On Friday, Sept. 8, the Queens College men’s tennis team once again had the amazing opportunity of helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Foundation “Serving up Dreams” with its annual fundraiser at the US Open Tennis Championships.
The Queens College women's basketball team spent Monday morning with students at the St. Matthew School in Ohio, as part of the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship's Elite Eight community events.
Last weekend, the Queens College women's soccer and lacrosse teams joined the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing, N.Y., to celebrate their annual “She's On Point” event.
Students at Queens College will participate in a week-long effort February 8-15 to help end human trafficking and forced labor, an issue that affects an estimated 21 million people globally, with 5.5 million estimated to be child victims.
The Queens College men's soccer team recently volunteered at the Town of North Hempstead's Spooky Walk. The team assisted with staffing the festive event at Clark Botanical Gardens and had a great time in doing so. The players got into the spirit of things, dressing up and interacting with all of the kids visiting the Spooky Walk.
The Queens College women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Wantagh, Long Island to team up with the organization SPLASH (Stop Polluting Littering and Save Harbors) on Monday, October 3rd to help clean up the beaches of the South Shore.
On Friday, Sept. 23, members of the Queens College men's and women's basketball and softball teams helped with the building of a new playground for more than 2,000 kids at the Bay Terrace Center. The Knights were introduced to the project by Jessica Sanchez, women’s basketball alum (Class of 2008), the Assistant Athletic Director at the Samuel Field Y.
On Wednesday, April 6, the Queens College volleyball team participated in the Midnight Run event. The team helped distribute food and clothes to about 50 persons who are homeless at four different stops in Manhattan.
Queens College Assistant Vice President for Athletics China Jude and women's basketball head coach Elizabeth Naumovski participated in a NACWAA/WBCA sponsored panel in Indianapolis, during the Women's Final Four.
In collaboration with the NYPD, the Queens College women's basketball team attended PS 184 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn to assist the school with their literacy campaign. The team read books to students ranging from Pre-K to 5th grade, and signed autographs.
Queens College men’s and women’s swim and dive coaches, Yohancey Kingston and Alicia Lampasso-Dillon, returned to Queens High School of Teaching to make a presentation on the preparation and guidance of high school students who plan on becoming collegiate student-athletes. They spoke to 15 guidance counselors, coaches and other faculty members at the Professional Development Day.
The Queens College swimming and diving and men's tennis teams participated on a Midnight Run on November, 3, 2015. The run went very well and the group found that the overwhelming number of people that assisted were the NY Public Library, and that was a large number of women as well.
On Sunday, October 18, 2015, at Riverside Park in Manhattan, the Queens College men's tennis team and track and field squads volunteered at The Walk to End Alzheimer's. Over a thousand people were present showing their support for the important cause.