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Queens Collegiate 100 Acknowledged As Best Chapter in U.S.

Mentoring and Community Volunteerism Set Queens' Collegiate 100 Group Above Others Read More

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image10/28/16

Alumna Participates in Queens-CMS Literacy Educator Partnership

Last September, Sarah Hoyle's '13 entire third-grade class was reading below a first-grade level. By March, her lowest reader had jumped to second-grade level. Hoyle- in her third year of teaching-credits the change to what she's learning her second time around at Queens. She's one of seven teachers at Nations Ford Elementary School in Charlotte enrolled in the Master of Education in Literacy program at the Cato School of Education. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) pays 100 percent of the tuition. Read More

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image11/04/16

Students, Faculty Meet with Journalists from Around the World to Discuss Election

On Tuesday, six Queens students and three faculty engaged with reporters from around the world to discuss the 2016 election season. Read More

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Men's Basketball Defeats VCU in Exhibition Game

This weekend, the men's team begin their regularly season as they play host to the Embassy Suites SAC/PBC Tip-off Challenge in Curry Arena. The team will take on Armstrong State and Clayton State over the weekend, while the women's team will begin their season in the SAC/CC Challenge in a game versus Barton College on November 11.  Read More

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image11/10/16

Queens Unveils Lounge for Veteran and Military Students

On Monday, Queens unveiled the newest addition to campus in an opening ceremony: a veteran lounge to support its military and veteran population on campus. The Student Veterans Center was made possible by a $6,000 grant from Home Depot. Read More

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image11/17/16

Queens Begins Construction on Region’s First World-Class Field Hockey Facility

The Queens Sports Complex in Marion Diehl Park is home to the university's Royals field hockey program, introduced in 2016, and to Charlotte Ambush youth field hockey club. Ambush oversees 18 school programs, as well as more than 300 youth in recreation league and select programs. Queens also shares the field space and other Sports Complex facilities with Mecklenburg County. Read More

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image11/18/16

Dr. Lyons Named 2016 North Carolina Sport Management Coalition Educator of the Year

Students speak very highly of Dr. Lyons and credit a lot of their accomplishments at Queens to him due to his willingness to push students past their potential. Read More

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image11/18/16

General Hayden and Sir John Scarlett Discuss National Security at Learning Society Event

On Tuesday, The Learning Society and Queens community welcomed General Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director, and Sir John Scarlett, former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service, as they discuss geopolitical hot spots and the confluence of cyber security, privacy and national security. Read More

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image11/30/16

Davis and Gatterdam Awarded for Philanthropy

Davis was recognized as the year's Outstanding Fundraising Executive, an award for leadership encompasses integrity, talent and dedication in fundraising. Davis has raised over $125 million for Queens. Alumna Kate Gatterdam received the award for Outstanding Student Philanthropist. Read More

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image12/09/16

Funderburk Publishes Poetry, MFA Faculty Named Genius Award Winners

The English and Creative Writing Department and the MFA Department have much to be proud of this year. Julie Funderburk, assistant professor of English and creative writing, published her debut poetry collection, "The Door that Always Opens." Two MFA faculty, poet Claudia Rankine and playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, were named among the 23 McArthur Genius Award fellows. Over fifteen publications and submissions and over seven conference presentations and essays composed by the department's faculty were accepted. Read More

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