News: Inside Queensborough

October 2021

A Special Cat's Tale
10/14/2021 - A jilted woman finds comfort in the arms of a whiskered antihero in her film short to be premiered at the NYC premiere of the Cat Film Festival

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Queensborough Selected to Host New York City’s Only Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center
10/13/2021 - The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has selected Queensborough Community College to host a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center. The only college or university in New York City to host a TRHT Center, Queensborough will lead a multi-year initiative to educate, prepare, and inspire the next generation of leaders.

Forensic Nurse Barbara Rome Sheds Light on Domestic Violence and the Healing Power of Awareness

September 2021

New 5-year $3 Million Program at Queensborough Aims to Improve Outcomes for Hispanic and Latinx Students 
09/30/2021 - Queensborough Community College has been awarded a competitive $3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education through its Developing Hispanic Institutions Program (Title V). Queensborough will use the five-year award to expand access and educational opportunities for Hispanic, Latinx, and low-income students. 

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A Towering Tribute
09/10/2021 - Queensborough Community College remembers 9/11 

August 2021

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President's First Year Celebrated
08/17/2021 - Queens Borough President Donovan Richards surprises Queensborough Community College President Dr. Christine Mangino with a Proclamation marking her first year of service to Borough of Queens

July 2021

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Leaving home to find home
07/29/2021 - Persistence, mentoring, and parental support pave the way for Mehreen’s success.  

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Queensborough Receives $430K to Advance Behavior Healthcare and Train New Adult Learners
07/28/2021 - New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured Queensborough Community College today (July 28) and announced the College’s receipt of $430,000 from New York State’s Workforce Development Initiative Fund for Queensborough’s Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) program.

Queensborough Community College is the First CUNY Community College to Offer Cloud Computing Micro- Credential Training

New Discoveries on the Origins of Off-Center Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies, Earns Queensborough Community College Physics Professor Publication in Leading Scientific Journal

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I Chose Success
07/20/2021 - A mature-age immigrant starts college 30 years late but finishes right on time.

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Dreams take flight in Elmhurst
07/20/2021 - Relocated from the Caribbean, a recent Queensborough graduate discovers her pathway to a science career

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Medicine Makes an Indelible Impression on Adam
07/12/2021 - A mature-age student, rediscovering himself and college, returns to pursue science.

June 2021

Queensborough Showed-up for Me so I Could Push Through for Myself

Dancing In The Streets – For Real! A summer-long Drive-In Concert Series in Bayside packs the house

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Queensborough Taught Me, Yes You Can: The Story of Arnab Sharma
06/10/2021 - Queensborough graduate will attend Johns Hopkins University's Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program, one of the most prestigious and competitive programs in the country.

Queensborough in My Corner, Always

"You should go to a community college". This advice changed my life.

May 2021

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NYC Deputy Health Commissioner Will Address COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
05/21/2021 - The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer, Dr. Torian Easterling, will speak with the public and Queensborough Community College students, faculty, and staff on Wednesday, May 26th, at 1:00 pm, about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. The conversation (What everyone needs to know about the COVID-19 Vaccines) is a live virtual event that requires online registration.

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Students Give NYC/Queensborough Vaccination Program a Shot in the Arm
05/17/2021 - Queensborough students work with Hospital of Special Surgery staff to administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the college.

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.