Kingsborough Community College

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE HOSTS ITS THIRD ANNUAL ECO-FESTIVAL APRIL 8-10

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 […]

Andrew Weyman, Television Director and Alumnus, to Deliver Kingsborough Commencement Address

June 4, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

Andrew Weyman, Television Director/Producer and Alumnus, to Deliver Kingsborough Commencement Address Weyman to receive the President’s Medal Helianne Duke is Valedictorian Brooklyn, NY June 4 — Kingsborough Community College president, Dr. Regina Peruggi, today announced that Andrew Weyman, television director/producer and alumnus, will deliver the address at the 42nd Kingsborough Community College commencement exercises. Weyman […]

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL ECO-FESTIVAL IN CELEBRATION OF EARTH WEEK

April 16, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL ECO-FESTIVAL IN CELEBRATION OF EARTH WEEK Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for the New York Times and James Gustave Speth, Dean of Yale University Environmental Sciences are Keynote Speakers Brooklyn, N.Y., April 16 — Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, today announced that in celebration of Earth Week, […]

New School Record Set at Indoor Track and Field National Championships

March 9, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

Indoor Track and Field National Championships New School Record Set at Competition Brooklyn, N.Y. March 9 — Kingsborough Community College’s (KCC) athletes attended the National Indoor Track & Field Championships at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Kingsborough was one of five Division III colleges attending. The remaining schools were Division I. Led by head […]

Kingsborough Community College Awarded $1.6 Million To Train City Residents For Jobs In The Hospitality Industry

February 22, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE AWARDED $1.6 MILLION TO TRAIN CITY RESIDENTS FOR JOBS IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY Kingsborough the only New York College to Share $125 Million in Labor Department Grants with 72 Community Colleges Nationwide BROOKLYN, NY, Feb 22 –Kingsborough Community College (KCC) today announced that it has been awarded a $l.6 million grant from […]

Author Gay Talese to Speak at Kingsborough

January 22, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

Author Gay Talese to Speak at Kingsborough Appearance is part of Kingsborough’s Best-Selling Author Series 2007 Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 22 — Acclaimed author and journalist Gay Talese will speak on Tuesday, February 6, at 7 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College’s Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center. Mr. Talese’s free talk will launch the college’s third […]

Kingsborough Community College ‘New Start’ Program Helps Students Fulfill Academic Potential After Initial Failure

January 3, 2007 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College “New Start” Program Helps Students Fulfill Academic Potential After Initial Failure More Than 12,000 Students Given A Second Chance at Higher Education Brooklyn, Jan. 3 — Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn’s only community college, today announced that its “New Start” Program has given more than 12,000 college drop-outs a second chance at […]

Kingsborough Community College Alumna Named Public Relations Director

November 1, 2006 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Alumna Named Public Relations Director Brooklyn, N.Y., November 1 – Kingsborough Community College, the only community college located in the Borough of Brooklyn, announced today that Ruby Ryles has joined the college as director of public relations. We are pleased to welcome Ruby, a Kingsborough Community College alumna, to our management team. […]