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Queens College Students’ Fund Raising Helps Build School in Ghana

April 13, 2015 | Queens College

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

U.S. Dept. of Energy Awards Queens College $40.5 Million to Continue Health Screening of Nuclear Weapons Workers

March 27, 2015 | Queens College

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 Named an Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow; Joins a Diverse Group of Leaders Working to Advance Opportunities for Low-Income Families

March 10, 2015 | Queens College

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.

Work of Pioneering and Modern Photographers from Atget to Avedon on Exhibition at Godwin-Ternbach Museum April 13 – June 6

February 27, 2015 | Queens College

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

Celebrated South African Musician-Activists Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela Perform Songs of Freedom During Black History Month at Queens College

February 6, 2015 | Queens College

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.

South African Artists Reflect Their Nation’s History in Two Exhibitions

January 30, 2015 | Queens College

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College opens the New Year on February 5 with two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on South Africa.

Queens College Students Are Raising Funds To Name A Poetry Prize for Graduate Hoyt Jacobs, Killed In Bicycle Accident

January 22, 2015 | Queens College

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.

Queens College Choral Society Invites New Members To Sing Faure’s Requiem and Poulenc’s Gloria

January 16, 2015 | Queens College

Please consider listing the Queens College Choral Society spring audition schedule as detailed in the attached release.

Stephen Stephanchev, The First Poet Laureate of Queens, To Celebrate His 100th Birthday on January 30

January 16, 2015 | Queens College

Stephen Stepanchev, the first Poet Laureate of Queens (1997-2000) will celebrate his 100th birthday on January 30th.

Queens College Students to Walk in Footsteps of Dr. King

January 2, 2015 | Queens College

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

Forty Years After Playing the First-Ever Women’s Basketball Game at Madison Square Garden, Queens College and Immaculata Return for a Rematch on January 4, 2015

December 29, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Queens College Choral Society Rings in the Holidays with Handel’s Messiah

December 10, 2014 | Queens College

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.

“New Frontiers: Innovation Exchange in the Middle East” at Queens College on Sunday, Dec. 7 Brings Together Entrepreneurs and Artists

December 5, 2014 | Queens College

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.

White House to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24th to Slain Civil Rights Workers Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner

November 21, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College to Display 60 Objects From a Newly Donated Collection Spanning 5,000 Years of Chinese Art

November 18, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Helping Homeless Kids for 25 Years: Queens College’s “Big Buddy” Mentors

November 5, 2014 | Queens College

A Queens College educator named Arthur Salz has worked passionately since 1989—25 years–to help young kids in Queens homeless shelters.

Queens College 2014 Music Grad Jin-Xiang (“JX”) Yu Now Studying Opera at Yale on Two Scholarships

October 30, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Washington Monthly Ranks Queens College #2 in Nation as a “Best-Bang-For-The-Buck” College

September 16, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Prized Photographs and Silkscreen Prints by Andy Warhol Highlight Exhibition at Godwin-Ternbach Museum Sept. 11 – Nov. 1

September 5, 2014 | Queens College

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.

Sing Handel’s Messiah With the Queens College Choral Society!

September 2, 2014 | Queens College

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.