The extraordinary heroes of Queensborough Community College are not only our students, but also are our alumni, community partners, and friends who make gifts that keep QCC a top choice for academic, career, and cultural pursuits.
Once you hear why our donors invest in QCC, we know you will understand why so many of our supporters are committed to QCC, our programs and most importantly, our students.
Professors of English, Sheena Gillespie (left) and Linda Stanley each pledged $25,000 to establish named scholarship endowments for students at Queensborough.
The Dr. Sheena Gillespie Literary Scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate interest and merit in writing literary papers or analyses.
The Dr. Linda C. Stanley Scholarship for the Writing of Nonfiction will be awarded to students who demonstrate interest and merit in writing nonfiction texts.
“I consider myself privileged to teach at a community college in CUNY and think of my students as partners in the learning process,” said Dr. Gillespie. “My goal is to foster a sense of community in which students create their own narratives.”