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Starting a Business at 50+

When: Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: B-Building, B-201


Learn the Process of Starting a Business After Retirement; ● How to Conduct Market Research ● Choosing Your Business Idea; ●How to Develop a Business Plan and Business Model;● How to Rise in Encore Entrepreneurs; ● What Businesses You Can Start With Little Capital; ●Great Work-at-Home Jobs for Retirees; ● Financing Your Business; ● How to Put What You Have Learned into Action.


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Sacrifice: An Evening of Interfaith Dialogue and Art

When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: E-Building, Atrium


In commemoration of the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Adha, join us for an interfaith dialogue on how the Muslim holiday centers around a tradition found in monotheistic religions across the globe and how we can apply elements of the story surrounding sacrifice and family to today’s climate. This discussion will be accompanied by an interfaith exhibit commissioned by GAMA New York (Gathering All Muslim Artists): an exploration into the Abrahimic narrative through interconnected perspectives of the faiths stemming therefrom. Dinner will be served following the discussion.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr. Khadijah Matin, Dean, Interfaith Spiritual Counseling Program, One Spirit Learning Alliance and Seminary
  • Shaykh Abdur Rashid, Al Mikashfi, Founder and Director, The Mikashfie Institute of America
  • Huma Mohibullah, Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Central College
  • Professor Dana Trusso, Assistant Professor, LaGuardia Community College
  • Rabbi Barat Ellman, Adjunct Professor, Fordham University & Adjunct Faculty, Bard Prison Initiative
  • Father Frank Sabatté, CSP, Director, Openings Artist Collective


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How to do Business with the DOT or Transportation Agencies

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Where: Given Upon Registration


Explore the process of selling to the USDOT, directly and indirectly. Learn how to conduct market research to best position your company with the USDOT and recipients of federal funds.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Perdomo at  sbtrc@lagcc.cuny.edu.



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Certifying as a DBE: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Where: Given Upon Registration


Learn about the DBE program and get a step-by-step explanation of the full application. Discover benefits of becoming DBE certified, such as accessing the USDOT Short Term Lending Process and interstate certification.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Perdomo at sbtrc@lagcc.cuny.edu.

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Meeting the Alternative Lenders

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: E-Building, E-500


Come to Have A One-on-One Meeting With 10 Lenders to Discuss Your Financing Needs; ● How SBA and LaGuardia Small Business Development Center Can Help You With Your Financing Needs.


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I Just Got DBE Certified. Now What?

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Where: Given Upon Registration


Discover how to use your Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification effectively to participate in federally funded transportation projects. Navigate the DBE directory; develop a unique selling position for the transportation industry; and market to transportation agencies.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Perdomo at sbtrc@lagcc.cuny.edu.

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Health & Health Services Career Exploration Program

When: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 3:30 PM - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 5:30 PM

Where: M-Building, MB10


High School Sophomores Discover career opportunities and important skills for the Allied Health & Health Services fields.

Every Tuesday: October 2 - November 13 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


For more information, please contact: Tyleah Castillo at (718) 482-6056 or at tcastillo@lagcc.cuny.edu.

Grants for R&D SBIR and STTR Program

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: B-Building, B-201


Learn about the funding procedure, eligibility requirements for grants, the participating Federal Agencies and the tips for proposal writing. ● What is SBIR?● The SBIR Funding Procedure; ●11 SBIR Participating Federal Agencies;● Competitively Phased Structure of the SBIR Program ●SBA’s Role; ●Eligibility Requirements; ●5 STTR Participating Federal Agencies; ● The Competitively Phased Structure of the STTR Program; ●Eligibility Requirements for STTR Programs


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