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Queens University of Charlotte is a private, student-centered, comprehensive university with a diverse coeducational student body of more than 2,600 served by the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, School of Communication, Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies, and Andrew Blair College of Health which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing. Queens also began offering a selection of online programs in 2013.

Across all programs, Queens emphasizes active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships made possible through a 10:1 student-teacher ratio, a creative synthesis of the liberal arts with the world of work, and the value of lifelong learning.

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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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Vandiver Center Offers Unique Approach to Career Preparation

Some classrooms can't be contained by walls. The Queens Vandiver Center for Career Development works under the notion that experiential learning and professional development begin on day one. Many other colleges and universities offer internship opportunities exclusively to juniors and seniors—students further along in their studies.  Read More

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Queens' Rio Study Abroad Program Wins Innovation Award

Queens' digital media initiative at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was named the most innovative new program in 2017 by GoAbroad, an international studies organization. Read More

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Professor Mark Kelso Wins Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award

The words of the Queens colleagues, alumni and current students who nominated Kelso paint the picture of a compassionate, brilliant, enthusiastic man. "Wizard-like," he is listening, guiding and laughing -a great, big laugh that his students love to hear and will never forget. His eyes sparkle with delight when "a student has put together a point of view or analogy that they hadn't thought of before." Read More

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Cheryl Gregory '17 Finds Way Back to College, Now Embarks on Graduate School

After decades of work while raising two boys, Gregory, 49, not only returned to school but excelled. She'll graduate Saturday from Queens University of Charlotte and then start graduate studies at Duke University. 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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