BREAKING NEWS

Special coverage following gunfire at former President Trump's Pennsylvania rally. LIVE now on News 12.

Bronx Community, Hostos Community, Lehman colleges partner for new credit transfer program for students

A newly formed partnership could make receiving a college degree easier for a number of Bronx students. Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College have come together to start

News 12 Staff

Jul 4, 2014, 4:27 PM

Updated 3,662 days ago

Share:

A newly formed partnership could make receiving a college degree easier for a number of Bronx students.
Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College and Lehman College have come together to start a reverse-transfer program.
If a student transfers from Hostos or Bronx Community, before attaining an associate degree, they would also earn those credits at Lehman, allowing them to work toward that degree before getting a bachelor's.
When a student hits 60 credits, their respective college is notified of this. The school will then validate the credits and determine where they would be eligible to receive an associate's.
Ricardo Fernandez, president of Lehman College, says he hopes this program serves as a model for other schools in the CUNY system.


More from News 12
2:00
Former President Trump safe, doing OK after gunfire at rally

Former President Trump safe, doing OK after gunfire at rally

2:01
Sunny, hot and humid Sunday in the Hudson Valley

Sunny, hot and humid Sunday in the Hudson Valley

1:29
Expert: Security will be a high level concern at presidential events in wake of Trump rally shooting

Expert: Security will be a high level concern at presidential events in wake of Trump rally shooting

0:24
New Rochelle PD: 1 dead in fiery car crash at Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center

New Rochelle PD: 1 dead in fiery car crash at Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center

1:54
Overnight fire closes Delite Bake Shop in Yonkers

Overnight fire closes Delite Bake Shop in Yonkers

2:23
‘New York’s backyard jam.’ Music lovers flock to Pleasantville Music Festival

‘New York’s backyard jam.’ Music lovers flock to Pleasantville Music Festival

1:55
NYPD: 3-year-old fatally struck in Harlem was from New Rochelle

NYPD: 3-year-old fatally struck in Harlem was from New Rochelle

0:30
Wake services held for Port Chester police officer killed in an off-duty motorbike crash

Wake services held for Port Chester police officer killed in an off-duty motorbike crash

0:25
Police: Newburgh man faces prison time for menacing Maybrook residents with gun

Police: Newburgh man faces prison time for menacing Maybrook residents with gun

0:35
NY Office of Cannabis Management issues recall for ‘Sky High’ brand marijuana products

NY Office of Cannabis Management issues recall for ‘Sky High’ brand marijuana products

1:49
2 'underperforming' Stop & Shop stores in Hudson Valley set to close

2 'underperforming' Stop & Shop stores in Hudson Valley set to close

0:34
Testimony ends in Westchester nonprofit's lawsuit filed against Lyft over wheelchair access

Testimony ends in Westchester nonprofit's lawsuit filed against Lyft over wheelchair access

0:57
Nearly $5 million to go toward clean water efforts, police departments in Westchester

Nearly $5 million to go toward clean water efforts, police departments in Westchester

2:10
How to spot scams, fake listings on Amazon Prime Day 2024

How to spot scams, fake listings on Amazon Prime Day 2024

0:26
Police: Bronx man charged in Carmel domestic disturbance

Police: Bronx man charged in Carmel domestic disturbance

1:40
Lawmakers try to force action from state as more beaches close due to bacteria levels

Lawmakers try to force action from state as more beaches close due to bacteria levels

1:03
‘Like a bee colony.’ Crews work to finish preparations for Pleasantville Music Festival

‘Like a bee colony.’ Crews work to finish preparations for Pleasantville Music Festival

1:32
Owners of decades-old restaurant in Rockland County explain reasons for closure

Owners of decades-old restaurant in Rockland County explain reasons for closure

0:57
Congers Fire Department Carnival returns for first time since COVID

Congers Fire Department Carnival returns for first time since COVID

0:24
Rockland County officials warn of contractor scams targeting homeowners

Rockland County officials warn of contractor scams targeting homeowners