Queensborough Community College

Courier reporter gears up for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Courier reporter gears up for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/16/2014 at 10:08AM

In honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month I put on my leather jacket, strapped on boots and took part in a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Introductory Motorcycle Experience course offered by the Motorcycle Safety School just west of Lindenwood, Queens, over the Brooklyn line.

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’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/11/2013 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Sunny to partly cloudy. High 31. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low 23. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: New York Voices — Vocal Jazz Quartet — 25th Anniversary Celebration Hear the incredible vocal jazz of this world renowned quartet — the [...]

Op-ed: Co-location: What’s the rush?
News Op-Ed 11/15/2013 at 2:29PM

ASSEMBLYMEMBER DAVID WEPRIN Late last month the Department of Education’s Panel on Educational Policy voted on all co-location proposals. Martin Van Buren High, I.S. 59, August Martin High School, P.S. 40, J.H.S. 226, M.S. 72 and the Corona Arts and Sciences are the schools facing co-location in Queens. The Department of Education called off its [...]

Comfort woman shares story with Queens students
Comfort woman shares story with Queens students
News Liam La Guerre 7/15/2013 at 2:34PM

A survivor of the Japanese sex camps during World War II recently shared her story with students in the hopes that a younger generation of Americans will learn through her experience. Ok Sun Lee, 85, described how she was brutally kidnapped from Korea as a teenager, tortured and witnessed other women killed by Japanese soldiers [...]

Queensborough students connect with Korean ‘comfort women’
Queensborough students connect with Korean ‘comfort women’
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 2/02/2013 at 1:07PM

Ok Sun Lee was kidnapped by Japanese soldiers at age 15. She was raped on average 30 times a day. She spoke so history would not repeat itself. Korean “comfort women” recounted their tales of survival to a group of students at Queensborough Community College’s Kupferberg Holocaust Center. The survivors represent a small handful of [...]

Queensborough will give students ‘Edge for Success’
Queensborough will give students ‘Edge for Success’
Education & Kids Terence M. Cullen 6/02/2012 at 12:13PM

Deirdre Corrigan, a 20-year-old Queensborough Community College student pursuing her associate’s degree in nursing, thinks it’s great her school is raising money to help young students get an education. “I’m very excited about this program,” she said. “I actually started Queensborough on a scholarship and it really helps so many students who need scholarships.” Queensborough [...]