New York’s community colleges are an essential part of not just the education sector, but the overall workforce, as they provide low cost education and training to thousands of New Yorkers each year.
As we head into the school year, we spoke with Kenneth Adams, president of LaGuardia Community College, about how the school recovers after Covid, the ways it could benefit from the Biden infrastructure bill, and what he sees for the school and its students going forward.
ABOUT OUR GUEST:
Kenneth Adams was appointed president of LaGuardia Community College by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York on June 29, 2020. He assumed the role on August 17, 2020.
Previously, he was dean of workforce and economic development at Bronx Community College (BCC) from 2016–2020—leading the departments of Adult and Continuing Education, Workforce Development, Career Services, Community and Economic Development, and the Center for Sustainable Energy.
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