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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.

CUNY selects new chancellor
CUNY selects new chancellor
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 1/18/2014 at 12:40PM

In an unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) appointed James B. Milliken, president of the University of Nebraska system since 2004, as its new chancellor.

Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Central Maggie Hayes 1/03/2014 at 9:10AM

Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.

Holocaust survivor shares experiences through art
Holocaust survivor shares experiences through art
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 12/12/2013 at 12:44PM

As visitors walk through the Queensborough Community College (QCC) Art Gallery, they are taken through the experiences of Rosemarie Koczÿ, who at three years old had her life turned upside down. Koczÿ was born in 1939 in Recklinghausen, Germany and three years later was taken to a concentration camp together with her family. At a [...]

Queens College hosts first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party
Queens College hosts first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party
News Liam La Guerre 10/22/2013 at 2:50PM

The City University of New York’s Queens College has taken another step in honoring its past athletic achievers and bolstering its athletic department. The school hosted the first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party on Sunday to pay tribute to past athletes and allow them to connect with current players. Dozens of fans and student athletes past and [...]

York men’s soccer dominates in season opener
York men’s soccer dominates in season opener
News Liam La Guerre 9/07/2013 at 1:09AM

Junior Rachidi Amadou led York College with two goals as the Cardinals shutout Sarah Lawrence College to win their season opener, 4-0, on Thursday. York (1-0) completely dominated possession and out shot Sarah Lawrence, 41-1.  As the final score reflected, the Cardinals scored early and often, ending with Brandon Yotagri’s unassisted goal in the final [...]

New research center to study Jamaica Bay ecosystem
New research center to study Jamaica Bay ecosystem
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 8/13/2013 at 11:40AM

A top-tier research center promoting resilience in urban ecosystems is coming to Jamaica Bay. On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced CUNY will house the new Science and Resilience Institute. The leaders also laid out progress on the cooperative management of Jamaica Bay parkland and waters. “The new consortium [...]

First city ROTC program in decades comes to York College
First city ROTC program in decades comes to York College
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 1/18/2013 at 3:01PM

New cadets are being trained for a future serving the country right at York College, in the first city ROTC program in decades. Last September, the CUNY school took on an ROTC program for young, hopeful cadets. “I’ve wanted to be an officer all my life,” said junior Jerome Tabaosares. “I wanted to go to [...]