By Ellie Ashford, Published March 30, 2012
When completed, the waterfront property will include a dock for lifeboats, fast rescue boats and visiting vessels that can be used for training. Students will also be able to observe container and cargo operations at the port.
The program’s growth is being prompted by the expansion of the Panama Canal in 2014 and an aging maritime workforce. A 2011 study of compensation reported that 60 percent of maritime workers are 50 or older and less than 1 percent are under 25.
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Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Boulevard, A228
Brooklyn, New York 11235-2398
Brooklyn, N.Y., April 21 -- Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, has announced that it will host its fifth annual Eco-Festival, April 27-30, 2010. The theme is “Sustainable NYC.” The four-day event is free and open to the public. Eco-Festival, the winner of the 2008 CUNY Sustainability Award for environmental education and advocacy, is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students, faculty, staff and members of the Brooklyn community to gather together, under a common banner, and engage in a dialogue centered on environmental problems and challenges faced globally at the dawn of the twenty-first century. The Eco-Festival will be held in the college’s MAC Rotunda and other near-by locations. The college is located at 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York, March 4 –For four consecutive years, Kingsborough Community College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OPENING DOORS LEARNING COMMUNITIES HIGHLIGHTED IN NATIONAL PUBLICATION
Brooklyn, New York, December 10 — The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a Washington DC-based nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization, recently released Success at Every Step: How 23 Programs Support Youth on the Path to College and Beyond. This publication identifies programs that have been proven to help young people successfully complete high school and be prepared for success in postsecondary education and careers, based on the results of recent, high-quality evaluations. Kingsborough Community College (KCC) Opening Doors Learning Communities was identified as one of 23 effective programs that address the critical imperative to improve the college- and career-preparation of all youth
KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOLD RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR RENOVATED AND EXPANDED NURSING LABS
Brooklyn, N.Y., October 21 – Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the college will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the newly renovated and expanded labs in its Nursing Program Thursday, October 22, at 10 a.m., Room M421. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, whose office provided the funding for the renovation and expansion of the labs, will participate in the ceremony.
KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST “DREAMLAND PAVILION: BROOKLYN AND DEVELOPMENT” CONFERENCE OCTOBER 2-3
Brooklyn, N.Y., September 14 – Dr. Regina Peruggi, president of Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn’s only community college, today announced that the college will host “Dreamland Pavilion: Brooklyn and Development” conference October 2-3, 2009. This multidisciplinary conference will explore the past, present and future of development in Brooklyn.