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Student Life at Queens

Welcome to Life on Campus at Queens. Our Student Engagement team brings the fun, including Greek life and intramurals and events such as Casino Night and the legendary Boar's Head Banquet. Residence Life offer enriching programming to strengthen bonds within our campus community. Through our Health and Wellness Services Department we help all students remain healthy, both physically and emotionally. From feeding your soul in the Chapel to warming your belly in the Coffee House, our dining options are better than ever.

 

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Queens Nursing Alumni, Faculty Receive Accolades

Queens Presbyterian School of Nursing, housed in the Blair College of Health, continues to collect accolades 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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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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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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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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EVENTS

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Boys Basketball Camp - Individual Session III

The camp will focus on teaching basic basketball skills, along with strategies and rules of the game. View Event

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Men's Basketball Elite Camp - Individual Session II

This camp is designed to be for players who are aspiring to play at the college level. View Event

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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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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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