SUM Research, Innovation, and Creativity at CUNY

December 30, 2019

American Christianity’s Obsession with Native American Salvation

American Christianity’s Obsession with Native American Salvation

"Messianic Fulfillments: Staging Indigenous Salvation in America" by Prof. Hayes P. Mauro examines Christian evangelical movements of the 16th-19th centuries' efforts to transform Native Americans into the "ideal American."

December 3, 2019

Male nurse with arms crossed in clinic examination room

It’s Time to Stop Using the Term ‘Male Nurse.’ Here’s Why

Professor Randelle Sasa holds that dropping injurious gender-based labels like male nurse would strengthen the profession and create a more gender-balanced workforce.

October 30, 2019

Transparent sheet music on 16mm camera and film. Sheet music is by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major

The Unexamined Power of Classical Music in Modern Cinema

A new book looks at why modern filmmakers choose classical music to frame their narratives.

June 25, 2019

Street sign in Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC, honoring Julio Rivera: Julio Rivera corner

A Play Explores The Aftermath Of A Gay Mans Murder In Queens

A play dramatizes the murder of Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man in Jackson Heights, Queens. The killing was the first hate crime tried in New York State during the 1990s.

May 10, 2019

Students gather around a laptop

Diversity, Decision-Making, and a Community College Class Project

A professor used a community college classroom to find out how diversity affects editorial decision-making.

December 4, 2018

3D printed heart

Research In Real Time 3D Printing Lab

Need a model of an ear, pancreas or kidney? How about a model of a space station, or a theatrical mask? The Advanced Manufacturing Lab at Queensborough Community College can help.

November 6, 2018

ARBEIT MACHT FREI, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Lesser Poland, Poland, April 2015

Not Just History: Strategies for Teaching about Genocide

A new book offers strategies for teaching community college students about genocide by connecting the history of mass atrocities to contemporary issues, social justice, the arts, and other interdisciplinary approaches.

May 21, 2018

Marching band

What African American Marching Bands Teach Us About Black Culture

Professor Jules Allen traveled the country for five years photographing African-American marching bands, a culture that “breathes the soul and spirit of Africa within the modern world.”

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens 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.

Russian Ballet performing at the 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.

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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.