Spotlight Stories

The stories below highlight the best of what Queens offers for students and the entire campus community. 

More than a Credential

Adult student is eager to get diploma after 14-year hiatus. Read More

After a decade, Jessica Borgnis realizes a dream

Borgnis, a Hayworth student, graduated in May 2012 with a bachelor's degree in sociology. Read More

‘I didn’t leave with just a degree, I was transformed as a person’

Vanessa Faura blossomed from dreamer to doer, earning two communication degrees and starting an organization to help high schoolers connect with colleges. Read More

Charting his course one semester at a time

Craven Crockett is just a few months away from realizing a life-long dream: a degree in business. Read More

Adult student Amy Doughten starts fresh at Queens

Amy Doughten says Queens’ Hayworth College for Adult Studies allowed her to embark on a new life. Read More

Withers House provides comforts of home for adult students with hectic schedules

Adult students use the Withers House as their home base on the Queens campus. Read More

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