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August 20, 2019

C-GCC Named Top Community College in the State, one of the Top 10 Community Colleges in the Country

Columbia-Greene Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, has been named the best community college in New York State and one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by WalletHub®: a personal finance research, surveying, and review body. Placing tenth out of 710 community colleges in the U.S., C-GCC rose to the top spot…

September 19, 2019

Prepare to be a Notary at C-GCC on Thursday, September 26

This one-day seminar prepares students for the New York State Notary Public Test and will provides a comprehensive view of the Notary Public Office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified. Examples are provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public is likely to encounter. Topics include conflicts of interest, maintaining […]

September 19, 2019

Horseback Riding Non-credit course for Parent and Child Begins on September 24

Columbia-Greene Community College’s popular horseback-riding course for parents and children is a great way for you and your child to explore something new together or further your progress. Both parent and child will participate and learn to safely handle, groom, tack, lead and ride a horse. Riders will progress according to their individual ability. All […]

September 19, 2019

Storytelling and Memoir Writing Begins at C-GCC on September 26

We are all storytellers whether we know it or not. We tell ourselves stories everyday; stories about who we are, where we come from and where we believe we are going. Through guided writing exercises, student in the non-credit Storytelling and Memoir Writing will uncover the meaningful stories that live within your imagination beginning Thursday, […]

September 19, 2019

Slots are filling for C-GCC’s popular non-credit course Introduction to QuickBooks

Columbia-Greene Community College is offering an introduction to the QuickBooks environment, navigation and terminology this month, beginning on Monday, Sept. 23. Areas that will be covered include accounts payable/ receivable, tracking expenses, invoicing, understanding assets, liability and equity accounts, sale tax, payroll, and more aspects of the QuickBooks program. Students will also learn how to […]

September 18, 2019

It’s Chef Appreciation Week!

In recognition of Chef Appreciation Week, the C-GCC Daycare presented Chef Sean with the Golden Spoon today, and a lot of love! Thank you Chef Sean for all that you do!

September 17, 2019

Anita Broast Named Professor Emerita at C-GCC

Anita Broast of Germantown has been granted Professor Emerita status at Columbia-Greene Community College, following her retirement from the college at the close of the 2019-2019 academic year. Broast was recognized for her 35 years of service to the college at a meeting of the C-GCC Board of Trustees on Monday, Sept. 16, through the […]

September 13, 2019

Beginnings: 50 Years of Class-in-Session at C-GCC

College’s First Day of Classes in September 1969 lauded on Tuesday, Sept. 17 On September 15, 1969, Columbia-Greene Community College opened its doors for the first time. Nearly 350 full- and part-time students took their seats, while 18 faculty members headed to the front of their classrooms. Fifty years later, some of these inaugural students, […]

September 10, 2019

C-GCC to Hold 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

The public is encouraged to attend a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at Columbia-Greene Community College on Wednesday, Sept.11. Weather permitting, the ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m., outside the Arts Center Building on the C-GCC campus and adjacent to the campus flagpole and its 9-11 Memorial. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be […]