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.
– 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.
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!”
Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will host its sixth annual Eco-Festival, April 13-15, 2011. The theme is “Sustaining Waters.” The three-day event is free and open to the public. The opening session begins at 10:20 a.m., Wednesday, April 13.
This safe-home public education event will feature training, workshops, and exhibits Brooklyn, N.Y., October 6 – Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the college, in partnership with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, will host the 2009 Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Expo on Thursday, October […]
Kevin Powell, a Brooklyn-based activist and author, to give keynote address Brooklyn, N.Y., September 9 – Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, today announced that the college will host “Dreamland Pavilion: Brooklyn and Development” conference October 2-3, 2009. This multidisciplinary conference will explore the past, present and future of […]
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President _____________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 8, 2009 DR. JILL BIDEN TO DELIVER COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN NEW YORK On Friday June 12, Dr. Jill Biden will give the commencement address to graduates of Kingsborough Community College. Dr. Biden, an educator of 28 years, has […]
Brooklyn, NY – June 11 – Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that Dr. Jill Biden, lifelong educator and wife of the Vice President of the United States, will deliver the commencement address at the college’s 44th commencement ceremony. Dr. Biden will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree […]
Brooklyn, N.Y., March 25 — Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will participate in Earth Hour, Saturday, March 28, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. as a symbol of solidarity with all those who are taking action to address climate change. Kingsborough will turn off all internal lights in […]
Dr. Wayne J. Martin, environmental scientist with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will keynote festival Brooklyn, N.Y., March 13 — Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will host its fourth annual Eco-Festival, April 21-24, 2009. The theme is “living on earth.” The four-day event is free and open to the public. […]
Brooklyn, New York, February 18 – The Corporation for National and Community Service honored Kingsborough Community College today with a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America’s communities. “Kingsborough students have been extraordinary in responding to the educational, cultural, and economic needs of our […]
Brooklyn, NY, November 14 — Kingsborough Community College (KCC) women’s tennis team won 25 of 27 matches to win the New York State Region 15 championships, qualifying the team for the Nationals to be held in Tucson, Arizona, May 2-9, 2009. According to Barry Goldsmith, KCC tennis coach, the consensus among the coaches was that […]
Brooklyn, NY, November 14 –Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC) today announced that the college is one of the nation’s top ten community colleges for technology delivery in higher education, according to an annual survey conducted by the Center for Digital Education and Converge magazine. Kingsborough is ranked tenth among the large-sized […]
Brooklyn, October 6 — Kingsborough Community College (KCC), taking advantage of its idyllic maritime location, has, for the second summer in a row, conducted an environmental science and ocean technology program for middle school students that has drawn rave reviews from students, families, faculty and the community. “These young students had fun and gained valuable […]
Conference is designed to reach, rouse and ready future public and community health leaders Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College, today announced that the college will host a day-long health leadership conference Friday, June 20. The conference is titled “Finding your Inner Leader – An ‘Aha!’ Conference to Reach, Rouse and Ready Future […]
Kingsborough Community College (KCC) president, Dr. Regina Peruggi, today announced that Dr. Richard Maraia, chief of the Section on Molecular and Cell Biology, Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health, will deliver the address at the 43rd Kingsborough Community College commencement exercises. Dr. Maraia, who is an alumnus of KCC, will also receive […]
Dr. Regina Peruggi, president, Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that seven KCC athletes were named All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association. The Kingsborough athletes are the following: Robert Mortel placed second in the 4X400 meter relay event at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Nationals. Faisal Muhammad placed second in […]
Dr. Regina Peruggi, president, Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the KCC men’s tennis team placed fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division III Men’s Tennis Championships with a score of 21 team points. With a 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 score, defeating Ross Armstrong and Farid Vatan of Montgomery — College-Rockville, KCC’s duo […]
I speak for the entire Kingsborough Community College community when I say how deeply saddened we are by the tragic death of Kingsborough student Youzdjan Bekir. Our hearts go out to his family and friends, as we share their grief and sadness. At approximately 12:40 p.m., Thursday, May 8, as Mr. Bekir left the campus […]
Former Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. will speak at Kingsborough at a special program sponsored by Services to Enhance Reservists and Veterans Education (S.E.R.V.E.) entitled “The Power of One—Celebrating the Heroic History of African-American fliers,” Thursday, April 10. The program will be held at M146 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is […]