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Reunion 21





Reunion Mingle After Commencement
Join us for a reunion mingle via zoom to meet with fellow reunion members,
President Frank H. Wu, and the Office of Alumni Relations.

When: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Time: 11:00 am to noon (EDT)

RSVP here

You can also honor the Class of 2021 by watching

Queens College’s 97th Commencement Ceremony on

YouTube at 9 am EDT (details to follow).  


Reunion class members, access your yearbook here.

Join your class-exclusive Facebook group!
You'll be asked to enter your QC grad year.
Reconnect with QC friends, exchange photos, messages and so much more!
Class of 1951 FB group, click here
Class of 1961 FB group, click here
Class of 1971 FB group, click here
Class of 1981 FB group, click here
Class of 1991 FB group, click here
Class of 1996 FB group, click here

Class of 2001 FB group, click here

Share your QC memories with us!

Tell us an anecdote or a nostalgic story about your time at QC.

Email us at qcreunions@qc.cuny.edu.  


21 decades 1


In the year 1946...

  • Tupperware is introduced to U.S. consumers 
  • Average Cost of new house $5,600
  • About 250,000 railroad workers went on strike 
  • Bikinis go on sale in Paris


In the year 1951...

  • Twenty-second amendment limits an elected president to two terms in office
  • Influential songs include: Cry by Johnnie Ray, Too Young by Nat King Cole and Because of You by Tony Bennett
  • New York Yankees win the World Series
  • Price of 1 pound of ground beef is 65 cents


In the year 1961...

  • Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space
  • The Top Song was Tossin’ and Turnin’ by Bobby Lewis
  • Minimum Wage is $1.15 per hour
  • Inauguration of John F. Kennedy


21 decades 3


In the year 1971...

  • The Voting Age in the United States is lowered to 18 years old
  • The Microprocessor, the 4004, Aswan Dam is invented
  • Average income per year is $10,600
  • Walt Disney World Resort opens in Florida


In the year 1981...

  • Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the first female US Supreme Court Justice.
  • The top song is Physical by Olivia Newton John
  • Price of a postage stamp is 18 cents
  • New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup


In the year 1991...

  • Minimum Wage is $4.25 per hour
  • The top song is (Everything I do) I do It For You- Brian Adams
  • The Silence of the Lambs wins all of the big five Academy Awards
  • New York Giants win the Superbowl


21 decades 2


In the year 1996...

  • Pokemon is introduced to the world
  • Fox News Channel makes its debut
  • Bill Clinton is re-elected President
  • The New York Yankees are the World Series Champions, ending an 18-year dry spell


In the year 2001...

  • World Changing event: 9/11 terrorist attacks
  • The top song is All For You by Janet Jackson
  • Price of a postage stamp is 34 cents
  • The iPod is released










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