News & Events


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.,…

January 16, 2018

Helping the Natural History Museum Grow

Two retired Columbia County residents have been volunteering their time for months now at C-GCC, assisting in the development of the Natural History Museum on campus. Judith and Larry Enoch-Byrnes of Kinderhook,  both retired professors, have been coming to the museum (located in the Biology Lab on campus, Room 220) once a week for an hour […]

January 05, 2018

CoGreene Alumnus Signs One-year Contract with the Harlem Wizards

His nickname is Hang Time. Local basketball star Jordan Hoose has signed a one-year contract with the Harlem Wizards after acing a country-wide tryout. That comes with all the hoop-la associated with this 55-year-old show basketball team, including the chance to travel the world, perform athletically for sell-out crowds, and yes – a nickname appropriate […]

January 05, 2018

Colloquium 2018: Making Art, Making Artists

Featuring famed landscape painter Stephen Hannock and art entrepreneur Carrie Feder as panelists, the role of mentoring in the advancement of the creative economy will be explored at C-GCC’s Colloquium 2018: Making Art, Making Artists: Mentoring from Cole to Church to Today. The discussion, slated for Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in the C-GCC […]

January 02, 2018

Poet’s Corner Dedicated at the C-GCC Library

In celebration of creative writing, Poet’s Corner has been unveiled at Columbia-Greene Community College. A new space in the C-GCC Library, Poet’s Corner also honors Dean Emeritus Phyllis Carito of Kinderhook, an award-winning poet who recently retired from the college after 22 years of service, including as Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs since […]

December 26, 2017

Maryanne Lee of Claverack Joins Columbia-Greene Community College Board of Trustees

Maryanne Lee of Claverack was appointed the newest member of the Columbia-Greene Community College Board of Trustees this month. A life-long resident of Columbia County, Lee graduated from Hudson High School and attended SUNY Empire Sate College, earning a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, and later earning an MBA with a concentration in Global […]

December 21, 2017

Alli Kohlmeyer Earns Greene County Firefighter’s Scholarship

Alli Kohlmeyer of Coxsackie has earned the 2017 Greene County Volunteer Firefighter and Auxiliary Member Scholarship. Presented by Richard Frasco, president of the Greene County Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Pamela Fancher-Brent, president of the GCVFA Ladies Auxiliary, Kohlmeyer was awarded a $500 scholarship to be used at Columbia-Greene Community College. In order to be eligible, […]

December 20, 2017

Students ‘Back the Blue:’ Deliver Hundreds of Ornaments to Law Enforcement Officials

Members and advisors of the Psychology Club and the Criminal Justice Club at Columbia-Greene Community College spread holiday cheer to members of law enforcement across both counties this season. Promoting the Back the Blue Campaign, a national effort that seeks to recognize the efforts and sacrifices of law enforcement officials, the C-GCC student organizations decorated […]

December 19, 2017

CoGreene Establishes Partnership with University at Buffalo Pharmacy School

C-GCC and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have formed a new collaborative agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time. A memorandum of agreement was formally signed by Phyllis Carito, vice president and dean of Academic Affairs at […]