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LaGuardia in the Headlines: September 2022
September 29, 2022: Program providing paid internships for LaGuardia students, run in partnership with Goldman Sachs, recently kicked off second year.
September 28, 2022: LaGuardia has launched Casa de las Américas, a new home for Latino students in Queens. It's led by Dr. Sonia Alejandra Rodríguez and Dr. Ryan Mann-Hamilton.
September 28, 2022: LaGuardia professor Reem Jaafar, administrative and support services director Evelyn Lowmark, and senior director of Workforce Development Hannah Weinstock were honored by LaGuardia President Adams and Assembly Member Catherine Nolan for their leadership and inspiration to other women.
September 28, 2022: LaGuardia is one of six CUNY colleges receiving support from $4 million city funding to help students find green energy jobs.
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.
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.
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.”
September 19, 2022: Nicole Pascaretta has been cast as Ilse in LaGuardia's production of Spring Awakening, showing November 10-12.
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.
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.