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September 13, 2017

C-GCC Places in the Top Four Percent of Community Colleges

College Ranks Second in New York State and 27th out of 728 in the Nation 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 by WalletHub®: a personal finance research, surveying, and review body. C-GCC ranked 27th out of 728 community colleges in the U.S.,…

April 25, 2018

C-GCC Faculty Association Honors Students

Columbia-Greene Community College’s Faculty Association honored two students this week with Faculty Awards: full-time student Samantha Kulcsar of Palenville, a Human Services major graduating in May, and part-time nursing student Neba Janet Akongnwi of Poughkeepsie. Jarod Wagner, assistant professor of Biological Sciences, and Jessica Curley, coordinator of the Medical Assisting program, presented the awards on behalf of the […]

April 25, 2018

C-GCC Celebrates 18 Criminal Justice Graduates, Awards Scholarships at Annual Luncheon

As the spring semester comes to a close, Columbia-Greene Community College celebrated 18 criminal justice graduates this month, at its annual Criminal Justice Recognition Luncheon. The event recognizes criminal justice degree candidates prior to their official graduation on May 12. C-GCC faculty and administration and members of Columbia and Greene County law enforcement awarded the […]

April 25, 2018

C-GCC Women’s Basketball Team Receives Commendation from Greene County Legislature

In recognition of their stellar season and recent induction into the Columbia-Greene Community College Athletic Hall of Fame, the C-GCC women’s basketball team received a commendation from the Greene County Legislature earlier this month. Spear-headed by Legislator Matt Luvera (District 1), the team’s players and coaches were honored on Wednesday, April 18 at a regular […]

April 24, 2018

Two C-GCC Professors Named 2018 Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors

Two C-GCC professors have been named 2018 Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors: Maya Greene, associate professor of Communication Studies, and Laura Jean Bopp, SHRM-SCP, online adjunct instructor in the Division of Technology. Open SUNY is a cross-system collaboration to create initiatives and services that support SUNY campuses and faculty in enhancing online-enabled education to improve […]

April 23, 2018

Spring Student Art Show Slated for May 3

Columbia-Greene Community College’s Spring Student Art Show Opening will take place on Thursday, May 3, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. A variety of artwork representing student work from Computer Graphics, Digital Photography, Figure Drawing, Visual Arts 3-D, Ceramics, and Art for Game Design courses, as well as the Fine Arts Seminar, will be on display. Visitors will […]

April 23, 2018

C-GCC’s College-in-the-High School Program to Honor Local Students

  Columbia-Greene Community College will celebrate a selection of local high school students enrolled in its College-in-the-High School program on Wednesday, April 25, in recognition of outstanding academic performance while enrolled in college-level courses. Dawn-Marie Blasl, director of the College-in-the-High School program at C-GCC, explained that the event was created last year to honor high […]

April 23, 2018

Eleven Police Officers Graduate from Zone 14 at C-GCC

The Zone 14 Law Enforcement Academy held its 2018 graduation exercises at Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday, April 7. Eleven new police officers, representing eight different departments, graduated from the academy: Anthony L. Belardo, the Town of Schodack Police Department Edward M. Boyles, Village of Millerton Police Department Michael P. Burgess, City of Mechanicville Police […]

April 12, 2018

C-GCC Daycare Family Fun Day this Saturday

The Day Care at Columbia-Greene Community College will hold their first annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 14 from 12 pm to 4 pm in the Arts Center Theatre. The day will be filled with many activities and performances, including a magician, face-painter, balloon twister and more. The event is sponsored by The Fortnightly Club, the C-GCC Student Senate, […]