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    Fifteen years later: Queens College commemorates 9/11

    On Friday, Sept. 9, the Office of Student Development and Leadership held a commemoration to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Dozens of QC students and faculty members came out to share in the experience. The commemoration, held just before the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks was a morning to honor the lives lost and the brave men and women who sacrificed and risked their own lives to come to the rescue of others. Judy Krinitz, the associate director of OSDL at Queens College, served as the master of ceremonies for the event. Krinitz introduced Assembly member Nily Rozic and Councilmember Rory Lancman along with QC President Felix…

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    Felix Matos Rodriguez anticipates another year as president

    Felix Matos Rodriguez feels energized and ready for another year after finishing his first as Queens College’s President. Despite facing challenges in his first year, including “keeping up with the speed of things,” Rodriguez said it helped adjust him to the QC community and know more about the campus. “Each day and encounter around Queens, Manhattan or the rest of the city brings a new opportunity,” Rodriguez said. Rodriguez describes his job as creating a mission where “all jobs point that way.” Moreover, he cites responsibilities as a part of this where he meets with business leaders or officials to enjoying events on campus, which reminds him of when was…

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    New president adjusts to a life on campus

    New Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez attempted to decorate his office in Queens Hall. However, he attended events throughout campus over the past few weeks since his appointment. From welcoming incoming residents in The Summit to speaking with incoming faculty members, the number of events Rodriguez appeared at is still growing in order to familiarize himself with the campus. Rodriguez called this “busy but very good busy.” He mentioned how important QC is as a community and was “eager to connect” with faculty, staff and students. “It has been a hectic but really warm. People have been extremely friendly in both face-to-face encounters that I’ve had in meetings and…