News: Inside Queensborough

February 2022

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New Certified Recovery Peer Advocate Training Program Starts
02/10/2022 - Queensborough Community College's Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is recruiting participants for its free and unique Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) Training Program, which starts February 28th.

American Chemical Society (NYS) Selects Chemistry Professor Kevin Kolack as Winner of the Outstanding Two-Year College Teaching Award

Suburbs in Black and White: History Professor Reflects on Black History Month

January 2022

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We Remember Dr. Kurt R. Schmeller
01/19/2022 - Former president, Dr. Kurt R. Schmeller, passed away on Saturday, January 15.

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Queensborough to Launch NYC’s only Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center
01/18/2022 - Queensborough Community College will launch its Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center on February 9 from 3:00-4:30pm, it was announced today, the sixth annual National Day of Racial Healing.

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November 2021

200+ Queensborough Students Benefit from Community’s Thanksgiving Generosity
11/24/2021 - Queensborough students accept generous Thanksgiving donations, including fresh produce and turkeys, from the community and Queensborough Community College’s Food Pantry on Wednesday, November 24

Queensborough Student receives a 2021 MACUB Award at Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) Virtual conference

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Queensborough Lucille A. Bova Food Pantry will Hold a Thanksgiving Food Distribution Event on Wednesday, November 24
11/18/2021 - NYS Senator John Liu, Assembly Member David Weprin, and Council Member Barry Grodenchik are among the local elected officials expected to attend Queensborough’s special Thanksgiving Food Distribution Event to be held on Wednesday, November 24 from 11:00am-1:00pm. Members of the community who donate $35 or more online to the QCC Food Pantry Fund will be eligible to win one of three 4-packs of suite tickets to attend the NBA Nets vs. Phoenix Suns at the Barclays Center on 11/27/2021 at 7pm, valued at $700.

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AllianceBernstein Champions Queensborough Programs that Support Black and Latinx Men   
11/12/2021 - Up to 100 Black and Latinx students will benefit this year from academic, mentoring, and peer connection programs following a $30,000 donation to Queensborough Community College from global investment management and research firm AllianceBernstein (AB), a longtime contributor to the College. 

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October 2021

Turning the Pages to New Understandings: College-Bound Immigrants Share Their Art Book Journals at the Brooklyn Museum

Queensborough and John Jay Colleges Partner to Extend Hispanic STEM Education
10/25/2021 - Queensborough Community College will partner with John Jay College, which has been awarded a $4.77million grant to extend Hispanic-serving Institution pipeline for STEM education.

National Science Foundation Awards Queensborough Community College Competitive Grant for Advanced Research Equipment

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.