A rural village in Ghana now has a junior high school serving 83 students because a Queens College professor and some idealistic QC students decided to get involved
For 17 years, Queens College has provided free medical screenings to 30,000 nuclear weapons workers through its Worker Health Protection Program (WHPP). Now thanks to an award of $40.5 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, that work will continue for another five years, detecting illness at an early stage and saving more lives.
Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has been recognized by the Aspen Institute as a 2015 Ascend Fellow for his efforts to advance opportunities for low-income families.
The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College will have the opportunity to view two exhibits that together represent the history of photography, from its 19th century pioneers such as Eugene Atget and Julia Margaret Cameron to contemporary masters such as Richard Avedon, Laurie Simmons and David Hockney
Ranging from 19th century photography to current film, and from Staten Island to South Africa, this year’s Black History Month programming at Queens College addresses the theme of Culture, Social Movements and Justice: Dismantling the Master Narrative.
The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College opens the New Year on February 5 with two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on South Africa.
Hoyt Jacobs, 36, hit and killed by a truck while he was bicycling in Long Island City on Saturday, January 17, was a talented poet, a teacher and an inspiration to many.
Please consider listing the Queens College Choral Society spring audition schedule as detailed in the attached release.
Stephen Stepanchev, the first Poet Laureate of Queens (1997-2000) will celebrate his 100th birthday on January 30th.
Led by Rabbi Moshe Shur, 18 Ethnically and Religiously Diverse Students Will Visit Atlanta and Birmingham and Meet With Leaders of Early Civil Rights Struggle
Nearly 40 years after the first-ever women’s basketball game pitted Queens College against Immaculata, these teams will see each other in court—at world-famous Madison Square Garden.
This perennial favorite will be performed by the Queens College Choral Society with members that range from high school students to men and women who have been with the group for over 40 years.
On December 7 at Queens College, innovative thinkers and leaders from across the Middle East and the United States will highlight current transformations occurring there, focusing on education, the arts, technology, civil society and governance.
This Monday, November 24, the White House will award the Medal of Freedom posthumously to Queens College student and civil rights worker Andrew Goodman and colleagues James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.
Several thousand years of Chinese history and culture will be illuminated when the Godwin-Ternbach Museum opens Highlights of The Daghlian Collection of Chinese Art on November 19.
A Queens College educator named Arthur Salz has worked passionately since 1989—25 years–to help young kids in Queens homeless shelters.
Yin-Xiang Yu (“JX” to her friends) has already achieved a dream: the June 2014 Queens College grad is now studying opera at Yale on two scholarships—one from Yale, which pays her full tuition, and one from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which awards recipients up to $50,000 a year for three years to cover tuition and other expenses at graduate school.
Not only has Queens College been recognized for the second consecutive year by Washington Monthly as the #2 Best-Bang-for-the-Buck College in America, but new rankings from Forbes and Money magazines also emphasize the college’s outstanding value.
Recently donated photographs and silkscreen prints from the Andy Warhol Foundation will highlight an exhibition, “Andy Warhol’s Photo-Aesthetic and Beyond,” on view at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum from Sept. 11 through November 1. Also on view will be large-scale photos by Malaysian-born Chinese artist Chee Wang Ng that pay homage to the acclaimed pop artist.
Please consider listing the Queens College Choral Society fall audition schedule as detailed in the attached release. The group is seeking new members for its 2014-15 concert season, which will feature a December performance of Handel’s Messiah, one of the most beloved oratorios of all time.