Our Mission and Goals

Mission Statements

The mission of the Queensborough Community College Student Association (QSA) and the Office of Student Activities is to further the well-being of the student body, to provide students with experience and training in a democratic form of government, to continuously expand and coordinate a program of student activities, to stimulate student interest and support in the development, assessment and execution of educational, social, cultural and recreational programs, to develop communication amongst students, administration and faculty in order to further the goals of this educational facility.

Department Goals

1. Provide cultural and artistic events for students, faculty and staff that celebrate diversity and community
2. Review and explore better utilization of the Student Union Center to increase traffic and usage.

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The Office of Student Activities provides a student friendly resource center at Queensborough, offering opportunities to become involved in campus life through participation in clubs, student organizations, student government, cultural, educational, entertainment, and recreational activities. We welcome students to take part in co-curricular activities and we are dedicated to providing community service programs for your participation.

The following services are among those provided by the Office of Student Activities:

  • Informational clearinghouse for all Campus activities
  • Advisement on the formulation of Clubs/Student Organizations
  • Responsible for the coordination of Heritage Month events
  • Promotion of student involvement in Campus Governance
  • Development of interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Assistance in the production of College publications (i.e. annual College Yearbook, the Aurora and the Communiqué Student Newspaper)
  • Advisement for off-campus and on-campus resources
  • Scheduling and planning of special events on Campus
  • Budget advisement for Club funding
  • Advisement and interpretation of University and College Policies

Queensborough Community College is committed to providing a supportive, safe, and positive environment in which bullying is unacceptable. Bullying is deemed as unacceptable behavior on any College property, or at any College function, or activity; or through the use of any electronic, digital or printed materials, whether or not such use occurs on College property.

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.