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Surviving & Thriving: Black and Latinx Faculty, Staff, and Students on Campus


Tuesday, October 19th from 4:00pm-5:30pm

What does it take for Black and Latinx faculty, staff, and students to not only survive but thrive in higher education? Join us for a roundtable discussion and presentation of oral history clips from the archives. Livestreamed on https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory.

Co-sponsored by the Queens College SEEK Program and Black Latinx Faculty Staff Association. 

Chair: Obden Mondesir, Associate Director, Barnard Archives and Adjunct Instructor in the Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.


  • Norka Blackman-Richards, Director of the Queens College Percy E. Sutton SEEK Program;
  • Marco Navarro, Lecturer in English and Director of The Writing Center, Queens College;
  • Nathaniel Smith, Director of NYC Men Teach at The City University of New York, Queens College.
  • Jessica Alejandro, Queens College Graduate student majoring in Special Education 1-6

Part 2 of 3 of "Processing 2020/21: Community Reflections"

Image credit: Alexis Ward: https://www.jstor.org/stable/community.29108749?seq=7

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event.
Event URL:
  Special Collection & Archives  

Event Organizer

Annie Tummino