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ASA College is proud to present Khurshid Anwar, the latest recipient of the Arthur J. Hidalgo Scholarship awarded to deserving students. She is in her final semester of Medical Assisting and shown outstanding academic determination with a GPA of 3.97.

A native of Bangladesh, Khurshid came to the US in 2009. She is a volunteer at the Bangladesh Society of New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the local Bangladeshi community and speaks both Bengali and Hindi along with her excellent command of English. Along with her studies, Khurshid works as a freelance interpreter in the New York City area. Khrushid believes “Nothing in life is impossible if you want it enough.”

We congratulate Khurshid Anwar, ASA College is proud to call you our own.
The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students who meet the eligibility criteria. Typical criteria include grade point average, enrollment in a specific academic program, and residence in a limited geographic area, community service or co-curricular activities. Other factors which are considered include essays, recommendations and interviews. The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is awarded once a year in the fall semester. Only students in the degree programs are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must also maintain a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.75 to continue to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters.
For more information on this and other scholarships available to ASA Students visit


Conversation Club

Conversation Club Dear ASA students, join us for our Conversation Club! This is a free group meeting for our ESL students from levels B, C & D, who do not speak English as their first language. You can improve your English knowledge, meet new people, and practice speaking in a relaxed environment. You are welcome to join us from the comfort of your own home. (Your family members and Pets are also welcome!).  🙂 Host: Professor Darius Saczuk When: Every Monday, from...


Grammar Club

Grammar Club Dear ASA students, join us for our Grammar Club! Our Grammar Club helps ESL students from levels A & B practice basic grammar and communication skills through fun activities. Host:  Professor Lucy Sedhom When: Every Thursday, starting on 12/3/2020, from 12pm to 1pm via Zoom. For more information, please email Elena Akbacheva at


Classes will be suspended during Thanksgiving

Classes will be suspended during Thanksgiving Dear ASA Students, Classes will be suspended from November 26th, 2020 through November 29th, 2020 due to Thanksgiving.  Blackboard will be open, but class meetings will be suspended. We wish you all a happy and safe Thanksgiving!