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December

  • Peace and Poetry

    You are cordially invited by the Hostos Writing Center and the Office of the President for an afternoon of Peace and Poetry. This event will be a gathering where our vibrant community converges, allowing our collective imagination to soar toward the creation of a more promising world through the transformative power of words. 
     
    Hostos President Daisy Cocco De Filippis and the Writing Center will welcome poets Desirée Alvarez, Robert Anthony Gibbons, John Maney, Jr., Hostos Nursing Assistant Professor Teresa Gray, Student Government Association (SGA) President Dainma Martínez, and SGA Senator Ansumana Jammeh. 

    As the festivities draw to a close, we will have an open mic session. Keep your ear to the ground for a call for submissions, as this is your opportunity to step into the spotlight, share your artistry, and leave a mark on this celebration. 
     
    Refreshments will be served.
     
    This event is also possible thanks to Ms. MacKenzie Scott’s Gift: President’s Initiatives.
  • Kwanzaa Celebration with Bambara Drum and Dance Ensemble

    Join us this year as we celebrate Kwanzaa through the principle of Nia (Purpose). The evening will feature a special performance of music and dance by the Bambara Drum and Dance Ensemble. A cultural and communal event for the entire family – celebrating Nguzo Saba – the seven guiding principles of African Heritage. Free admissions. Tickets required. Call or visit the Hostos Box Office (718-518-4455) from Monday – Friday from 1 – 4 p.m., and two hours before showtime. 
     
  • Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda with Papo Vázquez and Friends!

    The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC) invites you to Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda! Grammy Award-nominee and NEA Master Artist Papo Vázquez will celebrate those traditions with parranda music as well as traditional Jazz and Latin Jazz-influenced holiday songs. This is a holiday celebration of inclusivity and cultural togetherness. The concert will feature your favorite holiday songs, new arrangements, new songs and more. This is ideal for families and for all ages. Get tickets here.
  • Hostos Alumni Mixer Holiday Edition

    You are cordially invited to join Alumni Relations next week at the Longwood Art Gallery, C Building, for the Hostos Alumni Holiday Mixer! It promises to be a delightful evening filled with networking opportunities and a chance to reconnect with our Hostos Community College roots. Light refreshments and beverages will be served for your enjoyment.
  • Winter Festival

    The Family Empowerment Program invites you to its Winter Festival. We cordially invite you to bring your children to celebrate with us for the holiday. It will happen at the Gym (C-building, third floor), on Wednesday, December 20, from 2 – 7 p.m. Kindly RSVP by Dec. 18 here or email chfrancis@hostos.cuny.edu. For further questions email Christeen Francis, chfrancis@hostos.cuny.edu or call 718-518-4474