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April 18, 2019

Criminal Justice Professional Development Course Enlists Local Law Enforcement

C-GCC’s Criminal Justice Professional Development course is a rigorous class that challenges students to investigate crime scenes, conduct mock interviews, be interviewed by seasoned members of law enforcement, and more. This week, students have been testing their skills against several members of local law enforcement, who each volunteered their time. These professionals are: Patrick Haggerty […]

The Ripple Effect: CoGreene’s Food for the Soul Project Resonates On- and Off-campus

Berne Bendel, associate professor of Education and Psychology at Columbia-Greene Community College, is known for many things on campus: a vibrant teaching style, great shoes, and the red cart she pushes from class to class – chock full of granola bars, apples, and water bottles for anyone who might need a snack. Recently, Bendel  added […]

Notes of positivity

April 16, 2019

Webutuck H.S. Senior Shane Watson Signs to Play Twins Baseball in 2020

Webutuck High School senior Shane Watson of Millerton has signed with Columbia-Greene Community College’s Twins baseball team, slated to begin in the 2020 season. Witnessed by his parents Jason and Stacie, Watson signed his letter of intent to play as a Twin on Tuesday, April 9 at a ceremony at Webutuck High School. Several members […]

April 15, 2019

C-GCC’s Automotive Technology Program Named one of the Best in the Northeast

Columbia-Greene Community College’s Automotive Technology program has been named one of the best Automotive Schools in the Northeast by Trade School Future. Based on criteria including graduation rates, tuition fees, student debt, and salaries offered to candidates after graduation, C-GCC was listed among only five institutions, joining Lancaster County Career and Technology Center in Willow Street, […]

Two students in automotive lab

April 12, 2019

Rip Van Winkle WINS SUNY Mascot Madness!

Three weeks and tens of thousands of votes later, Rip Van Winkle of Columbia-Greene Community College has been crowned the 2019 SUNY Mascot Madness Champion. Rip Van Winkle is now the first community college mascot to ever win the top spot in SUNY Mascot Madness, having defeated Walter T. Wildcat of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in the final […]

Rip van winkle mascot with trophy

April 10, 2019

Rip Van Winkle is in the Finals of SUNY Mascot Madness

Columbia-Greene Community College’s own Rip Van Winkle is one of only two SUNY mascots left standing in Mascot Madness, and the only community-college mascot left in the competition. Anyone with an email account may vote for Rip to win it all until Thursday, April 11 at 3 p.m. The use of multiple email accounts to cast multiple […]

Imperati Named Student of the Month at C-GCC

Wyett Imperati of Hudson has been named Student of the Month by Columbia-Greene Community College. Imperati, a fine arts student at C-GCC, was nominated by Yura Adams, adjunct professor of art. “Wyett is a very busy individual, with a positive attitude that he applies to all he does,” said Adams. “He excels at what he […]

April 3, 2019

CoGreene Presents: Ag Day 2019, a 4-H 90th Anniversary Event

Columbia-Greene Community College has joined forces with Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Programs to present its third annual Ag Day on campus on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, the free, rain-or-shine event has expanded in celebration of the 90thanniversary of 4-H, and will offer a wide variety of family-friendly activities […]