Undergraduate Research at QCC


~110Students participate in funded UR Programs e.g. CUNY Research Scholars Program
~16Participate in  Research Internships e.g. REU's, government agencies/laboratories every year
~80Students complete Research Courses/Independent Studies/Honors Projects offered in 12 Departments
~400 Students do research in the classroom offered in 7-11 Departments/year

Past Events

2022 Spring Student Symposium

The Spring Student Symposium (SSS) is a celebration of QCC faculty-mentored students' coursework, research, and creative work(s) during the academic year.

2021 Undergraduate Research Day

A showcase of Queensborough’s faculty-led undergraduate research efforts across the disciplines.

QCC Research Program Directors

  • CUNY Research Scholar Program (CRSP): Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine (Faculty Fellow for Research Activities) & Dr. Tirandai Hemraj-Benny
  • NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate: Research initiative to maximize science skills (RIMS): Dr. Patricia Schneider
  • QCC NSF-Space Weather Research & Education Program: Dr. M. Chantale Damas
  • CUNY I-Corps: STEM TIES – Tools for Innovation & Entrepreneurial Success: Dr. Christine Mooney
  • Summer Intensive Research Program (SIRP): Dr. Anissa Moody
  • QCC NSF S-STEM Scholars Program in Smart Energy: Dr. David Sarno
  • Kupferberg Holocaust Center Research Fellowships: Ms. Marisa Hollywood
  • Collegiate Science And Technology Entry Program (CSTEP): Ms. Francesca Berrouet
  •  Undergraduate Research as a High Impact Practice (HIP) coordinator: Dr. Joan Petersen

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.

Queensborough Art Gallery exterior in the afternoonOpens 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.