LaGuardia Community College celebrates 40 years of challenging expectactions
The Division of Student Affairs receives CUNY approval to renovate the Health Services Center and expand free primary care services for students.
LaGuardia's Deaf Studies program receives the NYC Metro Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf's annual consumer award for furthering the field of interpretation and the appropriate provision of services.
LaGuardia is named one of thirteen National Institutions of Excellence by the Policy Center on the First Year of College.
The LaGuardia Community College Foundation is founded to provide support for the College's long- and short-term institutional goals.
LaGuardia is granted a Certificate of Excellence for Innovative Faculty Training Programs by TIAA-CREF's Theodore M. Hesburgh Award.
The Engineering major with Civil, Electrical and Mechanical options is offered.
LaGuardia is honored with the Community College Excellence Award from the MetLife Foundation.
LaGuardia's Sustainability Council comprised of faculty, staff and students is formed to explore ways to improve sustainability on campus.
Minding the Dream: the Process and Practice of the American Community College, co-authored by President Mellow and Dr. Cynthia Heelan is published by Rowman and Littlefield.
LaGuardia is recognized by Excelencia! in Education for its exemplary leadership in serving the needs of Latino and nontraditional students.
LaGuardia Community College Then AND Now 1971-2011
Forty Years of Challenging Expectations
Our timeline tells our story, then AND now.
In 2011, LaGuardia Community College celebrates 40 years of opening the doors of higher learning to all. By challenging expectations and daring to do more everyday, LAGCC is at the forefront of momentous shifts in the landscape of higher education in the 21st century. Now, as we did then, we imagine new ideas, create new curriculum and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger.