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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

The health and well-being of our alumni, guests and Queens community is of the utmost importance. So when it comes to events, we're taking precautions and hosting virtual events for now! Click here for more information on what we are doing to ensure the health and safety of our community.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Cultivating Cultural Intelligence Series: Fall 2020 

Tuesday, September 8 - Tuesday, November 10

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST

Join Queens alumni for live virtual conversations on cultivating cultural intelligence for our time. Queens professors will join us to facilitate honest dialogues on how topics such as implicit bias, patriotism and empathy intersect with our daily lives.

September 8: Owning our Mindset: Identity and Implicit Bias with Professor Shawn Bowers Buxton ’01
October 6:
Patriotism: Individual American Responsibility with Dr. Bob Whalen
November 10:
Communicating with Empathy with Dr. Daina Nathaniel ’00

 

Engage Her
Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:00p.m.

Join Queens University of Charlotte’s Wells Fargo Center for Community Engagement and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries for an evening of timely discussion and voter engagement.  President Lugo will join us in welcoming Queens alumna Mayor Vi Lyles and a panelist of women serving in roles dedicated to public service will share their stories and answer audience questions.

 

Election 2020 Lunch & Learn: The Issues, The Offices & Your Informed Vote

Tuesdays from 12:00p.m. - 12:30p.m. through October 27

Please join the Wells Fargo Center for Community Engagement, Queens Faculty, and UNC Charlotte Political Science Faculty for a voter education web series: Election 2020 Lunch & Learn: The Issues, The Offices & Your Informed Vote. All of the webinars are help on Tuesdays from 12-12:30, non-partisan, and offer a Q & A component at the end of each session.

 

Fall Virtual Career & Intership Fair : Regional Addition

Thursday, October 8 - Friday, October 9, 11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

The Virtual Career & Internship Fair is in partnership with UNC-Charlotte and 13 regional colleges and universities from the Charlotte area.  This 2-day virtual event is focused on a wide range of roles. 170+ employers and grad programs offering 4,000+ full-time jobs, internships, co-ops, and graduate school opportunities. Attendees include Fortune 100 companies, nonprofits, government agencies, and local businesses.

 

Leadership in Turbulent Times: Finding Growth in Adversity

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:00p.m.

Dr. Will Sparks will explore the life and leadership lessons identified by Doris Kearns Goodwin in her New York Times best seller “Leadership in Turbulent Times.” This session will examine the insights and observations of US Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson as they found meaning and profound growth as a result of the various struggles they experienced while in office. The session will also provide key lessons and strategies for participants to apply in their personal and professional lives.

 

Leadership in Turbulent Times: The Leader in the Times - How they Lead 

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 4:00p.m.
 
Dr. John Bennett will explore the life and leadership lessons identified by Doris Kearns Goodwin in her New York Times best seller “Leadership in Turbulent Times.” This session will examine the insights and observations of US Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson as they teach us lessons transformational leadership, crisis management, turnaround leadership, and visionary leadership during times of turbulence and unrest. The session will provide key lessons and strategies for participants to apply in their personal and professional lives.

 

 

Past Events 

Preyer Lecture Series: History for our Time

Monday, September 7, 2020

 

A Conversation with Christine DeLia, Director of Volunteers with Roof Above

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

 

Virtual: Cultivating Cultural Intelligence: An Alumni Panel Series

Hosted by: Armah Shiancoe '09, Kaysi Winsman '09 and Darryl White Sr. '92 

Wednesday starting July 8, 2020 - August 12, 2020

 

Virtual: Power of Privilege Series with Darryl White, Sr., '92 

Thursdays starting June 4, 2020 - June 25, 2020

 

Virtual: Food for Thought with Dr. Dawn Chanland: The Science of Happiness and Well-being in Life and in the Workplace

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 

 

Virtual: Food for Thought with Dr. Beth Schneider: Building a Personal Strategy in Turbulent Times

Thursday, May 21, 2020

 

Virtual Chapel Service 

Sunday, May 17, 2020

 

D.C. Area Virtual Alumni Chat

Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

Virtual: Food For Thought with Dr. Will Sparks: Building Personal Resiliency in a Time of Uncertainty

Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

2017 Guatemala Mission Trip Virtual Chat

Friday, April 10, 2020

 

Black Alumni Virtual Chat

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 

 

Queens in Rio Virtual Chat

Thursday, April 2, 2020

 

 Swim Alumni Virtual Chat

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

 

 

If you have any event related questions, please contact Madeline Pilon Johnson '08 at johnsonm6@queens.edu