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August 29, 2018

SUNY C-GCC is One of the Best Community Colleges in the Country

College Rises to 24th in the Nation, Remains Second in New York State, on National List Columbia-Greene Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, has been named one of the best community colleges in the country for the second year in a row. According to a list compiled by WalletHub,a personal finance research, surveying, and review…

October 18, 2018

C-GCC President James R. Campion Announces Plans for Retirement

Columbia-Greene Community President James R. Campion announced his plans today to retire after the close of the 2019 academic year. Campion has served at his post since 2000, and has been involved with C-GCC – a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) system –  on an administrative level since 1974. He explained […]

October 16, 2018

Holiday Gifts Made with Essential Oils – A New, Non-credit Class!

Make and Take Holiday Gifts with Essential Oils — a new, non-credit, one-day course just in time for the holidays! Students will make three memorable holiday gifts: a Winter Smooth Hand Scrub, to comfort skin exposed to harsh elements; Winter Fresh Spray, to freshen any indoor environment, and an invigorating “The Day After” Bath Salts […]

October 16, 2018

Beginning Saturday, Nov. 3: Renaissance Style of Portrait Painting and Studio Painting – Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor

Columbia-Greene Community College will present two, non-credit painting courses this November – a one-day workshop in Renaissance-style Portrait Painting and a six-week Studio Painting class, both beginning Saturday, Nov. 3. Working from classic portraits from the Renaissance to the Romantic Periods, students in the Renaissance Style of Portrait Painting class will learn the basics of how […]

October 16, 2018

Knitting a Scarf with Wool, a One-day Class at COUNTRYWOOL in Hudson, N.Y.

Columbia-Greene Community College will present Knitting a Scarf with Wool in partnership with COUNTRYWOOL in Hudson, N.Y., on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. For those new to the craft of knitting, this class teaches the basics, with soft and renewable wool yarn. Topics to be covered in the one-day class will […]

October 16, 2018

SUNY Honored With 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson today announced that SUNY System Administration has – for the seventh consecutive year – received the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Buffalo State College, SUNY Old Westbury, and […]

October 16, 2018

C-GCC to Offer Appraisal Certification Course

Columbia-Greene Community College is partnering with Abigail Hartmann Associates and Stair Gallery of Hudson, to offer a two-day class and exam in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), on November 6 and 7. This professional class is for anyone whose work involves the valuation of personal property, including art, antiques, jewelry, wine, cars, boats, […]

October 15, 2018

One-day Financial Seminars Slated for Thursday, Nov. 1 at C-GCC

Columbia-Greene Community College’s Office of Community Services will offer four different, one-day courses covering several financial topics on Thursday, Nov. 1. Taught by instructors and consumer advocates Richard and Beverly Nathan, these seminars are designed to address issues surrounding real estate, investing, cutting costs, and the ins and outs of starting a small business.Richard Nathan […]

October 12, 2018

Non-credit Courses at C-GCC include Computer, Business, and Personal Enrichment

The fall non-credit program at Columbia-Greene Community College continues through the month with an array of classes in the areas of art, computer science, finance, physical fitness, and many more. Currently slated for the remainder of the month are courses in: WordPress Level II  This non-credit course is a continuation of WordPress Level I for those users who would […]