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.
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 […]
Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant
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.
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 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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 (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.
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 (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 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 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, […]
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 […]
U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker recently announced the appointment of 30 new and returning members to the eight regional fishery management councils that partner with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries to manage ocean fish stocks. On the recommendation and nomination of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and with the support of New York […]
Kingsborough staff and students joined approximately 2,000 other participants, including hundreds from the City University of New York on July 12 for the 1st Annual Disability Pride Parade, a historic walk honoring the civil rights activity that led up to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act 25 years ago. The parade route—a manageable […]
Kingsborough Community College (KCC) officially launched its intensive STEM Summer Boot Camp program in its newly-constructed STEM Lab, where 15 students in the first cohort of STEM-bound freshmen are part of an exciting, immersive learning experience that includes hands-on experiential activities. KCC President Herzek was joined by Provost Stuart Suss, faculty, staff, students, Brooklyn Council […]
Kingsborough Community College’s (KCC) Men’s Basketball coach Dr. Lambert Shell was inducted into the Fairfield County Sports Commission Hall of Fame at a recent ceremony held at the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus. Dr. Shell was among six Hall of Fame inductees including former NHL player Ted Drury, Montreal Canadiens’ leading scorer Max Pacioretty, Seattle […]
Kingsborough Community College Assistant Athletics Director Keith Heron and international student Kelvin Arhire-Thomas were instrumental in the recent repeal of rules restricting international students from competing in NJCAA sports at the junior and community college level. Previously, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rules prevented international students with less than three years of attendance at […]