Join the team at Institutional Advancement in welcoming our new Director of Communications & College Relations, Odalis Mino
Odalis Mino previously served as the Director of Communications & Special Events at the Research Foundation, CUNY. During her thirteen-year tenure, she established the Office of Communications and was responsible for formulating communication plans, campaigns, and strategies for the organization. She led and completed the redesign of the organization’s website and corporate rebranding, advanced strategies to reflect a unified corporate voice in written content, and launched social and digital media. Mino was also responsible for conceptualizing, developing, and publishing visually appealing annual reports of which five received national recognition from the League of American Communications Professionals.
Prior to joining the Research Foundation, Mino worked at the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University where she managed all aspects of the Current Issues in Research Ethics program including strategic planning, website content management, and survey design and analysis. She has also served as Executive Director of the Bronx-Westchester Area Health Education Center and Director of the Health Research Training Program at the NYC Department of Health where she focused on recruiting and placing local high school and national college students in public health internships throughout the city.
During her tenure as a bilingual nutritionist coordinator for the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program at North Central Bronx, Morrisania, and New York Presbyterian Hospitals, Mino conducted high risk nutrition counseling and bilingual nutrition education classes for community organizations in Washington Heights. Mino’s rich experience in public service and higher education began in a South Bronx elementary school where she taught physical education to grades Pre-K through 8.
Mino is of Puerto Rican descent, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and a Master of Public Health from Hunter College, CUNY. Additionally, she holds a Master of Arts in Corporate Communication from Baruch College, CUNY.
About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities for a half-century. Since 1968, Hostos has been a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs.
Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.