Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough’s COPE Program Receives Donations of Toys and Coats from the Atlantis Cricket Club

December 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough’s College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment (COPE) program received a holiday donation of toys and coats for the families of students who participate in the program.  For the past six years Atlantis Cricket Club – NY has collected toys at its annual holiday party and donated them to the KCC COPE program. “I saw […]

Kingsborough Student Itrat Batool Joins United States Education Department Secretary Arne Duncan for Special Screening f I Learn America Documentary and Panel Discussion

December 17, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Itrat is among five immigrant students featured in “I Learn America” Kingsborough Community College student Itrat Batool, (pictured above and farthest right), traveled to Washington, DC on Monday to join 400 students and other guests for a special screening of I Learn America, a documentary in which she was featured. Itrat was among a special group […]

Kingsborough’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development Project Rise Program Featured on WBAI’s “Women in the Making: Tomorrow’s History Today.”

December 10, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

The Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) at Kingsborough sees many ambitious students. Desi, a current CHW student in the Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) workforce training program also hosts a show on WBAI 99.5FM: Women in the Making: Tomorrow’s History Today, which “highlights the views, perspectives, questions, goals and accomplishments of today’s girl.” Desi […]

Statement to the College Community on the Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

December 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Yesterday, the grand jury deliberating the circumstances surrounding the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner issued its decision not to indict the police officer involved.  It is understandable that many are upset about this decision, especially so soon after the Ferguson Grand Jury ruling. We are again reminded that there are deep issues within […]

Kingsborough Paramedic Program Students Render Aid to Classmate During Medical Emergency

December 2, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Provost Stuart Suss recently welcomed guests for a special recognition event to honor two students who rendered first aid to a fellow classmate during a medical emergency. When a classmate collapsed in a nearby classroom with a seizure, fellow Paramedic Program students Nelson Chan and Aleksey Kaplunovskiy immediately sought medical help, and […]

President Herzek Statement to the College Community on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 26, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

As you are aware, the grand jury deliberating the death of Michael Brown issued its decision last night not to indict the officer responsible for the shooting. It is understandable that many are conflicted about what the grand jury’s decision means and what impact it may have. The decision has reminded us that there are […]

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 […]