Queensborough Community College

Queens Public Television (QPTV) Receives Top Honors for Filming of Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center (QPAC) “Cherry Poppin’ Daddies”

July 27, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

QPTV received top honors from the 2015 Alliance for Community Media National Hometown Media Competition for “QPTV Presents: Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) “Cherry Poppin’ Daddies”. The program won in its category for Excellence in Public Access. “Queens Public Television (QPTV) was given the opportunity to record Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center (QPAC) headliner, Cherry Poppin’ […]

Queensborough Students “Practice Law” at the CUNY Law Pipeline to Justice Summer Immersion Program

July 23, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough students Michael Rawls and Ricky Panayoty were selected to participate in the CUNY Law Pipeline to Justice Summer Program this past June. They were among 20 CUNY undergraduate students who gathered for a two week immersion program in the study and practice of law. “We were extremely impressed by this year’s cohort and are […]

Port of Entry Program Director Receives Inspiring Leadership Award

July 23, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

皇后社區學院「新進港英文班吳經端主任榮獲啓發性的領袖獎 Florence Tse, Director of the Port of Entry (POE) Program at Queensborough Community College, received the Inspiring Leadership Award at the Fourth Annual Chinese American Heritage Celebration event, held recently at the Key Luck Club of CCNS Bayside Senior Center. Irene Cheung, Key Luck Club President, paid tribute to Florence as a leader who […]

Summer NSF REU Awards Give Queensborough’s STEM Students Research Opportunities at Colleges and Universities around the Country

June 23, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Eight Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students at Queensborough Community College were awarded summer National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) awards this past spring and are currently conducting supervised undergraduate research this summer at prestigious non-CUNY institutions including Princeton University, SUNY Binghamton and the University of Connecticut.

Queensborough Community College Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Award

June 17, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Dr. Simran Kaur, Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Geology at Queensborough Community College, has been awarded the Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Award (2014-15).

Acquisition of Impressionist Sculptures Enhances the QCC Art Gallery’s Outdoor Space and Garden

June 3, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

The acquisition of more than 40 sculptures by renowned artist Wenzhi Zhang was celebrated at the opening of “Metaphysical Thinking on Romantic “New Mankind series, held at the QCC Art Gallery on June 3.

Congratulations to the Class Of 2015! Queensborough Celebrates its 54th Commencement Ceremony

May 29, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Blue skies presided over a celebratory atmosphere as more than 2,300 graduates —representing 143 countries and 84 different languages—gathered for Queensborough Community College’s 54th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 29.

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded Queensborough Community College a Grant to Feature the Work of Acclaimed Photographer Marc Asnin

May 26, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded Queensborough Community College a $30,000 grant to support an exhibition at the QCC Art Gallery, featuring the photography of Marc Asnin.

Nursing Graduates Ready to Embark on Journeys as Reliable Members in the Community

May 21, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

The Humanities Theatre at Queensborough was brimming with family, friends, faculty and administrators at the spring Candlelighting ceremony held on May 23. The graduating class of 50 included 9 men—a full 25%. Across the nation only six percent of nurses are men.

Queensborough Students Earn First and Second Place Awards at Capital One Finals

May 21, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Two Queensborough students won first and second place awards for their entrepreneurial acumen at the Capital One CUNY-wide Challenge competition finals held on May 7. A total of five students–two from Queensborough Community College, one from Kingsborough Community College and two from Hostos Community College–pitched their ideas to a panel of judges that included “Shark […]

Three Queensborough Community College Students Receive Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

May 6, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough is the first among CUNY colleges to have three simultaneous winners of this prestigious award. Three Queensborough students, Kyle Chin-How, Daysi Proano and Silvia Salamone have each been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship of $40,000 per year to complete their baccalaureate degrees. They are three of 90 Scholars selected from […]

Student Speakers Set the Tone As Queensborough Celebrates Its Distinguished Honorees At The 2015 Partners For Progress Gala

May 1, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Honors student Kyle Chin-How, who will graduate this spring with an A.S. degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, opened the program portion of the Partners for Progress Gala, noting “I will graduate from Queensborough with a vision uniquely defined.” Kyle is one of three outstanding Queensborough students to be awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation […]

Queensborough Students Earn First and Second Place Awards among 104 Presenters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference

April 22, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Three Queensborough students in the Biological Sciences and Geology Department won first and second place awards for their scientific posters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut on April 18.

Students Respond to Genocide through Artistic Expression in a Major Exhibition at Queensborough’s Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives beginning April 16

April 13, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

A major retrospective of global genocide is the focus of “Testimony across the Disciplines: Queensborough Community College Students Respond to Genocide through Art, Music, Dance and Writing.” The featured artworks, narratives, poems and live performances are the culmination of a year-long project that had students explore and respond to the consequences of genocide, mass atrocity and societal injustice.

Faculty, Staff and Students in the Department of Art & Design will present their Selected Works at the QCC Art Gallery beginning April 16

April 8, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

A multifaceted exhibition will showcase printmaking, oils, installations, photographs and mixed media in the “Juried Student Exhibition of Art & Design”, and the “Faculty and Staff Exhibition”, both opening at the QCC Art Gallery on April 16 at 5:00 p.m.

Queensborough Community College Professor Receives the Feliks Gross Endowment Award, CUNY’s Highest Award for Assistant Professors

March 26, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Professor is the Only Community College Faculty Member to Receive the Award

Queensborough Mock Trial Team Earns Honorable Mention for Spirit of AMTA Award at AMTA Regional Tournament At Roger Williams University

February 27, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

The Spirit of AMTA Award, which the QCC Mock Trial team has won three times in the past, is presented to the team that best exemplifies the ideals of honesty, civility and fair play and is determined by the rank awarded to each team by their opponents.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu and Congresswoman Grace Meng toured workforce development and job training initiatives at Queensborough Community College

January 29, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu joined U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) during a visit of Queensborough Community College in Bayside where they toured the school’s job training, career preparation and workforce development initiatives, on Friday, January 23.

Diversity is the Hallmark of Queensborough’s Nursing Graduates

January 16, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Nearly half of the 39 nursing graduates who celebrated at Queensborough’s traditional Candlelighting Ceremony are originally from Asia, Africa, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The ceremony, which was held in the Humanities Theatre on January 7, included 7 men—a full 20% of the graduating class and twice the national average.

The Passion of Tango, the Romance of Ballet and a Spiritual Medium Begin the Spring 2015 Season at Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center (QPAC)

January 15, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

“We are delighted to welcome such a rich variety of distinguished performers,” said Susan Agin, Executive & Artistic Director, QPAC, adding that “these exciting shows offer superb entertainment for all ages at an affordable price! Come on down to QPAC, which has just been named the “Best in Queens” for live theatre.”