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LaGuardia in The Times

LaGuardia Community College, part of The City University of New York (CUNY), is regularly featured in The New York Times—indisputably among the leading newspapers worldwide.

Following are highlights—articles written by Ginia Bellafante, Elizabeth A. Harris, David W. Chen, Alex Vadukul, among additional New York Times journalists, which have shed light on the successes and struggles of LaGuardia students, a majority of whom have family incomes of less than $25,000 annually. Additional articles have spotlighted LaGuardia’s accomplished faculty, given LaGuardia President Gail O. Mellow a national platform to spread understanding of the role of community colleges in higher education, and more.



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New York Times Publishes Photo Essay by Faculty Member Maureen Drennan

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Bath Beach. Credit Maureen Drennan


The New York Times published a photo essay by Maureen Drennan, assistant professor in commercial photography at LaGuardia Community College, in the Sunday Times on April 22, 2018.

Following is an expert from the piece, titled, “Touring the Rust Belt of New York City.”

“You have ideas about a project,” said Maureen Drennan, “but then when you go out there and shoot, things change.”

The idea… Ms. Drennan said, was to document the Rust Belt of New York City: an industrial wasteland that would stand as “a microcosm of the larger Rust Belt of the Midwest,” where once-vital factories gave way to hulking wreckage and the anger that animated the 2016 presidential election.

Read the full article: New York Times Publishes Photo Essay by Faculty Member Maureen Drennan.



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