2017 Annual Scholarship Benefit
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities for nearly half a century. Since 1968, Hostos has served as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs.
Hostos offers 28 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.
The Annual Scholarship Benefit, which is Hostos’ premier fundraising event, strengthens the institutional mission of Hostos - furthering student success. This year, the evening will celebrate the uniting strength derived from our community’s diversity, featuring the unique flavors and rhythms that make us who we are.
WHO: An audience of 400+ partners who support student success, the transformative power of higher education and workforce training opportunities, and the value of Hostos Community College. Attendees will include leaders and friends from business, education, government, and community health and social services sectors.
WHEN: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.
WHERE: Hostos Community College campus
WHY: As a partner, you will receive exclusive recognition opportunities to showcase your company’s commitment to socially responsible best practices while honoring the contributions of community leaders who share your commitment to educational excellence. Additionally, your company will benefit from promotional opportunities that highlight the first-rate work that your business does in your field.
Net proceeds from this event support students along their road to degree completion, helping to create positive trajectories for themselves and their families while also ensuring the future growth and stability of our nation's workforce and economy. Your partnership is truly an investment – not only in our dedicated students, but also in building a bright future for the College, its community and, indeed, us all.
Partnerships are available from $3,000 to $25,000
Underwriting opportunities are available from $1,000 to $10,000
Individual tickets are $300