Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College Student Receives Two Most Prestigious Scholarly Awards in Nation

April 11, 2017 | Queensborough Community College

April 11, 2017, (Bayside, Queens) Tao Hong, an Engineering Science student at Queensborough Community College, CUNY, has been awarded a JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP, WORTH UP TO $40,000 PER YEAR TO COMPLETE HIS BACCALAUREATE DEGREE. HONG IS ONE OF JUST 55 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE NATION FROM A COMPETITIVE […]

Queensborough Community College’s Theatre Ensemble to Make a Dramatic Entrance on the Main Stage at the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

December 29, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College has been selected to open the main stage performances at the Region II Festival 49 of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) at Montclair State University in New Jersey, from January 3-7, 2017. The other seven invited productions are from West Chester University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Stockton University, Arcadia […]

Million Dollar “America’s Promise” Grant Awarded to Queensborough Community College to Strengthen and Expand Tuition-Free Training in Tech Fields

December 21, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College is the recipient of a $1,332,500 America’s Promise U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) grant through the City University of New York (CUNY) TechWorks. Queensborough, recognized as one of the country’s foremost community colleges to participate in undergraduate research, is one of only three CUNY community colleges to receive the award, which will […]

Undergraduate Research Day Showcases Student Research Projects across the Disciplines

December 21, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Students presented a total of 80 posters at the Undergraduate Research Day conference, providing a showcase of Queensborough’s faculty-led undergraduate research efforts across the disciplines. The event, held on December 9 in the College’s Student Union, was spearheaded by Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Professor in the department of Chemistry. Approximately 150 students, faculty and staff attended […]

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 […]