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CUNY appoints new Queens College president
CUNY appoints new Queens College president
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 7/01/2014 at 11:43AM

Dr. Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, a former cabinet secretary of the Department of Family Services for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, was appointed as the president of Queens College by The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY), the school announced Monday.

Students to analyze Queens waters in summer CUNY program
Students to analyze Queens waters in summer CUNY program
Northeast Liam La Guerre 6/27/2014 at 4:15PM

Macaulay Honors College of CUNY is hosting the course to sample and analyze water at the Queens’ base of the Throgs Neck Bridge, Flushing Bay and Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, so students can learn about threats to the ecosystem from what lies beneath these waters.

Jackson Heights native creates website to prop up short men
Jackson Heights native creates website to prop up short men
Northeast Liam La Guerre 5/29/2014 at 12:26PM

Jackson Heights native Harold Everton created AtEyeLevel.co, a website billed as a community forum for men 5’7” and under, last month to educate people about heightism and create a community where short men can give tips to overcome discrimination.

Senator Schumer’s Port Authority reforms
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 5/13/2014 at 9:59AM

Senator Charles Schumer’s seven point plan for reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows chutzpah.  Consider these talking points. Schumer calls on the Authority to stop spending money on projects which take away from its basic mission and transportation.  Since his election to the Senate in 1998, he has been [...]

Nearly 2,000 attend Girls World Expo
Nearly 2,000 attend Girls World Expo
Networking Events Queens Courier Staff 4/29/2014 at 2:40PM

In a day filled with activities as diverse as the girls and their moms, nearly 2,000 people attended the Girls World Expo, a day for empowering teenage girls, where 14 were honored. The Girls World Expo, held March 16 at Terrace on the Park, is the brainchild of Varinda Misset, who founded the company and brought the event to The Queens Courier.