Queensborough Community College Grants Awarded (2016)

New Announcements 2016-2017

Dr. Kathleen Alves, Dr. Aliza Atik, and Dr. Mirna Lekic. Fleeing Genocide:  Examining the Refugee Experience; National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant (NEH)

Dr. Raul Armendariz. QuarkNet Program; University of Notre Dame

Prof. Kitty Bateman. Adult Literacy; Office of the Mayor of New York City/New York State Education Department Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

Dean Jeffrey Chen

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA); New York City Department of Small Business Services

Home Health Aide; New York City Department of Small Business Services

Data-informed model in driving credit/non-credit alignment and developmental success

Queensborough Community College’s Strategies for Workforce Success; Capital One

Deconstructing the Current Legislative Effects on the Role of Medical Assistants; The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation

Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow for Careers in Technology and Cybersecurity; New York State Department of Labor

Pre-Med and Business at Martin Van High School; New York City Education Department

Dean Jeffrey Chen and Prof. Stuart Asser. CUNY TechWorks/America’s Promise; United States Department of Labor (USDOL)

Dean Jeffrey Chen and Ms. Florence Tse; Port of Entry

Dr. M. Chantale Damas, in collaboration with the City College of New York. Modeling, Assessing, and Forecasting GMDs and their Impacts on the NYS Power System; CUNY Interdisciplinary Research Grant (IRG)

QCC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in Solar and Atmospheric Physics; National Science Foundation – Early concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER)

Solar Atmospheric Research Program and Education Partnership; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Dr. Franca Ferrari-Bridgers. High School Equivalency and College Preparatory Workshops for NYC Incarcerated Students; CUNY Diversity Projects Development Fund

Dr. Wilma Fletcher-Anthony. Strategies for Internationalization of a Culturally Diverse Community College Campus; Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mr. Ben-Ami Freir. Transportation Grant for Disabled Students; New York Community Trust

Dr. Nidhi Gadura. BioPREP: Biology Partnership in Research and Educational Programs; Stony Brook University/National Institute of Health

Dr. Nidhi Gadura and Dr. Paris Svoronos. QCC – Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP); United States Department of Education

Dr. Simran Kaur and Dr. Joan Petersen. Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP); New York State Education Department

Dr. Brian Kerr. CUNY Collaborative’s Strive for Success Initiative; The Pinkerton Foundation

A Success Pipeline for Hispanic Students: Expanding a Model Transfer Articulation Program by Supporting Cohort Identity, Academic Progress, and Learner-Centered Curriculum; United States Department of Education - Title V/John Jay College

Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine. Ionic Liquids; STREM Chemicals, Inc.

Dr. Dan Leshem. Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives NEH Challenge Grant; National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Ms. Veronica Lukas. Single Stop; Single Stop USA/Robin Hood Foundation

COPE - College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment; New York City Human Resources Administration

Dr. Azita Mayeli, Mathematics and Physical Science – Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians; Simons Foundations

Dr. Paul Marchese and Dr. Tak Cheung. A Community College REU Site for Physics Applications in Astronomy/Biology and Physics Education Research Data Analysis; National Science Foundation - Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU)

Dr. Susan McLaughlin. Hydra TRP Channels:  Expression and Functional Analysis; National Science Foundation – Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI)

Ms. Yicel Nota-Latif and Ms. Jacqueline Montgomery. Liberty Partnerships Project PRIZE; New York State Education Department

Dr. Sandra Palmer and Ms. Jennifer Williams. Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS); EDUCAUSE

Ms. Gisela Rivera and Ms. Marie-Francesca Berrouët

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP); New York State Education Department

Dr. Patricia Schneider, QCC Bridges to the Baccalaureate; National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Dr. Jun Shin, Dr. Paris Svoronos, and Dr. Sasan Karimi. TUES:  Collaborative Research:  A Student –Centered Organic Laboratory Curriculum Featuring Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis (MAOS); National Science Foundation – Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES)

Ms. Sherri-Ann Simmons Terry. Community Campus II; New York State Education Department – 21st Century Community Learning Center

Dr. Lakersha Smith and Dr. Rommel Robertson. What They Thought They Knew:  Knowledge Construction and Expectancy in Community College Classrooms; CUNY Community College Research Grant Program (CCRG)

Dr. Monica Trujillo. Pathways to Geoscience; National Science Foundation

Dr. Monica Trujillo and Dr. Naydu Carmona. RUI:  Rhomboids from Streptomyces:  The Unknown Key Player?; National Science Foundation –  Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI)

Dr. Areti Tsimounis. The Influence of Sensory Experience on Supragranular Projection Neurons; CUNY Community College Research Grant Program (CCRG)

Dr. Jodi VanDer Horn-Gibson. Community College Students in Action, Reflection & Transformation (ART):  Contemplative Reflections on Identity Construction through Theatre of the Oppressed Techniques; The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

Dr. Sujun Wei, in collaboration with St. John’s University. Synthesis and Investigation of Molecular Transistors and Wires based on Carbazole Motif; CUNY Community College Research Grant Program (CCRG)

Prof. Eileen White. Media Arts and Technology in the Workforce; New York State Department of Labor

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens 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.