Kingsborough Community College

More than 200 Kingsborough Community College faculty and staff receive Years of Service Awards

November 21, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

More than 200 Kingsborough Community College employees were recently honored at the College’s annual Years of Service Awards celebrating the dedication and commitment of long-time KCC faculty and staff. The ceremony, held in the College’s MAC Rotunda, and emceed by President Herzek, was created six years ago to honor and recognize faculty members, administrators, staff, […]

Center for Workforce Development Operations Director Christine Zagari-LoPorto Accepts Exemplary Program Award for CUNY CareerPATH Marketing Program

November 19, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Award recognizes innovative and efficient programming and marketing contributions to the Adult and Continuing Education field Kingsborough Community College Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) Operations Director Christine Zagari-LoPorto accepted the Dr. James C. Hall, Jr. Exemplary Program Award for the CUNY CareerPATH Marketing Program during the recent Continuing Education Association of New York’s […]

Kingsborough Community College Foundation Joins the #Givingtuesday Social Media Campaign

November 14, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

KCC Foundation Encourages a Global Day of Giving to Raise Funds for Scholarship Support On December 2, which marks the second anniversary of #GivingTuesday, the Kingsborough Community College Foundation will join thousands of global and local charitable organizations, small businesses, corporate and community partners, and individuals in the #GivingTuesday social media campaign to raises awareness […]

Former New York Knicks Forward and Syracuse Standout Player John Wallace Visits Kingsborough Community College

November 14, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Wallace Stresses Hard Work and Commitment; President Herzek Takes to the Court Former New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors forward, and Syracuse star player John Wallace visited Kingsborough Community College this week to attend the Athletics Department pep rally, and to deliver a motivational message to the men’s and women’s basketball teams in advance of […]

“Journeys through Bookland” Exhibition Featuring Ukrainian Illustrators to Open at The Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College

November 11, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Exhibition features artists from Ukraine’s A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA Publishing House A free, new art exhibition, “Journeys through Bookland: Contemporary Illustrators of Children’s Literature,” will open to the public on November 19 and run through December 17 at the Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College, located in the Arts & Sciences Building on the College’s campus. An Opening […]

HOT L BALTIMORE Checks in at Kingsborough Community College

November 5, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Beginning November 20 and running through November 27, HOT L BALTIMORE, set in the lobby of the once-elegant Hotel Baltimore, the play, which drew its title from the hotel’s neon marquee with a burned-out letter “e” that was never replaced, focuses on the residents of the now-decaying property and its imminent date with a wrecking […]

“The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith” On Stage At Kingsborough Community College

November 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

On Saturday, November 8, On Stage at Kingsborough will present another winner in its Theater Series, The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith”. Conceived and directed by Joe Brancato, this Drama Desk-nominated musical play by Angelo Parra, delivers an electrifying, unforgettable, and surprisingly touching portrait of the “Empress of the Blues” and […]

National Council of Teachers of English Elects Kingsborough Community College Professor Cheryl Hogue Smith as TYCA Secretary

November 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Professor Smith is the second CUNY faculty member elected to the TYCA Executive Committee in nearly two decades and the only New York community college representative in 10 years Kingsborough Community College English Professor Cheryl Hogue Smith was recently elected as Secretary of the Two-Year College Association (TYCA), a division of the National Council of Teachers […]

Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences at Kingsborough Community College Ranked #16 Among Daily News Guide to New York City’s Best High Schools

November 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

The Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences at Kingsborough Community College was recently ranked #16 in the annual New York Daily News Guide to New York City’s Best High Schools. The four-year, public high school currently enrolls 1,036 students, has a 96 percent graduation rate, and a post-secondary enrollment rate of 88 percent. […]

Kingsborough Community College Students “Step Up” Volunteer Efforts in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

October 22, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Twenty Kingsborough Community College students joined hundreds of other volunteers on October 18 to clean up and beautify Prospect Park for families and park-goers who frequent the 585-acre urban oasis located in the heart of Brooklyn. As part of a citywide effort to care for the city’s favorite green spaces with brooms, shovels, rakes and […]

Kingsborough Gets Ready for 10th Annual Homecoming Day Celebration, “Brooklyn Block Party” Style

October 9, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

More than 800 guests are expected to celebrate Kingsborough’s Homecoming Day this year, Brooklyn Block Party style, on Sunday, October 19 on the College’s beautiful seaside campus. Beginning with registration at 10:00 a.m., and followed by a continental breakfast, alumni, faculty, staff, students, community members, and their families are expected to participate in a wide […]

Chancellor Milliken Hosts Welcome Reception for New Kingsborough President Farley Herzek

October 9, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

City University of New York Chancellor James B. Milliken recently hosted a reception at Kingsborough Community College to officially welcome the College’s new, and seventh president, Farley Herzek. The reception was attended by more than 120 guests including CUNY Trustee and KCC Presidential Search Committee Member Rita DiMartino, members of the Chancellery including Executive Vice […]

New Exhibit about Use of Text in Contemporary Art Set To Open at Kingsborough Community College

October 8, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

“CONTEXT: Language as Medium and Message in Contemporary Art” debuts October 15 A free, new art exhibit, “CONTEXT: Language as Medium and Message in Contemporary Art”, will open to the public on October 15 and run through November 12 at The Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College, located in the Arts & Sciences Building. An […]

KCC Women’s Center Hosts Special Programs on Healthy Relationships, Support Services, and Parent Empowerment

October 6, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY–In addition to its regular schedule of programs, The Women’s Center at Kingsborough Community College will host a series of events during October geared to educating participants on healthy relationships, services for immigrant women, and providing support, resources and advice on parent empowerment. The Women’s Center is 1 of 8 such facilities at CUNY […]

President Herzek Addresses Faculty and Staff at Kingsborough Community College’s Fall 2014 Convocation

September 26, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

President Farley Herzek recently welcomed more than 500 returning and new faculty and staff at Kingsborough Community College’s fall 2014 Convocation held in the Goldstein Performing Arts Center. President Herzek, who was introduced by Provost Stuart Suss, welcomed the audience in his first opportunity to address Kingsborough faculty and staff, spoke about returning to his […]

KCC Foundation Receives $20k Grant from the Northfield Bank Foundation to Fund Student Scholarships

September 24, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Forty $500 Scholarships Will Help Students with Greatest Financial Need Brooklyn, NY – Staten Island’s Northfield Bank Foundation recently awarded the Kingsborough Community College Foundation a grant of $20,000 to provide scholarships for eligible resident Staten Island students, or students who live in select Brooklyn zip codes and attend Kingsborough. The grant, which will be […]

Kingsborough Community College Renames Academic Village as the Regina S. Peruggi Academic Center

September 24, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY—Newly-appointed Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek and Provost Stuart Suss yesterday joined Kingsborough faculty, staff and students to celebrate the dedication and naming of the Academic Village as the new Regina S. Peruggi Academic Center. “As the new president of Kingsborough Community College, I am honored to celebrate and acknowledge Dr. Peruggi’s work […]

STATE SENATOR MARTIN GOLDEN HOSTS ROUNDTABLE AT KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE ON GROWING THE FUTURE IN COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK

September 19, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY—Kingsborough Community College hosted New York State Senator Martin J. Golden and Chair of the New York State Senate Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation, & Entrepreneurship on September 16 for a roundtable discussion, “Growing the Future in Computer and Video Game Development in New York”, and the expansion of the $111 billion industry in […]

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S DR. REZA FAKHARI ELECTED AS BOARD VICE CHAIR OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA

September 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs & Associate Provost Dr. Reza Fakhari was recently elected by the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) as its Vice Chairman, following his election as a new member of the Board in a national election by AIUSA members in June. As the Vice Chair […]

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE INDUCTS ELEVEN OF ITS BRIGHTEST STARS TO ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME

September 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

New President Farley Herzek Celebrates Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Brooklyn, NY – New Kingsborough Community College (KCC) President Farley Herzek joined the KCC Athletics Department for its inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor 11 of the Department’s brightest stars who were named as inaugural inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame. President […]