Kingsborough Community College

Seven Kingsborough Athletes Named All-American

June 4, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

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 […]

Kingsborough Places Fourth at NJCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships

June 4, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

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 […]


May 12, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

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 […]

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, a Tuskegee Airman, to Speak at KCC

April 3, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

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 […]

KCC Professor And Two Students To Conduct Research At Brookhaven National Laboratory

March 31, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Professor Reddy and his two students will be associated with members of the BNL scientific and professional staff in an educational training program developed to give research experience in area of chemistry, physics, engineering, biology, nuclear medicine applied mathematics, high-and low-energy particle accelerators and science writing.

Kingsborough Community College Receives President’s Honor Roll Award for Service

March 19, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

School Honored for Distinguished Community Service The Corporation for National and Community Service named Kingsborough Community College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth. Although eleven New York Colleges were placed on the Honor Roll, Kingsborough is the only City University of New York […]

Kingsborough Community College Receives $150,000 Grant From the MetLife Foundation

March 19, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Part of Competitive Grant Program Addressing Student Success Kingsborough Community College announced today that it has been awarded a $150,000 grant to develop a Health Careers Learning Communities program to increase the number of high school students who aspire to enter college by educating them and helping them prepare for any one of seventeen different […]


March 19, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Dr. Lisa Rainwater, policy director for Riverkeeper, and Reverend Patricia Ackerman of the Garrison Institute are Keynote Speakers Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, today announced that it will host its third annual Eco-Festival, April 8-10, 2007. The theme for Eco-Festival 2008 is “grassroots environmental action.” The festival is designed to provide a unique […]

“Project Demonstrating Most Innovative Use of Technology” Award to Virtual Enterprise by Center for Digital Government

March 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

The Center for Digital Government recently notified CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise, located at Kingsborough, that it is the winner of the 2008 Best of New York Award for the project demonstrating the most innovative use of technology. Dr. Stuart Schulman, executive director of CUNY Kingsborough’s Institute for Virtual Enterprise and Kingsborough’s Center for Workforce […]

Statement by President Regina Peruggi

February 1, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

It is with great pleasure that I announce the beginning of Kings-borough’s celebration of Black History Month. I ask you to join me in celebrating the African-American community and African-American leaders who dedicated their lives to the advancement of freedom and equality in our nation when freedom and equality were only a distant dream. We […]

KCC Professors Volunteer in New Orleans

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Robert Putz, professor of math and computer science at Kingsborough, was one of several teachers and professors who spent two weeks in New Orleans this summer to help rebuild houses, paint schools and tutor children in an effort to advance the restoration of the city which is still suffering from the devastation caused by Hurricane […]

Ten Best-Selling Authors Speak at KCC Since Launching of Author Series

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Since Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College, announced the launching of a best-selling author series in 2005, 10 authors have visited the college and entertained large audiences in the Performing Arts Center and the MAC Playhouse. The author lectures, hosted by Brooklyn’s only community college, are offered to the entire community free of […]

KCC Students Receive Peter Jennings Scholarship

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Sokkun Luc and Sokha Pex, two Cambodian cousins whose families fled the lethal Khmer Rouge regime in 1975, were awarded CUNY’s Peter Jennings G.E.D. Laurel Award Scholarship last month for their diligence and persistence in learning English and earning their high school equivalency diplomas. The two cousins, now studying at Kingsborough and pursuing associate degrees, […]

KCC Athletic Awards Dinner Honors Athletes

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

On the evening of May 30, KCC athletes and their supporters gathered in the MAC Rotunda for an evening of celebration— an evening that honored the athletes and celebrated a year of outstanding athletic achievement. KCC athletes had a stellar year. The outdoor track and field team won sixth place in the National Junior College […]

Aha! Health Leadership Conference Held at KCC

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

On June 29, Kingsborough Community College’s Program in Community Health hosted a standing-room only unique one-day professional development conference entitled “Finding Your Inner Leader: An Aha! Conference to Promote Public and Community Health Leadership Development.” More than 240 public and community health professionals, from Mineola to Minneapolis, were in attendance. The conference was co-sponsored by […]

Kingsborough’s Project Welcome Holds First Graduation

January 15, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Center for Economic and Workforce Development held its first graduation for Project Welcome, Wednesday, August 29. Project Welcome, a program borne from a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant awarded to Kingsborough to train New York City residents in Tourism and Hospitality, was launched in February. The program is free […]

Kingsborough Community College to Dedicate its International Hall of Flags

January 14, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College president, Dr. Regina Peruggi, announced today that Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will dedicate its permanent International Hall of Flags at a ceremony that will take place at the college Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. KCC is located at 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn (Manhattan Beach), New York. The highlight of the […]

Judith Cohen Receives Public Service Award

January 9, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College

The Kingsborough Dispatch Volume 2 Number 3 News for and about the Kingsborough community January 9, 2008 JUDITH COHEN RECEIVES PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD Administrative Assistant in Department of Communications and Performing Arts J udith Cohen, administrative assistant in the Department of Communications and Performing Arts is a winner of the 2007 Isaac Liberman Public Service […]

Pinning Ceremony Held at Kingsborough

December 17, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

On Monday, December 17, sixty-eight nursing and 14 surgical technology graduates, one of the Nursing Department’s largest classes, crossed the stage of the Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Performing Arts Center to receive their pins and congratulations from college administrators, professors, family and friends. “I encourage you to celebrate enthusiastically tonight. I join you in your […]

Kingsborough Community College to Hold Christening and Launching Ceremony for the MV Mike Drucker

October 1, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, NY, October 17 — Kingsborough Community College (KCC) president, Dr. Regina Peruggi, today announced that the college will christen and launch the newest vessel in its Maritime Technology Program, the Mike Drucker, Friday, October 19, during a 10:30 a.m. ceremony at the college marina. The new vessel memorializes and honors the late Dr. Milton […]