Updates from the President

Message from the President and Provost

Dear LaGuardia faculty and staff, The Spring 23 semester is underway, and we are delighted to see the campus buzzing with energy and excitement as classes begin this week. We want to thank everyone for attending (in person or online)

Volunteers Needed for the First Week of Spring 2023 Semester

Dear LaGuardia Staff, The spring semester kicks off in just a few short weeks, and we are looking forward to welcoming new and returning students to campus. To ensure a smooth start of the semester, volunteers are needed to support

Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Dear LaGuardia Community, Last week’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria has created a humanitarian crisis in the region; as of this morning, the death toll has reached a staggering 36,000. The initial earthquake and its aftershocks,

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Dear LaGuardia community, Tomorrow, January 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945. This day was designated by the United Nations in 2005 to remember and honor the approximately six million European Jews murdered

Closing Sessions and Holiday Gathering

Dear LaGuardia Community, The holiday season is upon us and the end of the semester is fast approaching. I know you’re all busy, but I hope you will please take a moment to mark your calendars for two events taking

LaGuardia Establishing Priority Initiatives Teams

Dear LaGuardia Faculty and Staff, I am pleased to invite you to participate in a new planning project for LaGuardia.  After the holidays we will launch the Priority Initiative Planning Teams.  Below you will see descriptions of each of these

Comptroller Panel Discussion

Dear LaGuardia Community, On Wednesday, November 30 at 9:30 a.m., I will be moderating a panel discussion with New York City Comptroller Brad Lander in room E-500. I invite all LaGuardia students, faculty, and staff to attend this discussion to learn more about

Hate Crimes

Dear College Community, I want all of you to know that we are appalled by the acts of violence against the LGBTQIA community in Colorado Springs and the threats of violence against the Jewish community here in New York City. 

Reaffirmation of Diversity Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action

LaGuardia Community, 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 opportunity, and diversity. It is the policy of The City University of New York and LaGuardia Community College to recruit, employ, retain,

Thank You Veterans

Dear LaGuardia Community, Today, 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 –

Gender Recognition: Public Facing Forms

LaGuardia Faculty and Staff, The Gender Recognition Act (GRA) requires all public-facing state agencies, including CUNY and SUNY colleges, that collect gender or sex information to provide an option for members of the public to mark “X” when identifying their gender during

President’s Town Hall – Registration Open

Dear LaGuardia faculty and staff, As a follow-up to my Fall Report on September 28, I would like to invite all of you to join Provost Billie Gastic Rosado and me on Friday, October 21, for a Town Hall meeting. Seating is

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Dear LaGuardia Community, As LaGuardia, we continue to welcome our diverse community to an environment designed to educate and inspire. Our mission to promote diversity, equity, and inclusiveness includes our zero tolerance for harassment or discrimination of any kind. Our

Important Update Regarding the Gender Recognition Act

LaGuardia Faculty and Staff, There are some important developments impacting our institution and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campus and beyond. In her 2022 State of the State agenda, Governor Kathy Hochul announced a proposal to expand the Gender