QC Home Page QC Home Page
 
Future Students  Current Students  Parents and Families  Alumni  Faculty Staff   
  A-Z Index

 WHY I Support QC

 

 Donald T. Rave '50

Donald Rave proudly recalls being one of the first generation of students to enter Queens College in 1946. “My wife Patricia and I both cherished the gift of the publicly-subsidized education,” he explains. A Political Science major, Donald went on to New York University Law School, and built a successful law practice on Long Island. Patricia, a Psychology major who graduated from QC the same year he did, worked as a paralegal in his firm.

Today, one of his four sons, Donald. Jr., a SUNY Stony Brook graduate, practices alongside him. “We followed the tradition of public education with our sons,” Donald Sr. says proudly. “Ironically, most of our grandchildren went on to attend Ivy League schools – which I guess is a testament to two generations of public education!”

 

Why I Give

Donald and Patricia Rave returned to campus in June 2000 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation. “I felt rewarded to witness the tradition on campus of the many students from less affluent backgrounds who are today’s trailblazers for their families,” he notes. Sadly, Patricia passed away in 2004, but Donald pledged a bequest in her name as an unrestricted gift to the College. “Any gift I give to Queens College is an expression of our gratitude for what we received.”


 

Stay Social at QC YouTube Facebook Twitter Gray Bar Calendar MyQC QC Mobile CUNY first Blackboard QC Bookstore QC Campus Store Gray Bar QC Wows!

Click each division to view a complete list of its departments


Adult Collegiate Education | English Language Institute | Professional & Continuing Studies
Summer Session | Weekend College | Winter Session 



Resources for Combating Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault (Title IX)

Queens College is CUNY
DirectionsMap/Directions  |  Emergency Preparedness  |  Working at QC  |  Student Consumer Info  |  A-Z Index  |  Text Only
Queens College, CUNY | 65-30 Kissena Blvd. | Queens, NY 11367-1597 | Phone: (718) 997-5000 Copyright © 2004-2019