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News & Events

May 7, 2021

C-CGG Biology Professor Leads Tour of Olana Hemlocks

C-GCC Biology Professor Rebecca Pinder, Ph.D., prepares a group of local residents for a walking tour of Olana’s hemlocks. Participants who joined Pinder on the walk were invited to locate hemlocks on the Olana property and take part in an immersive “tree mapping project” by the artist Jean Shin. Shin’s The Fallen art exhibition, celebrating […]

C-GCC and Olana Announce New Partnership

Olana is thrilled to partner with neighboring C-GCC to provide workforce development opportunities for students enrolled in C-GCC’s business, art, and environmental science classes and those interested in gaining work experience related to their course of study at a vital cultural and historic institution. “Olana State Historic Site is excited to partner with Columbia-Greene Community […]

Olana mansion

SUNY Campuses Surpass 1.5 Million Vaccines Administered

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras announced today that SUNY vaccinations centers have administered more than 1.5 million vaccines, averaging nearly 15,000 vaccines a day, for New Yorkers from SUNY, state- and county-run locations on 35 campuses. SUNY continues to expand its #KnowYourVax campaign through “Don’t Stop with One Shot messaging, stressing the […]

Four people on an orange backdrop; two are masculine and two are feminine. All are wearing masks. The words Know Your Vax are on the top

April 23, 2021

C-GCC Launches Toyota TECS Elite Automotive Training Program

C-GCC has announced the launch of the Toyota Technician Education College Support (TECS) Elite program, a highly focused automotive technology option open now for registration that will prepare students for in-demand careers in the automotive industry. Edward Smith, Jr., assistant professor of Automotive Technology at C-GCC, explained that the new program will prepare students to […]

Summer and Fall Registration Open Now at C-GCC

Registration is open now at C-GCC for the Summer and Fall 2021 semesters, with Summer classes beginning Monday, May 17, and Fall classes beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. All 11 credit programs will be open for the Fall semester, including Allied Health and Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer Science, Construction Technology, […]

April 12, 2021

A Message from Columbia-Greene Community College: Breaking Down Systemic Racism

Dear Columbia-Greene Community, In light of the recent horrific tragedies that have claimed the lives of innocent people – including women of Asian descent – and other deeply disturbing incidents throughout the country, we speak out to condemn acts of racism and hatred. Sadly, the unspeakable attack in Georgia represents the latest in a troubling […]

April 7, 2021

C-GCC’s Community Garden Thrives Through Pandemic

While the campus has been quiet, it’s been a few lively semesters at the C-GCC community garden, as students and staff work hard to keep it growing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The C-GCC Community Garden was created in 2011 by Elizabeth Winig ’12, Professor Emeritus of History Ted Hilscher, and Associate Professor of Communication Studies […]

New Student Mental Health Peer Advocates Training Program Expands Mental Health Resources Across SUNY

With the pandemic exacerbating mental health struggles among college students nationwide, State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras has announced a new SUNY Student Mental Health Peer Advocates Training Program, designed to enable students to reach out to their peers showing signs of depression or distress, and deliver valuable mental health resources, including […]

Chancellor Malatras at podium in front of blue SUNY sign with two students standing to his left - one is masculine and one is feminine. all are masked.