Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) Awarded Over $149K from Capital One Foundation

December 1, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Capitol One Foundation has granted KCC’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) an award of over $149K to create a data-tracking strategy to inform institutional growth and improve student outcomes.

Kingsborough Community College to Host an Interfaith Forum exploring “Promoting Religious Pluralism and Inclusive Citizenship”

November 7, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

KCC will host a day of lectures, conversations, and workshops titled “Promoting Religious Pluralism and Inclusive Citizenship” on Mon., Nov. 14, 2016 from 10am-3pm.

Former Commissioner of MOVA to speak at Kingsborough

November 4, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Col. Terrance C. Holliday, former commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA), to speak at Kingsborough Community College about “The Importance of Higher Education for Veterans,” on Mon., November 7th with a workshop on access to veterans’ educational services to follow.

From Skeleton to Skin: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave

October 27, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Lecture by Curator Karen Lemmey offers a controversial look at Hiram Powers’ renowned GREEK SLAVE.

Northfield Bank Foundation Awards KCC $20K Grant for Scholarships

October 20, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded Kingsborough Community College (KCC) a $20,000 grant to provide $500 scholarships for 40 students from Staten Island and select areas of Brooklyn who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing, allowing them to stay in school and achieve their educational goals.

KCC Students Selected to Attend the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation’s Careers in Entertainment Tour

September 26, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Four Kingsborough students were selected to attend the launch of the Careers in Entertainment Tour (CIE), an initiative of the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation to help diversify the entertainment industry.

Kingsborough Welcomes New Director of Government & Community Relations

September 23, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Former KCC Student and Lecturer, Anthony Andrews, returns to Brooklyn as new director of government & community relations.

Kingsborough President Farley Herzek to Participate in the Presidents’ Panel at this year’s CEANY Conference

September 20, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College president, Farley Herzek, will discuss the value and future of KCC’s continuing education and workforce development as part of the Presidents’ Panel at the Continuing Education Association of New York (CEANY) 2016 Annual Conference, taking place from November 9 through 11 in Suffern NY.

Kingsborough Community College Student Kate Maziarz Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

May 27, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

KCC Student Kate Maziarz is the 4th student to be awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship over 3 years.

Searching for Microbes That Love To Eat Our Plastic Trash

May 25, 2016 | Hunter College, Kingsborough Community College, Salute to Scholars

THE WORLD is drowning in plastic. Almost every shred ever created still exists. Some is processed into other products, like polar fleece fabric. Some is recycled by melting, which consumes energy and releases toxic fumes.

Kingsborough Student Michelle Yedin takes part in White House’s first “College Reporter Day”

May 13, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough student and Scepter editor-in-chief, Michelle Yedin, had the experience of a lifetime when she was chosen as one of 50 students to take part in the White House’s first “College Reporter Day” on April 28, 2016.

Reza Fakhari: Fighting for Basic Human Rights

May 12, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Reza Fakhari, Kingsborough Community College Reza Fakhari first became aware of Amnesty International when he was a teenager in Iran in the early 1970s. “Under the shah, a lot of young people were arrested, tortured, forced to make confessions,” he says. “Amnesty International was advocating on their behalf, and I promised myself that one day if […]

CUNY & Capital One Community College Innovation Challenge

May 6, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

A day of free activities around entrepreneurship, includes a motivating keynote from entrepreneur Rahfeal Gordon, a workshop on design thinking, and business pitches by students competing for over $15K in prize money.

Chaumtoli Huq to be the keynote speaker at this year’s KCC Reads Student Conference

May 2, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Chaumtoli Huq will touch on the intersecting questions of immigration, race, and gender as keynote speaker at this year’s KCC Reads Student Conference.

Kingsborough Community College’s Eco-Festival Opens May 12 with a Keynote Address by Jacqueline Patterson

May 2, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Patterson will address how communities, making decisions based on principles of sustainability and human rights and well-being, can live harmony with each other and the earth.

Kingsborough Alumnus & Shaw University President Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy to be Keynote Speaker at Kingsborough Community College’s 51st Commencement Exercises

April 26, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Kingsborough class of 2000 valedictorian and current president of Shaw University in North Carolina, will join more than 3,500 expected graduates and guests at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Kingsborough Community College, where she will deliver the keynote address to the graduating class of 2016 during the college’s 51st […]

Kingsborough Community College alumnus Angelina Volkova one of 9 CUNY students awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 21, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant

Kingsborough Student to Take Part in Historic CUNY2CUBA Goodwill Tour

April 20, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough student Stephanie Hahn, captain of the Kingsborough volleyball team, and 15 other CUNY scholar-athletes representing each college within CUNY’s intercollegiate athletic program will embark on a historic trip to Cuba during spring break as part of the 2016 CUNY Goodwill Tour.

Kingsborough President Farley Herzek Pens Op-Ed in the Jewish Voice in Response to Claims of Anti-Semitic Activities on its Campus

April 20, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

It has been about two weeks since articles in the Algemeiner, Jewish Voice, and Sheepshead Bites were printed that spoke negatively to specific hiring practices at Kingsborough Community College. More specifically, the accusations made claim to anti-Semitic hiring practices at the College.  These allegations found their way to several local newspapers, and were published in […]

Kingsborough Community College Alum Earns Award from Region One Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

April 7, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College alumnus D’Jarious Allen (’14), now a theatre arts major at Western Connecticut State University, earned a Distinguished Performance by an Actor in a Musical award at this year’s Region One Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).