Writing Exercises and Prompts

Are you looking for a quick way to engage students in reflective activities related to the Post- election or myriad of other issues? Below are a few activities and prompts that can be incorporated easily into asynchronous classes and synchronous classes. We hope these activities can provide avenues for expression. Check Out our Resource Page for…

Now What?

Many of us are feeling anxious as we wait for the results of this election – I know that this is a time for patience but this is also a time for action! With the help of Hostos professors, staff, alumni and students – we have been collecting “post-election” resources to make sure that we…

Trailblazers Award | 3rd Annual Hostos Alma Matter Awards

For the first time ever – a Hostos Lincoln Academy graduate from the early college program with Hostos Community College was honored by the Alumni Office at Hostos – and let me tell you WE ARE EXCITED! WHO BETTER than a member of our FIRST graduating class – Dr. Arlene Castillo. Please check out the…

Remote Learning Doesn’t Have to Mean Distanced Learning

As we all began our first fall semester in this remote learning “space” professors around the world tried coping with the heavy burden of figuring out how to continue to work with students, to build community, and to adapt to and learn new technology – all while experiencing a global pandemic, witnessing the righteous political…

Year of The Masks

Welcome to this extraordinary year of the masks! Like everyone else in the city – I am worried. Worried about my health, my family – worried about the changes that seem never-ending and often insurmountable. I am also worried about this semester, about my students and how they are handling this strange world we find…

Muhammed Asghar | Alumni

  I only got to work with Muhammed for 4 months before he graduated from Hostos Lincoln Academy of Science (HLA) and Hostos Community College in 2017. He was in the first graduating class that I had the honor of working with. I remember being mystified by how in the world these HS students were able to…

Dr. Arlene Castillo | Alumni

I was introduced to Dr. Arlene Castillo through a facebook post. I immediately reached out to schedule a time to interview her.  I knew that her story is too important to our community not to share.  Life (and pandemics and facebook privacy settings) happen so it took a minute to get us in touch.  Dr. Castillo,…

Teacher Appreciation Week | 2020

I am incredibly lucky to work with several different amazing teams:  at Hostos Lincoln Academy, at Hostos Community College, and at the Early College Initiative.  The message below comes from Michael Steele, 6-12 Program Manager – Leadership Development and Instructional Support with ECI. He is a life long educator and an incredible asset to the schools…