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How Will New York City’s Budget Cuts Affect CUNY And Our Community

The COVID-19 pandemic that has taken over our nation has caused a decline in our economy by disrupting the city’s businesses, and more importantly, our schools and public services. For months, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state budget officials have warned that New York and local governments would have to make extreme cuts to essential […]

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OP-ED: Is QC becoming more like a private institution?

Summer sessions at QC have a wider range of course offerings, compared to the fall semesters. Essentially, only students who can pay the high prices of the summer session can get a better education. I agree that this is extremely unfair and that summer session should be more accessible to students of all income levels […]

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How Queens College hopes to keep Journalism alive

One of a number of historic changes made in Queens College over the past semester is the closing of the Journalism program, which has made it increasingly difficult for students to have a collective voice on campus. Many students and faculty members impacted by the change have banded together to preserve the last of the […]

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A Guide For Incoming QC Students: How to get involved on campus

Although everyone’s expectations of the “perfect college experience” tends to vary from person to person, it differs based on preferred campus size, amenities, or even the number of quiet floors in the library, everyone has the same question in mind: “will I be able to make friends here?” Any guidance counselor or college tour guide […]

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QC’s REOPENING COMMITTEE SETS ITS SIGHTS ON FALL

Following New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s mid-semester decision to indefinitely discontinue in-person CUNY and SUNY school classes, many questions have been raised regarding how – if at all – schools ought to go about reopening in the Fall. To address these questions, Queens College organized and convened a planning committee consisting of faculty members considered […]

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Daniel Weinstein appointed as new dean of math and natural sciences following national search

Dr. Daniel Weinstein never expected to be the dean of the Math and Natural Sciences department at Queens College after holding the chair of QC’s biology department for several years. But, when the department was in search of a dean, after the original selection was forced to drop out due to personal issues, Dr. Weinstein […]

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QC President Frank H. Wu addresses campus via Zoom “Town Hall” Meetings

Amidst the ongoing budget cuts, the adjunct layoffs and the uncertainty of whether or not the Queens College campus will be reopened, President Frank H. Wu held a series of town halls to address the concerns of the QC community.  Wu was appointed by CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez this past Spring to serve […]

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