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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.

CUNY Names Italian Studies Scholar Anthony Julian Tamburri Queens College’s 15th Distinguished Professor

July 10, 2014 | Queens College

FLUSHING, NY, July 9, 2014 − Professor Anthony Julian Tamburri, dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY, was named Distinguished Professor by the City University of New York Board of Trustees at its June 30 meeting, effective September 1. Dean Tamburri is internationally recognized for his scholarly contributions to Italian […]

Group of Seven Silkscreen Prints by Andy Warhol Given to Godwin-Ternbach Museum

July 3, 2014 | Queens College

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has given the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College seven color silkscreen prints by the celebrated pop artist.

Hanging Loose Press and Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Transation Announce Third Annual Award

June 17, 2014 | Queens College

Yves Henri Cloarec, who received his MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation from Queens College last month, worked hard to translate Dan Ma Peau (Inside My Own Skin) by French writer Guillaume de Fonclare into English.

Renowned digital media theorist Douglas Rushkoff joins the faculty of the City University of New York’s Queens College, to help develop new masters in media studies

May 27, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College of the City University of New York announces today that Douglas Rushkoff, the famed cyberculture expert who originated concepts such as “viral media” and “social currency,” will be joining its faculty.

Queens College Choral Society and Orchestra to Present Mendelssohn’s Elijah on May 17th

May 12, 2014 | Queens College

The Queens College Choral Society, Choir, Women’s Choir and Orchestra will join together to perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah on Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 pm in Colden Auditorium, in a concert that will include nearly 300 musicians. Elijah is among the most beloved masterworks of all time