News: Inside Queensborough

March 2020

February 2020

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The Sounds of Science
02/20/2020 - Acoustical engineer and computational physicist, Dr. Kim Riegel, doesn’t just make physics sound cool; she makes it cool. Bah-BOOM!

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Animated Birds Fly Right in the Exhibit 'Drawing Time', at the QCC Student Gallery
02/18/2020 - Drawing Time, featuring drawings and animation by Art & Design students, is now on display at the QCC Student Gallery, Room C-213, Art and Design building, now through March 8.

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P.O.T.U.S. Sculptures of Former U.S. Presidents on Display at QCC Art Gallery
02/18/2020 - The primary process for the 2020 Presidential Election is underway. So is the current exhibit at the QCC Art Gallery, P.O.T.U.S.

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A Breakthrough Theory on Black Holes Proves a Scientific Discovery
02/07/2020 - “This black hole in the center of a dwarf galaxy. As this galaxy moved closer to another, larger galaxy (closer meaning a few thousand light years), the galaxies merged and, instead of the black hole returning to the center, it orbited around the edge. Nobody expected that.”

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Queensborough Students Awarded for Excellence in Nontraditional Careers
02/03/2020 - Mark Iciano-Sanz, ’19, Nursing, and Steven Ramirez, Health Related Sciences, recently were named 2019-2020 Vanguard finalists for successfully pursuing career and technical educational programs nontraditional for their gender.

January 2020

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Young women are the I.T. factor
01/29/2020 - Digital enthusiasm aims to close the gender gap in technology

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Media Innovator Appointed
01/22/2020 - The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected Dr. Elizabeth Toohey, assistant professor of English at Queensborough Community College, City University of New York, as a 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow.

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A Queensborough Alum Marks the Tenth Anniversary of Haiti’s Earthquake with his Story of Survival and Triumph
01/10/2020 - Evens Espérance was in the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on the afternoon of January 12, 2010, and killed an estimated 250,000 people. A decade later, he talks about his eventual journey to, and success in, America.

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It’s not easy being a first-generation college student, take it from me
01/07/2020 - Obstacles faced by first-generation students are formidable, but not insurmountable, writes Queensborough President Dr. Timothy G. Lynch

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New Nurses Take the Pledge in Traditional Candlelighting Ceremony
01/03/2020 - 40 graduating Queensborough nursing students devoted themselves to their profession and the welfare of their patients during the College and Student Nurses Association annual Candlelighting Ceremony on Friday, January 3rd.

December 2019

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Paris stays with you
12/19/2019 - An award-winning Queensborough Chemistry Professor goes to the wall for his students

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Queensborough student researchers stretch beyond the stars
12/13/2019 - With deep learning experiences and self-directed learning, students’ undergraduate research projects shine.

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Getting Technical about Student Success
12/10/2019 - A collaborative education program delivers hands-on results for Queensborough students and employers .

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Don’t call me a male nurse, please
12/09/2019 - It’s time to de-gender the nursing profession, according to a researcher looking into the extreme minority of men in the profession.

November 2019

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Where Dreams are Made
11/27/2019 - International student Nikola Baci is living part of his dream at Queensborough Community College. He was elected Student Government Administrative Vice President this year and is busily revising club by-laws, reviewing charters and studying budgets.

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Finally, Equal Pay
11/25/2019 - On March 18, 1983, federal judge Lee P. Gagliardi ruled that CUNY had discriminated unlawfully against women on its teaching staff for 15 years by paying them less than men in equivalent positions.

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Outlook for Queensborough Business Department Students is Solid
11/22/2019 - Queensborough Community College Business students earned top points and high interest from The Federal Reserve Bank, having won third place among 40 colleges and universities in the annual College Fed Challenge held this month.

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.