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Healthcare IT & Hardware Innovation Weekend

When: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Where: C-Building, 7th Floor (NYDesigns)

Are you a startup looking to work on your business model and prototype for a healthcare software or hardware product?
Welcome co-founders, CEOs, CTOS, engineers, UX/UI designers, product designers, biz dev managers, and marketers! RSVP now to join NYDesigns for a 2.5 day program on launching your healthcare related startup in 2019. Learn from healthcare IT experts, hardware manufacturers, payers, investors, and entrepreneurs on how to test your ideas and create prototypes. Participants will have access to the NYDesigns FabLab to prototype their idea throughout the weekend. Participants with a working prototype or extremely lo-fi prototype are welcome to attend the innovation weekend.This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate. New teams will not be formed during the weekend. You must be participating as a team of 2-4 people, the cost is $35.00 per person.

The program is open to up to 12 startups with 2-4 team members each. Once spots are full, there will be no more seats available. RSVP early. We look forward to supporting entrepreneurs on their journey to launching innovative healthcare IT and hardware products in 2019. This is not a hackathon. Teams must be existing to participate.

Here's your chance to get access to mentors, investors and potential customers on how to move forward, or pivot. This healthcare innovation weekend and hackathon will take place at the NYDesigns incubator in Long Island City, Queens. Our 30,000 square foot incubator and fabrication lab allows hardware entrepreneurs and designers to build their products and business operations. Our incubator provides business support services, programming, community events, and other services to help propel entrepreneurs to the next stage.

Participate in the conversation at #NYDesignsHealth19 on Twitter and Instagram.

Please Register for this event.

Sponsored Program Management: Introduction to Principal Investigator-Project Director

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Where: E-building, E-255


Summary: This workshop will focus on how to create correct budgets for grant proposals to external sponsors (e.g., Federal, State & City agencies and private funders). We will also provide basic information on the proposal development/ submission process.

Please RSVP to this event.

Please contact Israel Soto, Associate Director for post-award at isoto@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5071 for more information.
Please contact Shary Stamers, Administrative Assistant for workshop at sstamers@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5070 for more information.

Transfer Credit Evaluation Information Session March 4th, 2019 6-7pm

When: Monday, March 04, 2019 6:00 PM

Where: C-Building, Room C-102 - Workshop Room

Prospective transfer students can learn about the course-by-course credit evaluation process.

Register Here

Mental Health Awareness for Student Parents

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Where: M-Building, M-105

Purpose: To educate caregivers and loved ones how to understand and support individuals living with a mental illness while maintaining their own well-being.


Learning Objectives: Analyze ways to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively to young ones living with mental illness.

Identify ways of taking care of yourself and managing your stress.

Discuss how to gain confidence and stamina to provide support with compassion.

Discover up-to-date information on mental health conditions and how it affect the brain.

Give examples of current treatments, including evidence based practices, medications and side effects.


What We Want Attendees To Know: Caring for yourself is just as important as supporting a loved one with mental illness.

Give examples of current treatments, including evidence based practices, medications and side effects.

Having an action plan to execute during challenging situations can aid in preservation of self.

Give examples of current treatments, including evidence based practices, medications and side effects.

Local support and services are available to help.

Give examples of current treatments, including evidence based practices, medications and side effects.

Mental health conditions are uncontrollable, your loved one is not at fault for his or her condition.


What We Want Attendees To Think Or Care About: Knowing self-care strategies when caring for someone living with mental illness.

Ways to utilize the resources and support groups identified by the National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI) when challenges or crises arise.


What We Want Attendees To Be Able To Do After This Event: Become stronger advocates for themselves and others when dealing with mental illness.

Developing personal and family support, coping skills, and strategies.


Activities: We ask that attendees participate in support group discussions.


Please contact Sonya Evariste at Sevariste@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5217 for more information.

Developing Project Narratives for Grant Proposals at LaGuardia

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: E-building, E-501


Summary: Improve your odds of winning a grant by learning to write a compelling project narrative. This workshop will also provide basic information on the proposal development/ submission process. Appropriate for new or novice grant writers.

Please RSVP to this event.

Please contact John Parssinen, Associate Director for pre-award at jparssinen@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-7799 for more information.
Please contact Shary Stamers, Administrative Assistant for workshop at sstamers@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5070 for more information.

Admissions Information Session-Thursday March 7th 6pm

When: Thursday, March 07, 2019 6:00 PM

Where: C-Building, Room C-102 - Workshop Room

Information sessions are a great opportunity to learn more about LaGuardia's 50+ comprehensive academic programs and services, unique academic calendar (12-week and 6-week sessions), scholarship and financial aid options, and our admissions process. Reservations are required for information sessions. View our admission calendar to schedule your information session today!

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Career Lab: Searching for an Internship

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: B-Building, B-114


Learn how to look for and apply to internships, including tips for resumes, cover letters, interviews, and networking.

Please RSVP to this event.

For more information, please contact the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) at Career@lagcc.cuny.edu, (718) 482-5235, B-Building, B-114

Campus Recreation Open House

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: GYM - Main building basement

Purpose: The purpose of the annual Campus Recreation open house is to introduce students to recreational activities designed to support overall wellness and foster a sense of community and inclusion for each student.


Learning Objectives: Communication, Engagement, Participation, Teamwork


What We Want Attendees To Know: Campus Recreation wants students to be informed of activities and services designed to support and compliment overall learning and academic success.


What We Want Attendees To Think Or Care About: Campus Recreation wants students to think and care about how recreational activities contribute to a healthy lifestyle supporting greater academic success.


What We Want Attendees To Be Able To Do After This Event: Campus Recreation wants students to view the space as a place on campus that encourages community building. We want students to take advantage of opportunities to engage with fellow students through the offering of various recreational and wellness activities, and be able to connect their experiences in Campus Recreation to their academic learning.


Activities: Basketball, Ping-Pong, Soccer, Whiffle Ball, Racquetball, Hand Ball


Please contact Jerrell Robinson at jrobinson@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5666 for more information.

How to Market Your Business without Letting It Grind You Down: Using Emotional Intelligence to Navigate Networking Events

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Where: Online Webinar


Description : In honor of Women’s History Month, our March webinars encourage and empower women business owners to tap into their greatest source of talent and inspiration: themselves!

Learning Objectives:
practical insights about the behaviors and approaches that are most helpful at networking events, including an actionable checklist for networking success and best practices.

For more information, contact Amalia Hernandez at ahernandez@lagcc.cuny.edu or call (718) 482-5941.

Registration Deadline: 3/13/2019 12:00 PM (EDT)

Register for this online webinar.

Personnel: Introduction to Hiring, Appointing and Supervising RF Employees

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Where: E-building, E-255


Summary: This workshop will introduce the many factors involved in hiring and managing grant-funded staff as Research Foundation (RF) employees.

Major topics: recruiting, hiring and rehiring, types of appointments (PAFs), time off and supervisor responsibilities.

Please RSVP to this event.

Please contact Israel Soto, Associate Director for post-award at isoto@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5071 for more information.
Please contact Shary Stamers, Administrative Assistant for workshop re at sstamers@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482-5070 for more information.