Decision Day | 2021

So much of the fanfare of last year’s graduating class was shadowed by the pandemic. Many of us were working around the clock triage and barely filling the gaps so that students could finish, people could move on – and we could figure out how to live. We found ways to celebrate and to cheer…

It is more than college credits … It is college experience.

Being an early college student begins in 6th grade at HLA. Your first day of middle school you begin the journey that leads to graduating with anywhere from 3 credits to an Associates Degree. Balancing high school and college at any level is delicate and rigorous, but the strength of the ECI program at HLA…

Isaac Montiel | Senior Spotlight

When the Hostos communications department asked for students to spotlight during commencement season the first student that came to mind was Isaac Montiel. He is graduating from Hostos Lincoln Academy (HLA) in June, but in May he will virtually walk across the remote stage as a Hostos Community College graduate. He has maintained a 4.0…

Astrid Jimenez | Alumni Spotlight Class of 2019

My name is Astrid Jiménez, I was born in the Dominican Republic, so English is my second language. I think one of the things that make me unique is the way I present myself because I always keep true to who I am no matter what. I went to Hostos from 6-12th grade. I was…

Tyekwana Tellis | Alumni Spotlight

In partnership with the amazing Ashley Achan (former HLA student – now Honors Program student at Hostos Community College) we created a google form and collected responses from former HLA students to show the successes and the challenges of our HLA community. This couldn’t have happened without her work and commitment to our shared communities….

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…