COVID-19 Story Project

The COVID-19 Story Project is a collection of images, written works, and audiovisual works that document the experience of LaGuardia Community College members throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.

As the pandemic continues we are still collecting materials. If you would like to contribute something that represents your experience during this difficulty time, please visit our submission form here: https://shortlib.org/s/covidstories


Pages

50 Days
50 Days
Tomorrow marks 50 days since I have been under quarantine. March 12 was the last day I physically went to work. Coincidentally, the following day- the first day of quarantine, fell on a Friday the 13th. To be honest, this whole quarantine feels like one long unlucky day. But, then again, I can't rea lly say that since I have air in my lungs and I possess the ability to speak/hear my loved ones. There have been so many lives lost and so many scary moments that have been close calls--butl am glad that I have also been able to see a movement where strangers look out for each other, where Mother Nature has been able to heal itself, where empathy& advocacy towards mental health is on the forefront of everyone's minds, and where creative expression has been thriving. Here's to you, to me, to us ... and to light at the end of the tunnel, whenever that may be ... Photo taken on: 4.28.2020, Woodside, Queens
6ft apart
6ft apart
Halloween yard display showing social distancing
Alexandra Chang
Alexandra Chang
Alexandra Chang, RN - Class of Spring 2014 - ER, Bellevue
Anaïse É. Ikama
Anaïse É. Ikama
Anaïse É. Ikama, RN - Class of Spring 2011 -ER, Bronxcare Health System
Ang Yankey Sherpa
Ang Yankey Sherpa
Ang Yankey Sherpa, RN -Class of Fall 2010 - Mt. Sinai West
Art During Social Distancing
Art During Social Distancing
In this news package students Alexandra Park and Felicia Lissaint share their experiences with the pandemic. Although they were vastly different, the one thing they had in common was a unique use of art. They share insight into how regardless of how creativity is affected by social distancing, art will always live. Bio: Tanushree Sengupta is an Adjunct for the Industrial Design program in the Humanities Department at LaGuardia Community College. These audio news packages were created with the help of the LaGuardia Community College Institutional Archives, as well as students and faculty of LaGuardia Community College. They document how the COVID-19 pandemic affected New York City and the LaGuardia community. They serve as a reminder of the difficulties and challenges that were prevalent during the time. Outside of LaGuardia, Tanushree is a podcaster and educator. Her formal training is in Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering.
Beach Parking Lot
Beach Parking Lot
Parking lot at Sunken Meadow State Park with cones in spaces to restrict parking
Beata Grill
Beata Grill
Beata Grill,RN, NP - Class of Fall 2009 - Lenox Hl Hospital

Pages

<p></p><p></p>