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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.

Ready to Wander the World — Teaching English

May 25, 2016 | Queens College, Salute to Scholars

THERE’S A GREAT and fascinating world to see, and Linda Mathew intends to see it one classroom at a time.

Can Math Applications Add Up to World Peace?

May 24, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Queens College, Salute to Scholars

TAMAR LICHTER faces the delightful quandary of being pulled in opposite directions by her love of mathematics. Will she head into pure mathematics or applied mathematics? Luckily, she’s pretty good at both.

Soccer Icon David Villa Introduces His DV7 Soccer Academy Methods to Queens College’s Summer Camp

April 14, 2016 | Queens College

— World Cup Champion and New York City Football Club Captain Villa  to Participate in Sessions with Children Ages 8 to 16 – FLUSHING, NY, April 13, 2016—In a press conference today at Queens College, David Villa—World Cup champion, top goal scorer for the Spanish National Soccer Team, and captain and first-ever player for the […]

Mozart’s Comic Opera Masterpiece, Così Fan Tutte, to be Performed at Queens College April 7 – 10

March 29, 2016 | Queens College

Mozart’s comedic opera, Così fan tutte, will be performed with a twist at Queens College: the action occurs in Coney Island, Brooklyn, circa 1916.

The Queens College Women and Gender Studies Program Presents the Virginia Frese Palmer Conference Women’s History Month 2016

March 17, 2016 | Queens College

Borough President Melinda Katz will mark Women’s History Month at Queens College on Monday, March 21, by introducing this year’s Virginia Frese Palmer Conference.

Gail A. Grimmett, Senior VP, New York, Delta Air Lines, Will Explore Investing in the Shared Future of Delta & NYC at March 18 Business Forum

March 15, 2016 | Queens College

— Grimmett Has Been Named One of Crain’s New York Business’s “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” Since 2013 — WHAT: Presentation by Gail Grimmett, Senior Vice President, New York, Delta Air Lines, on “Delta Air Lines and New York: Investing in Our Future Together,” with an audience Q&A session to follow. Breakfast will […]