Day: March 17, 2017

News

QC unveils 4 year graduation program for Fall 2017

Queens College recently unveiled its “QC in 4” four-year graduation plan, which will be available this fall for incoming freshmen. Students who commit to the voluntary four-year plan agree to earn 30 credits a year, completing 15 each semester starting Fall 2017. Students are also expected to enroll each fall and spring semester without interruption, […]

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QC receives donation from Give Something Back foundation

On Wednesday March 1, Queens College held a check presentation ceremony and celebrated a major milestone in public higher education. The check presentation ceremony marked a 1 million dollar gift from the Give Something Back Foundation. The gift will support 50 lower income students through four years of tuition-free study at Queens College, as well […]

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Students’ Empowerment Party aims to seek change at QC

  A new political party has formed on campus this semester and it plans to make changes in student government beginning this spring. The Students’ Empowerment Party held its first official meeting on March 1 and they hope to gain enough momentum and votes to overtake the current administration, the Students for Change. The group […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Jhumpa Lahiri discusses career and publishing at QC Evening Readings

  Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri visited QC on March 7 to discuss her past work, the publishing business and her new venture of writing and translating works in a different language. Lahiri has authored works such as “The Namesake,” “The Lowlands” and “Interpreter of Maladies,” but it was her most recent texts—2016’s “In […]

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Professor Spotlight: William Gallego

William Gallego has been nominated for three Emmy awards and had the honor of winning one. The former Queens College student has returned to the school to teach as a journalism professor. With a passion for visual storytelling, he teaches students the relevance of broadcast journalism. Gallego works as a full time producer at ABC […]

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Walcott speaks on effects of Queens libraries

Dennis Walcott, the president and CEO of the Queens Library, spoke about the benefits of the Queens libraries on the community last Friday from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the Student Union dining hall. Sponsors of Queens College, including the Queens Chamber of commerce, the president of Queens College, students and the chair of […]

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Career Column

Career Corner” Resume tips with Coach Diane

The RESUME – The sole purpose of your resume is to get you past the first screening and into the interview process. General guidelines exist so employers can quickly and easily find key information on your resume; “According to a study released by The Ladders, an online job-matching service recruiter spends an average of six […]

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