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KCC Celebrates First-Generation College Student Joseph Kidney ’22 For His Commitment to Staying the Course

KCC Celebrates First-Generation College Student Joseph Kidney ’22 For His Commitment to Staying the Course

Joseph Kidney ’22, a media arts major, will be the first in his family to graduate from college this spring. It’s a milestone that gives him much pride – and he hopes will encourage others. Read More.

Hovain Hylton

Getting Down to Business: KCC Students Get the Inside Scoop on the Music Industry from Hovain Hylton and Friends

Students in “The Business of Music” course offered by KCC’s Continuing Education program have had first-hand access to the titans of the music world, getting the inside scoop about what it takes to enter and succeed in the music industry.

Taught by hip-hop music manager and president of management at Cinematic Music Group, Hovain Hylton, the 10-week course has offered students in-depth knowledge on marketing and branding, publishing deals, business positions needed for an artist’s success, and more. Read More.

Thomas Eaton, Chairperson, Art Department

Thomas Eaton, Chairperson, Art Department

Thomas Eaton, fondly known as Tom, is KCC’s new chairperson of the Art department. With over 12 years of experience, Tom made his mark on KCC as an assistant professor for animation, including developing an animation concentration for the Graphic Design and Illustration major, to name a few of his many accomplishments in the art department.

“I love the community of KCC broadly and I love the students that we have, and the amazing range of talent that we have. They are inspiring. I also enjoy our department and how tight knit the faculty are.” Read More

Gordon Alley Young

Gordon Alley-Young: New Dean of Faculty  

Gordon Alley-Young, the new Dean of Faculty, has been a mainstay at KCC for over 17 years. He shares some of the changes he’s experienced over the years and what KCC means to him.

"As a newly graduated Ph.D. eager to find a position, the job searching process taught me the importance of finding an academic home where I was accepted and valued. When the time came in 2004 to accept a position, I had choices to make, and my choice was Kingsborough,” he recounts. "In my time at KCC, I’ve learned and grown as a teacher, a scholar, and as a leader. I had the great honor to be elected to represent my Communications and Performing Arts colleagues as their chairperson.”  Read More