Education & Kids

Ridgewood art center provides free space for locals and intellectually disabled
Ridgewood art center provides free space for locals and intellectually disabled
Business Eric Jankiewicz 7/16/2014 at 1:05PM

An arts center in Ridgewood is applying for a liquor license. Okay, sounds like Williamsburg so far. But while it wants to serve alcohol for its weekend music shows, the owners also want to make more money so that they can continue to offer free services on weekdays to the local community — especially the intellectually disabled.

Little Neck school first in the US to offer Essential Accessibility app
Little Neck school first in the US to offer Essential Accessibility app
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 7/07/2014 at 5:07PM

A Little Neck elementary school is paving the way for people with disabilities. P.S. 811Q on Marathon Parkway is the first school in the nation to partner with Canadian company Essential Accessibility and offer its app, which is designed to help people who can’t browse the web through conventional methods.

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.