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About Queens

What began as a small college for women in 1857 has evolved into a co-ed, comprehensive, master's-level university with a commitment to liberal arts and professional studies. Today, Queens University of Charlotte serves approximately 2,250 undergraduate and graduate students through its six accredited schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the Blair College of Health (including the Presbyterian School of Nursing), the Cato School of Education, the Knight School of Communication and the Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies.

Queens is also home to five N.C. Professors of the Year, 18 NCAA Division II men's and women's sports teams, and exemplary international study and internship programs that have been ranked among the best in the country.

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Students Praise Jewish Life at Queens

When searching for just the right college, Morasha had no idea her Judaism would become an important factor in her decision. As she considered Queens University, she appreciated its growing Jewish program and believed she could have a hand in shaping it. Read More

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Queens Joins New American Colleges and Universities Consortium

The New American Colleges and Universities collectively and individually are often cited as models of the intentional integration of teaching and learning, scholarship, and service. Read More

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Queens Partners with Local Police Department

Queens University of Charlotte is proud to announce a partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD). All CMPD employees have the opportunity to embark on education at Queens to earn a bachelors degree.  Read More

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Newly Renovated Belk Chapel Featured in Carolina Bride

Queens University's storied Belk Chapel got a facelift, and thanks to a mock wedding last month, members of the university and Charlotte communities got an exclusive preview of the newly renovated space. Read More

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Rosie Beaudrot Graham '67 Recalls Queens as Launching Pad to Career with NASA

fter earning a master's degree at UNC, Graham was hired by IBM to work for NASA in Houston. As one of 30 women on a team of 630 programmers, it was still the era of "hidden figures," Graham says. "We had a dress code-suits, skirts or dresses. We were not offered management positions that the men were given, because we might 'leave and get married.' And the men often thought we were the secretaries."It was a thrilling time nonetheless, sending men to the moon using five IBM 360 mainframes with one megabyte of memory each-your iPhone has 1,000 times the memory of those 360 mainframes. Read More

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EVENTS

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Sarah Creech: An Evening of Fiction

The Arts at Queens welcomes you to listen to Sarah Creech, assistant professor of English and creative writing at Queens, read, from her new novel, "The Whole Way Home," as part of the English Department Reading Series.  View Event

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An Evening with Father Desbois

The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice will be mark their one year anniversary by hosting a free event for the community in the newly renovated Belk Chapel. Queens welcomes Father Patrick Desbois, renowned Holocaust scholar and human rights activist, to discuss Catholic-Jewish understanding. View Event

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World Languages Film: "Tanna"

The Department of World Languages and the Center for Latino Studies presents “Tanna,” a story of a young woman in the South Pacific who runs away with the man she loves to avoid an arranged marriage. Villagers wrestle with preserving their traditional culture or adapting it to the modern-day call for individual freedom. View Event

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World Languages Film: "A Man Called Ove"

The Swedish film “A Man Called Ove” focuses on the quintessential angry old man next door. Ove is an isolated retiree and widower with strict principles and a short fuse who spends his days enforcing rules that only he cares about. After a boisterous young family moves in next door and accidentally flattens his mailbox, an unlikely friendship forms. The Department of World Languages presents this film. View Event

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Miguel Chirinos

The Center for Latino Studies and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement welcome Miguel Chirinos, author of the book "Simón Bolívar in the United States: Bicentennial Visit (1807-2007)." View Event

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