The Office for College Advancement

The Office for College Advancement (OCA) supports, encourages, and promotes the academic mission and vision of the College.  Through its various offices, the OCA works with individuals, foundations, corporations, corporate foundations and government entities to raise funds to support the needs of students, faculty and scholastic activities. The OCA coordinates all fundraising for the College by fostering relationships with alumni, faculty and staff retirees, and external constituencies.  OCA's responsibilities also include the Kingsborough Community College Foundation.

Dr. Elizabeth Basile, Ed.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Elizabeth.Basile@kbcc.cuny.edu

 

The Office of Alumni Relations Provides leadership, services and benefits to some 55,000 alumni. Its mission is to keep the alumni well informed about the College and to support the College community by raising funds that will directly benefit our students. It coordinates several annual activities such as Homecoming Day, concerts, and other alumni events that help raise funds for scholarships. Laura Glazier-Smith Director of Alumni Relations Phone: (718) 368-6725 Laura.Glazier-Smith@kbcc.cuny.edu  The Development Office Designs, implements, and manages the comprehensive campaign to raise funds from federal, state and city governments, and private foundations, corporations and other organizations. It also leads the campus’s efforts to encourage faculty to initiate and write grants.

Laura Glazier-Smith
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone:  (718) 368-6725
Laura.Glazier-Smith@kbcc.cuny.edu  

The Development Office
Designs, implements, and manages the comprehensive campaign to raise funds from federal, state and city governments, and private foundations, corporations and other organizations. It also leads the campus’s efforts to encourage faculty to initiate and write grants.

Mabel Chee
Director of Development and Grants Officer
718-368-5673
Mabel.Chee@kbcc.cuny.edu

Kathryn Giaimo
Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations
718-368-6858
Kathryn.Giaimo@kbcc.cuny.edu

Wanda Morales
Associate Director of Funds Management
718-368-4653
Wanda.Morales@kbcc.cuny.edu

Sharon Blaggrove
Database Manager
718-368-5667
Sharon.Blaggrove@kbcc.cuny.edu

Daniel La Noue
Director of Majors Gifts and Planned Giving
718-368-6540
Daniel.LaNoue@kbcc.cuny.edu

Aba Agolli
Development Specialist
718-368-5433
Aba.Agolli@kbcc.cuny.edu

The Kingsborough Community College Foundation

is the tax exempt 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization through which individuals, foundations and corporations can make tax exempt gifts to benefit our students, faculty and college. It is governed by an independent Board of Trustees elected on a rotating basis. 

The KCC Foundation Board of Trustees represents the commercial, financial, publishing, philanthropic, utilities, legal, real estate, health care, community development, and public relations industries of New York City. Alumni and college faculty and administration also serve on the Board.

Ms.

Gina

Argento

Ms.

Joan

Bartolomeo

Dr.

Elizabeth

Basile*

Mr.

Michael

Correra

Mr.

James A.

Cross Jr.

Mr.

Michael

Farmer

Ms.

Rachel

Forsyth

Ms.

Juliet

Lewis

Mr.

Steven V.

Maksin

Ms.

Suzanne M.

Murphy

Dr.

Mary

Ortiz

Mr.

Eduardo

Rios

Mr.

Frank

Ruggiero

Dr.

Claudia V

Schrader

Mr.

Roni

Shoyfer

Mr.

Alec

Teytel

Mr.

David

Woloch

*Executive Director of the Foundation