Month: September 2018

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This Week's Paper

Queens College President and Students Help to Rebuild Puerto Rico

Towards the end of the Spring 2018 semester, applications opened up for the CUNY Service Corps Puerto Rico Trip, an all-expenses-paid volunteer Summer program which tasked students with working alongside other relief groups as part of the “New York Stands with Puerto Rico” rebuilding and recovery effort, initiated by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Volunteers from Queens […]

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Striding Towards a More Inclusive CUNY Community

On June 19, CUNY officials announced their decision to grant name and gender marker changes to all CUNY students.   The CUNY General Counsel for Legal Affairs issued a statement on June 18, regarding the topic of name and/or gender change requests on school records. In this memorandum, the CUNY community was informed of the […]

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Career Column
This Week's Paper

QC is first CUNY to Receive Partnership with Google for Computer Science

Doors are opening for incoming freshman with a passion for computer science and all things technology at Queens College.   This past summer, a lucky group of 26 freshmen were competitively selected to be the first cohort to participate in Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute Extension at QC.   “I am very pleased to join […]

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Nike Joins Political Controversy on Kneeling, with Kaepernick

“Just Do It.” The famous catchphrase took on a new meaning on September 3, when the U.S. athletics brand Nike announced their 30th anniversary campaign. The cover star of the campaign is former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who cut ties with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016 after he ‘took a knee,’ in protest of police […]

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“Meets the Greeks” Shines (Once Again) for Fall Recruitments

As a new semester begins, Queens College sororities and fraternities prepare for what is arguably the most crucial time for their organizations: new member recruitment. Without an influx of new students to recruit, both freshmen and transfers alike, QCs Greek community would cease to exist.     To promote all of the diverse organizations on campus, […]

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Sports

“Queens College Day” at Citi Field with New York Mets

Queens College President, Félix Matos Rodríguez, volunteered and enjoyed the honor of being able to catch the ceremonial first pitch thrown by QC alumnus Michael Weisman to cap off Queens College Day at Citi Field held this past summer. The ceremony held prior to the Mets game against the Nationals on July 12th, 2018, was […]

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Career Column

Liberal Arts Degree to Director of Largest Asset Firm: Meet Mark Shpizner

Students, faculty, alumni, and sponsors gathered on the chilly Friday morning of September 14, to listen to keynote speaker Mark diss speech at Queens College’s Business Forum Breakfast, “From American Studies to Asset Management: The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today’s Business Environment.”   Shpizner serves as the Director of Financial Markets Advisory […]

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