Kingsborough Community College

President Herzek Addresses Faculty and Staff at Kingsborough Community College’s Fall 2014 Convocation

September 26, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

President Farley Herzek recently welcomed more than 500 returning and new faculty and staff at Kingsborough Community College’s fall 2014 Convocation held in the Goldstein Performing Arts Center. President Herzek, who was introduced by Provost Stuart Suss, welcomed the audience in his first opportunity to address Kingsborough faculty and staff, spoke about returning to his […]

KCC Foundation Receives $20k Grant from the Northfield Bank Foundation to Fund Student Scholarships

September 24, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Forty $500 Scholarships Will Help Students with Greatest Financial Need Brooklyn, NY – Staten Island’s Northfield Bank Foundation recently awarded the Kingsborough Community College Foundation a grant of $20,000 to provide scholarships for eligible resident Staten Island students, or students who live in select Brooklyn zip codes and attend Kingsborough. The grant, which will be […]

Kingsborough Community College Renames Academic Village as the Regina S. Peruggi Academic Center

September 24, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY—Newly-appointed Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek and Provost Stuart Suss yesterday joined Kingsborough faculty, staff and students to celebrate the dedication and naming of the Academic Village as the new Regina S. Peruggi Academic Center. “As the new president of Kingsborough Community College, I am honored to celebrate and acknowledge Dr. Peruggi’s work […]

STATE SENATOR MARTIN GOLDEN HOSTS ROUNDTABLE AT KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE ON GROWING THE FUTURE IN COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK

September 19, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY—Kingsborough Community College hosted New York State Senator Martin J. Golden and Chair of the New York State Senate Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation, & Entrepreneurship on September 16 for a roundtable discussion, “Growing the Future in Computer and Video Game Development in New York”, and the expansion of the $111 billion industry in […]

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S DR. REZA FAKHARI ELECTED AS BOARD VICE CHAIR OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA

September 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs & Associate Provost Dr. Reza Fakhari was recently elected by the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) as its Vice Chairman, following his election as a new member of the Board in a national election by AIUSA members in June. As the Vice Chair […]

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE INDUCTS ELEVEN OF ITS BRIGHTEST STARS TO ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME

September 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

New President Farley Herzek Celebrates Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Brooklyn, NY – New Kingsborough Community College (KCC) President Farley Herzek joined the KCC Athletics Department for its inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor 11 of the Department’s brightest stars who were named as inaugural inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame. President […]

Kingsborough Community College Named one of the Top Four Community Colleges in America by Aspen Institute College Excellence Program from More than 1,000 Nationwide

March 22, 2013 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that KCC, Brooklyn’s only community college, was named one of the top four community colleges in America by Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. KCC, selected from an original pool of more than 1,000 community colleges, is one of four community colleges that will share the $1 million prize.

Aspen Institute: Kingsborough Community College (CUNY) Named One of Top Four Community Colleges in America by Aspen Institute; Chosen as Finalist-With-Distinction from More than 1,000 Nationwide

March 22, 2013 | Kingsborough Community College

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program announced today Kingsborough Community College (CUNY) in Brooklyn, New York as a finalist-with-distinction for the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Selected from the nation’s more than 1,000 public community colleges, Kingsborough will receive a $100,000 prize to support its programs.

NEW YORK’S KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (CUNY) NAMED ONE OF TEN FINALISTS FOR 2013 ASPEN PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE

September 12, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

New York’s Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn was named today one of ten finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Part of the City University of New York system or CUNY, Kingsborough now enters the last stage of the competition for the $1 million prize fund that will be awarded in March in Washington, D.C. to the winner and up to four finalists-with-distinction

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST ART EXHIBITION OPENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION ON BROOKLYN WATERFRONT

August 14, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) today announced that it will host a roundtable discussion, “Brooklyn Under Water: Confronting a Landscape of Risk,” on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, from 5 to 7 pm, in the college’s Art Gallery. The event, organized by the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center at New York City College of Technology and KCC, will be an interdisciplinary conversation about the future of Brooklyn’s waterfronts in the age of climate change.

KINGSBOROUGH ONE OF TEN COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHOSEN TO FORM NETWORK FOCUSED ON CIVIC LEARNING THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

May 14, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) is one of 10 community colleges, in the country competitively selected to take the lead in “Bridging Cultures to Form a Nation: Difference, Community and Democratic Thinking,” a new initiative focused on civic leaning through the Humanities. It is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and co-sponsored by the Association of American
Colleges and Universities and The Democracy Commitment.

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE NAMED AS ONE OF TOP 120 IN COUNTRY

May 8, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Eligible for $1 Million Aspen Institute Prize Fund; Nation’s Signature Recognition of Excellence in More Than 1,000 Community Colleges, Which Serve Nearly Half of All Undergraduates in U.S.

Kingsborough Community College Students Now Have an Even Better Chance of Earning a Degree and Achieving their Dreams

May 8, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College selected into the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network; commits to rigorous student success and completion

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST AWARD-WINNING ECO-FESTIVAL APRIL 25-27

April 18, 2012 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will host its seventh annual Eco-Festival, April 25-27, 2012. The theme is “Our Earth Community: What is My Role?” The three-day event is free and open to the public. The opening session begins at 9:10 a.m., Wednesday, April 25.

Kingsborough Community College to Host Roundtable on Brooklyn Development

September 21, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Regina Peruggi, President of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the college will host a roundtable on Brooklyn and Development, Thursday, October 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The roundtable will be held at the Marine Activities Center (MAC) Rotunda. It is free and open to the public.
The roundtable will focus on the most significant changes taking place in the Borough, from construction projects to population shifts, from economy to culture. It will examine what drives these changes, who is affected by them, what role do individuals or communities have in shaping decisions that involve them directly and indirectly.

Rev. Alfonso Wyatt to Deliver Commencement Address at Kingsborough Community College

June 13, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Regina Peruggi, President of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that Rev. Alfonso Wyatt, a Vice President of the Fund for The City of New York, Project Director of the Jericho Faith-Based Technical Assistance Project for the Fund, and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Twenty-First Century Foundation, will deliver the commencement address at the college’s 46th commencement ceremony.

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSOR AND TEAM OF SCIENTISTS PUBLISH PAPER ANNOUNCING DISCOVERY OF NEW MINERAL

June 13, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that Dr. Harold C. Connolly, Jr., a KCC Department of Physical Sciences professor, and Stuart A. Sweeney Smith, who worked with Professor Connolly at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) as a City University of New York undergraduate intern, are among a team of scientists that has discovered a new mineral, named krotite

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (KCC) AWARDED $1.8 MILLION GRANT TO IMPLEMENT NEW SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND PROGRAM

June 13, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) today announced that it has been awarded a $l.8 million grant by the CEO and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City to implement a new program for young adults as part of the federal Social Innovation Fund.

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE RANKED AS ONE OF TOP 10% IN THE COUNTRY; SUPPORTED BY NATIONAL LEADERS IN BUSINESS, EDUCATION, LABOR

April 26, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

– In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Kingsborough Community College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges, challenging it to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on high standards for learning, college completion without delay, and serving as a training ground for jobs that pay competitive wages. The full list of eligible institutions can be found at www.AspenCCPrize.org.

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Joins Broadway & Cabaret Cast

April 1, 2011 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Performing Arts Center’s season of world-class Dance, Music, Theatre, and Family Shows continues with New York City’s only political cabaret. Symphony Space’s Thalia Follies: A Political Cabaret comes to KPAC on Saturday April 16, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will make a special guest-starring appearance when he sings his “Bike Lane Cantata!”