Be The Bridge

Toward student graduation

A fundraising campaign for Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College of The City University of New York is launching its #HostosGivingTuesday campaign to benefit the Bridge Tuition Support Assistance (BTSA) program—a fund to help students in the south Bronx who area no longer eligible for financial aid stay in college, particularly those who are near or close to completion. Every dollar makes a difference. So, give what you can and support Hostos students on #GivingTuesday. #CUNYTuesday 

Haide Manila

“BTSA was helpful for me. This grant gave the opportunity to pay the 75% of my semester. This semester was very knowledgeable because I learned, but this semester was difficult too, because I lost my house and work at the same time. However, Grant BTSA was helpful because I could be [a] college student in Hostos CC.” 

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About the Organization

Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.

Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and 2 certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York (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. The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC) is one of the pre-eminent Latino arts centers of the northeast. The HCAC has distinguished...

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