Faculty Research

QCC Fund Faculty Presentations FY17/18

Elizabeth Sutton
Nursing
“Maintaining Successful Learning and NCLEX Outcomes: A Data-Driven Qulaity Improvement Testing Program.” Presentation by Prof. Elizabeth Sutton at the OADN Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

Mary Ann Rosa
Nursing
“The Shift towards Community Based Care: Enhancing the Curriculum to meet this Need.” Presentation by Prof. Mary Ann Rosa at the OADN Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

David Lieberman
Physics
Cincinnati, Ohio
“Effect of Expanded Class Time on Student Learning in a Community College Calculus Physics Class.” Presentation by Dr. David Lieberman at the American Association of Physics Teachers Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio

George Fragopoulos
English
Amsterdam, Netherlands
“What is Lost, What is Found: Translating Loss and Recovery in Modernist and Postmodernist Literature.” Panel presentation chaired by Dr. George Fragopoulos at the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nathaniel Sullivan
Art and Design
Berlin, Germany
“The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities on the 21st Century.” Presentation by Nathaniel Sullivan at the 8th Annual Conference in Political Economy in Berlin, Germany

Margot Edlin
English
Wilmington, DE
“Unpacking Reading Strategies.” Presentation by Dr. Margot Edlin at the Two Year College Association Northeast Conference in Wilmington, Delaware

Jilani Warsi
English
Carlsbad, NM
“A View of Community College Remediation through an Invitational Lens.” Presentation made by Dr. Jilani Warsi at The International Alliance for Invitational Education Conference in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Monica Trujillo
Biological Sciences and Geology
Freising, Germany
“A Rhomboid Protease Plays a Role in the Developmental Cycle of Streptomyces coelicolor.” Poster presentation by Dr. Nadyu Carmona and Dr. Monica Trujillo at the “Understanding Intramembrane Proteolysis” Symposium in Freising, Germany

Naydu Carmona
Biological Sciences and Geology
Freising, Germany
See above.

Naja Hougaard
Social Sciences
Quebec, Canada
“Negotiating Researcher Positionality in a Critical Study on the Teaching-Learning about the Danish Participation in the Transatlantic Slave Trade.” Paper presented by Dr. Naja Hougaard  at the ISCAR 2017 Conference in Quebec, Canada.

Jennifer Maloy
English
Boulder, CO
“The History of Now: Recovering and Exchanging Oral Histories Across Regions.” Presentation by Dr. Jennifer Maloy at the 2017 Conference on Community Writing in Boulder, Colorado

Angela Ridinger-Ditterman
English
Honolulu, HI
“Such a nasty woman! Positioning Hillary Clinton in the History of American Women’s Public Speech.” Paper presented at the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii

Kerri-Ann Smith
English
Baltimore, MD
"Exploring Hegemony Through Civic Engagement: How Students Use Service
Learning to Challenge Oppression." Paper presented by Dr. Kerri-Ann Smith at the CCHA National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

Meghmala Tarafdar
English
“Easing through the Intersections of Humanities and STEM” and “Engaging Students for Leadership Roles in Meeting Community Needs.” Presentations by Dr. Meghmala Tarafdar at the CCHA National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

Joan Petersen
Biological Sciences and Geology
Salt Lake City, UT
“Tips and Tools for Becoming an Effective Learner” Presentation by Dr. Joan Petersen and Dr. Simran Kaur at the 2017 SACNAS Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah

Simran Kaur
Biological Sciences and Geology
Salt Lake City, UT
See above.

Frank Jacob
History
Palermo, Italy
“Japanese Tattoo Iconologies.” Paper presented by Dr. Frank Jacob at the Tattoo Iconologies, Body Writings and Identity-Related Fluctuations” Conference in Palermo, Italy

Mike Metaxas
Engineering Technology
Corning, NY
“An Algorithm for Syntheses of Synchronous Counters.” Presentation by Prof. Mike Metaxas at the NYSETA Conference in Corning, New York

David Rothman
English
Florence, Italy
“The Organic Integration of Reading & Writing through Thematic Journeys.” Paper presented by Mr. David Rothman at the ICT for Language Learning International Conference in Florence, Italy

Robin Ford
English
Honolulu, HI
“Critical Spatial Pedagogy: Understanding Student Resistance in the Composition Class.” Paper presented by Dr. Robin Ford at the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii

Janet Franzese
Nursing
Scottsdale, AZ
“Enhancing Competency and Decreasing Stigma: Implementing and Academic Service-Learning Project Linking Senior Level Nursing Students with Psychosocial Program Residents.” Presentation by Prof. Janet Franzese at the OADN Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

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.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

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.