White Plains Alumni Reception 2024

On March 20th, Queens College hosted an alumni reception at the Sonesta White Plains Downtown Hotel. Alumni reminisced and shared cherished memories and stories about the impact their QC education had on their lives. President Frank H. Wu and Interim Dean of the School of Arts & Humanities Simone Yearwood updated alumni from Westchester and Connecticut about campus activities and news. 

Florida Regional Brunch 2024

Queens College held an Alumni Brunch on February 25th at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort and Spa in Pompano Beach, Florida. President Frank H. Wu greeted alumni and shared updates on the state of the College. Novelist and QC Foundation Trustee Emerita, Susan Isaacs '65 was the special guest speaker.


Washington, DC Alumni Reception 2023

On November 9th, Queens College hosted an alumni reception at Chef Geoff's in Washington, DC and invited alumni in the area to attend! Attendees were given updates about the state of the College and were informed on the ways to support current students. Alumni shared their stories about their student experiences at QC and how their alma mater influenced their life. We are looking forward to returning to DC in Fall 2024!

California Regional Reception 2023

Queens College had the wonderful opportunity to host a regional alumni event in Los Angeles, CA where multi generations of alumni mingled and shared their experiences from their time at QC. Listening to these stories supports our belief in the value of a lifelong relationship with Queens College and the community of accomplished alumni who will support, advise and be a resource throughout your journey!

Florida Regional Events 2023

Queens College started the month of February by meeting with QC alumni that are located in the Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL areas. On February 1st, the College hosted an alumni breakfast at The Marriott Palm Beach Gardens. On February 2nd, QC hosted an alumni reception at the Lona Cocina Tequileria at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. President Frank H. Wu greeted alumni and guests, and shared news about Queens College. We had a wonderful time and are looking forward to returning to Florida to see familiar faces again!

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Cambridge, MA Alumni Reception 2022

On November 10, Queens College hosted alumni for a regional event at the Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel. Provost Patricia Price greeted alumni and guests, and shared news about Queens College. Alumni of all ages shared stories about their time at QC and spoke of the impact that QC faculty had on their lives. Staying connected with alumni from near and far strengthens the QC alumni network.

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White Plains Alumni Reception 2022

On September 22, Queens College hosted alumni from the White Plains area at the Sonesta White Plains Downtown Hotel. President Frank H. Wu greeted alumni and guests, and shared news about Queens College. Kevin Abraham, who is a currently a senior at QC, spoke about his experiences as both a student and an adjunct lecturer. He illustrated how the College provides current QC students with opportunities through internships, career services and the alumni network.

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Class of 1982 Reunion

On June 11, alumni from the class of 1982 visited the Queens College campus to celebrate their 40th milestone reunion. Alumni met for lunch at Gino's of Kissena, and then a took a self-guided tour around the QC campus.

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Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel 2021

On December 2, QC hosted alumni from the Cambridge MA area at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. President Frank H. Wu warmly greeted alumni and guests at one of our first in-person gatherings since hte pandemic started. He provided them with news about their alma mater. Alumni had the chance to share memories of their time as students and recognize Queens Colelge as a life changing experience for them.

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Reunion Brunch at TWA Hotel 2021

On November 7, QC hosted alumni, celebrating their milestone reunion, at the Ambassador Lounge in the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport.  President Frank Wu greeted alumni and guests and shared news about Queens College’s 2021-2026 strategic plan. 

Led by Peter Bonet ’71, a scholarship fund was started in 2011 by alumni members of the ALA fraternity.  This year’s ALA scholarship recipients, JiaYing Zhou and Kevin Abraham, graciously accepted the award. They were thankful for the scholarship which has helped them continue their studies at Queens College.

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Cambridge/Boston Alumni Reception 2019

On November 14, QC hosted alumni from the Cambridge, Boston and New Hampshire area at the Royal Sonesta, Cambridge.  Interim President William Tramontano greeted alumni and guests and offered  a discussion on what's going on at Queens College.  Alumni were also treated to a special reading on "The Student Experience" by Class of 2019, MFA program and scholarship recipient, Kristen Freedman.  Kristen's discussion came full circle when she pointed out that her mother- Diane- in attendance, is also a QC grad from the Class of 1969!

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On June 13th, 2019 the Office of Alumni Relations hosted a reception for business alumni at the Vanderbilt Suites in Manhattan. Attendees were able to mingle with fellow alumni, current students, staff and faculty over cocktails and a light dinner. The event featured remarks by Michael Wolfe, Dean of Social Sciences and the new interim President, William Tramontano.

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On April 4th, 2019 the Office of Alumni Relations hosted a reception for alumni living in the area at the Walt Whitman Birthlace Association. Attendees were able to take a tour of the grounds and enjoy a cocktail reception. The event featured Dr. Roger Sedarat and Dr. Miles Grier, who gave compelling talks about their work at Queens College and exemplified the excellent faculty teaching at QC.

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On March 14th, 2019, the Office of Alumni Relations hosted a reception at teh Hilton Short Hills for alumni living in the New Jersey area. Gail Marquis '80 gave a a few remarks about her time at Queens College. Professor Abigail Doukhan gave her talk "Cain and Abel: Lessons on Immigration."

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On January 27th, 2018, the Office of Alumni Relations hosted the second annual Florida Alumni Event at the Delray Beach Marriott. It was pleasure to welcome close to 60 alumni living in the Florida area. Thank you to President Félix Matos Rodríguez and Lee Fensterstock '68 for speaking on the state of the college and answering questions from the audience. Attendees also heard from Susan Issacs '65, who gave her talk "How I Burnt My Finger in Chem Lab 1 and Became a Novelist."

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