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LaGuardia in the Headlines: February 2021

New York Power Authority
February 23, 2021: Through new partnership, LaGuardia is creating student mentoring and internship opportunities for high school students interested in STEM, particularly jobs in clean energy

Government Technology
February 18, 2021: LaGuardia announced the future development of “accelerated education” courses to prepare students for careers in health care, cybersecurity and data science.

February 17, 2021: LaGuardia announces new VP of Adult & Continuing Education, Sunil B. Gupta, who brings more than 25 years of higher education experience

February 17, 2021: LaGuardia math professor Dr. Frank Wang goes outside textbook to teach statistics using COVID-19 vaccine data

Brooklyn Downtown Star
February 16, 2021: The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives offer free LGBTQ art calendar

February 15, 2021: LaGuardia, Queensborough colleges receive grant to help those who became unemployed during COVID-19 pandemic

Campus News
February 11, 2021: LaGuardia to provide accelerated education in areas including healthcare, cybersecurity, data analytics and data science

New York State REV Campus Challenge
February 2021: LaGuardia Community College deploys campus-wide solutions for sustainability and energy efficiency

Gotham Center for New York City History
February 9, 2021: Rainbow LaGuardia is an exhibit chronicling LGBTQ faculty and staff at LaGuardia

February 9, 2021: Virologist Dr. Lucia Fuentes is featured (starting at minute 10:29) as a pandemic hero for her work guiding students in creating informational brochures and posters about Covid-19 that have been translated into several languages and distributed throughout CUNY and Latinx communities worldwide

February 8, 2021: LaGuardia provided free courses to train NYCHA residents to work as Community Health Workers

NY1 Noticias
February 7, 2021: Inquilinos de NYCHA estudian para ser trabajadores de la salud. Los cursos gratuitos y son ofrecidos por LaGuardia Community College

The Vaccine Podcast
February 3, 2021: Biology professor Dr. Lucia Fuentes talks (at minutes 3 and 8) about facing the coronavirus firsthand and working with students to create clear and simple explanations about the virus and how vaccines work, and then distributing this information in multiple languages

Vulture/ NY Magazine
February 2, 2021: Ricky Powell, the ‘Fourth Beastie Boy,’ Dead at 59. Powell graduated from LaGuardia Community College in 1981