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The Office for College Advancement    
The Office for College Advancement (OCA) supports, encourages, and promotes the academic mission and vision of the College.  Through its various offices, the OCA works with individuals, foundations, corporations, corporate foundations and government entities to raise funds to support the needs of students, faculty and scholastic activities. The OCA coordinates all fundraising for the College by fostering relationships with alumni, faculty and staff retirees, and external constituencies.  OCA's responsibilities also include the Kingsborough Community College Foundation.

Dr. Elizabeth Basile, Ed.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement


The Office of Alumni Relations
Provides leadership, services and benefits to some 55,000 alumni. Its mission is to keep the alumni well informed about the College and to support the College community by raising funds that will directly benefit our students. It coordinates several annual activities such as Homecoming Day, concerts, and other alumni events that help raise funds for scholarships.

Laura Glazier-Smith
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone:  (718) 368-6725


The Development Office 
Designs, implements, and manages the comprehensive campaign to raise funds from federal, state and city governments, and private foundations, corporations and other organizations. It also leads the campus’s efforts to encourage faculty to initiate and write grants.


Mabel Chee
Director of Development and Grants Officer
Kathryn Giaimo
Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Wanda Morales
Associate Director of Funds Management

Sharon Blaggrove
Database Manager
Daniel La Noue
Director of Majors Gifts and Planned Giving

Aba Agolli
Development Specialist

The Kingsborough Community College Foundation

is the tax exempt 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization through which individuals, foundations and corporations can make tax exempt gifts to benefit our students, faculty and college. It is governed by an independent Board of Trustees elected on a rotating basis. 

The KCC Foundation Board of Trustees represents the commercial, financial, publishing, philanthropic, utilities, legal, real estate, health care, community development, and public relations industries of New York City. Alumni and college faculty and administration also serve on the Board.  


Kingsborough Community College Foundation Board:

Dr. Elizabeth Basile*
Mr. Michael Correra
Mr. James A. Cross Jr.
Mr. Michael Farmer
Mr.Steven V.Maksin
Ms. Suzanne M. Murphy
Dr.Claudia VSchrader

*Executive Director of the Foundation

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