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In 1909, the New York Parental School, a home for troubled boys, opened on the land surrounding the future site of Queens College and incorporated Jamaica Academy on its campus.
Buildings such as Jefferson Hall (named after Thomas Jefferson) were used as both dormitories and classrooms.
Six of the original Spanish-style buildings dating back to the early 20th century still stand, such as Jefferson Hall, which was built in 1900.
The college has since expanded to over 40 buildings, including the main classroom building, Powdermaker Hall, rebuilt in 2003 and named after the college's distinguished anthropologist Hortense Powdermaker.
The men approached their car, then shot and killed all three young men.
The murders received national attention, and six conspirators were brought to trial and convicted by federal prosecutors for civil rights violations.
ACSM offers three different types of music undergraduate degrees; general music (BA), Performance (B.
The College is home to many centers which focus their research on various pressing social issues facing the local communities, students, faculty and the many ethnic and religious groups of the Queens area.
The school was shut down and students were transferred to local public schools.
A few months later, the grounds were turned over to the city.
The Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Clock Tower of Rosenthal Library, a highly visible borough landmark, is named in their honor.
In February 2011, Queens College inherited the personal collection of the late James Foreman.
Queens College (QC) is one of the four-year colleges in the City University of New York system.