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College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences at Queens

Time Honored. Forward Thinking.

In the liberal arts tradition, Queens offers academic programs designed to pique curiosity, engage the imagination, encourage questions, and prepare students for leadership in a complex world. Queens' College of Arts and Sciences strives to serve the university and the community as an intellectual and cultural hub that connects the arts, sciences and humanities. 

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) believes strongly in nurturing every student's potential, enabling them to thrive in the classroom and into the future. CAS offers a unique educational experience: small classes, challenging and innovative curriculum, research opportunities, sense of community, award-winning faculty -- in the heart of a dynamic city.  A cornerstone of Queens' academic model is the John Belk International Program and a robust internship program, which is another unique edge CAS has over peer schools. 

To meet the ever-changing demands of the professional landscape, CAS has grown to include 13 departments, 31 majors and a wide variety of minors and concentrations.

"Being exposed to different styles of learning -- while meeting people from all over the world -- has given me a more robust outlook on life as a world citizen and member of the Queens family." 
- Crockett Sewell '17

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Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards in Service Named at Commencement

This year, Margaret Nelson '17 was named the student award recipient. Nelson served as a member of the Student Government Association, a Royal Ambassador and Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society, for which she served as president. She was also name the Outstanding Royal Ambassador for 2016-17. She received the North Carolina Campus Compact Student Election Engagement Fellowship from March-December 2016. During this period, she transformed voter registration and information initiatives at Queens.  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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Students Participate in Model Organization of American States in D.C.

This year, eleven Queens students worked together to represent El Salvador. They prepared for the competition by learning about the social, political and economic history and current status of the country; they also had to become well-versed in understanding the same of other countries with which they must work with in the Model. Read More

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Dr. Engen Collaborates with Local High School Student

Radeva's interest in music therapy continues to grow, thanks to Dr. Engen's willingness to lend her expertise beyond the classrooms of the Fine Arts Center. 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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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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Medium: An Art Exhibition

The Arts at Queens welcomes the talented emerging artists from the Core Fellowship Program at Penland, who are highlighted in this multi-medium exhibition. View Event

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Opening Reception for Medium: An Art Exhibition

The Arts at Queens welcomes the talented emerging artists from the Core Fellowship Program at Penland, who are highlighted in this multi-medium exhibition. View Event

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Fall Choral Concert

The Arts at Queens invites you to hear The Chamber Singers and Chorale, two student ensembles, perform works by major composers from the Renaissance through the Contemporary periods of choral literature, directed by Mitchell Lewis. Some works will feature student soloists and instrumentalists.  View Event

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