Queens College honored one of its most famous alumni last week at its annual gala.
Fran Drescher, an Emmy-nominated actress, author and cancer-awareness advocate, was recognized with the college’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Begun in 1990 to honor alumni whose professional success and dedication to philanthropy and public service embody the college’s motto – discuss ut serviamus, or we learn so that we may serve – the gala also serves as the college’s main fundraising event.
The gala also honored philanthropist Muriel Sapir Greenblatt andactivist Evelyn M. Starch. Alumna Juliet Papa, a radio reporter with 1010 WINS, emceed the event.