Veterans Day/Week Events

Queensborough Salutes Our Veterans

In Honor of Veterans Day

The Office of Military and Veterans Services invites you to join us November 10-12 in support and recognition of our military service members.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Remembrance and Reflection Ceremony

The ceremony will be held to honor our military members past and present. We invite the Queensborough community to join us.

Location: The Charles F. Bova Veterans Memorial Grove, located inside the main campus gate on 56th Avenue

Schedule:

  • 9:30-9:35am: Welcome and salutation by Alexandra McDonald, Director of Military and Veterans Services.

  • 9:35-9:45am: Presentation of colors.

  • 9:45-9:55am: Why Veterans Day? (See "History of Veterans Day"») Presented by a member of the Student Veterans Association.

  • 9:55-10am: Closing.

Military Cultural Competency Training

Location: The Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center Classroom

Schedule:

  • 3:00pm: Military Cultural Competency Training facilitated by Dr. Yvette Branson, Veteran Integration to Academic Leadership (VITAL) Initiative Coordinator from the VA New York Harbor

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Veterans Day Dinner (Open only to veterans and Active Service Members)

Queensborough Community College salutes our veterans and active service members with a special recognition dinner.

Veterans and active service members should RSVP to amcdonald@qcc.cuny.edu or call 718-281-5767 no later than Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Location: Student Union Building.

Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Parade - America’s Parade»

We invite the Queensborough community to attend the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan. Current Student-Veterans will be participating in the event.

Location: The parade route is on 5th Avenue, from 26th to 56th Street in Manhattan.

Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm.

For additional information, please contact the office of Veterans Services via email VeteransServices@qcc.cuny.edu or call 718-281-5767.

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

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.

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QCC Art Gallery

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.