KCC Students present at the The 6 th Annual National Service-Learning Urban Institute (link to information below)
On August 6, 2009, Kingsborough students Charise Chapman and Chris Vasquez presented to a captive audience at the Annual National Service-Learning Urban Institute held in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop titled, “Connecting the Dots from K-12 to Higher Ed: Making the Transition Through Service”, encouraged more participation in student-led service-learning initiatives in higher education. An emphasis was placed laying the foundation in primary and secondary education, students learned about tools they can use to engage other students on college campuses. The understanding is that students will be more ready to become leaders in college if they begin as soon as possible.
Kingsborough Faculty named 2008-2009 Junior Achievement New York Educator of the Year (link to information below)
Professor Wendy Schatzman-Sherry was awarded Educator of the Year by Junior Achievement of New York at their annual celebration on June 16, 2009. Professor Schatzman-Sherry was recognized for working with Speech students to use their speech skills to teach financial literacy to the students at P.S. 206 for a Junior Achievement one-day event. This is the third semester that Professor Schatzman-Sherry and her students have participated in this event, which is a collaborative endeavor between corporate partner National Grid and community partners, Junior Achievement and P.S. 206.
An Autonomous Service Learning Domestic Violence Outreach Program (link to information below)
by Charles F. Guigno, Assistant Professor
Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York
KCC Makes the Learn & Serve Honor Roll (link to information below)
This marks the 3rd year in a row that Kingsborough has been named to the Learn & Serve Honor Roll for our efforts in our Service-learning Program.
“I am pleased to inform you that your institution has been named to the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Your selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government for your commitment to service and civic engagement on your campus and in our nation.”
Elson B. Nash
Acting Director, Learn and Serve America