Committee on Course & Standing

2021-2024: (9 Members)

Faculty Representatives (Name, Department, Term Ends)

  1. Chaves-O'Flynn, Carolina, Foreign Languages and Literatures (2023)
  2. Konkel, Matthew, Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (2023)
  3. Messier, Vartan, English (2023)
  4. Capozzoli, Gina, Counseling Center (2024)
  5. Cheng, Steven, Mathematics and Computer Science (2024)
  6. Kinneary, Patricia, Nursing (2024)
  7. Desruisseaux, Katwicia, College Discovery (2025)
  8. Roblodowski, Christopher, Biology & Geological Services (2025)
  9. Mc Laughlin, Susan, Biology & Geological Services (2025)

Student Representatives

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant


  • Emiko Sanchez, Registrar's Office, President's Liaison
Meets once a month on a Friday

Bylaws Charges

Section 18. The Committee on Course and Standing

The Committee on Course and Standing shall consist of nine (9) members of the instructional staff and, in accordance with the Governance Plan, there shall be two (2) student members who shall participate and vote only on matters of policy.

The Committee on Course and Standing shall:

  1. Formulate and recommend to the Academic Senate policies pertaining to the academic standards of Queensborough Community College including scholastic requirements for graduation, retention standards, probationary limits, and the grading system.
  2. Consider individual student appeals, interpret, and in some cases, waive existing College policies.

Steering Committee Suggested Charges/Committee Goals

Share digital appeal form with Senate, show where housed on College Website

Report on specifics of streamlining appeals process with offices of Veterans Affairs, SSD, Counseling, Health Services

Report on any Unfinished Business from 2020-21

Campus Cultural Centers

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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.

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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 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.