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September 15, 2020

Columbia-Greene Workforce Youth Participate in Shared Streets

A group of youth from Columbia-Greene Workforce Development’s Summer Youth Employment Program took to the streets of Hudson to participate in the new Shared Streets initiative this summer. Created in the wake of COVID-19 guidelines – turning the streets into a community space for pedestrians, bicyclists, and businesses – the project entailed putting distance barriers out; delivering notices to businesses;…

November 17, 2020

Dispatch from the C-GCC Library: A Holiday Reading List!

For complete lists of these offerings, contact the Library at 518.828.4181, extension 3286, or by e-mailing Light another candle : the story and meaning of Hanukkah  Chaikin, Miriam.; Demi, illustrator. ©1981  Available at C-GCC Library Circulating Collection (BM695.H3 C45)     Mr. Dickens and his carol  Silva, Samantha, author. 2017  Available at C-GCC Library Circulating Collection (PS3619.I544345 M7 2017)     Thanksgiving : the biography […]

November 09, 2020

Biological Sciences and a lot of Hot Air!

Human Biology students at Columbia-Greene Community College are currently conducting at-home experiments as part of their study of vital capacity — the maximum volume of air one can exhale after maximal inhalation — under the direction of Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Melissa Boles, Ph.D. Boles explained the experiment helps teach the concept by having […]

October 30, 2020

The Horror! Returns to the Library

One of CoGreene’s October traditions, the Library’s Horror Display, has returned! The Horror Display is a collaboration between the Library and the course CO 106, Introduction to Film, taught by Carl Nabozny to showcase the Horror Genre as it is represented in film. Each day, the Horror Display shows a feature-length film highlighting the genre […]

October 26, 2020

C-GCC Trustee Publishes Tenth Book: Putting People Back in Politics

Edward Schneier, Ph.D., Chairman of the Columbia-Greene Community College Board of Trustees and City College of the City University of New York Professor Emeritus, recently announced publication of his tenth book: Putting People Back in Politics – The Revival of American Democracy.  Schneier’s book, which he refers to as a “campaign guide,” explains why a new politics of interpersonal engagement can help renew […]

October 26, 2020

C-GCC Library COVID-19 Safety Procedures Guided by SUNY, REALM Project

In order to keep students and the public safe and healthy, the C-GCC Library has updated its COVID-19 policies and procedures. At this time, the C-GCC Library remains open to students, staff, and faculty only, though the public can still borrow materials remotely. To best accommodate students, faculty, and staff, the first floor of the […]

October 25, 2020

C-GCC Celebrates National Transfer Student Week

National Transfer Student Week launched in 2017 – occurring the third week of October each year – and Columbia-Greene Community College has participated every year since. Organized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS), National Transfer Student Week celebrates both transfer students and the professionals who support them on their academic […]

October 08, 2020

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Bibiana!

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, one of our students, Bibiana Lucero Fabbi, has graciously provided an original recipe for chimichurri to the CoGreene family! Bibiana is an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Bridge-to-College student at C-GCC, who creates amazing culinary creations for The Mermaid Cafe in Catskill. Read more about this delicious dressing — and our ESL […]

October 05, 2020

C-GCC Student Jump-starts Career Ahead of Graduation

Two years after its launch, Subaru University at C-GCC has begun delivering skilled employees into the local workforce. Parmvir Grewal, who resides in Poughkeepsie and plans to graduate from C-GCC’s Automotive Technology program in May ’21, is the latest such success story – securing a job at Mid-Hudson Subaru as a technician intern in Wappingers […]