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LaGuardia in the Headlines: September 2022

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September 26, 2022:With funding from the City of New York, LaGuardia along with two other CUNY colleges will run the Bridge to Offshore Wind Program to help New Yorkers find jobs in the green energy sector.

POLITICO
September 21, 2022 With funding support from NYC, LaGuardia is training students for jobs as offshore wind technicians and other green energy jobs.

WALL STREET JOURNAL
September 20, 2022 Through the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at LaGuardia Community College, small business owners get a months-long crash course in entrepreneurship. More than 70% see a revenue increase 30 months after graduation.. “I made the right choice for me and my family," Ms. Obando said.

AMNY
September 19, 2022: CUNY announced the expansion of the Upskilling program, which has helped New Yorkers like Arnold Moctezuma, a 34-year-old DACA recipient and graduate of both LaGuardia and John Jay, "get [their] foot in the door a lot faster.”

BROADWAY WORLD
September 19, 2022: Nicole Pascaretta has been cast as Ilse in LaGuardia's production of Spring Awakening, showing November 10-12.

WABC-TV TIEMPO
September 18, 2022: LaGuardia just launched 'La Casa de las Americas,' a center designed to celebrate the traditions and history of Latinos.

HISPANIC OUTLOOK IN HIGHER EDUCATION
September 2022: President Kenneth Adams seizes the moment at LaGuardia Community College.

CUNY-TV URBAN U
September 15, 2022: Dr. Ryan Mann-Hamilton on the opening of La Casa de las Américas, which aims to serve LaGuardia's Latinx community and students, and the larger Queens community and New York City itself [segment runs 20:07-21:20].

NEW YORK TIMES
September 14, 2022 Desiree Obando enrolled at LaGuardia after she lost her hospitality job during the pandemic. “I made the right choice for me and my family," Ms. Obando said.

PIX11 NEWS
September 12, 2022: LaGuardia students get paid internships with small businesses through the 10,000 Small Businesses Fellows program, launched by the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAILY
September 7, 2022: Growing demand for ESL classes at LaGuardia's English Language Center (TELC), due to the program's strong reputation and new scholarships.


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