Marcia Moxam Comrie is a homegrown student of Queens. She graduated from York College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in English with a journalism concentration. She also earned her master’s degree in English Literature at Queens College.
After school, she embarked on a career in journalism at CMP Media as an editor at Electronic Buyers’ News. In 2000, she was hired to help launch the Queens Tribune’s sister publication, the Press of Southeast Queens, serving as the founding editor-in-chief. Comrie continues to write her weekly column, “A Personal Perspective.”
Now, she is the official writer/editor for York College, where she writes articles for the college’s homepage and is the writer/editor of several publications – including the alumni magazine, On the March, as well as an annual report, York Connections, the Provost’s monthly magazine, Academic Affairs Update and the faculty showcase publication, Discovery at York.
Comrie has served her community in various capacities, including as a nonprofit volunteer, community advocate and a voice for victims of racial, police brutality and sexual orientation bias attacks. She is a member of Corona Seventh Day Adventist Church where she has serves on the Usher Board and is a member of the Communications Ministry.