Mission

Queensborough Community College is dedicated to academic excellence and rigor and to providing an affordable, high-quality education to pre-college, college, and lifelong learners. Our faculty and staff are committed to the holistic development of today’s students in a nurturing and diverse environment that prepares them to be successful in a dynamic workforce. The College affirms its open admissions policy and its strong support of intellectual inquiry, global awareness, civic responsibility, and cultural and artistic appreciation.

Approved by the Academic Senate on May 10, 2016


Mission Review Committee

Membership & Purpose

The purpose of the Mission Review Committee is to review the mission statement of the college and to make recommendations for revision. The committee will complete its work in the spring 2016 semester and submit its recommendations to the Senate for approval at its May meeting. Committee members were selected by the constituents of the college and consist of representatives from faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the community. The full committee membership appears below:

Category designatedCommittee MemberTitleDepartment
5 faculty Michael Cesarano Assistant Professor Speech Communication & Theatre Arts
Jeff Jankowski Professor Social Sciences
Mona Seiler Professor Business
Cheryl Spencer Associate Professor Nursing
John Talbird Associate Professor English
2 department chairs Jeanne Galvin Professor & Chief Librarian Library
Monica Trujillo Associate Professor & Chair Biological Sciences & Geology
President’s designee Paul Marchese Vice President Academic Affairs
Vice President for Continuing Education Denise Ward Vice President Pre-college, Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Student Affairs representative Anthony Davis Associate Director Admissions & Recruitment, Student Affairs
HEO representative Lucy Shi Finance & Risk Management Specialist Accounting & Related Entities, Finance & Administration
Student representative Ricky Panayoty President Elect Student Government Association
Alumni/community representative Bryan Farr Information Systems Senior Associate Information Technology, Finance & Administration

Meeting Minutes

Mission Review Committee - Minutes - Sept 18 2015