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Queens College and NYC Parks launch borough-wide cultural partnership


Jul. 8, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A transformative borough-wide partnership between Queens College and NYC Parks was launched at Archie Spigner Park, in Jamaica on Thursday, June 27. The initiative aims to promote cultural vibrancy through a series of free performances and interactive workshops focused on music, dance, and the visual arts. The inaugural event…
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Queens College and NYC Parks launch borough-wide cultural initiative with free events and workshops


Jun. 26, 2024 By Athena Dawson Queens College and NYC Parks are collaborating for a borough-wide cultural initiative that will be running through October. The partnership will host a launch event on Thursday, June 27, and aims to promote cultural vibrancy in Queens through free performances and workshops focused on music, dance and visual arts….
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Queens College celebrates 100th commencement ceremony

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Jun. 18, 2024 By Athena Dawson Queens College marked its centennial commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 30, celebrating a major milestone in the institution’s history. Queens College President Frank H. Wu presided over the commencement ceremony, which recognized over 4,400 degree candidates. In total, the college awarded 4,465 undergraduate and graduate degree candidates from the…
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Queens College hosts 7th annual Pridefest, celebrating diversity and inclusion


Jun. 13, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens College marked Pride Month with its seventh annual Pridefest Friday, June 7, recognizing and celebrating diversity and inclusion in the World’s Borough. Students, faculty and staff from all 25 CUNY campuses, as well as other members of the community, gathered at the Flushing school’s quad to take part…
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Queens College opens office to help immigrants with visa and citizenship applications


Apr. 20, 2024 By Athena Dawson Queens College officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Apr. 16 to celebrate the grand opening of its newest CUNY Citizenship Now! office, which has opened in the Student Union building on the Flushing-based campus. The office, like the dozens of others in the CUNY system, aims to help immigrants…
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Jamie Dimon inspires at Queens College: Bridging education to careers


Apr. 11, 2024 By Athena Dawson Last month, Queens College in Flushing was honored to host Jamie Dimon, the Chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase and Executive Chair of the New York Jobs CEO Council, for an engaging “fireside” chat. A proud Queens native, Dimon engaged in a dynamic discussion with Queens College President…
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Bayside arts organization launching exhibition at Queens College for Women’s History Month


Feb. 26, 2024 By Rachel Butler A Bayside-based arts organization is launching a month-long exhibition at Queens College located in Flushing next month in celebration of March being women’s history month. The Garage Art Center, a non-profit, is showcasing the work of 23 women in a show called “Femina Creativa: Celebrating Women in New York,”…
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2 Queens College School of Music faculty members bring home Grammy awards


Feb. 16, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Among some of the music industry’s top stars, two faculty members from the Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music took home Grammy Awards this year.  Mark Dover, an adjunct clarinet professor, won an award for Best Classical Compendium for his role playing in and producing Imani Wind’s latest…
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Queens College celebrating Black History Month with exhibition highlighting program that aids students from low-income backgrounds

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Feb. 1, 2024 By Rachel Butler Queens College in Flushing is celebrating Black History Month with a new exhibition focusing on a long-established student support program. The exhibition focuses on what’s known as the SEEK program, a program that assists students from low-income backgrounds by covering college fees, while also providing them with personal tutors,…
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