Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Hires Dr. Sharon Warren Cook as new Dean of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) announced the appointment of Dr. Sharon Warren Cook as its new Dean of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, effective Apri1 10. In her new role, Dr. Cook will report to the Academic Affairs Vice President and Provost Dr. Joanne Russell and serve as a member of the Senior Academic Affairs Team. Dr. […]

Kingsborough’s CUNY Fatherhood Academy Program Names New Director

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College, Uncategorized

Kingsborough Community College named Kirk Francis as its new Program Director for the CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) program. Francis is the newest addition to the Workforce Development, Strategic Community Partnership and Continuing Education Division. Francis has extensive social service project management and leadership experience working with young men in various program settings. For several years he […]

Environmental Reporter and Columbia University Research Professor Focus on the Politicization of Science and the Science of Global Warming at Kingsborough’s 11th Annual Eco-Festival

April 21, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College announced today that Washington Post Energy and the Environment reporter Chris Mooney and Columbia University Research Professor Jason Smerdon will deliver remarks at the 11th annual Eco-Festival from April 26-28 in the Lighthouse Rotunda at the college. This year’s theme is “Knowledge Becomes Action,” exploring the importance of knowledge and information as […]

Kingsborough’s Healthcare Institute adds new Hemodialysis Technician & Exam Prep Course

April 12, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

For individuals with chronic illnesses such as high-blood pressure and diabetes, the need for qualified kidney care professionals is essential for people living with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or kidney failure. To fill this service gap, Kingsborough Community College (KCC) partnered with Dialysis 4 Career, which provides educational opportunities in hemodialysis training to offer its […]

Kingsborough Culinary Arts Students Earn Certificates of Appreciation for Volunteering at Prestigious U.S. Pastry Competition

April 10, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College culinary arts students joined some of the most talented pastry chefs in the nation as volunteers at the annual U.S. Pastry Competition held at the Javits Center in March. The competition, sponsored by Paris Gourmet, a leading specialty food importer, and distributor, was held at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of […]

Kingsborough Alum and Chemistry Major Kate Maziarz featured in Women and Girls in Science Campaign

April 3, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Winner Currently Pursuing Studies at Mount Holyoke College   Kingsborough Community College (KCC) and Class of 2016 Chemistry major Kate Maziarz was recently featured in the Beyond Benign International Day of Women and Girls in Science campaign. Beyond Benign is dedicated to providing future and current scientists, educators, and citizens with […]

Kingsborough Community College Sophomore Tatyana Mills named an NJCAA Outdoor National Athlete of the Week

March 31, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingston, Jamaica native, and Kingsborough Community College sophomore Tatyana Mills was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Outdoor National Athlete of the Week on March 28. The Award was given by U.S Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Tatyana earned the award for her performance at the Winthrop ADIDAS Invitational this […]

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Recognizes KCC Alumni for “Best Specialty Show” and “Best Program Director” at WKRB Radio Station

March 30, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) awarded national recognitions to two Kingsborough Community College (KCC) alumni for their outstanding work at 90.3FM WKRB. The announcement was made at the annual IBS Conference in early March. Lamark Plaskett, a 2016 Media Arts graduate was a finalist for Best Specialty Show, “The Fresh Movement”. Elissa Nieves, a 2006 […]

Kingsborough Community College’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic Program Receives Accreditation Effective Immediately

March 27, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

   KCC was the first college-based paramedic program in Brooklyn approved by the State Department of Health Bureau of EMS Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) has accredited Kingsborough Community College’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program effective immediately. The initial accreditation status expires […]

International Cinematographers Guild Host Diversity and Outreach Workshop for CUNY Students at Kingsborough Community College

March 22, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

IATSE New York Production Locals Showcase trades and crafts March 21, 2017, | Brooklyn, NY: Kingsborough Community College (KCC), in partnership with the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG), hosted a Diversity & Outreach Workshop at the College on March 18. Students had the chance to participate in a panel discussion with the union and guild representatives […]

Major exhibition opens at the Kingsborough Art Museum (KAM)

March 2, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Major exhibition opens at the Kingsborough Art Museum (KAM), featuring works by such artists as Alex Katz and Lois Dodd.

Two KCC students to serve on PTK All-State Community College Academic Team

March 2, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Two Kingsborough Community College students were recognized in Albany today for qualifying to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s All-State Community College Academic Team.

KCC and NY Waterway Co-host NYC Coast Guard Meeting

March 1, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY – March 1, 2017: Kingsborough Community College partnered with NY Waterway to host a meeting of the Coast Guard and businesses representing over 100 passenger carrier vessels. These businesses are the prime source of employment for growing fields in maritime and culinary arts.  

Works by Two Kingsborough Students Included in Iggy Pop Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

February 15, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College students Kallyiah Merilus and Mauricio Rodriguez are among the 22 artists featured in the Brooklyn Museum exhibition Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller, running through March 26, 2017.

State Senator Persaud Tours Site of KCC’s Proposed Student Union

December 16, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Persaud helped secure $600K of estimated $1.5M required to complete space Brooklyn, NY –State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud recently toured the site for Kingsborough Community College’s proposed Student Union & Intercultural Center. The representative of Brooklyn’s 19th Senatorial District helped secure $600K of the estimated $1.5 million needed to complete the state-of-the-art, educational and recreational […]

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.