Hostos Community College ASAP
I am very excited to be the new director of the ASAP program at Hostos Community College and look forward to getting to know everyone better!
I come from LaGuardia Community College, where I spent three years as the Director of Transfer Services and four years as the Director of Academic Support Services, overseeing the advisement needs of 8,000 continuing students. Directing a small program that currently consists of fewer than 200 students is quite a change for me!
What has not changed is my passion for--and commitment to--community college students. I myself started at a community college as a first-generation college student. I eventually went on to earn three master's degrees and a Fulbright scholarship which allowed me to spend a glorious year living in Bologna, Italy. I know firsthand, then, where a community college experience can lead!
I look forward to being inspired by Hostos' ASAP students, sharing their journeys and celebrating with them at commencement ceremonies for years to come.