20 APRIL 2018 / Hostos Community College Foundation Hosts 50th Anniversary Scholarship Benefit

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the Hostos Community College Foundation hosted its 50th Anniversary Scholarship Benefit. The event was attended by supporters of Hostos Community College (HCC), including representatives of the Stavros Niarchos Foudation (SNF).

The SNF provided lead philanthropic support for the event. The evening honored Eddie Palmieri with the Presidential Medal for Cultural Impact, Philip A. Barry with the Spirit Award, and Dr. Mirkeya Capellán with the Alumni Excellence Award.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation supports the HCC’s Hostos Community Heroes pilot program, which aids veterans in continuing their education to help them reintegrate into society, in addition to general operating support.