• News,  This Week's Paper

    NABA Presents: Black History, Not Just a Month

    At its first annual black history banquet on Feb. 15, the QC chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants highlighted the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout history. The event stressed the importance of celebrating black history year round, and not just in February. Led by NABA president Bensky Belizaire and Vice President Edem Ekpe, the banquet highlighted the achievements of African-Americans as a part of the trivia segment of the night. Quizzing members on several trivia questions pertaining to black history and audience members were given a chance to guess answers, followed by a brief biography of the notable person the question asked about. The list of illustrious people in…

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    The “First” of Many, Katrina Adams Comes to QC

    Katrina Adams, CEO of the United States Tennis Association, came to Queens College to speak for Black History Month. She was introduced by QC President Felix Matos Rodriguez, who named her many accomplishments, Adams being the first black CEO of the Tennis Association, youngest CEO, and the first person who previously played Tennis to achieve the position. “We are not worthy of being in her presence,” President Matos joked while reading off Adams’ accomplishments. Beyond her business achievements, Adams is also a contributor to the CBS Sports show “We Need to Talk,” and a winner of the NCAA doubles title. Adams graduated from Northwestern University, where she majored in communications.…