Day: February 5, 2014

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QC announces interim president

After serving as provost of Queens College years ago, Dr. Evangelos Gizis is proud to come out of retirement and service his beloved school once again. Gizis will serve QC as interim president until a permanent replacement is found for the fall 2014 semester. He replaces longest serving QC president, James Muyskens as he retired […]

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Lecture documents slavery in Brazil

The drums pound while voices, young and old, form tribal harmonies as they dance as one in a circle of community. Their wind struck faces with lines of age eye the camera with stoic curiosity. This is just one of many scenes featured in Hebbe Mattos’ documentary film series “Presents Past.” The films shed light […]

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QC student alleges attack by NYPD

On Monday Jan. 20, Queens College student, Alejandro Rodriguez was allegedly attacked by NYPD officers in Elmhurst, Queens. Two different cell phone videos display, in parts, what occurred. The first video shows Rodriguez, 22, emotional and accusing the officers of calling him a “little punk.” One of the officers responds by saying, “I’m giving you […]

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Board of trustees names new CUNY chancellor

On Jan. 15, the CUNY board of trustees appointed James B. Milliken as permanent chancellor for the university after six months with interim chancellor, William P. Kelly, following the resignation of Matthew Goldstein. Milliken’s selection came from the recommendation of a 16-member search committee comprised of trustees, CUNY college presidents, facility, students and alumni. President […]

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