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    Queens College President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez Joins the 2015 Class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows

    QC President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez was chosen to participate in the Aspen Institute Ascend Fellowship. The Ascend Fellowship was launched in 2011 with its primary mission of combating intergenerational poverty using a two-generation strategy. “I look forward to using my experience as an Ascend Fellow to explore ways to improve the educational outcomes of college students who are parents both at Queens College and throughout the City University of New York system,” Rodriguez said. The announcement was made on March 10.  “Too many families are struggling, and it is time for a new generation of leaders who have the vision, innovation, and drive to develop a portfolio of solutions…