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LaGuardia Community College to Expand its Healthcare Training Programs, Gets $5 Million From Councilmembers Won and Adams
LaGuardia Community College to Expand its Healthcare Training Programs, Gets $5 Million From Councilmembers Won and Adams

Nov. 29, 2022 By Czarinna Andres

LaGuardia Community College aims to educate and train 3,000 students over the next five years to become frontline healthcare professionals.

To that end, Councilmember Julie Won presented the school with a $5 million check this morning that will go toward upgrading and expanding the workforce training facilities at LaGuardia’s Long Island City campus. The $5 million includes an allocation of $3 million from Won and $2 million from City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams.

The investment will help the college expand its capacity to provide hands-on education and various programs that require specialized equipment and facilities, such as NursingLicensed Practical Nursing (LPN)ParamedicEMT, and other healthcare fields.

Water’s Edge in Long Island City is up for Auction on the City Government Surplus Website

This article was originally published by The CITY on Nov. 29

It’s not the site of the old Hotel Metropole on W. 43rd St. where Herman “Beansie” Rosenthal was gunned down in 1912 by Leftie Louie and Gyp the Blood for squealing to the newspapers about a corrupt ring of city cops led by the most corrupt cop of all, Charles Becker.

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