KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?
Apr20

KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?

Aristotle once said, “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” From the moment a child takes their first breath, they never stop learning. First, they learn how to crawl, then eventually start to walk, and by 18 months they begin to speak. By the time they are four, they are put in preschool and for the next 14 years, up until adulthood, education and teachers will be a major part of their life. In this edition of KCC...

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Dr. Eben Wood: From Brooklyn to Korea And Back Again
Apr13

Dr. Eben Wood: From Brooklyn to Korea And Back Again

With his deep, resonant voice and articulate way of speaking, Dr. Eben Wood is a captivating storyteller. Fittingly, stories are something Dr. Wood has a lot of. A published author, Dr. Wood is infectiously passionate about language, writing and literature. An avid reader, he enjoys just about any genre and a variety of subjects and is knowledgeable about a great deal including history, psychology and philosophy. His office is...

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Officer Dieudonne Appreciates the Safety and Home of KCC
Dec11

Officer Dieudonne Appreciates the Safety and Home of KCC

In the four years that Officer Cyrus Dieudonne has been at Kingsborough, he’s seen fights, scandals and outright ridiculous scenarios. His job is to be seen and unseen- to be as unnoticeable yet essential as the pillars that hold up the cafeteria. Officer Dieudonne, or DD, as he is known colloquially, does not always adhere to these rules. Students know him by his 5’7” frame and musical Haitian accent. He almost never stands still- he...

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Faculty Forum Showcases KCC’s Brightest Professorial Minds
Dec11

Faculty Forum Showcases KCC’s Brightest Professorial Minds

Kingsborough faculty were given the opportunity to showcase their work from this semester at the annual faculty forum on Thursday, November 30 as departments from Business, Art, English, Journalism, Communications, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, and Behavioral Sciences delivered presentations that showcased their academic and professional research, which included their upcoming books, student experiments and...

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Cuccia’s Dual World Depends on Passion and Diversity
Dec10

Cuccia’s Dual World Depends on Passion and Diversity

During school hours, Vincent Cuccia plays the role of Speech and Business Communications professor proficiently. After papers are graded, Cuccia takes the role of co-owner of company Planet Pepper. Planet Pepper provides hip and butt pads for drag queens, cross-dressers, or anyone who wants killer curves. As a New Yorker, Cuccia strongly believes in diversity and stresses the importance of different shapes of men and women....

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Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback
Dec10

Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback

While recent years have seen bands who bear more than a passing similarity to our flannel-clad forefathers, it feels incorrect to ascribe the grunge distinction to any band past 1999. The reason is simple: Despite what some brand-marketing executives might have you believe, the label “grunge” has always referred to an ethos and aesthetic, rather than a sound. The Smashing Pumpkins never had much in common with Nirvana, and if we’re...

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