Author: Irving Cruz

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Queens College to improve academic quality in four-year plan

Queens College released its Draft Strategic Plan 2015-2019 that details the college’s intention to improve campus experience for students. The proposal’s four goals are: connect the QC community and the campus, provide support for faculty and staff, ensure academic success for students and improve QC’s infrastructure and operational capacity. President Felix Matos Rodriguez held two […]

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NABA helps students with business opportunities

During the 1960s, many black accountants felt there were not enough promotions for them in the corporate world. However, in 1969, nine people decided to create NABA to help members network and challenge discrimination. Forty-six years later, there are more than 20,000 members with chapters set up at over 150 colleges and cities across the […]

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A variety of resources for use at Rosenthal Library

The Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library consists of six floors filled with many resources for students and faculty to use. Specifically, the library holds over 900,000 books, 1,000 scholarly articles and 92,000 periodicals. Moreover, there are computers and study rooms available on each floor. The Multimedia Common room, found on first floor, provides free electronic rentals […]

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Half of college graduates say college was worth it

A recent survey conducted by Gallup-Purdue University found only half of recent graduates strongly agree with their college education “was worth the cost.” Gallup-Purdue University, as part of a national survey, selected 30,000 students from both public and private colleges. The goal is to help college professors observe and understand the their overall teaching ability […]

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Friend requests on Facebook may determine loans

Most Queens College students do not think too much when they accept a friend request, although, a potential Facebook patent may change. Facebook is developing a new technology that, if approved by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office, would allow creditors to use a new system to evaluate a potential borrower’s creditworthiness. It would seek information from a […]

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