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    Renovations at Queens College benefit media studies and science students

    Renovations at King Hall and Remsen Hall should give students an improved TV studio and modernized science labs. QC decided to renovate the TV studio at King Hall and the labs at Remsen Hall using a $2 million grant allocated for such projects. The improvements will include an improved green room, modernized electrical equipment and a makeover of the entire TV Studio at King Hall. There will also be more spacious laboratories and modern lab equipment at Remsen Hall. While some students may view this as a distraction, media studies and science majors are now able to get better hands-on experience with more modernized technology. “Maybe this could help us…

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    A $2 million renovation for the laboratories in Remsen Hall

    On July 18, State Senator Tony Avella presented Interim President Evangelos Gizis with a $2 million grant to enable renovations of chemistry labs in Remsen Hall. On his tour around Remsen, Avella immediately realized that work needed to be done. On referring to one of the labs, he said “it is, unfortunately, very clear that this research lab needs to be upgraded.” “Education is key to the future of our children and we, as legislators, need to ensure that every college, especially within the City University of New York, has the best resources to provide our children with the best possible education,” Avella said. Built in 1949, Remsen Hall, named after famous chemist Ida Remsen…

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    King Hall TV Studio to be renovated

    The 40-year-old television studio located in King Hall is getting a brand new extreme makeover. To bring in the New Year, it was announced on Jan. 6 that the studio — used by many media studies students — would undergo a renovation. The announcement calls for private contractors to bid on the opportunity to work the renovation. Constructed in the 1970s, the studio is outdated and has not been recently updated so everything will need to be replaced to create a brand new modern television studio. The renovation is expected to cost between $1.5 and $1.7 million. Improvements to the 3,250 square-foot space will include complete renovation of the main…