An Unprecedented Honor, President Valencia Joins FAPSC Board Dear ASA College Community: Please join us in congratulating our President, Jose Valencia, who has just been elected as the newest member of the 22-member Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC). Established in 1956, FAPSC has been working on behalf of hundreds of degree- and non-degree-granting career schools in Florida. It is the first time in the 36-year history of ASA College that its President or anyone from...
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Manhattan, NY – On Friday, April 20 ASA College swore in thirty Phi Theta Kappa International Honor’s Society inductees into the Beta Rho Chi Chapter. Dean Jackson led the processional with the Phi Theta Kappa officers; Leena Rodriguez, President; Jaime Vargas, Vice President, Mohamed Djallo, Treasurer; and Cynthia Cruzado, Secretary. The rest of the inductees followed the chapter officers to their seats.
The ceremony was held on the Manhattan campus and was enjoyed by all. This is the third straight year that ASA has inducted its best and brightest into the chapter. The students played a major role in the ceremony that started with the invocation by Desrene Smith, student in the Criminal Justice department. During the ceremony the chapter Officers Leena Rodriguez, Jaime Vargas, Mohamed Djallo, Cynthia Cruzado, and Joseph Cooper were involved in the swearing in process.
The ceremony had a number of speakers which included Dr. Conchetta Gallo, Dean of Academic Programs; Ms. Gloria Longakit, Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. John Fiallos, newly elected Phi Theta Kappa New York State Regional President and Mr. Edgar Romero, Phi Theta Kappa New York State Region Alumni Representative. The ceremony included a testimonial by Chapter President Leena Rodriguez. The keynote speaker, Mr. Edgar Romero encouraged Leena to share her experiences as Chapter President and she spoke about the way PTK and ASA College has changed her life. She spoke about her new leadership skills and the offers of scholarship that she is receiving from other schools like the University of Albany and St. John’s. In addition to the emotional presentation by Leena was an inspiring song that was sung by Desrene Smith.
The ceremony was blessed with the presence of the newly elected PTK NYS Regional President, John Fiallos. Mr. Fiallos presented Dean Jackson with a special advisor medal and he encouraged the students to get involved in giving back through community service. Mr. Edgar Romero gave the keynote address and his words were appreciated by the audience. He spoke about the value of PTK in his life and the networking that will lead him to an undergraduate opportunity in England.
Congratulations to all of the inductees and to ASA College for honoring a very special group of students.
COVID-19 Resources Urgent Updates from ASA President Updated: November 6, 2020 Read More > COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Task Force The NYS COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Task Force is a dynamic group of community, policy, and health experts who will assist the Governor in reducing barriers to vaccination and ensuring an equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine. Learn More > https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-equity-task-force Published: March 1, 2021 The New York City Department of Health and...
Happy Purim Jewish people around the world celebrate the Festival of Purim today to honor the survival of the Jewish people under ancient Persian rule. Purim is one of the most entertaining Jewish holidays and has a carnival-like atmosphere. The celebrations start this evening and end in the evening tomorrow.