Events

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September

  • The Presence of Latina/o, Latinx Heritage within Hispanic Serving Institutions

    The first of a two-part series of faculty created and led forum discussion on issues relevant to Latina/o/Latinx communities and their education, from faculty and student perspectives, across the nation, with a particular focus on the Bronx. This event is organized by Professors Inmaculada Lara Bonilla and Victor Torres-Velez. A Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
     
  • Assessment Day

    The Office of Academic Affairs is hosting an Assessment Day on Friday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sessions will focus on supporting the development of classroom-based assessments and tools to measure student performance.
  • El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hostos Community College, Puerto Rico’s El Gran Combo, considered to be "the most popular Salsa group that has ever existed" makes its Hostos debut at long last. After show dancehall at Hostos Café.
    For more information and tickets: https://www.hostos.cuny.edu/culturearts/events/YEAR-2018/September/El_gran_combo/El_gran_combo.shtml

October

  • Rising Above the Wall: A Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable Immigration Symposium

    The Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable presents its 3rd annual symposium for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This free event is open to the public and features three panel discussions on: Survivors and borders; affirmative immigration benefits and the shift in policies in the new era; and the voices of Bronx community members who have been impacted by recent immigration policy shifts. 
     
  • BomPlenazo

    Save the Date! The tenth biennial BomPlenazo, a celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican Music and Dance (Bomba & Plena) with mainstage concerts, lectures, workshops and so much more. Details coming soon.
     
  • First Annual Alma Matters Awards

    The First Annual Alma Matters Awards, honoring graduates who make a positive impact, will take place on Friday, October 5, 2018. Reconnect with past Hostos graduates and meet new alumni through this unique networking event. Presented by the Division of Institutional Advancement and the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • Hispanic/Latino or Latinx: “Latina Activism: Sisters and Daughters - Past & Present."

    The second of a two-part series of faculty created and led forum discussions on issues affecting the Latino/Latinx community across the nation, and our own, here in the Bronx. This presentation is moderated by Professors Joan Beckerman and Hector Soto with guest speaker Dr. Iris Morales. 
  • Distinguished Latino Leaders Awards

    The Office of Community Relations of the Division of Institutional Advancement dedicate an evening to Distinguished Latino Leaders of the community with an awards ceremony. A Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
     
  • Disrupting Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Solutions for New Yorkers 50+: An open forum for the Community of the Bronx

    AARP and Hispanic Federation with Hostos Community College present, “Disrupting Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Solutions for New Yorkers 50+: An open forum for the Community of the Bronx.” AARP’s study unmasks the under reported economic instability of Latinos when it comes to healthcare and caregiving. An important talk for future healthcare workers, Bronx residents, policy and advocacy leaders, faculty, staff and students. A Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

     

November

  • "View for Death" Book Presentation

    First-time author Soldanela Rivera pens a haunting new work about a frightening and often overlooked theme, dying. A personal memoir turned fictional story dedicated to caregivers all over the world.

     
  • The National Dominican Studies Association Conference

    The National Dominican Studies Association Conference. Comes to Hostos through the Office of Community Relations. Distinguished speakers include Dr. Marcos Charles, long-time Hostos physician; Poet Rhina Espaillat; and Dr. María Harper-Marinick, Chancellor of The Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college systems in the nation. 8/15 JFK, FDR Opening Ceremony | 7:00 p.m. | 8/16 JFK, FDR, and Hostos Café Full Conference Program | 8:30.a.m. to 5:00 p.m. |8/17 Savoy Multipurpose Room 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.