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KCC 60th Anniversary


KCC 60th Anniversary Events

Reserve your seat for a trip on The Kingsborough Time Machine - Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Kingsborough Community College! 
Join us on a historical tour of the land that Kingsborough Community College now sits upon, from 1542 -1963. Take a 30-minute tour by KCC van around the college campus that covers 500 years.
Select from one of two dates:
Tuesday, May 14th or Thursday, May 23rd at 3:15pm
The Kingsborough Time Machine

Politics, Race, and the Decision to Locate Kingsborough Community College in Manhattan Beach

Lecture and Discussion: Prof. Michael Spear

KCC Department of History

Monday, May 13, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


In-person: Room V-219

Prof. Michael Spear will examine how the 1964 decision to locate Kingsborough in Manhattan Beach sheds light on the intricate dynamics of race and politics, as well as what role CUNY saw itself playing in what was a rapidly changing borough. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about this fascinating moment of KCC history, which continues to shape our college and the role it plays in our city.

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This event is part of Kingsborough Community College's year-long celebration and exploration of the College’s history on its 60th anniversary.


60 Years of Student Success Through Support Programs   

April 10, 2024

Come and learn the history and various ways these programs support student success and persistence.

Prizes and Giveaways will be available! 
Location: U-219



Kingsborough Art Museum


Exhibition: Born in Brooklyn: Walter Weissman/Photographs and Sculptures

April 17-May 22, 2024, opening reception April 17, 2024

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Born in Brooklyn


Lecture: The Astonishing Life and Death of Gregory Battcock/From Andy Warhol's Factory to the Founding of Kingsborough

May 1, 2024, 2 PM

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/60AnniverArt Museum


Exhibition: A Pioneering Spirit: Kingsborough's First Decade, 1963-1973

March 13-April 10, 2024, opening reception March 13, 3-5pm

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Art Museum


Founders Day
Founders Day 60th Anniversary Proclamation

September 12, 2023 

Founders Day 60th Anniversary Proclamation
10 am-12 pm 

Birthday Block Party
11 am -1 pm Quad
Birthday Cake Cutting at 12:30 pm

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Founders Day 60th Anniversary Proclamation