Kingsborough Community College

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.

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 10:00 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).

Kingsborough Community College Selected as One of Two Expansion Sites for CUNY Fatherhood Academy Funding from the Office of the Mayor and the New York City Young Men’s Initiative

October 27, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Program aimed specifically at promoting responsible parenting and economic stability through education for young unemployed and underemployed fathers  New York City Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced today that Brooklyn’s only community college—Kingsborough Community College—and Hostos Community College in the Bronx were chosen as the two expansion sites among CUNY campuses for […]

Kingsborough Community College Culinary Students Win Culinary Scholarships

October 5, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

The James Beard Foundation recently announced that Kingsborough Culinary Arts students Amr Mohamed and Luciana Lamboy are two of only three winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation/Tony May Scholarship for Italian Culinary Studies at the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners. Amr and Luciana will receive full tuition, including room and board for a complete […]

Nate “Tiny” Archibald Shares Valuable Educational Advice and Conducts Skills-Drills with Kingsborough’s Basketball Teams

October 5, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

On Friday, October 2, NBA-great, Nate “Tiny” Archibald continued his commitment to community involvement, education, and to mentoring young men and women with a visit to Kingsborough Community College (KCC), where he hosted an educational discussion and basketball skills session for the KCC Men’s and Women’s intercollegiate basketball teams. More than 50 individuals, including the […]

Kingsborough Community College Awarded Achieving the Dream Leader College Status

September 22, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) today announced that the College, as the only City University of New York school, as well as the only New York state community college, this year earned Leader College distinction—a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps. KCC has shown how data can inform policy and practice to help community college students achieve their goals, resulting in improved skills, better employability, and economic growth for families, communities, and the nation as a whole.

Kingsborough Community College Holds its First Paramedic Program Graduation Ceremony

September 1, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Declares Kingsborough Paramedic Program Day in the Borough of Brooklyn Kingsborough Community College held its first Graduation Ceremony last week for nineteen students in its Paramedic Program. Launched in 2013, the program is the first college-based paramedic program in Brooklyn. The graduates were accompanied by family and friends who were […]

Kingsborough Community College Professor Receives the Distinguished Carski Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award

August 31, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Professor and Biological Sciences Department Chairperson Loretta Brancaccio-Taras was recently named as the recipient of the 2016 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Professor Brancaccio-Taras, a renowned undergraduate biology educator and national leader in biology education reform, will present the Carski Award lecture at […]

Kingsborough Community College Diversity Officer to Receive Leadership Award at Tri-State Diversity Council Conference

August 26, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Diversity Officer Angel Luis Rivera was recently named as one of the recipients of the Tri-State Diversity Council’s 2015 Leadership Award. Mr. Rivera will receive the award at the Council’s Annual Conference during a luncheon on Thursday, August 27 at the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan. Recognized for his commitment to diversity […]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and AT&T New York President Marissa Shorenstein Congratulate Brooklyn Science Innovation Initiative Students at Kingsborough Community College

August 10, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and AT&T New York President Marissa Shorenstein joined Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek, faculty, and staff today for the graduation ceremony for participants in the AT&T Brooklyn Science Innovation Initiative which fosters interest in STEM-related careers and scientific inquiry skills. The program, an intensive five-week STEM skills program, […]

Kingsborough Community College Students Participate in Rescue Training Mission with U.S. Coast Guard

July 22, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Students in Kingsborough’s Maritime Technology program participated in a simulated rescue training mission and drill today with the U.S. Coast Guard off the waters of Manhattan Beach. They learned how to perform a rescue operation in real time while the Coast Guard worked to “rescue” the swimmer in distress. They employed the proper safety and […]