2021-2024: (9 Members)

Faculty Representatives (Name, Department, Term Ends)

  1. Ferrari-Bridgers, Franca, Communication, Theatre & Media Production (2024), Chair
  2. Ruggiero, Madeline, Library (2023), Secretary
  3. Huang, Hsiaofang, Business (2023)
  4. Wu, Huixin, Engineering (2023)
  5. Geismar, Aviva, Health, Physical Education & Dance (2024)
  6. Prepetit, Jessica, Nursing (2024)
  7. David Phame Mathematics & Computer Science (2025)
  8. Faustino Quintanilla, Art Gallery (2025)
  9. Julia Rothenberg Social Sciences (2025)

Student Representatives

  1. Brian Farr
  2. Vacant

Liaisons

  • Susan Agin, Executive and Artistic Director, President's Liaison

Committee meets twice a semester.

Bylaws Charges

Section 22. The Committee on Cultural and Archival Resources

The Committee on Cultural and Archival Resources shall consist of ten members. The eleven (11) voting members of the committee shall be: nine (9) members of the instructional staff; two (2) students. The nonvoting members of the committee shall be the Director of the QCC Art Gallery, the Director of the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), and the Director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives. In the event of a tie vote, the director(s) of the institution(s) shall have a vote on matters pertaining to their area of concern.

The Committee on Cultural and Archival Resources shall:

  1. Serve as a liaison between the QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) and Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives, and the campus community.
  2. Report to Academic Senate concerning activities, acquisitions, and facility updates at the QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), and Kupferberg Holocaust Center.
  3. Recommend involvement of the campus community in the QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), and Kupferberg Holocaust Center.
  4. Advocate for pedagogy that utilizes the resources of the QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), and Kupferberg Holocaust Center.

Steering Committee Suggested Charges/Committee Goals

  1. Report to the Academic Senate on the donation of all art and design objects for the campus, as well as all grants and funding received by the QCC Art Gallery, the Performing Arts Center (QPAC) and the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives (KHC) 
  2. Continue efforts to update Committee materials online.
  3. Consider expanding efforts at involving the campus community in the Gallery, QPAC, and KHC. The November and May events referenced in the annual report are good examples of ways to encourage faculty to utilize the cultural centers in their teaching. 
  4. Review and revise, as needed and in consultation with the Steering Committee,​ Committee Guide Addendum.
  5. Facilitate student participation: A Committee Represenation Preference Form will be sent to already-elected student senators during the first week of the semester, and to the remaining roster of senators culled from Club officers by the end of September. Students will be given a link to your committee's webpage, so make sure the webpage has chair/secretary contact information on it, including meetings times where possible.
  6. Assess committee by Bylaws charges and steering committee charges

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.