KCC Talks: Do You Judge Professors Who Have Tattoos Differently?
Apr25

KCC Talks: Do You Judge Professors Who Have Tattoos Differently?

A stigma was created generations ago; tattoos were the mark of a prisoner or sailor. Now it has become a trend, one that spans across culture, ethnicity, gender, age and profession. A student may enroll in a class in Kingsborough Community College where even the professor is tattooed. Do you judge professors who have tattoos differently?   “No, they’re just people. I have tattoos, I don’t like to be judged. You can’t tell what a...

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Ten Best Song Lyrics by Say Anything
Jun03
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KCC Faculty Profile: Joseph Felser
Jan16

KCC Faculty Profile: Joseph Felser

He puts down a book on Plato, and with eyebrows that arch high to wrinkle his forehead; he casts his arms forward to entreat students to engage in allegories about the definition of piety. A meek exterior coupled with bold assertions, wide-open arms welcome his class. Writer of two books – “The Way Back to Paradise: Restoring the Balance Between Magic and Reason” and “The Myth of the Great Ending: Why We’ve Been Longing For the End of...

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KCC Lighthouse: A History
Jan11

KCC Lighthouse: A History

Kingsborough Community College’s landmark is a metal tower that is designed so the bars jut down like a slide and branch off to meet a brick roof. The robin egg blue paint spaced apart revealing peaks of an azure sky on a crisp morning invites those on campus to want to make this place their home away from home. What is not evident to day-students is that this structure is a fully functional lighthouse at night, minus a foghorn. The...

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Honors Course Pays Homage to Coney Island’s Dreams
Dec08

Honors Course Pays Homage to Coney Island’s Dreams

This slideshow requires JavaScript.Dr. Debra Schultz tries to give her Honors courses assignments that require a trip to the Brooklyn museum. Her Modern America students describe the significance of three, out of over one hundred and forty pieces and do background research in a 1,000-word paper. 
 The Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition, “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland” is open November 21, 2015 – March 13, 2016. Five...

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