Day: May 3, 2017

News

Committee for Disabled Students attends Horse Boy Trip

In the beginning of January 2017, the Committee for Disabled Students went to Elgin, Texas to learn more about the Horse Boy Foundation, which offers services to autism families. Rupert Isaacson, the founder of the Horse Boy Foundation, taught Queens College students techniques that cater to the needs of children with autism, ADD, and ADHD, […]

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Congresswoman Grace Meng Announced Speaker for Queens College’s 93rd Commencement Ceremony

Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez has announced that Grace Meng will be the main speaker for Queens College’s 93rd Commencement Ceremony for the graduating class of 2017. Grace Meng is a lawyer and Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. Meng represents New York’s sixth congressional district in Queens, New York which […]

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Career Column

Career Corner: Acing the Interview with Coach Diane

Editor’s note: The Knight News introduces a new column with pro- fessional development advice for students. For each issue “Coach Diane” provides students with strategies and detailed tips that give students an opportunity to prepare for internships, entry level positions and beyond. Reaching the interview stage is an excellent milestone, if you are at this […]

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CUNY revamps remedial classes

Last fall, nearly 80 percent of those who graduated from New York City high schools arrived at City University’s community college system only to realize they had yet mastered the rigors of college-level work, leaving high school unprepared. This meant about four of five high school graduates began college needing remedial coursework in reading, writing, […]

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The Big Buddy program at Queens College helps children in need

The Big Buddy program was founded in 1989, by Arthur Salz, a professor of early elementary childhood education. He read in a newspaper report that there were 10,000 homeless children in New York. “Obviously these children were going through a hard time in their life,” Salz said. “I wanted to do something to support them […]

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The Happy Addition: Queens College’s Family Nutrition and Exercise Science Vegetable and Herb Garden

Queens College’s Family Nutrition and Exercise Science (FNES) Vegetable and Herb Garden has been a happy addition to the college for over the past decade. Managed and established by Food Management Studies Director and Professor Clare Consiglio, the garden carries a large array of vegetables and herbs. What started out as a small piece of land […]

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Professor Joyce Warren reflects on life and career

While Professor Joyce Warren may be known around Queens College as both an English professor and director of the Women and Gender Studies program, back home in Western Massachusetts, she was the little girl who read everything, climbed the tallest of trees, and would not tolerate prejudice among any of the kids she played with. […]

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