• Career Column

    QC Students Snag Investors Bank Scholarships

    “You reap what you sow,” is the perfect analogy when describing two Queen College students who were awarded prestigious Investors Bank scholarships at the QC Business Forum in June.  Both pursuing careers in business, Michelle Fang, a graduate student in the master’s in science accounting program and widowed mother, and Raymond Greene, an undergraduate business administration major, were elated when they were chosen out of thousands of other hopeful applicants.   The Investors Bank scholarships worth $2,500 is awarded annually through the Investors Bank Foundation to two students in one of the Queens College business programs (accounting, economics, business administration, business and liberal arts, risk management) with outstanding academic performance of…

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    Business and Technology Career Opportunity Exposition

    The Center for Career Engagement and Internships hosted a business and technology exposition event on the Quad this past Monday, September 17th, for students of all kinds to start building their future. This event was chock-full of internship and career opportunities for the aspiring accountants, entrepreneurs, and software developers.   The event started at noon. At this time, there was a small crowd of men and women clad in business casual attire, whom gathered around the ring of tables that were previously set up. This scene took place on the patch of green lawn closest to the Rosenthal library.   When I walked by about an hour into the event,…

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    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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    NABA fosters personal and professional development

    Whether you’re looking for a club to socialize in, or one that provides a gateway to your future career, you always want a place where you fit in. NABA QC believes that they are the perfect balance as a club for students who are looking for a place where they can mingle as well as develop professionally. The National Association of Black Accountants is a club dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for students who want to enter business fields such as accounting or finance. The Queens College chapter believes that although they are a business club, they are also a group of easygoing individuals who want to make their…

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    QC hosts business forum breakfast featuring AT&T president

    Queens College hosted Marissa Shorenstein, president of AT&T’s east region sector, at a business forum breakfast earlier this month in the Student Union ballroom. Shorenstein discussed how AT&T impacts local communities. Shorenstein spoke about her childhood and the hard work it took for her to get to where she is today in the world’s biggest telecommunications company. She grew up in a Jewish household located in New York City where politics was a major focus of her parent’s work.  Shorenstein often attended political rallies with her parents. She spoke about standing on the corner of 77th Street and Broadway at age 9 to hand out leaflets, campaigning for her mother.…