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Queens Post: LaGuardia Community College to Expand its Healthcare Training Programs, Gets $5 Million

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 Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), Paramedic, EMT, and other healthcare fields.

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