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April 23, 2021

Fall Registration Open Now at C-GCC

Registration is open now at C-GCC for the Fall 2021 semester, with 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, Criminal Justice, Education, Human and Social Services, Math and Science, and Individual Studies. Fall…

May 24, 2021

Faculty Dispatch: Professor Joe Scampoli helps prove all the world’s a stage

Joe Scampoli, Business and Computer Science professor at C-GCC, has long served as a volunteer scenery-builder for Cairo-Durham Central School District’s theater productions. This year is no different – save for the fact that he’s been asked to help build an entire stage outside on the elementary school lawn. More than 30 middle- and high-school […]

May 20, 2021

C-GCC’s Sandy Speenburgh Bike-a-thon Rides Again

C-GCC’s Division of Nursing is hosting the seventh-annual Sandy Speenburgh Bike-a-thon, named in honor of a retired nursing faculty member, on Friday, May 21. Robbin Wase, administrative assistant for the Division of Nursing and coordinator of the bike-a-thon, explained that the event has been restricted to employees of the College and their plus-one participants this […]

May 18, 2021

C-GCC Students Named to PTK All-New York Academic Team

C-GCC students Meredith Cavanagh of Catskill and Emily Kratz of Coxsackie have each been named to the 2021 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-New York Academic Team. This honor recognizes exceptional community college students throughout the state, who demonstrate “academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom […]

May 15, 2021

A Message from the Chancellor to the Class of 2021

5.15.21 To the Columbia-Greene Community College Graduating Class of 2021: Living through a pandemic is likely not how you expected to finish your last semesters at CoGreene, nor how you expected to start your life after college. Major milestone celebrations over the 13 months have been postponed, cancelled, or modified, including commencements. I know this […]

May 14, 2021

Caravan Commencement Rolls on Saturday, May 15!

On May 15, Columbia-Greene Community College graduates from the Classes of 2020 and 2021 will be participating in a “Caravan Commencement” drive-through ceremony. The procession will begin at 9:45 a.m. in the Professional Academic Center (PAC) parking lot. The Class of 2020 will be followed by the Class of 2021. Nursing graduates will conclude the […]

May 14, 2021

Emily Kratz Awarded 2021 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Columbia-Greene Community College student Emily Kratz of Coxsackie, N.Y., has been presented the 2021 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence by State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras, Ph.D. Kratz is one of 135 SUNY students from across the state to receive this year’s honor. At C-GCC, Kratz pursued her passion for psychology, literature, and […]

May 14, 2021

Mighty Masketeers of Columbia County Create Sewing-Class Scholarship at C-GCC

To encourage non-sewists to learn basic sewing as a life skill, The Mighty Masketeers of Columbia County has announced a scholarship for two students to take the non-credit, Basic Sewing course offered by Columbia-Greene Community College, beginning Monday, May 17. An all-volunteer organization dedicated to making safe, effective, and free face masks for anyone in […]

May 10, 2021

Faculty Dispatch: Seeking Salamanders with the Science Department

CoGreene students enrolled in General Ecology participated in an in-person lab recently to study amphibian biology. As part of the experience, the students set up an experiment with the guidance of Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Rebecca Pinder, Ph.D., testing predation attempts on clay-model salamanders and help answer questions such as ‘What types of animals […]