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    QC’s Asian American Center: A community based on civic engagement

    “Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.” This is the definition of civic engagement, according to the New York Times. This message strongly resonates with the Asian American Center at Queens College and truly serves as their mission.   The Asian American Center works with the QC student community in plenty of ways, most notably by offering a very special scholarship. As with any scholarship, this one is intended to help students…