News: Inside Queensborough

January 2022

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We Remember Dr. Kurt R. Schmeller
01/19/2022 - Former president, Dr. Kurt R. Schmeller, passed away on Saturday, January 15.

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Queensborough to Launch NYC’s only Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center
01/18/2022 - Queensborough Community College will launch its Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center on February 9 from 3:00-4:30pm, it was announced today, the sixth annual National Day of Racial Healing.

Daniel Cárdenas is a Renaissance man

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November 2021

200+ Queensborough Students Benefit from Community’s Thanksgiving Generosity
11/24/2021 - Queensborough students accept generous Thanksgiving donations, including fresh produce and turkeys, from the community and Queensborough Community College’s Food Pantry on Wednesday, November 24

Queensborough Student receives a 2021 MACUB Award at Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) Virtual conference

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Queensborough Lucille A. Bova Food Pantry will Hold a Thanksgiving Food Distribution Event on Wednesday, November 24
11/18/2021 - NYS Senator John Liu, Assembly Member David Weprin, and Council Member Barry Grodenchik are among the local elected officials expected to attend Queensborough’s special Thanksgiving Food Distribution Event to be held on Wednesday, November 24 from 11:00am-1:00pm. Members of the community who donate $35 or more online to the QCC Food Pantry Fund will be eligible to win one of three 4-packs of suite tickets to attend the NBA Nets vs. Phoenix Suns at the Barclays Center on 11/27/2021 at 7pm, valued at $700.

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AllianceBernstein Champions Queensborough Programs that Support Black and Latinx Men   
11/12/2021 - Up to 100 Black and Latinx students will benefit this year from academic, mentoring, and peer connection programs following a $30,000 donation to Queensborough Community College from global investment management and research firm AllianceBernstein (AB), a longtime contributor to the College. 

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October 2021

Turning the Pages to New Understandings: College-Bound Immigrants Share Their Art Book Journals at the Brooklyn Museum

Queensborough and John Jay Colleges Partner to Extend Hispanic STEM Education
10/25/2021 - Queensborough Community College will partner with John Jay College, which has been awarded a $4.77million grant to extend Hispanic-serving Institution pipeline for STEM education.

National Science Foundation Awards Queensborough Community College Competitive Grant for Advanced Research Equipment

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Queensborough Men's Soccer Wins 2021 CUNYAC Title
10/19/2021 - The Queensborough Men's Soccer team won the 2021 City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Men's Soccer Championship with a 3-0 victory over Bronx Community College at the Metropolitan Oval in Maspeth, New York on Monday night. The title is the Tigers' fifth CUNYAC Championship in the past eight seasons and the first since 2018.

A Special Cat's Tale
10/14/2021 - A jilted woman finds comfort in the arms of a whiskered antihero in her film short to be premiered at the NYC premiere of the Cat Film Festival

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Queensborough Selected to Host New York City’s Only Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center
10/13/2021 - The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has selected Queensborough Community College to host a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center. The only college or university in New York City to host a TRHT Center, Queensborough will lead a multi-year initiative to educate, prepare, and inspire the next generation of leaders.

Forensic Nurse Barbara Rome Sheds Light on Domestic Violence and the Healing Power of Awareness

September 2021

New 5-year $3 Million Program at Queensborough Aims to Improve Outcomes for Hispanic and Latinx Students 
09/30/2021 - Queensborough Community College has been awarded a competitive $3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education through its Developing Hispanic Institutions Program (Title V). Queensborough will use the five-year award to expand access and educational opportunities for Hispanic, Latinx, and low-income students. 

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A Towering Tribute
09/10/2021 - Queensborough Community College remembers 9/11 

August 2021

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President's First Year Celebrated
08/17/2021 - Queens Borough President Donovan Richards surprises Queensborough Community College President Dr. Christine Mangino with a Proclamation marking her first year of service to Borough of Queens

July 2021

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Leaving home to find home
07/29/2021 - Persistence, mentoring, and parental support pave the way for Mehreen’s success.  

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Queensborough Receives $430K to Advance Behavior Healthcare and Train New Adult Learners
07/28/2021 - New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured Queensborough Community College today (July 28) and announced the College’s receipt of $430,000 from New York State’s Workforce Development Initiative Fund for Queensborough’s Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) program.

Queensborough Community College is the First CUNY Community College to Offer Cloud Computing Micro- Credential Training

New Discoveries on the Origins of Off-Center Massive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies, Earns Queensborough Community College Physics Professor Publication in Leading Scientific Journal

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I Chose Success
07/20/2021 - A mature-age immigrant starts college 30 years late but finishes right on time.

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Dreams take flight in Elmhurst
07/20/2021 - Relocated from the Caribbean, a recent Queensborough graduate discovers her pathway to a science career

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Medicine Makes an Indelible Impression on Adam
07/12/2021 - A mature-age student, rediscovering himself and college, returns to pursue science.

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.