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LaGuardia in the Headlines: May 2021

City & State
May 31, 2021: LaGuardia President Kenneth Adams is listed among the 2021 Queens Power 100

Noticia Long Island
May 28, 2021: Orgullo Hispano: Estudiante ecuatoriana es primera en LaGuardia en ganar el Premio Mayor en Especialidades STEM

Queens Gazette
May 27, 2021: LaGuardia student named a Goldwater Scholar, a top award for STEM majors

May 27, 2021: LaGuardia helps East Harlem mother of 5 find her dream job in the medical field

Associated Press (WFMJ)
May 25, 2021: Sofia Moncayo, who spearheaded a New York City food distribution program as it ballooned to serve hundreds of people suddenly struggling to stave off hunger, will give the keynote address for LaGuardia's 2021 commencement ceremonies.

May 25, 2021: LaGuardia will receive funds to construct new science, occupational and physical therapy labs, preparing more students for successful healthcare careers

Queens Daily Eagle
May 25, 2021: LaGuardia has been allocated $1.25 million from Queens Borough President Richards toward the construction of Science and Occupational & Physical Therapy labs

Queens Gazette
May 20, 2021: Four LaGuardia faculty awarded fellowships funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support their research

The Variable
May 20, 2021: LaGuardia industrial design major John Smalls is interviewed (13:00) about a product he designed

Queens Gazette
May 20, 2021: LaGuardia student Zilla Tofte was named a 2021 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar

May 20, 2021: LaGuardia President Kenneth Adams & computer science major Hazel Ortega on the #VaxUpCUNY requirement for students returning to campus this fall

Queens Latino
May 19, 2021: Estudiante ecuatoriana de LaGuardia gana Beca Goldwater

Hechinger Report
May 18, 2021: Jesus Benitez credits support from LaGuardia's Fatherhood Academy, a free program for underemployed fathers where he is now a mentor, for keeping him in college

MSN Money
May 13, 2021: LaGuardia Community College was granted $48,792,766 from the American Rescue Plan. About half will go towards emergency cash assistance grants to students facing financial difficulty, hunger, and other hardships

Campus News
May 13, 2021: LaGuardia mechanical engineer major Zilla Tofte was named a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar. Ruth Carranza, LaGuardia Class of 2020, was named a Kaplan Leadership Scholar

May 6, 2021: LaGuardia Professor Lucia Fuentes works with students to create multi-language online brochures about Covid-19

La Hora
May 5, 2021: Hija de Fuentes Mohr ayuda a migrantes a combatir el COVID-19 en EE. UU.
Features LaGuardia Community College Professor Lucía Fuentes and the COVID-19 brochure

Associated Press
May 4, 2021: Professor Lucia Fuentes overcomes loss to craft COVID-19 student brochures

Associated Press Video
May 4, 2021: Multilingual brochures produced by LaGuardia students break down COVID-19 science