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(no subject) [May. 13th, 2008|09:38 pm]
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Does anyone know where to apply for Summer Pell? I went to the FA office and they told me to do it online so I figured they meant on the fafsa website... 

And can I only take 3 credits during the summer? It says up to 6 credits so just want to be sure, thanks!
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Hunter, Brooklyn, or Queens? [Apr. 27th, 2008|12:50 am]
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I'm looking at print journalism or theater (not as enthused about theater) programs. Which school would be best for a prospective Journalism major?

x-posted to other cuny comms.
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Baskin Robbins Scoop Night, 31 Cents per scoop! [Apr. 15th, 2008|09:03 pm]
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2.5oz scoops are 31 cents plus tax where applicable. Limit 10 scoops per person, per purchase. Available 04/30/08, from 5pm to 10pm, at your local Baskin-Robbins while supplies last.

A donation of $100,000 will be made by Baskin-Robbins to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. At select stores throughout the country, you may also have a chance to donate to your local fire station.

...I know it's not QC-related, but guys, the Baskin Robbins 31 & Dunkin' Donuts place is roughly 2 blocks off-campus! And regular price for a scoop usually runs $2.25 or more. They do this every year, and it's a nice cheap outing. So enjoy!

(I might post a reminder again on the 30th, but no guarantees, ok?)
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Book Sale and Raffle at the Rosenthal Library, April 14-17 [Apr. 14th, 2008|06:43 am]
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"The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held this Monday through Thursday, April 14-17, from 9 am-5 pm, in the Rosenthal Library lobby. Big bargains on books of all subjects. Hardcovers, $1 and up; paperbacks $.50. You will receive a raffle ticket for each purchase; a prize drawing is on April 17. Proceeds will go towards new acquisitions for the library."
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Free Pap Smears, Clinical Breast Exam and Mammographies [Apr. 7th, 2008|02:51 am]
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Date: Monday, March 31, 2008 07:40PM
Subject: Free Pap Smears, Clinical Breast Exam and Mammographies

Health Services, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, has invited Queens Health Network to attend the Health Fair on April 28. They will provide free Pap Smears, clinical breast exams and mammographies in a state of the art mobile unit for those who qualify. For a free pap smear and clinical breast exam, women must be at least 18 years old and have limited or no health insurance. To qualify for free mammography, women must be at least 40 years old and have no health insurance.

If you wish to take advantage of the free screening, you must first call the American Cancer Society at 718-263-2225, X5540, to make a reservation. For Queens College to qualify for this free service, the campus must have at least four reservations for pap smears and six for mammographies. For more information, call Health Services at 718-997--2760 or visit the Queens Library Web site at www.queenslibrary.org (click on Queens Library HealthLink).

...if you want QC-CUNY to provide this service on campus, call the Health Center at 718-997-2760 during office hours and reserve an appointment.

...I'm sure the guys here don't need this, but it might help their female friends and/or relatives.
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Shanghai [Apr. 6th, 2008|04:43 pm]
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Hello Everyone

Did you know SUNY Purchase, has a study abroad program to china this summer?
Well right now the program needs more students and are still accepting applications from anyone interested, even from other colleges.
You should read over all the cool stuff involve, and wikipedia fudan university and take a look at how beautiful the campus is and you can earn eight credits.

The program is also not as expensive as most programs to china plus for a week before the start of school its will be traveling and site seeing while staying at hotels. 

Courses offered include Chinese Language, history, Calligraphy, Philosophy, Race and Gender, and political science.

BONUS as long as you have a two point gpa and above, a few sentence long recommendation from a prof, you should get accepted right away because they really need people. So Extremly minimal risk of rejection! So whos in? or interested? Please apply right away, today even?

Check it out, apply online!

Fudan University historic gate
Summer Program in Shanghai, China

June 28 - August 4rd, 2008

The Purchase College summer program in China is located in Shanghai, the leading city and center of modernization which has made China a leader in the 21st century. New China can be found in the superb museums, galleries, dramatic skyline, exciting night-life, outstanding libraries, and world-class shopping and dining possibilities.

Shanghai still retains old China as well. Exploring the alleys and smaller byways, students can discover the culture of ancient China still resonant in the bird-and-flower streets, the sidewalk chess games, the tiny stalls, shops and markets, and the rich life of past and present. The program includes a week long tour of locations of historic and cultural significance as well as four weeks of study on a renowned Chinese university campus.
Also. another pic........ Shanghai waterfront

The Bund of Shanghai

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QC Bookstore Hiring: [Jan. 17th, 2008|04:02 pm]
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The Queens College Bookstore is now hiring for the new semester.
Help make your bookstore the best it has ever been.
Need for Cashiers, customer service reps., and stock people.
Come in the week of Jan. 14th to apply.
We will need people from Jan. 24th - Feb. 20th
Possible positions after Rush
Competitive wages, flexible schedules around classes, discount on books and general merchandise.

Joyce Surbeck
Store Director

Queens College Bookstore
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Student Union Bldg.
Flushing, NY 11367

...just passing it on. I'd jump on the chance myself for some extra income, but I've got my hands full this semester.
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(no subject) [Dec. 27th, 2007|04:06 am]
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Hey there, I'm a freshman and I just had a really rocky first semester-- lots of outside issues and things. I was just wondering how an INC grade impacts my GPA.

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QC-CUNY Winter 2008 Japanese Film Course in JAPAN! [Oct. 15th, 2007|02:35 am]
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Winter 2008 Program -- Queens College Department of Media Studies Presents: A Look Inside the Japanese Film Industry (conducted in English)

In this seminar, we will first view a few classics of Japanese cinema. Lectures and Q & A sessions with Japanese film producers, directors, actors, and/or critics will follow the screenings. We will then explore the business and production side of the industry with executive producers. A visit to a mid-size independent Japanese film company (SPO) will provide an in-depth look at how the Japanese film industry works. Finally, we will consider sub-genres of Japanese film, including anime. Field trip destinations include the Ghibli Anime Museum, a film set, SPO, and Ozu's grave in Kamakura, the cultural heart of Japan.

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Dates: January 1-24, 2008
Credits: 3 -- Media Studies (MEDST 344)
Application Deadline: October 26, 2007

* All Freshmen through Graduates with a 2.8 GPA may apply.
* Program open to all students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria).
* Estimated program costs: $3,495, includes tuition, cultural program, airfare(*), housing, travel insurance, and program fee.
* Additional costs: Budget for meals and personal expenses: minimum $15-20 per day. (Travel and classes on some Fridays and some Saturdays.)

Faculty: The Film Academy at Magic Hour

Academic Director: Richard Maxwell, Chair, Department of Media Studies, Queens College (richard.maxwell[at]qc.cuny.edu)
Program Director: Gary Braglia, Education Aboard, Queens College (gary.braglia[at]qc.cuny.edu; 718-997-5521; fax 718-997-5055)

Orientation at Queens College. Students are required to write statements of goals and expectations before travel. Estimated program costs subject to change based on airline fuel surcharge and U.S. dollar exchange fees.

(*) Airfare NY-Tokyo-NY estimated currently at $1,100.
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Free Six Flags Tickets to all QC students from the NY TIMES! [Oct. 15th, 2007|02:32 am]
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First come, first serve!!!!

Free Tickets to Six Flags Great Adventures compliments of the New York Times.

Interested? Stop by the Student Life Office, SU 320 and collect your ticket.
To obtain a ticket you must have a valid QC ID (with sticker)
One ticket per QC student
Must use the ticket by October 21, 2007
Ticket valid for Wild Safari/Animal Park and Theme Park admission

Because You Need To Know: The New York Times is available in the Student Union, Dining Hall and Rosenthal Library free of charge on a first come, first serve basis to all QC students.

The New York Times is provided with your student fees, sponsored by Student Association.

This was sent to my qc-cuny webmail on Oct. 10th. Sorry, for not finding out about this and posting it sooner!
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