Professor is the Only Community College Faculty Member to Receive the Award
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.
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.
“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.”
At Queensborough, and at a growing number of other community colleges, studies show that service-learning initiatives are having positive outcomes across virtually all areas of study. Considered one of the elements for academic success, service-learning is a major academic initiative designed to increase retention and graduation rates through an enriched and engaged academic experience.
It has now been a century since World War I began, but America’s role in the colossal struggle has been largely forgotten on both sides of the Atlantic.
Start small, expand, go global, reinvest, scale back and reinvent. These phrases and words are just a sampling of the business lexicon that are second nature to CUNY’s community college students as they compete in the Capital One CUNY-wide Entrepreneurship Challenge, beginning on October 17, 2014.
A variety of talented performers from around the world will be showcasing their unique and exciting brand of entertainment for another stellar season at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC).
This summer, Alexander Phillips graduated from Queensborough Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree. He is 90 years old.
Queensborough Community College is one of eight lead CUNY colleges to be awarded grant funds to serve the college and the community by connecting academic excellence with entrepreneurship and local economic development. Queensborough Community College President Diane B. Call said, “The $11.5 million dollar award places us as a vanguard to serve two vital industry […]
Ernie Jackson, a gifted guitarist and professor in the Department of Music at QCC, is the recipient of an Alumni Fellow Award from Wagner College for his distinguished career in music and education. Professor Jackson graduated from Wagner College in 1987.
Afghanistan – A Distant War, a major retrospective of images taken byTIME Magazine photographer Robert Nickelsberg, to be exhibited at the QCC Art Gallery beginning June 19 through September 10, 2014.
Under a gleaming white tent, a joyful sea of graduates were addressed by Dr. Diane B. Call, President of Queensborough Community College, who said, “On this very special day we celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our students who come from all corners of the world to realize their academic dreams.”
Lida Ramos Arce, who will graduate this spring with an Associate degree in Business Administration, opened the Gala evening by noting, “The most valuable, lasting impressions of my education here at Queensborough are the amazing experiences I’ve had.” Lida began by describing her leadership roles as Executive Vice President of the Student Government Association and Delegate for the CUNY Student Senate.
Yueting Chen is the recipient of a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
Favorites such as One Bad Apple, Double Lovin’, Crazy Horses and You Look Like the One I Love will fill the house when The Osmond Brothers take the stage at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m.
Inspired to help support scientific research and resources for students in the Science Technologies, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Academy, Dr. Amy Wong has awarded a $250,000 gift to the Queensborough Community College Fund, Inc. in memory of her late husband, Dr. Pak (Peter) Wong (January 10, 1935-January 9, 2014), who was a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the college for more than 30 years, three of which as Chair.
Inspiring lively discussions, making connections and building on an intellectually engaged community is the driving force of the Common Read Initiative, beginning Monday, March 17-April 3, 2014. Some 1300 students, along with more than 35 faculty members from across the academic disciplines, are reading The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine, by […]
Sandy Enriquez and Daysi Proano have several things in common. They both immigrated to the U.S. from South America and learned English as a second language. Both are outstanding students who conduct research under the guidance of Dr. Paris D. Svoronos, a distinguished professor in the Department of Chemistry. As a result of their hard […]
March 11, 2014 (Bayside, N.Y.) — Swing, ska, rockabilly, funk and soul are just a few of the diverse genres of music that the thrilling and unique Cherry Poppin’ Daddies will bring to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Saturday, March 22 at 8:00 p.m. The band’s big break came in 1997 with the […]