business, a passion that developed in high school.

Trump’s Election? Some Students Are Too Busy to Worry


Ginia Bellafante visited LaGuardia Community College following the Nov. 8, 2016 election to gauge LaGuardia students’ reactions to the election results.

At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime

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A comprehensive visual chronicle of Gleason’s Gym, the famed boxing gymnasium in Brooklyn where Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and other boxing stars trained, by LaGuardia photography professor Thierry Gourjon. Professor Gourjon began photographing the gym in the 1990s.


Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Millions

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Joanne Reitano is a professor of history at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens. She writes wonderful books about the history of the city and state, and has recently been spending many hours — sometimes all day — at her computer to revise her first book, “The Restless City.”.

Halal Guys to Donate $30,000 to LaGuardia Community College

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The Halal Guys, the NYC food cart vendors turned worldwide franchise, have established a Halal Guys scholarship fund at LaGuardia Community College.


CUNY Schools to Lure Foreign Entrepreneurs With New Visa Program


LaGuardia Community College is one of seven CUNY campuses working with the New York City Economic Development Corporation on a new visa program, called IN2NYC, to support immigrant entrepreneurs getting established in NYC.