Undergraduate Research at QCC

Undergraduate research opportunities stats

Adapted from: J. Petersen, M. Mercedes Franco, S. Lall-Ramnarine, and S. Wang. Institutionalization and Sustainability of Undergraduate Research Across Disciplines at a Public, Urban Community College: Successes and Challenges.Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research 4, no. 3(May 28, 2021): 30-39

QCC Research Program Directors

Program  Director
Collegiate Science And Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Ms. Francesca Berrouet
CUNY I-Corps: STEM TIES – Tools for Innovation & Entrepreneurial Success Dr. Christine Mooney
CUNY Research Scholar Program (CRSP) Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine
NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate: Research initiative to maximize science skills (RIMS) Dr. Patricia Schneider
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Research Fellowships Ms. Marisa Hollywood
NASA-CCNY Center for Advanced Batteries for Space Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine
NIH Biology Partnership in Research and Education Program (BioPREP) Dr. Nidhi Gadura
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Dr. Todd Holden
QCC Origins of Black Holes Research Program Dr. Jillian Bellovary
QCC NSF S-STEM Scholars Program in Smart Energy Dr. David Sarno
Summer Intensive Research Program (SIRP) Dr. Anissa Moody
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/ Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Dr. Mercedes Franco
Undergraduate Research as a High Impact Practice (HIP) Dr. Urszula Golebiewska & Prof. Heather Huggins
Using Cloud Technologies to Develop the Data Analysis Skills of Community College Students Dr. Monica Trujillo

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.

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.