Queensborough Community College

Walk to Aspire: QCC Raises More Than $18,000 for Student Scholarships

March 26, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

QCC welcomed the first day of spring by cheering for students at its 6th Annual Walk to Aspire on March 20. Walk to Aspire raises money for student scholarships, allowing hardworking, eager students to come to Queensborough and gain the “Edge for Success.” Dr. Diane B. Call, President of Queensborough, announced that 21 teams comprising […]

Laura Bruno Is New Director of Enrollment Management; Robert Park Appointed Director of Advisement

March 25, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Laura Bruno has been appointed Director of Enrollment Management in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at Queensborough Community College. Prior to joining QCC, Bruno served as Associate Director of Admissions at York College where she was responsible for designing and implementing the overall strategic enrollment plan, and served as the Admission functional and training lead for […]

The Original Hit Makers Take the Stage at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center

March 7, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

The Hit Men come out from behind the scenes to perform the soundtracks that they made famous! Spanning three decades of the best in popular music the members of this group are the original performing and recording artists of mega-star acts including Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James & The Shondells, The Critters, […]

The Russian National Ballet’s GISELLE at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center

March 7, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Giselle, the consummate Romantic ballet will be presented by the Russian National Ballet at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on March 17 at 3:00pm. A mysterious, gentle, and melancholy story of innocence, betrayal, and ultimately love, the role of Giselle is one of the most sought-after in ballet. To win the role, a ballerina […]

Baseball Players Demonstrate True Meaning of Teamwork

February 28, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

The QCC Men’s Baseball Team traded uniforms for white coveralls and face masks as they headed to the Rockaways to help continue relief efforts after Hurricane Sandy. Thirty students—along with Coach Roger Mischel and Assistant Coach Joe Mikoleski— divided into groups and visited five damaged homes in the area for mold removal and demolition. The work spanned […]

Mock Trial Team Student Wins an Outstanding Witness Award at New Haven Regional Tournament

February 28, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Was Among 21Teams from 16 Colleges and Universities at the Competition Like all of his teammates, Benjamin Alagna studied diligently to prepare for the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional tournament at Yale University, held on February 23 and 24. To portray a US Coast Guard investigative officer/witness for the plaintiff in a wrongful […]

OSHA Construction Safety Classes in Mandarin Chinese to Begin February 25

February 21, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

In Queens, many construction workers are of Chinese descent and language barriers often limit safety awareness on worksites. Based on feedback from the Asian community as well as that of the Flushing Chinese Business Association(FCBA), Queensborough’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development will offer OSHA safety training conducted in Mandarin Chinese, beginning February 25, 2013. The program, […]

Theatre Students Compete at Kennedy Center Festival

February 21, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Twenty students from the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts—including six Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship nominees– traveled to Cape Cod for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) on January 30. Andrew DeNardo was nominated for the Irene Ryan Award for his portrayal last spring of “Chicklet,” the lead character in the play Psycho Beach Party. He […]

Real Justices Preside over Mock Trial Team’s Scrimmages

February 21, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

More than 30 students from Queensborough Community College, Pace University, The City College of New York andQueens College participated in Mock Trial scrimmages, held on Saturday, January 26 in the Administration Building at Queensborough. For a full day, four teams conducted two trials each before four QCC faculty “judges” as well as the Honorable Neil R. Finkston, Justice, Justice Court, Village […]

QCC Professor Sheds Light on Biodiversity and Student Research at the American Museum of Natural History

February 13, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) –which boasts one of the most important fossil exhibits in the country—also houses a vast collection of unidentified New York State fossil specimens dating back as far as the Paleozoic Era. In October 2012, QCC professor, Dr. Rituparna Bose, Biological Sciences and Geology, was named a Visiting Scientist […]

Shangaa: Art of Tanzania: A Rare Display of African Art at QCC Art Gallery

February 7, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Tanzania—home to Mount Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, and the Serengeti—is also a little-known source of fine African art.

Grant Stokes Student Appetites for Food History and Research

January 28, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Of the essential foods stockpiled by people in the days before and after Hurricane Sandy, bread was the first staple to disappear from grocery aisles and the last to be replenished. This is one of several findings related to Sandy, concluded by Queensborough students in Dr. Megan Elias’ food history class, who investigated how a regional crisis can affect food supplies.

Virtual Scandals Spell Real Laughs for Audiences in You’ve Got Hate Mail, Coming to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center February 9

January 22, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore— two of the most often-produced, award-winning playwrights in the world— are bringing their hilarious broadband comedy of errors, You’ve Got Hate Mail, to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:00p.m.

Alumna Awarded for Leadership by Asian Women in Business

January 22, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Sheryll Pang, who received an associate degree in 2011, has been awarded a scholarship from Asian Women in Business.

From Pupil to Professional: Nursing Graduates Light Candles to Mark the Transition

January 15, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Queensborough Community College graduated 45 nursing students at the semi-annual Candlelighting Ceremony on January 9.

Broadway Stars Align in Queens for Black History Month

January 15, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

A Broadway powerhouse of world-renowned black artists will gather to salute the Black Stars of The Great White Way at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Sunday, February 17 at 3:00 p.m.

Holocaust Center: A New Year’s Resolution Passed Down in Perpetuity

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Survivors of the Holocaust, along with husbands, wives, children, and grandchildren, were among the guests at the semi-annual Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives Student Internship Ceremony, held on January 3.

Powering Toward the Finish Line: Freshman Finds Empowerment Through Rowing

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Veronica Castillo, who in 2012 finished her first semester as a liberal arts student, recalled her experience as high school freshman, trying out for Row New York. Row New York’s mission is to empower young people to pursue excellence in all facets of their lives.

Queensborough Community College Selected as 2013 Bellwether Award Finalist

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College’s acclaimed Freshman Academies has been selected as one of ten Bellwether finalists in program’s Instructional Programs and Services category.

Rob Schneider—a Comic Tour de Force—will Let Loose On Audiences at the Queensorough Performing Arts Center on January 27

January 10, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

January 10, 2013 (Bayside, NY)— Rob Schneider—an Emmy-nominated actor, veteran of Saturday Night Live (SNL), seasoned movie star and uproarious comedian– has conquered and succeeded in just about every area of the entertainment industry. His famous impersonations, including Elvis Presley, Rick Dees, and Jeff Gillooly, as well as his hilarious observations on current events will […]