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LaGuardia in the Headlines: March 2023
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
March 24, 2023: Benjamin E. Rohdin has been named vice president for enrollment management at LaGuardia Community College.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAILY
March 22, 2023 Queens Borough President Richards announced $5.5M in funding across Queens’ CUNY colleges, including $2M for LaGuardia to modernize and expand training facilities where nursing, paramedic, EMT and other healthcare majors receive hands-on training.
March 22, 2023: LaGuardia students will be able to seamlessly transfer and earn an undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences at Rutgers University.
March 22, 2023: LaGuardia Community College creates film, TV production workforce development program.
March 21, 2023: Empire State Development gives LaGuardia $200,000 for Film & TV.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAILY
March 19, 2023: Benjamin E. Rohdin is now vice president for enrollment management at LaGuardia Community College.
March 19, 2023: LaGuardia is providing digital literacy training to future K-12 teachers.
NEW YORK TIMES
March 17, 2023: Profiles artist Arthur Simms, professor and director of the Fine Arts Program at LaGuardia Community College.
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION (requires premium subscription)
March 16, 2023: Benjamin E. Rohdin has been named vice president for enrollment management at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York.
March 15, 2023: LaGuardia President Adams on putting $2 million from Queens Borough President Richards towards upgrading and modernizing medical equipment in hands-on training facilities for the college's growing nursing program.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAILY
March 15, 2023: LaGuardia continues to explore options for students to gain innovative and affordable learning experience, through free or low-cost textbooks via open education resources.
SING TAO DAILY
March 15, 2023: Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced funding for LaGuardia and three additional CUNY colleges in Queens.
March 14, 2023: The Queens World Film Festival features a short film from LaGuardia students who worked with the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.
March 14, 2023: Queens Borough President Donovan Richards presented LaGuardia with $2M to support the modernization and expansion of healthcare training facilities, and to strengthen the college’s "3,000 Heroes" campaign to rebuild NYC's frontline healthcare workforce.
March 14, 2023: Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced $5.5 million in funding for LaGuardia and other CUNY colleges in Queens.
March 14, 2023: LaGuardia is one of 4 CUNY colleges in Queens to receive funding from Queens Borough President Donovan Richards for the 2023 fiscal year.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
March 14, 2023: LaGuardia Professor Janice Karlen-Pollack on earning credits and testing out of entry-level courses by taking College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams, administered by the College Board.
March 13, 2023: Sabah Ali (LaGuardia’17) was recently sworn-in as a new officer of the Greenwich Police Department.
CITY & STATE NEW YORK
March 13, 2023: LaGuardia President Kenneth Adams is recognized as one of New York’s most influential academic leaders.
March 13, 2023: "Portraits of an Epicenter," a film short in which LaGuardia students chronicled their experiences under the COVID lockdown, will be shown at a special screening in Long Island City for the 2023 Queens World Film Festival.
APTA NEW YORK (A chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association)
March 9, 2023: Feature on Carlos Lopez, a clinical laboratory technician (CLT) with LaGuardia’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program, of which he is also a graduate.
March 9, 2023: The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives is part of the 2023 Queens World Film Festival, marking the third anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.
March 8, 2023: LaGuardia is part of a $14 million CUNY initiative to prepare K-12 teachers to incorporate lessons about computer literacy into the classroom.
March 6, 2023: The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives is among a group of Queens cultural organizations participating in an event marking the three-year anniversary of the COVID pandemic in NYC. The Archives will show "Portraits of an Epicenter," a film where students documented their experiences during the COVID lockdown.
March 3, 2023: LaGuardia Community College is the top RN program in New York State, according to Registered Nursing.org.
March 2, 2023: A photo of the Queens Pride Parade, courtesy of the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY.
March 1, 2023: LaGuardia was the site of a recent job fair hosted by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.