Posts Tagged ‘James Muyskens’

Longest serving QC President James Muyskens announced his retirement this semester, following a 12 year Presidency

Pres. Muyskens to retire at the end of 2013

Queens College prepares to bid farewell to Pres. James Muyskens, who announced earlier this month that he plans to retire on Dec.31. He is the ninth president to serve the QC community and has served 12 years as acting presiden...
by Manny Valdez

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College president on retirement (VIDEO)

President Muyskens says his grandchildren will weigh into his plans for retirement. Watch the video to find out if he will retire this year.  
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People stand for the national anthem at the annual Kristalnach commemoration at Queens College. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BOYCE.

Kristallnacht spreads movement against hatred

The message of peace reverberated within the Lefrak Concert Hall on Nov. 18, as the fifth annual Kristallnacht commemoration held at Queens College, gathered supporters to combat anti-Semitism and hatred in its many forms. Kris...
by Christopher Boyce



Happy Birthday QC

The music blared while laughter and conversation filled the air as students, faculty and staff made their way to the Quad to take part in the historic 75th Anniversary photo that would forever mark the day that Queens College c...
by Stephanie Davis

Pete Pineiro, director of public safety, joined The Knight News staff for a round table discussion on Oct. 2. PHOTO BY MEHER MOHSIN.

Knight News Roundtable: rising through the ranks with Pedro Pineiro

BY MEHER MOHSIN   Since moving to the United States from Puerto Rico at age seven, Pedro Pineiro, director of public safety at Queens College, has served in the army, interpreted for the National Security Agency, worked as...
by Meher Mohsin


Aung San Suu Kyi accepts the Unisphere trophy from QC Alum Congressman Joseph Crowley, QC President James Muyskens, Grammy award winning singer Carole King, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Actress Anjelica Houston. Photo by Amna Shams.

Aung San Suu Kyi warms Queens as protestors demand attention

By Meher Mohsin   “If any of you are ever put under house arrest” is not the start of typical advice given to a college student living in the United States. However, when it’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Su...
by Meher Mohsin

Provost James Stellar joined The Knight News to discuss his role at the college and his hopes for the student body at another round table discussion on Sept. 17. Photo by Meher Mohsin.

Knight News Roundtable: Powwow with the Provost

By Meher Mohsin Four journalists and a neuropsychologist sat around The Knight News office — on a day when the campus was closed — discussing everything from pleasure and pain, to academic growth, personal histories, ambiti...
by Meher Mohsin



CUNY college presidents see salary increase

By Meher Mohsin Executive employees in CUNY, including the president of Queens College, were given a 23 percent increase in the maximum salary they can earn as administrators while students continue to pay rising tuition costs....
by Meher Mohsin

Provost James Stellar has taken on many of former V.P. Sue Henderson's responsibilities as the college undergoes a national search for replacements. Photo Courtesy Nancy Bareis.

Leader stays on as his team changes

By Aliza Chasan President James Muyskens is staying on as he searches nationally for permanent replacements to fill the gaps left by the exodus of half his administrative team, but the transition period will be calm, he said. T...
by Meher Mohsin

Students and administrators walk across the Quad to commemorate the start of the Year of India on Welcome day, Aug. 23. Photo by Damanpreet Kaur

Students for Change launch new administration

By Damanpreet Kaur The new student association officially launched their administration on Aug. 23 with a combined Welcome Day for freshmen and Club Day, complete with bells, whistles and bhangra to launch the Year of India. Th...
by Meher Mohsin