Kingsborough Community College

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 […]

Kingsborough Paramedic Program Students Render Aid to Classmate During Medical Emergency

December 2, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College Provost Stuart Suss recently welcomed guests for a special recognition event to honor two students who rendered first aid to a fellow classmate during a medical emergency. When a classmate collapsed in a nearby classroom with a seizure, fellow Paramedic Program students Nelson Chan and Aleksey Kaplunovskiy immediately sought medical help, and […]

President Herzek Statement to the College Community on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 26, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

As you are aware, the grand jury deliberating the death of Michael Brown issued its decision last night not to indict the officer responsible for the shooting. It is understandable that many are conflicted about what the grand jury’s decision means and what impact it may have. The decision has reminded us that there are […]

More than 200 Kingsborough Community College faculty and staff receive Years of Service Awards

November 21, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

More than 200 Kingsborough Community College employees were recently honored at the College’s annual Years of Service Awards celebrating the dedication and commitment of long-time KCC faculty and staff. The ceremony, held in the College’s MAC Rotunda, and emceed by President Herzek, was created six years ago to honor and recognize faculty members, administrators, staff, […]

Center for Workforce Development Operations Director Christine Zagari-LoPorto Accepts Exemplary Program Award for CUNY CareerPATH Marketing Program

November 19, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Award recognizes innovative and efficient programming and marketing contributions to the Adult and Continuing Education field Kingsborough Community College Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) Operations Director Christine Zagari-LoPorto accepted the Dr. James C. Hall, Jr. Exemplary Program Award for the CUNY CareerPATH Marketing Program during the recent Continuing Education Association of New York’s […]

Kingsborough Community College Foundation Joins the #Givingtuesday Social Media Campaign

November 14, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

KCC Foundation Encourages a Global Day of Giving to Raise Funds for Scholarship Support On December 2, which marks the second anniversary of #GivingTuesday, the Kingsborough Community College Foundation will join thousands of global and local charitable organizations, small businesses, corporate and community partners, and individuals in the #GivingTuesday social media campaign to raises awareness […]

Former New York Knicks Forward and Syracuse Standout Player John Wallace Visits Kingsborough Community College

November 14, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Wallace Stresses Hard Work and Commitment; President Herzek Takes to the Court Former New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors forward, and Syracuse star player John Wallace visited Kingsborough Community College this week to attend the Athletics Department pep rally, and to deliver a motivational message to the men’s and women’s basketball teams in advance of […]

“Journeys through Bookland” Exhibition Featuring Ukrainian Illustrators to Open at The Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College

November 11, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Exhibition features artists from Ukraine’s A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA Publishing House A free, new art exhibition, “Journeys through Bookland: Contemporary Illustrators of Children’s Literature,” will open to the public on November 19 and run through December 17 at the Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College, located in the Arts & Sciences Building on the College’s campus. An Opening […]

HOT L BALTIMORE Checks in at Kingsborough Community College

November 5, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Beginning November 20 and running through November 27, HOT L BALTIMORE, set in the lobby of the once-elegant Hotel Baltimore, the play, which drew its title from the hotel’s neon marquee with a burned-out letter “e” that was never replaced, focuses on the residents of the now-decaying property and its imminent date with a wrecking […]

“The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith” On Stage At Kingsborough Community College

November 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

On Saturday, November 8, On Stage at Kingsborough will present another winner in its Theater Series, The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith”. Conceived and directed by Joe Brancato, this Drama Desk-nominated musical play by Angelo Parra, delivers an electrifying, unforgettable, and surprisingly touching portrait of the “Empress of the Blues” and […]

National Council of Teachers of English Elects Kingsborough Community College Professor Cheryl Hogue Smith as TYCA Secretary

November 4, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Professor Smith is the second CUNY faculty member elected to the TYCA Executive Committee in nearly two decades and the only New York community college representative in 10 years Kingsborough Community College English Professor Cheryl Hogue Smith was recently elected as Secretary of the Two-Year College Association (TYCA), a division of the National Council of Teachers […]