Kingsborough Community College

Theresa Sareo Shares Her Story of Trauma Survival through a Performance at Kingsborough Community College

April 28, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Accident that caused loss of her leg has inspired an amazing journey Brooklyn, NY – Singer, songwriter, and trauma survivor Theresa Sareo will share her story of survival through excerpts of her inspiring biographical film and a discussion, as well as a performance, where she will sing, “Through a Soldier’s Eyes”, a song she wrote […]

Kingsborough Community College Alumna Named to University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents

April 22, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

From Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge to Maui, environmentalist and conservationist Helen Nielsen has always been a strong advocate for community colleges and education Kingsborough Community College (KCC) alumna Helen Nielsen, ‘79, has been confirmed as a Regent of the University of Hawai’i system by the state senate, appointed by Governor David Ige. The Bay Ridge native, […]

Majora Carter to Speak at Kingsborough’s 9th Annual Eco-Festival About Global Environmental Challenges

April 20, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Conference theme “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future focuses on the economic impact on the world of environmental sustainability Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will host its 9th Annual Eco-Festival from April 22-24, 2015, themed “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future.” Sustainable South Bronx and Green […]

Renowned Peruvian Philosopher Shuar Velasquez to Speak about Global Indigeneity and Capitalism at Kingsborough

April 13, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Indigenous Scholar to Discuss Global Indigeneity and Capitalism Kingsborough Community College will celebrate its collective diversity with a weeklong series of events from April 13 to April 19 that celebrate and highlight the College’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Americans for Indian Opportunity Ambassador and member of the Peruvian indigenous groups—the wampìs and […]

Kingsborough Faculty and Students Talk about Civic Engagement Graduate Center Feminist Pedagogies Conference

April 13, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Panel discussion focuses on the role of feminism within the realm of civic engagement Kingsborough Community College (KCC) faculty members Prof. Maureen Fadem and Prof. Madeline Sorel, together with 7 current and former KCC students, will lead a panel discussion, “Civic Engagement at Kingsborough: A Feminist Pedagogy of Art, Activism, and Social Justice for the […]

Kingsborough Community College Celebrates Art and Creativity during Disability Awareness Week

April 9, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Events and activities highlight the Art in Disability during April 27th-30th Kingsborough Community College’s Access-Ability Services is exploring the creative side of people with disabilities as a way of changing the common perception that disability is all about limitations with a series of events that explore the Art in Disability. Student, faculty, staff and off-campus […]

Kingsborough’s Child Development Center and HealthPlus Amerigroup Partner for Parent/Child Cooking Workshops

March 25, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Through a generous donation from HealthPlus Amerigroup, the Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Child Development Center will host a series of parent/child cooking workshops that recently launched on campus to help encourage family togetherness, healthy eating, nutrition education, and fun. Research shows that involving kids in meal preparation helps to foster closeness within families, prevents behavior […]

Kingsborough Community College English Department Professor Steven Amarnick Edits Restored Manuscript of Victorian Novelist Anthony Trollope’s “The Duke’s Children”

March 2, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Reconstructed original novel took 10 years, contains 290,000 words, is 702 pages, and uses the author’s handwritten manuscript Kingsborough Community College Department of English Prof. Steven Amarnick was recently featured in a Wall Street Journal article about the restoration of Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope’s “The Duke’s Children,” the final volume in a series of Trollope’s […]

Meet Itrat Batool – Kingsborough Community College’s “Dreams Begin Here Student” for March

March 2, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Itrat Batool, was featured in I Learn America, a documentary released in 2013 which followed five immigrant teenagers as they learn to adapt to a new life, a new language and a new culture, while learning to adjust to the American education system. Itrat, who came to America from Pakistan in 2002 after her mother’s […]

Kingsborough Community College Welcomes High School Students for C-CAP Winter Chefs Hands-On Culinary Experience

February 17, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Beginning Tuesday, February 17, and through Friday, February 20, Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will welcome students on campus from high schools throughout the five boroughs for Winter Chefs, a week-long, hands-on culinary experience in partnership with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), Kingsborough Community College, and College Now. The Winter Chefs program exposes participants […]

Kingsborough Hosts Black History Month Symposium to Discuss Impact of Recent Events in Ferguson and New York City

February 9, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Symposium Broadens Dialogue on Race and Community On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will host a day-long symposium, “99 Voices Teach Ferguson: A KCC Symposium” a conference, as part of its Black History Month celebration, which discusses the impact of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and in New York City. Following the […]

Kingsborough Students Deliver Video Games, Musical Instruments, Art Supplies and Other Gifts to Children at MJHS Hospice

February 3, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Students enrolled in the Education Department’s Social Science in Childhood Education class at Kingsborough Community College recently visited and brought gifts for children with terminal illnesses who reside at the MJHS Hospice Residential Inpatient Unit (IPU) on the grounds of Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care. Gifts included video games, musical instruments, and art […]

President Herzek Presents Letters of Condolence and Graduation Picture of KCC Alumnus NYPD Detective Wenjian Liu to Family Representatives

February 2, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College president Farley Herzek last week presented a framed picture and letters of condolence and support on behalf of Kingsborough staff, faculty, students, and alumni to the family of KCC alumnus NYPD Detective Wenjian Liu. The picture, a copy of which is shown being held by Office Mo Wong, was taken during the […]

Kingsborough Culinary Arts Program Students Win Silver and Bronze Medals at Salon of Culinary Art Competition

January 7, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College, Uncategorized

Kingsborough Community College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that students from its Culinary Arts program were awarded silver and bronze medals at the 146th Salon of Culinary Art competition held at the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS) in New York. Students and professionals present their best to a […]

Singapore Prime Minister Office Delegation Visits Kingsborough to Learn About Models of Continuing Education And Lifelong Learning

December 30, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) recently welcomed a delegation from the Office of the Prime Minister of Singapore and members of the country’s newly-established SkillsFuture Council to the campus for a meeting and presentation of the College’s Continuing Education and My Turn programs, and a discussion of best practices. Office of Continuing Education Dean Christine Beckner […]

Statement on the Deaths of Kingsborough Alumnus NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu and Officer Rafael Ramos

December 23, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

It is with deep sadness I confirm that one of the NYPD officers killed on Saturday, Officer Wenjian Liu, belonged to our family of proud Kingsborough Community College alumni. Officer Liu began his higher education pursuits as a Business major at the College of Staten Island in 2001, subsequently transferring to Kingsborough in 2004, and […]

Kingsborough’s COPE Program Receives Donations of Toys and Coats from the Atlantis Cricket Club

December 18, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough’s College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment (COPE) program received a holiday donation of toys and coats for the families of students who participate in the program.  For the past six years Atlantis Cricket Club – NY has collected toys at its annual holiday party and donated them to the KCC COPE program. “I saw […]

Kingsborough Student Itrat Batool Joins United States Education Department Secretary Arne Duncan for Special Screening of I Learn America Documentary and Panel Discussion

December 17, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Itrat is among five immigrant students featured in “I Learn America” Kingsborough Community College student Itrat Batool, (pictured above and farthest right), traveled to Washington, DC on Monday to join 400 students and other guests for a special screening of I Learn America, a documentary in which she was featured. Itrat was among a special group […]

Kingsborough’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development Project Rise Program Featured on WBAI’s “Women in the Making: Tomorrow’s History Today.”

December 10, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

The Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) at Kingsborough sees many ambitious students. Desi, a current CHW student in the Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) workforce training program also hosts a show on WBAI 99.5FM: Women in the Making: Tomorrow’s History Today, which “highlights the views, perspectives, questions, goals and accomplishments of today’s girl.” Desi […]

Statement to the College Community on the Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

December 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Yesterday, the grand jury deliberating the circumstances surrounding the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner issued its decision not to indict the police officer involved.  It is understandable that many are upset about this decision, especially so soon after the Ferguson Grand Jury ruling. We are again reminded that there are deep issues within […]