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    Business breakfast forum discusses possible ACA repeal

    Sheryl McCarthy, lecturer of journalism at Queens College, moderated a panel discussing the Affordable Care Act during an early morning breakfast forum at the Student Union ballroom on Friday, Nov. 17. The panel consisted of three professionals in the healthcare industry, along with a state senator. Among them was Lisa David, the President and CEO of Public Health Solutions, Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of EmblemHealth, Kate Spaziani, Vice President of External Affairs for the New York-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network and Senator Gustavo Rivera, who represents the 33rd Senate District in the Bronx. Rivera was outspoken about the issue at hand, stating that he couldn’t believe there are conversations in…

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    QC hosts business forum breakfast featuring AT&T president

    Queens College hosted Marissa Shorenstein, president of AT&T’s east region sector, at a business forum breakfast earlier this month in the Student Union ballroom. Shorenstein discussed how AT&T impacts local communities. Shorenstein spoke about her childhood and the hard work it took for her to get to where she is today in the world’s biggest telecommunications company. She grew up in a Jewish household located in New York City where politics was a major focus of her parent’s work.  Shorenstein often attended political rallies with her parents. She spoke about standing on the corner of 77th Street and Broadway at age 9 to hand out leaflets, campaigning for her mother.…