Definition: Introductory-level, subject-based, disciplinary courses that deliberately and systematically pay attention to the teaching and assessment of the general education outcomes of communication (reading, writing, and speaking), critical thinking (analysis and synthesis), information management, and values development for life in a diverse society.

Application: Faculty teaching Cornerstone courses are expected to establish a particularly positive teacher-student relationship that encourages an unusually robust degree of interaction outside the classroom.

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.