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    Queens College joins CUNY 2020 program’s investment plans

    An economy bouncing back is ripe for investments; the CUNY 2020 program incentivizes the colleges to create economically stimulating ideas and compete with other CUNY schools. CUNY 2020 is a “Challenge Grant Program” that pushes CUNY schools to come up with long term economic development plans that create jobs, help communities and ensure quality investments. “One of the goals of CUNY 2020 is to support long term economic development, so the three projects will contribute to job growth in the NYC area, including jobs for QC students and alumni,” said Acting Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Elizabeth Hendrey. The grant provided $55 million in capital funding for eight…