Updates from the President

LaGuardia Community College Celebrates Juneteenth

Dear LaGuardia Community, On Wednesday, June 19th, we will observe the annual celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest national commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. It is a day of celebration, education, and contemplation about the

HR Update

Dear LaGuardia Community, I am pleased to share some important news related to our Human Resources Department and our Office of Compliance and Diversity. We are pleased to announce that Mary DiGangi will join LaGuardia as our new Executive Director

Strategic Planning Underway — Save the Date: May 3, 2024

Dear LaGuardia Faculty and Staff: Our strategic planning process has officially begun. Led by our facilitator, Kimberly Wright, the Strategic Plan Steering Committee held its first meeting on April 5. Committee members will soon begin reaching out to the campus

Interim CDO and Title IX Coordinator

Dear LaGuardia Community, Starting today, Sabine Rospide, Esq., of LaGuardia’s Legal Affairs and Labor Relations Department, will begin serving as Interim Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Title IX Coordinator. The Office of Compliance and Diversity ensures compliance with Federal, State,

Fall 2023 Closing Sessions

Good afternoon! Welcome to my Closing Sessions report for Fall 23.  Special thanks to those of you who are here with us live in the Little Theatre. Thanks, as always to Evelyn Lowmark, Interim Executive Director of Administrative Support Services,

Thank you, Veterans

Dear LaGuardia Community, On November 11th, our nation celebrates Veterans Day and honors the selfless service and sacrifice of our veterans and active-duty military. We recognize members of our college community – LaGuardia students, faculty, staff and alumni – who

Remarks at Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship Convening

Good evening, everyone.  I’m Kenneth Adams, President of LaGuardia Community College. Congratulations to all of you who received Mellon/ACLS Fellowships. I believe that, in total, there are 110 fellowship recipients from four cohorts.  Forty of you are faculty from CUNY

Reaffirmation of Diversity/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 2023

The City University of New York and LaGuardia Community College are dedicated to maintaining    an inclusive work and learning environment, and I write to strongly reaffirm LaGuardia’s commitment, and my own commitment, to the principles of affirmative action, equal

Supporting Earthquake Victims in Morocco

Dear LaGuardia Community, We continue to watch in sorrow as rescuers race to find survivors in the rubble after the powerful earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday, September 8. More than 2,800 people have been killed and 2,500 injured, to

Hispanic Heritage Month

LaGuardia Community, This month we celebrate National Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Week and Hispanic Heritage Month. HSI Week, observed September 11 – 17, commemorates the contributions of more than 500 Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide in their work to advance postsecondary student

Remembering 9/11

Dear LaGuardia Faculty and Staff, Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the horrific events of September 11, 2001, when almost 3,000 people were killed by the terrorist attacks carried out by al-Qaeda at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and

Welcome to Fall Semester 2023!

Dear LaGuardia Faculty and Staff, Welcome to the start of the 2023-24 Academic Year! I hope your summer provided abundant opportunities to relax, reconnect, and recharge. LaGuardia Community College celebrates our diverse community – one that reflects the great city