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KCC in the News


October 3, 2022-PoliticsNY and amNY Metro: 2022 Power Players in Education

September, 21, 2022- edc.nyc.com:  CUNY and NYCEDC Announce Nearly $4M in City Funding for Green Workforce Programs at Several Public Colleges 

September, 20, 2022- AMNY.com- CUNY expands of ‘upskilling’ program, allowing more New Yorkers to advance their careers.

September, 20, 2022- BrooklynEagle.com- mentioned KCC in their article as one of the many CUNY schools that are participating in the latest phase of the successful Upskill Program.

September, 12, 2022- Broadway World: On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2022-2023 Season. 

August, 30, 2022- Newsbreak.com: NYC’s college system launches effort to re-enroll 10,000 students who dropped out

August 28, 2022- amny.com: Op-Ed | Big year ahead for CUNY

August 26, 2022-Bay News: Study Abroad Begins at Home(Page 16)

August 24, 2022- Hudsonvalleypress.com: Jhack Sepulveda Named FoodTEC Exec. Director

August 23, 2022- Binghamtonhomepage.com: STUDY: New York’s best and worst community colleges

August 22, 2022- Pension & Investments: JPMAM pledging $1 million to help underserved students 

August 21, 2022-Lipstick Alley: JP Morgan Launches Million Dollar Fund To Support Single Mothers

August 17, 2022- Essence: JP Morgan Launches Million Dollar Fund To Support Single Mothers

August 8, 2022- Community College Daily: From a Welcome Wagon to a Commencement Caravan

August 1, 2022-PR Newswire: J.P. Morgan Asset Management Commits $1 Million to Support Economic Opportunity for Underserved Youth and Single Mothers as Part of Empowering Change Program

August 1, 2022- Power105.1: Angie's BBQ: Fivio, GloRilla, Saucy, Pheelz, Pheelz...Pull Up to Brooklyn

July 14, 2022- Wine Industry Advisor: 45th Annual Scholarship Drive Supports Emerging Female Leaders in Food, Beverage and Hospitality to Date Over 1,000 Recipients Have Received Over $2 Million in Funds

July 14, 2022- The Haitian Times: NYC colleges update rules on transfer credits, other policies for immigrant students

July 8, 2022- CUNY Athletics: CUNYAC Announces 2021-22 Winter/Spring Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll

June 24, 2022- Riverdale Press: Hoops coach Kenny Stevens wins Knicks award

June 15, 2022- Businesswire: Avaya OneCloud™ Experience Platform Reimagines Digital Campus Learning for Colleges, Universities in the U.S.

June 14, 2022- Brooklyn Eagle: Good Morning Brooklyn

June 8, 2022- Brooklyn Eagle: Good Morning Brooklyn

May 25, 2022-Brooklyn Paper: On Stage At Kingsborough brings back free outdoor concert series

May 20, 2022- AAWW: Living on the Edge: Young New Yorkers fight for basic needs security

May 16, 2022- Brooklyn Eagle:103 Year Old Brooklyn Womans Birthday is Celebrated With 470 Wishes

May 4, 2022- Duke Today:Now as Duke Faculty, First-Generation College Students Share Their Journeys 

May 3, 2022-CUNYAthletics:2022 CUNYAC Community College Baseball All-Stars Announced

May 2, 2022-CUNYAthletics: Kingsborough and Bronx Headline 2022 CUNYAC Community College Baseball Championship

May 1, 2022- Case Org.: Kingsborough Community College Students Got a Personal Presidential Hello

April 12, 2022- Frieze: UnHomeless NYC Calls Into Question the Exceptionality of Artistic Practice

April 11, 2022-Hyperallergic: Shedding Light on Homelessness Through Artistic Ingenuity 

April 1, 2022- Schneps Media's Bay News: For the Youth!

March 31, 2022- NY Carib News: Women Impacting Education

March 30, 2022- The Ticker: CUNY wheelchair basketball player invited to try out for Paralympics

March 30, 2022- MSN.COM: NYC Mayor Eric Adams announces new training and apprenticeship program for foster care children

March 30, 2022- Brooklyn Eagle:Good Morning Brooklyn

March 29, 2022- Politico: The city’s Administration for Children’s Services’ V-CRED program

March 29, 2022- Patch.com: City Launches Job Training, Internship Program For Foster Kids

March 29, 2022-Government Technology: NYC Announces Vocational Training Program for Foster Youth

March 29, 2022-Democratic Underground:Mayor Adams unveils vocational training program for NYC foster care kids: 'We just ignored this  population’

March 29, 2022-Staten Island Advance:New NYC workforce development program targets foster kids

March 29, 2022-WABC:NYC Mayor Eric Adams announces new training and apprenticeship program for foster care children

March 29, 2022-NY Daily News: Mayor Adams unveils vocational training program for NYC foster care kids

March 29, 2022-NY: NYC mayor announces new career training program for youth in foster care

March 29, 2022-News 12 Bronx: NYC mayor announces new career training program for youth in foster care

March 29, 2022- Politics NY: Adams rolls out vocational training program for foster care youth

March 29, 2022-NYC.gov: Mayor Adams Announces New Career Training Program for Youth in Foster Care

March 28, 2022-City & State: The 2022 Higher Education Power 100 The most influential leaders of New York’s colleges and universities.

March 21, 2022- Jamaicans.com: Jamaican-Born Tashni-Ann Dubroy Appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors at the National Association of College and University Business Officers

March 18, 2022-The Ticker: CUNY and Amazon collaborate to give employees tuition-free education 

March 17, 2022- LI Herald: Valley Streamers react to lifting of mask mandate

March 3, 2022- Fortune: Amazon workers can now attend these 180 colleges for free

March 3, 2022- NY Daily News: Amazon to subsidize tuition for hourly workers who get accepted at eight CUNY schools

February 21, 2022-Citylimits: Opinion: New York Must Build Up Its Green Workforce as Offshore Wind Expands

February 20, 2022- Washington Post: Fathers or students: Black men in college often face a choice

February 17, 2022-2021-22 CUNYAC/HSS Community College Men’s Basketball All-Stars Revealed

February 17, 2022- Governor Hochul Announces $25 Million Proposal to Transition Existing Workers and Train Individuals from Disadvantaged Communities for Clean Energy Jobs

February 15, 2022-Brooklyn Paper: On Stage at Kingsborough to Return To In-Person Performances In March

February 4, 2022-The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Faculty Job (Almost) No One Wants: Chairing a department has never been easy. The pandemic has only made it tougher.

February 1, 2022- The City: CUNY Community Colleges Contend With Plunging Enrollment

January 31, 2022- Bloomberg (via WebWire): The City Tutors Partners with Bloomberg LP to Deliver Free Professional Mentorship to New York City College Students

January 25, 2022-Yahoo Finance: AAC&U and Cengage Honor Three Higher Education Leaders for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Jan 23, 2022- Chalkbeat:  Building a Teach Pipeline: A Brooklyn High School's New Program Hopes to Train Tomorrow's Educators.

January 10, 2022- Inside Higher Ed: All In? Or Just Some? Higher ed's role in civic learning and democracy's future  (PDF)

January, 4, 2022- The Chronicle of Higher Education: Race on Campus: Enrolling More Men of Color.

December 15, 2021- Brooklyn Paper: Learning from loss: Kingsborough students team up with nursing home residents for art exhibit

December 7, 2021 - News 12: Kingsborough Community College students create art with dementia care residents

December 1, 2021- Niche: Best community colleges in New York

November 22, 2021- The Official Website of the City of New York: Mayor de Blasio Announces Dozens of New Resilient Building and Infrastructure Projects

November 8, 2021- Mayor-elect Eric Adams mentioned KCC in his attached 100+ Steps Forward for New York City plan on page 20

November 8, 2021- panbo.com: IMEA Awards Two Scholarships to Marine Trade School Students

October 27, 2021- Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Kingsborough Community College Receives $1.5M in Funding for Offshore Wind Training Program. 

October 27, 2021-PoliticsNY:President Schrader as one of New York's 100 Power Players in Education

October 13, 2021-The Staten Island Advance:  Sen. Diane Savino to speak at Kingsborough Community College student event

October 5, 202I - InStride: Kingsborough Community College And Instride Team Up To Help Working Adults Earn Undergraduate Degrees

September 27, 2021- brooklyneagle.com: Women Who Mean Business 

September 27, 2021- Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Paul Williams: A trophy winner and a trophy giver.

September 26, 2021- canarsiecourier.com: Dr. Claudia V. Schrader Of Kingsborough Community College Chosen For Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship To Advance Student Success

September 23, 2021- edc.nyc: Mayor de Blasio & NYCEDC Announce Offshore Wind Vision For New York City

September 21, 2021- Inside Higher Ed: A ‘Forceful Voice’ for Community Colleges

September 20, 2021- Dr. Rebecca Ashford Of CSCC Chosen For Aspen Institute’s New Presidents Fellowship To Advance Student Success

September 8, 2021- COVID NJ: Robert Cavallo 'loved making people feel better'

August 10, 2021- An Answer to Increasing Diversity At Selective Schools? Community College Transfer

August 4,2021 - Marsha Allen PhD ’22: Hydrogeologist and Trailblazing Researcher

July 8, 2021- Gucci Supports Its Next Class of Students

July 6, 2021-A Welcome Wagon in Uncertain Times

July 2, 2021-Nontuition costs burden CUNY community college students

June 18, 2021- Brooklyn's Chris Rock Receives Honorary Doctorate from Kingsborough Community College

June 15, 2021-bkreader.com Chris Rock Receives Honorary Doctorate at Kingsborough Community College Commencement

June 14, 2021- Daily.com: BREVARD HISTORY: Last Naval Battle of American Revolution Fought Near Cape Canaveral ...

May 26, 2021- werepair.org: Thousands of Jewish College Students Engaged in Pilot Project through Serve the Moment Volunteer Service Initiative

May 20, 2021-broadwayworld.com: International Contemporary Ensemble Announces New Board Member and Business and Finance .

May 19, 2021-universitybusiness.com: AAC&U selects 78 colleges for institute on racial healing 

May 18, 2021-shorefrontnews.com: Frontus Secures Funding for Programs Across Her District

May 15, 2021-messengernews.net: Alexis added to the track and field program

May 13, 2021- CUNY Campus News: CUNY announces JKC, Kaplan community college winners — a diverse class

May 11, 2021-universitybusiness.com: New study at 8 colleges will look at boosting OER use

May 10, 2021 -brooklyneagle.com: Sid Rosenberg: Brooklyn's radio 'bad boy'

May 10, 2021-prnewswire.com: Value Colleges Releases Rankings of the Best Community Colleges in the US

May 5, 2021-caribbeanlife.com: Ruby Wood, the untiring owner of Square Deal Shippers & Movers

May, 2021-realitytitbit.com: The Big Shot with Bethenny cast revealed - meet Nicole, Ashley and co!

April 24, 2021-kdhnews.com-CTC names Dawson new dean of adult education

April 21, 2021-cunyathletics.com- CUNYAC Scholar Athlete of the Year: Maksym Ivanov, Kingsborough

April 16, 2021- The Forum: Pols Host Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

April 14, 2021- Forbes: Community College Students Have Lost More Than In-Person Classes: How A College President Works To Meet The Promise Of Educational Support

April 9, 2021-nysmusic.com:  22nd Annual Brooklyn Jazz Festival Announced For April 2021

April 9, 2021- ny1.com: Katie Altieri: A High School Senior Who Isn't Letting Anything Keep Her Down

April 7, 2021- NYPost: Eric Adams' plan: Turn NYC into wind energy manufacturing hub

April 2, 2021 - CaribNews: Women’s History Month – Women in Education

April, 2021- Caribbean Life: Caribbean Life Impact Awards Event Honoring KCC's Dr. Keisha V. Thompson. 

April, 2021- Caribbean Life: Caribbean Life Impact Awards Journal.

March 19, 2021- shorefrontnews.com: Exclusive Interview With Steven Patzer, Council Candidate.

March 29, 2021-canarsiecourier.com: On Stage At Kingsborough Presents The Matt Baker Trio & GRAMMY Nominee Nicole Zuraitis

March, 2021- Jazz News: 22nd Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz FestivalJAZZ: A Music of the SPIRIT

March 10, 2021-sum.cuny.edu: Maureen Fadem from SUM Research, Innovation and Creativity at CUNY.

February 22, 2021-jkcf.org: KCC student Victoria Flores-Almazan is a semifinalist for the Jack Kent Cooke 2021 Transfer Scholarship.

February, 2021-Student Success in a Time of Remote Learning

February 11, 2021-cccnews.info: CUNY community college consortium forms to help the unemployed and underemployed

February 4, 2021-caribbeanlifenews.com: Caribbean Life to honor outstanding individuals

February 2, 2021-thejewishvoice; On Stage At Kingsborough Presents: JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

February 2, 2021-thezoereport.com: Jill Biden's A Fan Of Pearl Jewelry — Here Are Her Favorites

February 4, 2021-caribbeanlifenews.com: Caribbean Life to honor outstanding individuals

February 3, 2021-achievingthedream.org: Achieving the Dream and USC Race and Equity Center Announce Colleges Selected for the Racial Equity Leadership Academy

January 27, 2021-helptostudy.com: KBCC Scholarships

January 28, 2021-Florida News: Karen Stewart feels your pain in WFAN traffic and highway patrols

January 20, 2021-politicsny.com: Frontus Unveil’s 6-Point Economic Mobility Plan for Southern Brooklyn

January 20, 2021-brooklynpaper.com:Economic Mobility Plan to Bring Job Training Workshops to Southern Brooklyn

January 20, 2021-.cuny.edu: CUNY Scholars Weigh in on a Historic Inauguration

January 19, 2021-canarsiecourier.com: Mayor Announces Efforts to Help Young Adults Overcome Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 19, 2021-nyc.gov: Mayor de Blasio Announces Efforts to Help Young Adults Overcome Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 18, 2021-shorefrontnews.com:Assemblymember Frontus to Unveil 6-Point Economic Mobility Plan for Southern Brooklyn

December 20, 2020-eastnewyork.com: Real PEOPLE of ENY: Latisha Campbell, Salon Owner Brings Resiliency and Hair Flair to East 

December 18, 2020: brooklynpaper.com: Community boards see jump in attendance after going virtual

December 18, 2020-dailymail.co.uk:'I worked so hard for it': Jill Biden hits back at critics of her doctorate and condemns the 'tone' of 

December 15, 2020 - cuny.edu: Venable Foundation Donates $10K In Support Of KCC’s Food Pantry

December 10, 2020-governor.ny.gov: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo mentioned President Schrader and KCC in a recent release Governor Cuomo Issues Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Urging Equity and Expeditious Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Program.

December 10, 2020-qns.com:Claire Friedlander Family Foundation supports ‘Your Voice, Your Viewpoint’ campaign. 

December 10, 2020-huntscanlon.com: Hunt Scanlon Media mentioned KCC in their recent article Bridge Partners Recruits Chief Diversity Officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

December 4, 2020-liherald.com: Hardscrabble life has forged a 'visionary' superintendent in Oyster Bay

November 19, 2020-shorefrontnews.com: Frontus to Host Virtual Career Day for Coney Island Students

November 19, 2020 - brooklyneagle.com: Brooklyn author studies Tolstoy’s literary life, complex heroine in ‘Creating Anna Karenina’

November 16, 2020- wdet.org: Jazz Trumpeter Tom Browne Makes His Own Lane

November 12, 2020-nydailynews.com: CUNY enrollment drops by 5.1% amid pandemic

November 11, 2020-thecounter.org: College food pantries have grown exponentially in recent years, an attempt to address rising food insecurity. What happens when campus is closed?

KCC Student Publishes First Article in Amsterdam News

Feature: Reaching out to at-risk students

Feature: Reaching out to at-risk students

Local author combines sports and video games in latest book

Diversity in the Senior Administrative Ranks

On Stage at Kingsborough Offers Audiences A ‘Different Perspective’ With Virtual Season-
 
CUNY-TV recently featured KCC Art Professor and Director of the Photography Program Janice Mehlman in a wonderful exposé on her art and work during the pandemic at her Italian studio in Pietrasanta,Italy.​ Her interview will be aired all month on CUNY-TV's Urban U series.  For air dates and times, visit https://tv.cuny.edu/show/urbanu.

Auburndale pharmacist wins national award for outstanding service during pandemic

Student Workers Have Lost Campus Jobs, Housing During COVID

 Crafting a Post-Pandemic Strategy for Your College and University

cccnews.info-CUNY Emergency Fund delivers $17M to students in need

kccathletics.com: KCC eSport is here.

Top rankings show CUNY’s vital role in NY’s recovery

Op-Ed: Top rankings show CUNY’s vital role in NY’s recovery

NCBW METRO New York Hosting Virtual Charter Ceremony

Canarsie Courier: $9 Million Awarded As Part of New York's Historic Workforce Development Initiative

niche.com: Kingsborough Community College Ranks #2 for Best Community Colleges in New York

governor.ny.gov-Governor Cuomo Announces $9 Million Awarded as Part of New York's Historic Workforce Development Initiative

fox21delmarva.com: Kingsborough Community College Ranks in the Top 100 Community Colleges in America

Positive Community Magazine's Summer: Focus on Education issue featured President Schrader's Welcome Wagon visits with Chancellor Matos Rodríguez and Council Member Alicka Ampry-Samuel in their Education: the art and science of learning column on page 24.

-kingscountypolitics.com-Patzer, Brook-Krazny Show Staying Power in Race to Succeed Treyger.

gen.medium.com The Way We Work Now I’m an NYC Mover Packing Up People’s Personal Belongings Over FaceTime

eSchool News National Network Launches to Connect Students in Crisis

WalletHub- 2020’s Best & Worst Community Colleges

,The Wall Street Journal- Even During a Pandemic These New Yorkers Revel in Life Offline.

NY1 - President Schrader Welcomes Students at their Home with the KCC Welcome Wagon

Brooklyn Paper - CUNY 'Welcome Wagon' Surprises Flatlands Brothers Ahead of Fall Semester

Governor Cuomo/New York State Coronavirus Updates: A Deep Breath Moment

Carnarsie Courier - College President Personally Greets Freshmen, Transfer Students With Welcome Wagon

CUNYAC announced their winter/spring scholar-athletes with 9 waves being named scholar-athletes

New York Daily News: Kingsborough college president gives personal ‘Welcome Wagon’ greetings to new students

Canarsie  Courier: College President Personally Greets Freshmen And Transfer Students With The KCC Welcome Wagon

Mill Basin and Marine Park Courier: The Father Factor.

.The New York CaribNews President Schrader profiled in the NY Carib News Caribbean Power 100.

Community college students are disproportionately struggling right now. As one of their professors, here's my advice for faculty on how to best help them.

Op-Ed | Despite all, CUNY students continue to shine-In the Chancellor's Op-Ed in AMNY, he mentions KCC and our Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship winner (and valedictorian) Jaweria Bakar.

Bay News: Honoring a Legacy of Service


InvisiblePeople.TV: Covid-19 Compounds the Problems Already Threatening Homeless College Students.

Yahoo Finance: The American Council of Learned Societies Announces 2020 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows​

Canarsie Courier: Kingsborough Student Jaweria Bakar Awarded Prestigious Community College Transfer Scholarship​ 

Yahoo News: Beloved Amityville Nurse Remembered for Spirituality, Kindness

MThe New Yorker: The Pandemic Is the Time to Resurrect the Public University​

Bay News: Stand Up and be Counte

San Francisco Chronicle: Ex-Warrior Foyle’s protege planned a short stay, but coronavirus changed that

 NY Daily News: State lawmakers and advocates call on Mayor de Blasio to save Summer Youth Employment Program

Lawndale News: Goya Foods Makes Donation of Food and Masks Nationwide During COVID-19 Pandemic

 SB Nation: Tamara Moore is the latest — and likely only — woman head coach in men’s college basketball

ESPN: Ex-WNBA player Tamara Moore to coach men's hoops team at Mesabi Range College

 CUNY Athletics: CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Honorable Mention: Tamila Latif-Zade, Brooklyn

Abasto: Goya Donates More than 20,000 Pounds of Food and Over 20,000 Masks in Response to the Coronavirus 

The NewYork Times: Trying to Adapt to Remote Learning

Bay News: Pausing to Acknowledge Essential & Exceptional Workers

Brooklyn Papers: Kingsborough Community College offering maritime apprenticeships

- Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million Awarded to Train 825 New Yorkers as Part of the State's Historic Workforce Development Initiative

Bay News: Housing Insecurity is a Serious Matter for College Students

 Gotham Gazette: As Cuomo Proposes Excelsior Scholarship Expansion, 6 Things to Know About the Program

 Canarsie Courier: Governor Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address presented at Kingsborough Community College

City University ‘Hero’ is small in stature, but a towering example of ‘generosity’ and ‘service’

Bay News: Mission Possible: A Cure for Cancer 

Bay News: September is National Preparedness Month

Bay News: Flexible Ways of Going Back to School

Bay News: Combating Student Food Insecurity on Campus

Bay News: Transforming Lives and Saving Lives

Best of Brooklyn Brooklyn Voted Kingsborough Community College Best Adult Continuing Education Program

 Bay News: Taking a Page from the College Athletes' Playbook for the New Year

Canarsie Courier: Kingsborough Community College Child Development Centers Winter Wonderland

 Bay News: In the Season of Giving, We Can Make A Difference

Niche.com: Kingsborough Community College Ranked #2 Best Community College in N.Y.

Bay News: The Kingsborough Corner

Brooklyn Native Honors His Late Mother By Getting Her Children's Book Published

The New York Times: KCC's Romare Bearden painting that is currently on display at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta


NBC 4: KCC student Jermaine Greaves’ inspiring viral dance video