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Congressman Meeks presents $150K in federal funding to Richmond Hill’s Chhaya Development Corporation

Mar. 20, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Congressman Gregory Meeks on Wednesday, March 15, met with local small business owners, community leaders and staff at Chhaya Community Development Corporation’s (CDC) Richmond Hill office, where he presented a $150,000 check to support the expansion of Chhaya’s small business program.  The congressman’s remarks focused on the indispensable role…
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Four CUNY colleges receive $5.5 million in funding from Queens borough president’s office

March 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The leaders of four City University of New York (CUNY) colleges in Queens were presented with a $5.5 million check for funding on Tuesday, March 14. The presentation was made by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, whose office allocated the funds to LaGuardia Community College, Queens College, Queensborough Community… Read more »

York College receives more than $1 million in funding for environmental research in southeast Queens

Mar. 10, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed York College has received more than $1 million in funding from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to examine the environmental and health effects of climate change in southeast Queens.  The $1,344,622 grant awarded to York College is provided as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Cumulative Health Impacts at…
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Meng secures more than $2 million in federal funding for Queens College

Feb. 20, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Congresswoman Grace Meng on Tuesday, Feb. 15 presented a check for more than $2 million in federal funding to Queens College that will benefit the institution’s School of Business and the Colden Auditorium of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts.  Queens College President Frank Wu thanked Meng at an…
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Congressman Meeks presents $2.1 million in federal funding to York College

Feb. 15, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Congressman Gregory Meeks on Tuesday, Feb. 14, presented a check for $2.1 million in federal funding for academic programs at York College in Jamaica.   “The funding approved for the projects provides the geology, environmental science and pharmaceutical science workforce training programs with the resources they need to have students… Read more »