Raquel Melendez

Hostos Community College, C’17, Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Food Studies

Big Dream: A Bronx native, Raquel currently attends Hostos Community College, where she is majoring in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Food Studies. Raquel’s ultimate goal is to become well verse on the social, economic, and racial issues surrounding food in order to help her community gain access to quality produce. Upon transfer, Raquel hopes to pursue a degree in Public Health or Environmental Studies.

Leadership Activities:

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society 
  • Member, Suez Environmental Leadership Program, HCC
  • Member, Leadership Academy, HCC
  • Ambassador, President's Society
  • Ambassador, Student Government, HCC
  • Assistant, Math Professor, LGCC
  • Participant, 2016 Model United Nations, HCC
  • Policy Research Intern, District 87
  • Chair, Environmental and Health Committee, HCC
  • Volunteer, Middle Collegiate Church
  • Host, Stach and Curl Podcast, HCC