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    Student Performance - Kwanzaa Reflection

    On Sunday, December 9, the Queensborough Community College Dance Program presented its first Kwanzaa Celebration. Produced and directed by Adjunct Faculty Kevin McEwen, this program proposed to celebrate the QCC local and extended community through dance and music.

Associate in Science (A.S.) Public Health Program

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance is excited to announce the State of New York has approved a new Associate in Science degree program in Public Health Program - a joint venture between HPED and Biology.

Public health refers to "the science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health". Public Health is projected to be among the top 10 majors at the 4-year CUNY colleges. There are many career opportunities in Public Health - this site lists 100 of the most common jobs

For advisement please contact:
HPED: Andrea Salis, Alicia Sinclair, Rosemary Iconis, Lana Zinger
Biology: Anuradha Srivasrava, Monica Trujillo, David Klarberg, Mangala Tawde.

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance provides:
  • Academic programs to prepare students for further studies and careers in nutrition, physical education, exercise science, personal training, dance, massage therapy and emergency medical technician

  • Health and physical education courses that fulfill degree requirements - courses are designed to enable students to develop analytical reasoning skills in order to make informed health decisions and build a foundation for lifetime optimum fitness and wellness

  • Instruction in physical activities, including aquatics, dance, and team sports and lifetime fitness activities

  • Clubs, recreation, intramural and intercollegiate activities for the QCC students, faculty and staff

  • Continuing education courses for all ages, from youth to seniors that serve the health, social and recreational needs of community


Campus Cultural Centers

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

The KHC uses 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.