The Queensborough Community College Alumni Association, is a non-profit organization established in 1967 to raise funds from private sources to advance the educational programs at Queensborough Community College.
The Alumni Association is an exciting dynamic, civic minded organization that exists to support the students and the alumni. Our mission is: "To increase the involvement of the alumni, community and support the economic growth of the College".
Great things are happening right here at Queensborough! QCC is one of only six (6) community colleges throughout the country to be the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Challenge Grant of $500,000. This challenge has placed the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives (KHRCA) in a position of national leadership in incorporating the College’s humanities programs into powerful academic programs to enhance Holocaust education. Any restricted gift to the KHRCA /NEH Endowment is eligible to be matched by 50% through 2015!
Community colleges across the country are receiving national recognition for their role in helping the people of our communities survive and thrive in this economy.
This past year we welcomed back our 50th and 25th anniversary year Classes! Pictured below with some of our Alumni celebrating their anniversary is Queensborough's Vice President of Instituitional Advancement Ms. Rosemary Sullivan Zins and the President of the Alumni Association Mr. Michael S. Conigliaro, '92. The Alumni marched in the Commencement Processional to celebrate the Anniversary of their graduation on May 29, 2015. Once again, we will give three awards to Queensborough students in the Nursing department at each of the Candlelight ceremonies and awards to students in three additional departments selected by vote at the February QCCAA meeting. Become a member and be part of the decision! Come join us this year!
THE QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
The QCCAA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that was formed by the Queensborough Alumni with the College to support and promote the interests and welfare of Queensborough Community College of The City University of New York
Benefits of Membership in the QCCAA include the Following:
Alumni networking opportunities and invitations to the Presidential Lecture Series, job fairs, lectures at the Art Gallery and in the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center, and invitations to special events.
Alumni Association President Michael S. Conigliaro, '92 presents the 2015 Alumni Association Scholarship Award. Standing in for the award recipients are Dr. Emily Tai and Dr. Paris Svoronos. This year's recipients Ms. Yi Jiang and Ms. Yueli Chen were away participating in NSF REU Internship programs at Vanderbilt University and Boise State University.
SGA President and Vietnam Era Veteran Traces his Journey to Queensborough
2015-2016 Queensborough Community College Alumni Association Cabinet Members
I graduated from Queensborough Community College's Nursing Program in January 2011. Read More
Michael S. Conigliaro,’92, President of the Queensborough Community College Alumni Association
It has been almost a year since I became the QCC Alumni Association President, and in that time I am proud to say that we have accomplished many great things. Read More
Volunteer Opportunities – Alumni can volunteer to help at events at the College. Some examples would be: lectures at the Holocaust Center, exhibits at the Art Gallery and for Showcase events through the Alumni Office.
Support Scholarships and Other Programs at QCC – The Queensborough Community College Fund, Inc. is the nonprofit organization established in 1975 to raise funds from private sources to advance the educational and cultural programs of Queensborough Community College. Gifts to the QCC Fund, Inc., bridge the gap between the actual cost of educating students and the funds provided by tuition, the state and the city.
Your contribution to the QCC Fund may be directed to:
The QCC Alumni Association supports the 2016 Partners for Progress Gala as a Bronze Level Sponsor. Pictured (L-R) David Bernardez,'10, Samuel Mantilla P.D. (Guest) , Michael Conigliaro,'92 (seated), Roger Mischel,'03, Barry Pulchin,'66, Lissa Benton,'88 and Michael Kalkin,'62.
The Partners for Progress Gala held on Thursday April 7, 2016 at Terrace on the Park. Seated (L-R) David Bernardez, Mona Balkaran, Michael Conigliaro - QCC Alumni Association President and Ricky Panayoty - QCC Student Government Association President.
Thursday April 7, 2016, the Student Government Association pictured here with the QCC Alumni Association.
Wednesday February 18, 2015 Meeting to discuss reinvigorating the QCC Hall of Fame for our students with Dr. Young Kim, Chairperson/Associate Professor of the Health, Physical Education and Dance Department, along with Alumni Association cabinet members Coach Roger Mischel, QCC Alumni Association President Michael Conigliaro and Assistant Professor Daniel Armstrong.
Saturday November 8, 2014 QCC Alumni Association Member Ms. Lissa M. Benton,'88 put on a Networking Workshop for the QCC Students of the
Emerging Leaders Program run by the Student Activities Director Ms. Gisella Rivera. Alumni Association Cabinet Member Mr. Jorge D. Fanjul,'04
and Mr. Michael S. Kalkin,'62, Vice President of the QCC Alumni Association were also there to assist with the event.
Monday December 8, 2014 QCC President Dr. Diane B. Call and QCC Alumni Association President Michael S. Conigliaro, '92 attended a
special celebration to honor Dr. Arthur Flug - Executive Director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Achives.
Dr. Flug is set to retire December 31, 2014.
The President of the QCC Fund, Inc. Board Mr. Mark Kupferberg attended the December 8th celebration to honor Dr. Flug, seen here with
QCC Alumni Association President Mr. Michael S. Conigliaro.
Congratulations! Queensborough Community College Men's Soccer Team - The Tigers defeated BMCC by a
score of 3-1 and were declared the 2014 CUNY Champions.
QCC Alumni Association President Michael Conigliaro attends Queensborough Community College (QPAC)
NYC's Rising Stars Performance on Saturday May 10, 2014. QPAC's annual fundraiser, now in its 2nd year.
QCC Alumni Association attends the 2014 Partners for Progress Gala on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at
Terrace on the Park. Alumni Cabinet Member Mr. Barry L. Pulchin, CPA, CFE, '66 (Red Tie) received the
distinguished QCC "Alumni Partner of the Year Award".
"QCC gave me a great start on my education in a friendly community setting. I enjoyed my time there and continued my education at Hunter College. The Nursing program was an excellent preparation for our careers." - Anne Ghaney Boyd, Class of 1977.
"QCC taught me electronics which gave me an excellent career – but the memories are what make me smile 40 years later. Good friends, portable classrooms, the hill where we played football and of course, the social impact of being in college during the war years. I treasure those days and always will." - Robert Beninati, Class of 1971.
QCC Alumni Association Cabinet Awards Angelica Mae Aquino
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