The next Queens College Business Forum Breakfast on Friday, June 21, from 8 – 10 am, will host speaker Kenneth Adams as he discusses economic development initiatives under Governor Cuomo. Adams has worked to promote economic practices that both attract business and create jobs throughout the state. He also works closely with Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy to implement the Regional Economic Development Councils across the state. The event will take place in the Fourth Floor Ballroom of the Student Union; complimentary parking will be provided. RSVPs are required for the media and public by June 19.
June 6, 2013 | Queens College
May 31, 2013 | Queens College
Three Queens College students and political science majors have been awarded summer internships in Washington, DC with members of Congress, thanks to the City University of New York’s Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs.
May 23, 2013 | Queens College
Few graduates this year have as compelling a life story as Nashwa El-Sayed: Abducted as a toddler and taken to Egypt,where she endured 15 years of neglect, and physical and verbal abuse, she made a dramatic escape back to the United States at age 17 with the help of the State Department. This extraordinary young woman, who plans to pursue a career in Middle Eastern diplomacy and advocate for internationally abducted children, is available for interviews through May 27. On May 28, she will take the first steps towards one of her life goals when she returns to the Middle East as an Ibrahim Foundation scholar studying the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Former Education Secretary William Bennett Analyzes 3,500 Colleges’ Return on Investment—and Queens College Ranks 37May 20, 2013 | Queens College
FLUSHING, N.Y., May 20, 2013 – A diploma from Queens College pays off, literally. Former Secretary of Education William Bennett, co-author of Is College Worth It?, has evaluated 3,500 U.S. colleges and universities for their return on investment, or ROI. Citing PayScale surveys of jobholders who earned bachelor’s degrees, but nothing higher, Bennett finds that […]
Multi-Lingual Queens College Graduating Senior Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Teach English in South KoreaMay 16, 2013 | Queens College
Madeline Yap, who will be graduating from Macaulay Honors College at Queens College on May 30, has received a Fulbright scholarship to teach English
in South Korea. She is the second QC Fulbright winner to receive this teaching assignment.
May 10, 2013 | Queens College
Queens College sets the stage for success in the arts with the school’s unprecedented acceptance of four of its Drama, Theatre and Dance Department students into prestigious graduate programs this year. They are bound for San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, the London Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Arts, Juilliard, and the Yale School of Drama. The attached release details their shared experience under the mentorship of professor Claudia Feldstein.
Amdy Statman, One of the World’s Premier Mandolinists and Clarinetists, Will Perform at Queens College May 22May 7, 2013 | Queens College
Andy Statman, one of the world’s premier mandolinists and clarinetists, will perform at Queens College May 22. Made possible through a grant from
NYC Councilman James Gennaro, the free concert is part of a national tour in honor of Statman’s recent National Endowment for the Arts
National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest award in the folk and traditional arts.
Three Queens College Graduates Receive Prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowships to Continue Their ResearchMay 6, 2013 | Queens College
Three Queens College graduates have received National Science Foundation Research fellowships to continue their research. The NSF fellowships are among the most prestigious and highly competitive grants in the country.
Tokyo Oratorio Will Join Queens College Choral Society in May 18 Spring Concert of Bach’s Mass in B MinorMay 2, 2013 | Queens College
The Tokyo Oratorio Society will join the Queens College Choral Society and Orchestra to perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor on May 18. Bach’s
Mass is considered one of the great masterworks of all time.
Congressman Gregory Meeks, U.S. Immigrant Services Officials, and Legal Experts to Participate in May 9 Immigration ForumMay 2, 2013 | Queens College
–“Out of the Shadows – The Path to Citizenship” Will Also Feature Presentations from Academia and Community-Based Organizations, and Explore Undocumented Students’ Perspectives — WHAT: A panel discussion and information sessions presented in partnership with Latin Women in Action (LWA). Topics of discussion to include the history of U.S. immigration policy and the meaning of […]