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Congresswoman Grace Meng Named Speaker for Queens College’s 93rd Commencement Ceremony, May 26

April 21, 2017 | Queens College

Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has announced that Congresswoman Grace Meng will be the main speaker for the school’s 93rd commencement ceremony, which will take place on Friday, May 26, at 9 am, on the college’s quad.

Three Queens College Alumni Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 10, 2017 | Queens College

Three recent Queens College grads have been awarded 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic awards.

Taiwanese Artists Redefine Fiber Art for a Radical Agenda, Transforming Raw Materials into Works of Protest and Beauty

April 6, 2017 | Queens College

A feast for the eyes that serves up a commitment to environmental and other global issues is on view at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College as REWOVEN: Innovative Fiber Art, from April 6 to May 26, 2017.

Kupferberg Center Continues its Spring 2017 Season with Musical Comedy, Afro-Peruvian Music, R*&B, and “The Dog Whisperer”

March 15, 2017 | Queens College

The Kupferberg Center for the Arts’ 2016-17 season continues through May at Queens College.

Queens College Programs Educate Artists for Social Change

March 15, 2017 | Queens College

Building on the success of its “Social Practice Queens” Master of Fine Arts program, a unique collaboration with the Queens Museum, Queens College will now offer an advanced, post-master’s certificate in Critical Social Practice for students who want to use their art to improve the world.

Women’s History Month Conference Explores Improper Policing; Looks at How Women in Law Enforcement Try to Improve System March 20

March 13, 2017 | Queens College

The annual Virginia Frese Palmer conference, celebrating Women’s History Month, will examine Women and Policing: Injustices of Improper Policing and Women in Law Enforcement Working to Improve the System.

Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College Receives Major Gift of Coptic Textiles from the Rose Choron Collection

March 13, 2017 | Queens College

Queens College is the recipient of a major collection of 85 brilliantly hued and patterned Coptic textiles from Egypt, most dating from the third to the seventh centuries CE.

Queens College Named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

February 24, 2017 | Queens College

Once again, Queens College has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students.

Dennis Walcott, Queens Library President, on Preparing Today’s Workforce for a Successful Future: The Role of the Queens Library

February 24, 2017 | Queens College

Business Forum Breakfast Friday, March 10, 8 – 10 am WHAT: Presentation by Dennis Walcott, president and CEO of the Queens Library, on “Preparing Today’s Workforce for a Successful Future: The Role of the Queens Library,” with an audience Q&A session to follow. Breakfast will be served Free and open to the public, but seating […]

Queens College Women’s Basketball Team Clinches East Coast Conference Regular Season Title in 14th Consecutive Win at Home

February 21, 2017 | Queens College

Queens College bid farewell to three members of its outstanding women’s basketball team in a historic game on Wednesday, February 15.

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.