Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Students Declared Winners at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

November 30, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Biology students Adolfo Coyotl and Erick Subillaga were named the winners in the Microbiology and Neurobiology Categories, respectively, at the 2016 Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). The ABRCMS conference, attended by 12 additional Queensborough presenters, is the largest undergraduate research conference for underrepresented students in the country. It was attended by nearly 4000 […]

Feelings of ‘Bah Humbug’ will Transform into Joy when the North Country Center for the Arts’ National Touring Company Production of A Christmas Carol comes to QPAC on December 9

November 30, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Come join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they show the miserable and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge the path to redemption, reminding us all of the importance of kindness and bringing joy to the lives of those around us. From the moment the curtain rises, you will be transported to an enchanting world […]

The Texas Tenors Bring Their Breathtaking Vocals, Humor and Cowboy Charm to QPAC

November 1, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

With chart topping albums and their Emmy Award winning PBS special now airing across the country, it’s easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America’s favorite new tenors. Since their whirlwind debut six years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, the talented trio—Marcus Collins, John Hagen and JC Fisher—have accumulated a long list of […]

Japanese Painter Atsuko Mu Yuma Inspires Mystery of Life and Force of Love in the Exhibit Ancient Road, Now on Display at the QCC Art Gallery

September 19, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Great waves, swirling rivers, pink suns and firebirds are a few examples of the vibrant, multi-colored images that Japanese artist Atsuko Mu Yuma applies to her works. Yuma’s creation of these images will be on display at the QCC Art Gallery now through October 30, 2016. Yuma, who now resides in New York, is a […]

Iconic Star Tony Danza Brings His Irresistible Charm and New Cabaret Act Standards & Stories to QPAC on September 18

September 5, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Following a debut run at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, television, movie and Broadway star Tony Danza will bring his cabaret act, Standards & Stories, to Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on September 18, 2016 at 3:00pm. Backed by a live band, Standards & Stories combines music with storytelling and features a selection […]

Queensborough Community College is One of Only Eight Community Colleges in the Country to Receive Accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Theatre

September 1, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough has been named as one of only eight community colleges out of 189 accredited theatre programs nationwide to receive certification for the Associate in Science Degree by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the sole accrediting body approved by the Department of Education (DOE). Queensborough’s theatre program is the only institution in all […]

Queensborough Community College Launches New Dynamic Website

August 26, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

On Wednesday, Queensborough Community College launched its new dynamic website. The redesign is fully “responsive,” meaning it reformats automatically across all platforms: desktop, tablet, mobile device and even Internet-enabled smart television. “We have created a strong platform that blends creativity with functionality for the site’s millions of visitors, including the nearly 50% who visit the […]

Queensborough Students Took Two of the Top Three Spots in the CUNY & Capital One Community College Innovation Challenge Finals

June 21, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

The CUNY & Capital One Community College Innovation Challenge Finals took place on May 26 at Kingsborough Community College. This was a 2-semester innovation challenge where students prepared their business ideas for launch. The program was funded by a $45,000 grant from Capital One Bank that Kingsborough Community College and Queensborough Community College received this […]

“This is Your Day!” Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Queensborough Celebrates its 55th Commencement Ceremony

June 4, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

An overcast sky did not dampen the celebratory atmosphere as more than 2,500 graduates —representing over 132 countries and 78 native languages—gathered for Queensborough Community College’s 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony on June 3. Dr. Diane B. Call, President of Queensborough Community College welcomed graduates, their families and friends in Spanish, Mandarin, Creole, Korean, Farsi, Hindi […]

Congratulations to Queensborough’s Student Winners in the 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship Contest!

May 23, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough students Daniel Savitz, Wai Shan Ng and Mavis Duncan-Dyer won first, second and third prizes, respectively, in the CUNY category for the 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship Contest held in May. Students from approximately 50 SUNY and CUNY community colleges participated in the annual contest by submitting essay responses to the question: What Role Does […]

Queensborough Student Recipient of Prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship

May 13, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Vicky Chan, who graduated from Queensborough on June 3 with an A.A. degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2016 scholarship from the Phi Beta Kappa Association of New York (PBKNY). She is one of only two community college students in the New York City area to receive this prestigious scholarship. The […]

A Night to Remember: Celebrating the Music of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash at Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center

May 5, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

On December 4th, 1956 an event occurred that was to become music legend. A jam session that seemed to have happened by pure chance started at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studio and featured Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. A rock and roll tribute to this “royalty jam session”, A Night To […]

Queensborough Community College’s Dance Program will present a concert featuring Queensborough dance students performing works choreographed by Marjani Fortè-Saunders, Robert Battle, Emily Berry and Aviva Geismar at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, on May 12 and 13 at 8:00 p.m.

May 2, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

A concert of original contemporary dance works by renowned choreographers will be performed by Queensborough dance students. The concert features Marjani Fortè-Saunders being Here, Robert Battle’s Rush Hour, Emily Berry’s Forgiveness, and Aviva Geismar’s Dis/Location. The program will also include works by student choreographers, highlighting the creative and collaborative spirit of dance and challenging students […]

Queensborough’s Annual Dance Residency Program will Feature Marjani Fortè-Saunders at QPAC, May 6 at 8PM

May 2, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Marjani Fortè-Saunders being Here…/this time is a visceral, multimedia work driven by deeply physical performances and heightened by a three-dimensional audio design. Choreographer Marjani Forté-Saunders and her dancers traverse complex intersections of mental illness, addiction and systemic poverty. Students from Queensborough Community College will perform part one of this trilogy, Here, and Marjani Forté & […]

Queensborough Community College is One of only Eight Community Colleges in the Country to Receive Accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Theatre

May 1, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough has been named as one of only eight community colleges out of 189 accredited theatre programs nationwide to receive certification for the Associate in Science Degree by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the sole accrediting body approved by the Department of Education (DOE). Queensborough’s theatre program is the only institution in all […]

Queensborough CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete will make Historic Visit to Cuba as Part of the CUNY Athletic Conference Goodwill Tour

April 16, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

“Pure joy” was the feeling Queensborough student Daomi Burch described when she learned that she was one of sixteen CUNYAC scholar-athletes selected to travel to Cuba as part of the conference’s 2016 CUNY Goodwill Tour. The historic trip will take place from April 21-May 1 during CUNY’s spring break. Daomi, a guard on the Lady […]

Distinguished Honorees are Celebrated for Outstanding Community Service and Artistic Achievement at Queensborough’s 2016 Partners For Progress Gala

April 8, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Asif is originally from Guyana, and he and his siblings came to the U.S. in August 2012 to join their parents. Sadly, by the time the family was reunited his father was suffering the last stages of gastrointestinal cancer, and Asif had little time to spend with him before his father passed away that fall. […]

Come Fly with New York Legends Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso in The Sinatra Century at QPAC on April 10

April 5, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Two of New York City’s multi-award winning, internationally-acclaimed performers, Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso, will celebrate the historic centennial of Frank Sinatra’s legacy in The Sinatra Century at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Sunday, April 10 at 8:00p.m. Backed by the incredibly talented Diva Jazz Orchestra, the unique vocal and musical stylings of […]

Lainie Kazan, Star of Soon to be Released Blockbuster Comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Will Appear Live at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center

March 10, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Lainie Kazan, award-winning movie, television and Broadway actress, is also a popular cabaret singer who will soon be starring in the much anticipated sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, to be released just days before she appears live at QPAC in Lanie Kazan and Dick Capri on Sunday, April 3 at 3:00 PM. Ms. […]

Queensborough Community College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

March 4, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College (CUNY) is one of 15 community colleges across the country to be named a top producer of 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholars. This most recent award now designates Queensborough as a Fulbright Scholar Top Producing Institution. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s […]