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"York Students Back Jamaica"

This Long Island Press article discusses the York College Student Council's decision to support the Board of Higher Education's selection of Jamaica, Queens as the permanent location for the college. At the time of the article's printing, the school had relied on temporary space within Queensborough Community College in Bayside and many on the Student Council previously supported remaining in that neighborhood.

The college would remain in Bayside until 1971 before relocating to Jamaica. Even in Jamaica, they would again rely on temporary space until construction was completed on their main new building in 1985.

Source | York College Archives
Creator | Hsiao, Iwen
Date Created | May 2, 1968
Rights | Copyright Long Island Press
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Hsiao, Iwen, “"York Students Back Jamaica",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 11, 2019,

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