Browsing: community colleges

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Kingsborough Community College (2001 Oriental Boulevard) is taking part in the ReServe’s College Success Coach Program, aimed at assisting recent high school graduates transition into their first year of college. The program, funded by Open Society Foundations, will match 200 first-year students from community colleges across the city with trained mentors, who will provide students…

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Five Kingsborough Community College (2001 Oriental Boulevard) athletes were presented with awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association this year for excellence on and off the field. The athletes not only demonstrated excellent sportsmanship, but have also shown outstanding academic abilities and dedication to their studies. The NJCAA awards are separated into three categories.…

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Matilda Raffa Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo, will deliver the address at Kingsborough Community College’s 47th commencement ceremony, the school has announced. Matilda and Mario Cuomo will also be honored with the President’s Medal at the ceremony, which takes place June 12 on the school grounds at 2001 Oriental Boulevard. From the school’s…

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Kingsborough Community College (2001 Oriental Boulevard) is one of 10 community colleges from around the country selected to participate in a new initiative focused on civic learning the the humanities. The program, called “Bridging Cultures to Form a Nation: Difference, Community and Democratic Thinking” brings teams from all 10 colleges together to design a three-year…

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Community Board 15’s coach, Tony Scavo, husband of Chairperson Theresa Scavo, was already grumbling when I showed up an inning or two into the charity softball game, in which the Board faced off against the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association. Donning a black CB15 baseball cap, Scavo turned and spat, “This isn’t a baseball game. What…

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The Kingsborough Community College yellow buses that have been shuttling students from the campus to the Brighton Beach subway station is now in jeopardy, as school officials threaten to cut the program following complaints that students are using the rear emergency exit to disembark. NY 1 reports that locals are complaining about students dangerously jumping…

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Are you a fan of Kingborough’s radio station? Well, we can explain that deafening silence you’ve been getting when you tuned in these last few days. WKRB 90.3 FM, Sheepshead’s local college radio station hosted by Kingsborough Community College, is currently off the air. According to their Facebook page, the live feed went off air on…

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The clock is ticking! There are only 215 days left for smokers to enjoy a cigarette on the Kingsborough Community College campus (2001 Oriental Boulevard). Working alongside The Center for Tobacco Policy, the City University of New York (CUNY) has chosen to ban smoking on all of its facilities system-wide, and that includes the Manhattan Beach-based…