On June 15, Diandra Jugmohan, Co-Director of Hostos’ STEP and CSTEP programs, received the President’s Award for her outstanding leadership, extraordinary dedication, and service to APACS (the Association for Program Administrators of CSTEP & STEP). Diandra was presented with the award at APACS’ 18th Annual Meeting and Conference, which was held in Albany this year. The conference was attended by 175 Administrators and Directors representing more than 100 Programs from New York State institutions of higher education.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities for nearly half a century. Since 1968, Hostos has been a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs.

Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.