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August 23, 2019

C-GCC Employees Earn Longevity Awards for Years of Service

Several members of Columbia-Greene Community College faculty, staff, and administration were recognized this week for reaching important milestones in their careers. Ten members of the C-GCC team were presented Longevity Awards by President Carlee R. Drummer, Ph.D., to commemorate years of employment ranging from 10 to 35 years. Drummer, who assumed her post at the college […]

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 […]

August 13, 2019

New Student Orientation Sessions Announced

Columbia-Greene Community College’s Vice President and Dean of Students and Enrollment Management Joseph Watson, Ph.D., has announced two New Student Orientation sessions at C-GCC. These orientations are designed to introduce various campus resources and services to new students, and are held in the Hudson River Bank and Trust Dining Hall, located in the main building […]

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August 7, 2019

Andrew Lashua Named Head Women’s Soccer Coach at C-GCC

Columbia-Greene Community College’s revived Women’s Varsity Soccer program is ready to take on its first full season with newly named Head Coach Andrew Lashua of Cairo at the helm. Lashua has coached several teams locally in the last 15 years, including the Rip van Winkle, Windham-Mountaintop, and Greenville soccer clubs, and both girls modified and […]

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July 29, 2019

Seminar: Navigating the Medicare Maze, Tuesday, Aug. 27

This educational seminar is designed to help individuals approaching the age of 65 understand their Medicare Health Insurance options. Medicare is the United States national health insurance program administered by the federal government since 1966 and currently serves over 49 million beneficiaries annually. However, when the time comes to take advantage of the benefit, the […]

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Wonderful Watercolors Returns in August

Learn the basics of color, harmony, discord, and values in one of C-GCC’s most popular non-credit courses — Wonderful Watercolors with Regine Petrosky. Flowers are the subject chosen for this class because it forces the artist to use color. The class covers some exercises in color using the three primary colors red, blue and yellow. […]

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Summer Equestrian Camps Continue Through August at Blue Ribbon Farm!

The Blue Ribbon Farm and Academy Equestrian Camp is a week-long program for campers who love horses. All levels and disciplines are welcome, from those who have never been on a horse to those that have been riding their entire lives. Blue Ribbon strongly believes that when developing the equestrians of tomorrow, safe horsemanship and […]

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Parshall Signs on as Head Men’s Basketball Coach at C-GCC

The 2019-2020 college basketball season is slated to be Ryan Parshall’s first as Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Columbia-Greene Community College. Parshall, of Albany, N.Y., was named C-GCC’s new men’s basketball coach this week, and brings with him extensive coaching experience, including stints with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), North American Premier Basketball (NAPB), and […]

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