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Celebrate Innovation at the MakeSTEAMQ Student Showcase!

We are thrilled to announce the MakeSTEAMQ Student Showcase, a vibrant celebration of creativity and innovation, taking place at the Rosenthal Library, Room 230 Rotunda. This exciting event will kick off with a reception on May 15th at 12:15 PM and will be viewable through June 1st.

About MakeSTEAMQ

MakeSTEAMQ is a National Science Foundation-funded project aimed at revolutionizing student learning outcomes. By integrating making and design-thinking into the core curriculum, MakeSTEAMQ empowers students to think creatively and critically. Faculty Fellows within the program are dedicated to developing assignments that promote open experimentation and innovation, placing a strong emphasis on student-led classrooms.

Event Highlights

Reception: May 15th @ 12:15 PM

  • Join us for the opening reception during free hour to experience the showcase.
  • Engage with the innovative projects and meet the brilliant minds behind them.
  • Student projects from Creative Coding, Data Visualization and Physical Computing will be on display.

Viewable Through June 1st

  • The showcase will be open for viewing until June 1st, giving you ample time to explore the various projects at your convenience.

Why You Should Attend

The MakeSTEAMQ Student Showcase is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about education, innovation, and student-led learning. Here are just a few reasons why you should mark your calendar:

  • Inspiration: Discover groundbreaking projects that highlight the power of making and design-thinking in education.
  • Networking: Connect with educators, students, and industry professionals who share a passion for innovative learning.
  • Support: Show your support for student creativity and the importance of hands-on, experimental learning environments.

Venue Information

Location: Rosenthal Library, Room 230 Rotunda (Downstairs from Library Cafe)

Utopia Parkway Launch Event

Date: Monday, May 13, 2024
Time: 12:15–1:30pm
Location: Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Everyone is invited to the launch event of the Spring 2024 issue of Queens College’s undergraduate literary journal, Utopia Parkway. Copies will be available to browse, and student editors and faculty advisors will be on hand to answer questions. This year’s editors include design students Jeremiah Rorie and Rosalyn Garcia. Faculty advisors include Assistant Professor of Design Kristy Caldwell. Read about the editors here.

The Spring 2024 issue includes contributions from design students Janelle Dey, Rosalyn Garcia, Scarlet Hernandez, Jenny Lin, Vivian Luo, Jenny Mao, Habin Moon, Danilo Moy Li, Steven Noh, Jeremiah Rorie, and Maya Speller. Cover art and design by Jeremiah Rorie.

The event will include a slideshow of all visual art from the issue and feature readings from several creative writing contributors.

Attend the Hybrid Career and Internship Fair on March 17 and 22

From the Office of Career Engagement and Internships:

The inaugural hybrid Career and Internship Fair is open to all Queens College students and alumni. 

  • Day 2 : In-person fair on Wednesday, March 22, 12-2:30 pm, Student Union, 4th Floor (early admissions at 11:30 am for students who have participated in Career Fair preparation events and COOP 201 World of Work classes). Registration: (Events>Select>Attend). 

More than 30 employers, including top organizations, will be recruiting candidates for internships as well as part-time and full-time career opportunities. Visit the Center for Career Engagement and Internships fair website for prep sessions, fair details, and a list of employers who will be recruiting.

Why should you attend?

  • Participate in career prep workshops.
  • Make meaningful connections with recruiters.
  • Secure your next internship or job.
  • Take a professional photo for LinkedIn.
  • Interview with employers on campus.

If you have any questions, please email

Wix Playground Academy NYC 2023

If you are a visual communication student, soon to graduate and are thinking of your next career growth step, take a minute to read about the Wix Playground Academy program. 

With over 350 alumni worldwide, Wix invests in the professional development of new design talents. In a 4-week extensive hands-on masterclass program, you’ll stay ahead of the curve with outstanding digital skills. Mentored by the best, you’ll create visual assets that will make your personal portfolio stand out. You’ll learn web design, creative coding, art direction and motion and get to know like minded creatives in their early career stage.  

More details:

  • The program is exclusive and there are very few spots available this year. 
  • All costs are covered by Wix.
  • The program takes place in person in New York within a fun and playful environment. 
  • Dates: June 5th to June 30th, 2023
  • Hours: 9-5 daily, in-person lectures and studio hours
  • Applications close April 1st. You’ll be notified if accepted by the beginning of May. 

Submit your portfolio here – you have everything to gain!

Team One (Virtual) 2023 / April 12 – 19, 2023

Calling all Black advertising students and recent graduates! For the third exciting year in a row, The One Club for Creativity’s Inclusion & Diversity department has partnered with Team One to host a weeklong virtual Creative Boot Camp.

Taking place on April 12–19, this intense eight-day workshop groups participants into teams to take on the challenge of solving and presenting real creative briefs. But don’t worry, you and your teammates won’t be alone — you’ll be mentored by some fantastic industry professionals all the way to the finish line, where the winning group will receive an internship at Team One!

While the content of this Creative Boot Camp will be of particular relevance to Black creatives, applications are open to all US-based students and recent grads looking to break into the industry. 

The deadline to apply for this year’s Team One Virtual Creative Boot Camp is Monday, March 27. Apply today or spread the word to those you’d know would benefit from this challenge!

APRIL 12–19, 2023 


Learn More + Register:

“Laughing Matters!: Funny Folx & Feminism

The Queens College
Women and Gender Studies Program

Presents the Annual Palmer
Women’s History Month Celebration!

Please join the Women and Gender Studies Program Annual Virginia Frese Palmer Women’s History Month Celebration as we explore the role of laughter, comedy, and joy in social justice and change.

Showing us that laughter does indeed matter, four funny feminist folx prove that humor can motivate even the hardest hearts to think differently about the world.

Monday, March 13th 2023
12:15pm – 2:00pm EST
This event is free and open to the public!

Register Here:

Speaker Bios:

Join comics and writers Kelli Dunham, Terry Galloway, Lisa Haas, and QC alum Lorena Russi for an afternoon of hilarious conversation about gender, bodies, and power.

If you find yourself down-in-the- dumps or perhaps you are in need of advice about school, work, the MTA, food, dating, cats, or what it means to be a feminist today, then our panelists will offer advice to questions submitted during the show. Bring your questions and your curiosity!

This event will be moderated by Director of Women and Gender Studies, JV Fuqua, and WGS Program Assistant, Nathalie Avalo.  

Register Here:

For additional information, email:,

AIGA NY Annual Job Fair

Join us for our annual job fair!

Are you a design student, recent graduate, or early to mid-career professional looking for a new role? Join us for AIGA NY’s annual virtual job fair and meet creative companies helping you take the next step in the design industry!

Whether you’re just getting started or are in the midst of a search for your next role, this year we’re inviting designers in the first five years of their careers to participate. The job fair is a great opportunity to connect with representatives and recruiters representing New York’s top creative companies and studios looking to connect with talented designers like yourself. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in roles they’re hiring for.

We’ll also be hosting our Advice Booth, staffed with current AIGA NY board members ready to provide valuable information and insights to help you succeed in your career.

Event Series: Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops
AIGA NY Virtual Job Fair is part of the Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops event series. These events are focused on community building, networking and exposing new working environments.

Event graphics: Troy Vasilakis

We are committed to keeping events accessible to all participants. Your donation supports AIGA NY and costs associated with event production costs. If ticket cost is a barrier, please contact