Faculty Profile: Jennifer Mitchell: From Ole Miss to Brooklyn and Beyond
Oct11

Faculty Profile: Jennifer Mitchell: From Ole Miss to Brooklyn and Beyond

The Magnolia State is known for its rivalry between Ole’ Miss and Mississippi State, but to a cheery woman from the heart of the Bible Belt, the world has more significant issues to consider. It is no secret that racism runs rampant in the south. Cross burnings still happen, homes and shops still fly the Confederate flag, and the KKK is still jarringly active. With the current political turmoil and division in the United States, many...

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Not Just an Art Program: Kingsborough’s Graphic Design and Illustration Director Brings Passion to Student Experience
Oct11

Not Just an Art Program: Kingsborough’s Graphic Design and Illustration Director Brings Passion to Student Experience

It’s only 8 am and the sun barely peeks over the branches of the trees of Kingsborough. The air jettisoning off the ocean is cool and crisp. It’s a brand new day for Susan Spivack’s students and the head of the Art department is ready to make an impact. As students settle in and cover their mouths mid-yawn, Spivack is already geared up with a smile in sheer anticipation for the day’s new lesson. “I try to create a...

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Stiff Upper Lip in Terror-Struck Nabe
May03

Stiff Upper Lip in Terror-Struck Nabe

Check out Class of 2018 Journalism Alum Brian Moreno’s award-winning piece for In-Depth Reporting at Brooklyn College’s Brooklyn News Service: Residents, students and visitors of the Lower Manhattan neighborhood where terror struck on Tuesday carried on with their lives, though some are still shaken up. On Thursday cyclists continued to ride their bicycles on the reopened bike lane, runners maintained their training for...

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The Impact Of A Torn ACL On An NBA Player
Apr23

The Impact Of A Torn ACL On An NBA Player

The pain was bearable, but Al Jefferson still had tears in his eyes. One night after he injured his knee after a routine block, Jefferson sat inside a doctor’s office; his season was over and he wondered if his career was too. It was February 8, 2009, when Jefferson, then a member of the Timberwolves, swatted a dunk attempt by Sean Marks, the current general manager of the Nets. Jefferson landed awkwardly on his right knee, hopped...

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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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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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