Category Archives: Events

Former Students Paying Forward in Honor of Black History Month and the Year of the Dragon!

Former students stopped by one (evening) of my classes to discuss their journey (i.e., including winning the Blackstone LaunchPad Idea Competition nationwide) from my class to their current jobs at Goldman Sachs and HQ Capital, respectively. The students took advantage of the Q&A session and were better for it. Happy New Year – Year of the Dragon and Black History Month!

Afrika’s Struggle Moderates Panel Discussion – QView (#162)

Standing at left, Karl Mitchell (Economics) moderated the panel on Overcoming Challenges as a Black Entrepreneur.

On October 6, QC hosted the 18th annual BMI Conference: Legacy Building through Business and Entrepreneurship. Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado, President Frank H. Wu, and Project ExCEL Executive Director and Academic Advisor Rajiv Singh were among the speakers at the plenary session. The panel on Overcoming Challenges as a Black Entrepreneur, moderated by Karl Mitchell (Economics), included Reginald Wills ’22, co-founder of Collabiversity, which took first place in the network round of the national Blackstone LaunchPad Business Ideas Competition, under the category of Social and Climate Impact (see QView 150).

The CUNY BMI Career and Internship Fair, organized in collaboration with the Queens College Office of Career Engagement and Internships, debuted at this conference.