It is from a sixthfloor window of the Dallas building which once housed the Texas Schoolbook Depository that Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have fired the shots that killed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
January 9, 2012 | Queens College
January 9, 2012 | Queens College
“At age 15 when I discovered the great
Louis Armstrong, I had no idea that I
entered a love affair which would last the
rest of my life,” wrote Gosta Hägglöf, a
Swedish banker who devoted 60 years to
preserving the legacy of his musical idol.
Bebe & Cece Winans in Concert: R & B and Gospel Grammy Award Winners Will Perform Feb. 18 at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens CollegeJanuary 6, 2012 | Queens College
The Grammy Award-winning brother and sister gospel duo BeBe and CeCe Winans will make their only appearance together in 2012 at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College on Saturday, February 18. The Winans were recently honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and have a Grammy-nominated album, Still, that is approaching gold-record status. Tickets for the 8 pm performance in the Colden Auditorium are $48 and $44, with a discount for students and seniors.
Preschool Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Sought for Free Treatment Program at Queens CollegeJanuary 6, 2012 | Queens College
Professor Jeffrey Halperin, a renowned expert on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), has received new federal funding for his work with preschoolers, based on promising results he has achieved so far. Families are encouraged to participate in his free research study.
January 2, 2012 | Queens College
New findings by Queens College professors Jeffrey Halperin and Yoko Nomura in collaboration with Mt. Sinai School of Medicine researchers show that the combination of low socioeconomic status and maternal gestational diabetes may increase a child’s risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as much as 14-fold. The data are published in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Surprise Gift of $1.6 Million Smooths the Way for Queens College Students at the Aaron Copland School of MusicDecember 9, 2011 | Queens College
Several struggling music students will be able to struggle a little less, thanks to the generosity of the late Beatrice Schacher-Meyer, who left Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music (ACSM) a surprise gift of $1.6 million for student scholarships and other kinds of support.
Queens College Choral Society Presents Handel’s Magnificent Oratorio Judas Maccabaeus for the First Time in QueensDecember 1, 2011 | Queens College
Never before performed in the borough of Queens, Handel’s magnificent oratorio Judas Maccabaeus will be presented in concert by the Queens College Choral Society (QCCS) on Saturday, December 10, at 7:30 pm in Colden Auditorium.
December 1, 2011 | Queens College
Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) is sitting on a coveted gift this holiday season—and people all over the world are learning about it, thanks to Elvis Costello. The museum is the only place in the United States where music lovers can pick up Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz, the monumental, career-spanning Louis Armstrong boxed set recommended by Costello.
Queens College Receives $1.25M Federal Grant for Teaching Children with Autism in High-Needs CommunitiesNovember 29, 2011 | Queens College
Queens College Professor of Educational and Community Programs Peishi Wang has received a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide education and support services to preschoolers with autism and other disabilities in high-needs communities in Queens.
November 28, 2011 | Queens College
The house that Louis Armstrong, the founding father of American Jazz, and his wife Lucille called home since 1943 is offering special guided holiday tours from December 1 through December 30. In keeping with Louis and Lucille’s tradition, the mid-century house will be brightly decorated for the holidays.