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Queens College Opera presents Die Fledermaus February 23-26

February 15, 2017 | Queens College

Audiences will be able to enjoy Johann Strauss’s comic masterpiece Die Fledermaus—about a man’s belated retribution for his friend’s practical joke—in English at Queens College from February 23 through 26.

Queens College Marks Chinese New Year on February 8

February 2, 2017 | Queens College

— Free lunchtime event at Colden Auditorium features outstanding teen performers from Beijing — QUEENS, NY, February 2, 2017—Queens College will celebrate the Chinese New Year in a program showcasing the Art Troupe of Students from the High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China. Based in Beijing, the troupe is now making its 11th […]

Queens College Celebrates Black History Month on the Theme of Sankofa: Celebrating the Past, Building a Boundless Future

February 2, 2017 | Queens College

A series of free speaking events, film screenings, artistic performances and more on the theme of Sankofa: Celebrating the Past, Building a Boundless Future is planned in celebration of Black History Month at Queens College this February.

Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum to Present Chance Encounters: Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism, January 30–March 18, 2017

January 30, 2017 | Queens College

On the occasion of its 60th anniversary—and the 101st anniversary of Dada—the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College is presenting Chance Encounters: Cubism, Dada and Surrealism, a survey of works from the museum’s collection by 23 major artists.

Queens College is in Top 1% of Colleges That Help Move Students From Poverty to Prosperity

January 24, 2017 | Queens College

Queens College has just been ranked in the top 1% of colleges identified as helping to move students from poverty to prosperity.

Queens College Choral Society Invites New Members to Sing Haydn’s Creation

January 20, 2017 | Queens College

FLUSHING, NY, January 13, 2017 – The Queens College Choral Society is seeking new members for its Spring 2017 season, which will feature Joseph Haydn’s magnificent oratorio, The Creation, a delightful musical portrayal of the Book of Genesis. Dramatic, exhilarating, and at times quite humorous, it is a wonderful, uplifting masterwork. Auditions for new members […]

Queens College and Kupferberg Center for the Arts to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Dance Theatre of Harlem Performance January 15

January 19, 2017 | Queens College

— Distinguished NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills Will Offer Keynote Address; The Revered Floyd H. Flake Named as This Year’s Honoree — Flushing, NY, January 10, 2017— The third annual Queens College Martin Luther King, Jr. Day commemoration on Sunday, January 15, will mark the return of Dance Theatre of Harlem to the Colden Auditorium stage. […]

Queens College Students to Walk in Footsteps of Dr. King

January 11, 2017 | Queens College

When Rabbi Moshe Shur was in college, he joined other student volunteers in a 1965 and 1966 summer initiative to register disenfranchised voters in six Southern states.

Queens College Receives $1.6 Million Grant in Partnership With Queens South Field Support Center to Promote Diversity in the Teaching Profession

December 22, 2016 | Queens College

A New York State grant for $1.6 million will help address the goals of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative by funding a new collaboration between Queens College and the Queens South Field Support Center.

Borough-Wide Committee for January 15 Queens College Martin Luther King Jr. Day Event Announces the Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake as This Year’s Honoree

December 14, 2016 | Queens College

A steering committee formed by Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College representing organizations from throughout the borough of Queens announced today that the Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake, senior pastor of the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, will be the official honoree for the college’s third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration, which will take place Sunday, January 15, 2017.

Kathryn Wylde, President, Nonprofit Partnership for New York City, to Speak on “What Makes New York City Great?” at December 2 Business Forum

November 30, 2016 | Queens College

Our Business Forum Breakfast series continues on Friday, December 2, with a presentation on “What Makes New York City Great?” by Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of Partnership for New York City, from 8 to 10 am, on the fourth floor of the Student Union.

Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers Would Cause Harm at Federal and Local Levels Say Two Queens College Economists

November 4, 2016 | Queens College

— Their Report Analyzes the Severe Economic Impact of Deporting Immigrants — FLUSHING, NY, November 1, 2016 – If the United States were to adopt an immigration policy of removing the estimated seven million unauthorized immigrants who are currently working, it would cost the federal government nearly $900 billion in lost revenue over 10 years. […]

Queens College Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration on November 6 Will Focus on the Holocaust in American Film

October 27, 2016 | Queens College

This year’s Queens College Kristallnacht commemoration will explore The Holocaust in American Film in a keynote address by Dr. Annette Insdorf, award-winning author and educator, and the daughter of Holocaust survivors, on Sunday, November 6, from 3 to 5 pm in the Goldstein Theatre

Queens Collects: 60 Years at the GTM Exhibition Oct. 22-Dec. 17 at Queens College Showcases the Best of 6,000 Artworks

October 20, 2016 | Queens College

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum (GTM) at Queens College will mark a milestone in housing the borough’s only collection of art and artifacts that date from ancient to modern times with its new exhibition Queens Collects: 60 Years at the GTM.

Queens College is Flagship School Offering Tuition-Free Coding Bootcamp for Alumni as Part of CUNY – Revature Partnership

October 20, 2016 | Queens College

A tuition-free coding bootcamp for City University of New York alumni will make its debut on the Queens College campus this fall.

Tech Incubator @ Queens College Holds Official Opening on September 29

September 29, 2016 | Queens College

Today’s ribbon-cutting marks the official opening of the Tech Incubator @ Queens College, the first such facility in the borough.

Queens College Launches “Year of Korea” with Free Screening of 20016 Film on Korean “Comfort Women”

September 27, 2016 | Queens College

Queens College’s “Year of Korea” opens on September 29 with the screening of a film that made news in Korea: Spirits’ Homecoming recounts the plight of War World II Korean “comfort women” forced into brothels by the Japanese

Queens College is Among 50 Nationwide Recipients of a Grant to Renovate Spaces for Veterans

July 8, 2016 | Queens College

Campus life for over 200 student veterans and active military personnel at Queens College will be greatly enhanced thanks to a recent Vet Center Initiative grant from the Student Veterans of America (SVA) and The Home Depot Foundation.

Two Queens College Students Win Prestigious CUNY Salk Scholarships for Medical School

June 1, 2016 | Queens College

You are invited to cover Queens College’s 92nd commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 2, at 9 am on the campus quadrangle, rain or shine.

Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker, One of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of the Year to Speak at 92nd Commencement Ceremony June 2

June 1, 2016 | Queens College

You are invited to cover Queens College’s 92nd commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 2, at 9 am on the campus quadrangle, rain or shine.