Meng Hosts Jewish-Korean Discussion

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Jewish-American and Korean-American leaders came together in Bayside for a discourse about nurturing community collaboration. The Jewish and Korean-American Intercultural Dialogue was held at the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives at Queensborough Community College on March 31. Hosted by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), the evening featured performances, guest […]

Katz Welcomes New Director Of Cultural Affairs

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Tuesday morning, Borough President Melinda Katz introduced her new Director of Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Nayelli Valencia, to a room full of guests at the Queens Council of the Arts in Astoria. Katz said one of her top priorities as Borough President is to rebrand Queens as a major […]

J. Cole To Perform At Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Although Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are the official performers for Super Bowl XLVIII, Queens College will get its own musical guest as J. Cole will hold a concert at the school. With the divisional playoffs decided, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are gearing up to […]

Officials, Friends Honor James Muyskens

We can expect no more of a college president than the contributions made by Jim Muyskens to Queens College. During his tenure, he has led the college to make great strides forward in many areas. I want to pay tribute to him for his leadership role in building the profile, impact and sustainability of the […]

Muyskens Spearheads Arts At The College

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Although Queens College has been collecting artwork for its campus museum since 1957, many believe that the CUNY school would not have earned its international recognition for the arts without the leadership of Dr. James Muyskens. Muyskens, who has served as president since 2002, is credited by the faculty and […]

Muyskens Brings In Funding To Queens College

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer With less than one third of Queen’s College operating budget funded by the New York State and no support from the City, Dr. James Muyskens does a lot to ensure the college’s campaigning efforts can support student scholarships, technology upgrades, attracting and retaining faculty and many other programs. “As President, […]

Dr. James Muyskens Transformed Queens College

Dr. James Muyskens Transformed Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens College has seen a renaissance over the last dozen years, with new programs, new buildings, new technology and a new attitude. At the center of these massive changes has been Dr. James Muyskens, who took over as president of the school in July 2002. Facing many challenges to revitalize […]