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Queens Faculty, Alumna to Mentor International Leaders

According to a joint press release issued by Bank of America and Vital Voices, the week-long mentorship initiative "will bring together women leaders of small businesses and social enterprise from the Carolinas and around the world for mentoring and workshops focused on building organizational management, financial acumen and leadership skills." Read More

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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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Queens Launches Online Master of Health Administration Degree

Queens prides itself on its applied approach to learning. Students in the online MHA program will benefit from course topics and discussions that are infused with real-world scenarios. While theoretical discussion plays a part in the curriculum, applied learning is the primary focus. Read More

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Dr. Judy Schindler Named Champion of Diversity

Dr. Schindler has been an advocate of promoting peace, and she works tirelessly to educate populations on the Holocaust, racial justice and interfaith acceptance. She has worked alongside students and community leaders to host dialogues on timely issues such as race, religious freedom, and immigration. She was named Rabbi Emerita of Temple Beth El after serving as senior rabbi from 2003-2016 and as associate rabbi from 1998-2003. Through engagement with students, community members, and temple goers, Dr. Schindler has impacted hundreds of lives. Dr. Schindler and other award winners from other philanthropic categories will participate in a luncheon on National Philanthropy Day on November 15. Read More

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Queens Ranks Fifth in Final Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

Last season the Royals took home a ninth place finish making this the first back-to-back top-10 finish in history for a North Carolina institution at the NCAA DII level. Queens ranked 49th in 2015. 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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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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Joanna Benjamin '20 Embodies 'Rex Factor'

"I had always dreamed of going to college, but was worried about how to make it work financially," she says. "A tremendous scholarship opportunity brought me to Queens. The admissions and financial aid counselors—especially Leslie Rivers—were determined to make it work. And they continue to support me now that I am here." 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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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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