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President Matos and QC student speak out about DACA decision

President Felix Matos has never wavered in his support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the federal program usually referred to as DACA.  In 2016 he signed a statement sponsored by Pomona College in California, along with more than 700 other college and university presidents, supporting the program. He also offered to meet with national […]

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Queens College president honored at Hispanic Heritage Month Ceremony

Queens College President Felix Matos Rodriguez was honored at the Champions for Change and Leadership Awards on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the President’s Lounge. The Queens Tribune, a local Queens newspaper, hosted the Hispanic Heritage awards reception. The event was created for Hispanic Heritage month and to show how these Hispanic community leaders […]

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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 […]

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