By David Gonzalez (This story was originally published in The New York Times on Dec. 30, 2015) There is something about the spectacle of a marching band that has entranced Jules Allen. Sure, the sun gleaming off trumpets and the sound of drums echoing in the air are impressive. So, too, is the majestic sight […]
December 30, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
October 27, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
The Doo Wop Project that dazzled audiences last spring with its classic sound and tight harmonies is coming back, by popular demand, to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on November 15 at 3:00 p.m. This outstanding group of musicians* features the blockbuster talents of Charl Brown, Dominic Nolfi and their fellow Motown: the Musical […]
Inspired portraits of culture and beauty as seen through the lens of renowned photographer Charles D. Miller III, in the exhibit, A Liberian Sojourn, at the QCC Art Gallery beginning October 8September 30, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
Charles D. Miller III’s enduring fascination with West African culture began with his first trip there in 1968, when he visited Dahomey (now Benin), Togo and Ghana to undertake zoological research for several museums and universities. He can still recall the feeling he had when he first scooped up a handful of the red laterite […]
Exhibits of Faraway Cultures, Ancient Secrets and Emblazoned Symbols of Modern Life Open the Fall Season at The QCC Art Gallery on October 8, 2015September 28, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
“We are extremely proud to welcome three such distinguished, renowned artists whose powerful works represent the fascinating cultures of people and places around the world.” Faustino Quintanilla, Executive Director of the QCC Art Gallery.
Queensborough Community College is among seven colleges nationwide to participate in study to help students “See the Secret, Unwritten Rules of How to Succeed in College”September 24, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
As reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education (September 25, 2015 issue) Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Professor in the Department of History and Coordinator of Instructional Development and Research at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, is also a Senior Fellow at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. She is working with seven colleges across […]
Academy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-Winning Artists Kick-Off the 2015-16 Season of QPAC’s 50th AnniversarySeptember 11, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
50 Years: The Gold Standard in Entertainment Luminaries of the stage and screen will open the 50th Anniversary Season of the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), beginning September 27. Grammy and Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz has captivated millions of theatre lovers with his iconic songs from Broadway musicals such as Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, and The […]
NASA Awards $750,000 Grant to Queensborough Community College to Explore New Frontiers in STEM EducationSeptember 11, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
Queensborough Community College is the recipient of a NASA research grant in the amount of $750,000 entitled “CUNY-NASA Solar and Atmospheric Research Program and Education Partnership (CUNY-NASA SOLARPREP) ”. Queensborough is one of four community colleges across the nation to receive the award, which is designed to provide student training and expand course offerings to […]
September 1, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
he exhibit Doors of Memory/Porte della Memoia at the QCC Art Gallery, showcases a collection of 25 original photographs of old doors and windows taken in Avella, Italy.
August 6, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
Artist Elisa C. Merino has replicated the East Village apartment of the late Colombian poet, journalist, artist and activist Ricardo León Peña (1968-2011) in the installation exhibit, “Cartographía Umbrella House NY in Memoriam Ricardo León Peña Villa,” now at the QCC Art Gallery through September 8, 2015.
Queensborough Community College Spring Graduate Hyo Jung Shin, Receives 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer ScholarshipAugust 6, 2015 | Queensborough Community College
Hyo Jung Shin, Class of 2015, is a recipient of the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Hites Transfer Scholarship. She is one of 10 recipients selected from more than 2,000 applicants worldwide to receive the award of $7,500 towards a Baccalaureate degree. She is the first ever student at Queensborough Community College to receive this highly […]