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.
Kingsborough Community College Eligible for $1 Million Aspen Institute Prize Fund; Nation’s Signature Recognition of Excellence in More Than 1,000 Community Colleges, Which Serve Nearly Half of All Undergraduates in U.S.
Kingsborough Community College selected into the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network; commits to rigorous student success and completion
Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will host its seventh annual Eco-Festival, April 25-27, 2012. The theme is “Our Earth Community: What is My Role?” The three-day event is free and open to the public. The opening session begins at 9:10 a.m., Wednesday, April 25.
Dr. Regina Peruggi, President of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the college will host a roundtable on Brooklyn and Development, Thursday, October 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The roundtable will be held at the Marine Activities Center (MAC) Rotunda. It is free and open to the public.
The roundtable will focus on the most significant changes taking place in the Borough, from construction projects to population shifts, from economy to culture. It will examine what drives these changes, who is affected by them, what role do individuals or communities have in shaping decisions that involve them directly and indirectly.
Dr. Regina Peruggi, President of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that Rev. Alfonso Wyatt, a Vice President of the Fund for The City of New York, Project Director of the Jericho Faith-Based Technical Assistance Project for the Fund, and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Twenty-First Century Foundation, will deliver the commencement address at the college’s 46th commencement ceremony.
Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that Dr. Harold C. Connolly, Jr., a KCC Department of Physical Sciences professor, and Stuart A. Sweeney Smith, who worked with Professor Connolly at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) as a City University of New York undergraduate intern, are among a team of scientists that has discovered a new mineral, named krotite
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 […]