KCC Awarded $450k Liberty Partnership Grant
Liberty Partnership grant
KCC has been awarded a five-year, $2.25 million Liberty Partnership grant ($450,000 each year to serve 360 students). We will be working in collaboration with Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation and serving students located at the Thomas Jefferson campus who are identified as at risk of dropping out. The Thomas Jefferson Campus has four high schools: High School for Civil Rights, Captain Vernon A. Richard High School for Fire and Life Safety, Performing Arts and Technology High School, and World Academy for Total Community Health.
"This is an exciting partnership and KCC will spend the initial months planning and hiring the staff. We want to recognize Erika Delacruz’ leadership for this project and Mabel Chee's tremendous support in developing the application,” noted Provost Joanne Russell.
- The Aspen Institute Names Kingsborough Community College as a Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for the 2025 Aspen Prize
- Standing Together for Peace: KCC Hosts Peace Vigil to Support Its Campus Community
- Student Union & Intercultural Center Hosts Fall Semester Interfaith Meet and Greet
- Diverse Dreams Take Flight: KCC’s "Here 2 Observe" Program Ignites Passion for Planetary Science
- Grants Will Benefit Organizations Promoting Workforce Development And Environmental Justice In New York City’s Offshore Wind Industry
- New York City Continues to Lead the Way on Offshore Wind Industry Development throughout the United States
- Kingsborough Community College is One of Six CUNY Colleges Awarded $200,000 Grant From U.S. Education Dept. to Develop Early Childhood Special Education Programs
At this morning’s peace vigil, sponsored by KCC’s Student Union and Intercultural Center (SU&IC) in conjunction with the Office of Student Life, faculty, staff and students held tea light candles in the dimly lit room as they gathered in the name of peace to support and honor their fellow community members both here and abroad.
The purpose of KCC’s Interfaith Meet, Greet and Eat was to help bring the campus faith communities together to form a connection and good relationships.
Kingsborough Community College is advancing its commitment to diversity and science education with the launch of the "Here 2 Observe" — or H2O — cohort program.