Beginning November 20 and running through November 27, HOT L BALTIMORE, set in the lobby of the once-elegant Hotel Baltimore, the play, which drew its title from the hotel’s neon marquee with a burned-out letter “e” that was never replaced, focuses on the residents of the now-decaying property and its imminent date with a wrecking […]
On Saturday, November 8, On Stage at Kingsborough will present another winner in its Theater Series, The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith”. Conceived and directed by Joe Brancato, this Drama Desk-nominated musical play by Angelo Parra, delivers an electrifying, unforgettable, and surprisingly touching portrait of the “Empress of the Blues” and […]
Professor Smith is the second CUNY faculty member elected to the TYCA Executive Committee in nearly two decades and the only New York community college representative in 10 years Kingsborough Community College English Professor Cheryl Hogue Smith was recently elected as Secretary of the Two-Year College Association (TYCA), a division of the National Council of Teachers […]
The Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences at Kingsborough Community College was recently ranked #16 in the annual New York Daily News Guide to New York City’s Best High Schools. The four-year, public high school currently enrolls 1,036 students, has a 96 percent graduation rate, and a post-secondary enrollment rate of 88 percent. […]
Twenty Kingsborough Community College students joined hundreds of other volunteers on October 18 to clean up and beautify Prospect Park for families and park-goers who frequent the 585-acre urban oasis located in the heart of Brooklyn. As part of a citywide effort to care for the city’s favorite green spaces with brooms, shovels, rakes and […]
More than 800 guests are expected to celebrate Kingsborough’s Homecoming Day this year, Brooklyn Block Party style, on Sunday, October 19 on the College’s beautiful seaside campus. Beginning with registration at 10:00 a.m., and followed by a continental breakfast, alumni, faculty, staff, students, community members, and their families are expected to participate in a wide […]
City University of New York Chancellor James B. Milliken recently hosted a reception at Kingsborough Community College to officially welcome the College’s new, and seventh president, Farley Herzek. The reception was attended by more than 120 guests including CUNY Trustee and KCC Presidential Search Committee Member Rita DiMartino, members of the Chancellery including Executive Vice […]
“CONTEXT: Language as Medium and Message in Contemporary Art” debuts October 15 A free, new art exhibit, “CONTEXT: Language as Medium and Message in Contemporary Art”, will open to the public on October 15 and run through November 12 at The Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College, located in the Arts & Sciences Building. An […]
Brooklyn, NY–In addition to its regular schedule of programs, The Women’s Center at Kingsborough Community College will host a series of events during October geared to educating participants on healthy relationships, services for immigrant women, and providing support, resources and advice on parent empowerment. The Women’s Center is 1 of 8 such facilities at CUNY […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 (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 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.