KCC in the NEWS

Contact for press inquiries, interviews, and photo requests: Cheryl Todmann|
Cheryl.todmann@kbcc.cuny.edu| 646-897-2508

KCC in the News

December 1, 2021- Best community colleges in New York. Stacker compiled a list of the best community colleges in New York from Niche.

November 22, 2021-https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/781-21/mayor-de-blasio-dozens-new-resilient-building-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. "MAKE NEW YORK CITY THE WIND POWER HUB OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD With waterfront assets like SBMT, the Red Hook Container Terminal, Port Richmond, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and others, we have an opportunity to corner the market on wind power manufacturing and other green technologies. We must create a pipeline of education training from middle school, high school, college to educate our young people in this field using the forthcoming Harbor School Middle School, the Harbor School on Governors Island and universities like Kingsborough CC."

November 8, 2021- IMEA Awards Two Scholarships to Marine Trade School Students. Pando, the marine electronics hub, mentioned KCC in their recent article IMEA Awards Two Scholarships to Marine Trade School Students. The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), a 501 (c) (3) supporting organization of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), has awarded two marine electronics industry scholarships to students currently enrolled in marine trade school technology programs. Tyler Perlow, of Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York was awarded a $2,500 scholarship along with free attendance to both NMEA basic installer certification training classes. Tyler is working toward becoming a marine technician and achieving a degree in marine technology while also studying as an apprentice at Strong’s Marine.

October 27, 2021- Brooklyn Daily Eagle mentioned KCC in their recent article Kingsborough Community College Receives $1.5M in Funding for Offshore Wind Training Program. https://brooklyneagle.com/articles/2021/10/27/kingsborough-community-college-receives-1-5m-in-funding-for-offshore-wind-training-program/ 

October 27, 2021- PoliticsNY has ranked President Schrader as one of New York's 100 Power Players in EducationPoliticsNY’s Power Players in Education recognizes the public officials, policymakers, superintendents and scholars, advocates and activists, and labor, business and nonprofit leaders who work day in and day out to ensure New York’s students get the very best education.  The list is in alphabetical order.

October 13, 2021-The Staten Island Advance mentioned KCC in their recent education column story Sen. Diane Savino to speak at Kingsborough Community College student event. https://www.silive.com/education/2021/10/sen-diane-savino-to-speak-at-kingsborough-community-college-student-event.html

October 5, 202I - Kingsborough Community College And Instride Team Up To Help Working Adults Earn Undergraduate Degrees
Kingsborough Community College, in partnership with InStride's growing network of corporate partners, to offer associate degrees to corporate employees with no previous college experience, the first step for many to attain higher education.

September 27, 2021- Jamaicans.com mentioned KCC and alum, Jamaican academic and United States university administrator Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Ph.D, in their recent story Jamaican Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” https://jamaicans.com/jamaican-dr-tashni-ann-dubroy-named-one-of-washington-business-journals-women-who-mean-business/

September 27, 2021- Brooklyn Daily Eagle mentioned KCC and alum Paul Williams, a member of the New York and National Handball Hall of Fame, in their recent story Paul Williams: A trophy winner and a trophy giver.https://brooklyneagle.com/articles/2021/09/27/paul-williams-a-trophy-winner-and-a-trophy-giver/

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

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

September 21, 2021- A ‘Forceful Voice’ for Community Colleges
Inside Higher Ed mentioned President Schrader and KCC in their recent article A ‘Forceful Voice’ for Community Colleges about First Lady Jill Biden's return to the classroom this fall as a community college professor. Community college leaders see the move as emblematic of a new national moment for their institutions. 

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 mentioned KCC in their recent article Chris Rock Receives Honorary Doctorate at Kingsborough Community College Commencement.  

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

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

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

AAC&U selects 78 colleges for institute on racial healing 

Frontus Secures Funding for Programs Across Her District

CUNY announces JKC, Kaplan community college winners — a diverse class

Alexis added to the track and field program

New study at 8 colleges will look at boosting OER use

Sid Rosenberg: Brooklyn's radio 'bad boy'

Value Colleges Releases Rankings of the Best Community Colleges in the US

Ruby Wood, the untiring owner of Square Deal Shippers & Movers

The Big Shot with Bethenny cast revealed - meet Nicole, Ashley and co!

Poor Queer Studies Enters Daily Life

CTC names Dawson new dean of adult education

CUNYAC Scholar Athlete of the Year: Maksym Ivanov, Kingsborough

Pols Host Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

Women’s History Month – Women in Education

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

22nd Annual Brooklyn Jazz Festival Announced For April 2021

Katie Altieri: A High School Senior Who Isn't Letting Anything Keep Her Down

Eric Adams' plan: Turn NYC into wind energy manufacturing hub

Caribbean Life Impact Awards Event Honoring KCC's Dr. Keisha V. Thompson. 

Caribbean Life Impact Awards Journal.

Exclusive Interview With Steven Patzer, Council Candidate.

On Stage At Kingsborough Presents The Matt Baker Trio & GRAMMY Nominee Nicole Zuraitis

22nd Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz FestivalJAZZ: A Music of the SPIRIT

Maureen Fadem from SUM Research, Innovation and Creativity at CUNY.

KCC student Victoria Flores-Almazan is a semifinalist for the Jack Kent Cooke 2021 Transfer Scholarship.

Student Success in a Time of Remote Learning

CUNY community college consortium forms to help the unemployed and underemployed

On Stage At Kingsborough Presents: JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

Jill Biden's A Fan Of Pearl Jewelry — Here Are Her Favorites

Caribbean Life to honor outstanding individuals

Achieving the Dream and USC Race and Equity Center Announce Colleges Selected for the Racial Equity Leadership Academy

KBCC Scholarships

Karen Stewart feels your pain in WFAN traffic and highway patrols

Frontus Unveil’s 6-Point Economic Mobility Plan for Southern Brooklyn

Mayor Announces Efforts to Help Young Adults Overcome Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic Mobility Plan to Bring Job Training Workshops to Southern Brooklyn

CUNY Scholars Weigh in on a Historic Inauguration

Mayor de Blasio Announces Efforts to Help Young Adults Overcome Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Assemblymember Frontus to Unveil 6-Point Economic Mobility Plan for Southern Brooklyn

Real PEOPLE of ENY: Latisha Campbell, Salon Owner Brings Resiliency and Hair Flair to East ...

Community boards see jump in attendance after going virtual

Venable Foundation Donates $10K In Support Of KCC’s Food Pantry

'I worked so hard for it': Jill Biden hits back at critics of her doctorate and condemns the 'tone' of ...

Hardscrabble life has forged a 'visionary' superintendent in Oyster Bay

Frontus to Host Virtual Career Day for Coney Island Students

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.

Destinee Ross-Sutton’s Rising Star in the Art World .

Claire Friedlander Family Foundation supports ‘Your Voice, Your Viewpoint’ campaign. 

Hunt Scanlon Media mentioned KCC in their recent article Bridge Partners Recruits Chief Diversity Officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Two NYU Tisch School of the Arts Students Named 2021 Marshall Scholars.

Brooklyn author studies Tolstoy’s literary life, complex heroine in ‘Creating Anna Karenina’

Jazz Trumpeter Tom Browne Makes His Own Lane

CUNY enrollment drops by 5.1% amid pandemic

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