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April 2015

“How I Got a Job with an Urban/Environmental Studies Major”: Recent Alumni Offer Job Search Tips and Tricks

April 20, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

"How I Got a Job with an Urban/Environmental Studies Major": Recent Alumni Offer Job Search Tips and Tricks Find out how recent alums of our program found gainful employment with a BA in Urban and/or Environmental Studies!! Speakers: Laura Harrison (North Shore-LIJ Health System; URBST, 2013) Jose Mejia (MA in Social Work @ Fordham U.; URBST, 2012) Regina Fojas (Times Square Alliance, URBST, 2013) Kirk Grisham (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; URBST, 2009) Arielle Miller (Sustainable Long Island; ENSTD,…

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January 2016

Experiential Learning Course Enhancement Grants

January 26, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experiential Learning Course Enhancement Grants

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March 2016

2016 Hagedorn Scholarships!!!

March 7, 2016 - March 28, 2016

 Hagedorn Scholarship for First Generation College Students in Urban and Environmental Studies Due on March 28, 2016 by 5 pm!!! Thanks to a generous grant from the Hagedorn Fund, the Department of Urban Studies awards scholarships of $1,500/year to Urban and Environmental Studies Undergraduate Majors who are among the first generation in their family to attend a four-year college in the United States. Please download the Scholarship Application for further instructions.

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July 2016

Visiting Practitioner Lynn Lewis Teaching MA Course on Housing, Fall 2016

July 19, 2016 - August 29, 2016

For Fall 2016, Lynn Lewis, Executive Director for Picture the Homeless: Organizing for Dignity and Respect, will teach an MA course on housing in the Urban Affairs Program at Queens College. Course Information: URBST723 Introduction to Urban Housing M, 6:30PM-8:30PM KY-313 6 open seats as of July 18, 2016 LYNN LEWIS has worked with Picture the Homeless since its founding, and has been the Executive Director since 2003. Lynn is the past Civil Rights organizer at Picture the Homeless and…

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September 2016

Experiential Learning Course Grants

September 21, 2016

Department of Urban Studies, Hagedorn Fund Experiential Learning Course Enhancement Grants DUE SEPT. 21, 2016 Thanks to generous support from the Hagedorn Fund, the Urban Studies Department offers Experiential Learning Activities Course Enhancement Grants. These grants support course-specific activities that foster an experiential learning environment. Experiential Learning = pedagogical activity where students “learn by doing” – that is, activities that feature active and embodied engagement with course related issues and themes (i.e. field trips, tours, service learning projects, taking students to…

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April 2017

Hagedorn Awards for First Generation College Students

April 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

********Deadline: May 10th, 2017, 5 p.m.******** The Department of Urban Studies awards one-time awards of $1,500 to Urban and Environmental Studies Majors who are among the first generation in their family to attend a four-year college in the United States. Students whose parents attended college in a country other than the United States ARE eligible for this award.                                             …

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May 2017

Service Learning Internship Poster Session

May 17, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Science Building Atrium

Students, faculty, staff, and community partners are all invited to view students' service learning projects and to learn about the wide variety of internships held by Urban and Environmental Studies graduating seniors (A list of internship partners can be found below) When: Wednesday, May 17th, 12:15 – 1:30 P.M. Where: Science Building Atrium (lower level), Queens College Refreshments will be served! Sponsored by the Horace and Amy Hagedorn Foundation, Urban/Environmental Studies service learning internships are designed to combine career development…

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April 2018

Hagedorn Awards for First Generation College Students

April 30, 2018

http://qcurban.org/departmental-awards-scholarships/  

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October 2018

A Contemporary Discussion on the Midterm Elections!

October 31, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the Urban Studies Club for a Contemporary Discussion on New York State's Upcoming Elections! Featuring Dept of Urban Studies Faculty: John Seley, Alice Sardell, Gavin McCormick, and James Vacca Wednesday, October 31st 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm Powdermaker Rm 304 Discussion includes: the importance of the midterm election, political polarization, and how this election affects YOU! Email the Urban Studies Club for more information: qc.urbst.club@gmail.com '  

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November 2018

Corey Johnson, Speaker of New York City Council, visits the Urban Studies Department!

November 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Corey Johnson, Speaker of New York City Council, visits the Urban Studies Department on Friday, November 16th. 4 pm Powdermaker 115 Corey Johnson was elected by his peers to serve as Speaker of the New York City Council on January 3, 2018. He was re-elected in 2017 with 94% of the vote to represent Council District 3. Raised in a union household where his mother, a homeless services provider, and his father, a Teamster, instilled in him the values of…

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