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Excelsior College - Transfer Table

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: M-Building, Lobby


Meet with representatives from Excelsior College and start planning for life after LaGuardia Community College. Head to this Transfer Tabling for information on the transfer process, learn about a campus visit, credit transfers, and so much more.

Countdown to Eternity: Photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960's

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: B-Building, Photography Lab (B-336A)


Benedict J. Fernandez is a renowned photojournalist and educator, recipient of numerous awards, including a Fulbright, NEH and Guggenheim fellowship. HIs work is in permanent collections and museums worldwide, including the Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery, the Corcoran, the Museum of Modern Art and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. His greatest work is "Countdown to Eternity: Photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960's." Over fifty years later, these images still speak to us and LaGuardia is proud to own over 40 images from that body of work in its Art Gallery collection.


On Wednesday, On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., in the LaGuardia Photo Lab, B-336, LaGuardia's Associate Professor Hugo Fernandez, will be in conversation with guest speaker Angel Franco, a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist of the New York Times and former student of Ben's.  There will also be an introduction by Dr. Stephen Weinstein, Assistant to the Director of the LaGuardia/Wagner Archives, who oversaw the recent annotation of the work in labels for the Art Gallery.at 2:00 p.m., in the LaGuardia Photo Lab, B336.

National Nutrition Month

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Where: E-Building, Atrium


Come celebrate and learn about healthy food choices!

  • Free food samples with recipes
  • Educational activities and displays
  • Games, give-aways & raffle prizes
  • Farmers Market
  • Information about LaGuardia’s Health Science programs
  • Student Support Services information tables: Health Center • Single Stop • Wellness Center


Take the “Eat Real Quiz”
E-Atrium & M & E building lobbies
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: E-Building, E-242


Please mark your calendars for the first in a series of lectures open to the college community as part of a Humanities Initiatives grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the Enrichment of Latin American Studies at LaGuardia Community College. The event features Dr. Edward Sullivan, former Dean of Humanities and Director of the Fine Arts Institute at New York University and the author/editor of numerous books on Latin American art and culture. He will speak about the way in which simple objects convey complex cultural, political and emotional messages in the art of the Americas.


Edward Sullivan is the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art at the Institute of Fine Arts & the Department of Art History, New York University. He is a scholar in modern and contemporary art of Latin America and has authored numerous books and exhibition catalogues on the subject of the arts of the Americas. He has also curated exhibitions in museums in the U.S., Latin America and Europe, including “Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller & His Transatlantic world” (Brooklyn Museum and tour, 2015-16). His more recent publications include The Language Of Objects In The Art Of The Americas (Yale U Press 2007); Nueva York: 1613-1945, ed. (The New York Historical Society 2012); From San Juan To Paris And Back: Francisco Oller And Caribbean Art In The Era Of Impressionism (Yale U Press 2014), and The Americas Revealed: Collecting Colonial And Modern Latin American Art In The U.S. (editor: forthcoming from Penn State Press and The Frick Collection Studies in the History of Art Collecting in America, June 2018).

Public Health Informational Seminar

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 2:40 PM

Where: E-Building, E-353


Thinking about a career in Nursing? Not sure which program is right for you? Come learn about the Public Health degree from faculty, including program requirements, the candidacy process and expectations.

Teach-In: Confronting Systemic Racism and Privilege

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Where: M-Building, Little Theatre


“Although racism does, of course, occur in individual acts, these acts are part of a larger system of interacting and interlocking dynamics. The focus on individual instances prevents the personal, interpersonal, cultural, historical, and structural analysis that is necessary in order to challenge this larger system.” -Robin DiAngelo, What Does It Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy (2016)


We invite you and your students to join us for an afternoon of conversation, reflection and learning. While few classes meet during this time, please feel free to bring your class.


The event Program will include:

Voices of LaGuardia
Stories gathered from faculty, staff, and students, and presented by theater students.

Exploring and Confronting Racism 

  • Anti-Racism Teaching and Activism – Dr. Joni Schwartz, Humanities Department, LaGuardia
  • Unconscious Bias – David Peters, ENCORE.com/ Diversity Trainer
  • Contemporary White Nationalist Organizing – Dr. Spencer Sunshine, Fellow, Political Research Associates
  • Systemic Racism – Dr. Alex Welcome, Department of Social Sciences, LaGuardia


The event is sponsored by Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), LaGuardia, a group of faculty and staff who identify as allies in the fight against racism and privilege at LaGuardia and beyond. SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals that organizes and moves white people to action as part of a multi-racial coalition for justice.

Human Services Informational Seminar

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Where: E-Building, E-353


Learn about the Human Services major and the possibilities you will be prepared for – from continuing on to a bachelor degree to entering the workforce as a Human Services Professional. Program faculty will also discuss new majors in Health Navigation and Community Health.

New York Forum of Amazigh Film

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Where: M-Building, Little Theatre


The annual New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF) is a showcase of contemporary feature, documentary, and short films by and about the Amazigh people of North Africa and in the diaspora. NYFAF's mission is to create a space where the filmmakers, artists, and scholars of indigenous Amazigh identity and culture can gather yearly to share their knowledge and enthusiasm while fostering dialogue with a diverse audience of students and thinkers gathered from across New York City and the world. Through pre- and post-screening Q & As, live performances, and exhibitions of art and artifacts, the New York Forum of Amazigh Film seeks to disseminate Amazigh cinema and promote an understanding of the unique history, culture, and language of Amazigh peoples in North Africa and in the diaspora.


View the New York Forum of Amazigh Film website for event's program.

Marymount Manhattan College - Transfer Table

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: M-Building, Lobby


Meet with representatives from Marymount Manhattan College and start planning for life after LaGuardia Community College. Head to this Transfer Tabling for information on the transfer process, learn about a campus visit, credit transfers, and so much more.

Spring 2018 Job Fair

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: E-Building, Atrium


Exciting opportunity for you to make insider connections needed to land your next dream job. Come prepared in business attire and with multiple copies of your resume. Log in to your Career Connect account for a complete listing of participating companies.


Please RSVP to this event by Logging on to your My LaGuardia student portal.


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