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    QC Annual Gala Honors Fran Drescher, Evelyn M. Strauch and Muriel Sapir

    On May 3rd, 2017, Queens College held its annual Gala at Gustavino’s on East 59th Street in Manhattan. This year’s Gala honored three women whose work has enriched the arts, education and community revitalization, and philanthropy. In a celebration that coincided with the college’s 80th anniversary, Emmy nominated-actress, author and advocate for cancer awareness, Fran Drescher, was recognized with the college’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Foreign language educator and community revitalization activist, Evelyn M. Strauch, received the President’s Award and philanthropist, Muriel Sapir Greenblatt, was honored with the Alumni Award. The Gala, Queens College’s principal fundraiser, raised over $1 million in scholarship funds for a richly diverse student body representing more…