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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;…

September 08, 2020

Learn Lifelong Skills Online with ed2go

C-GCC and internationally recognized online education provider ed2go have partnered to offer online professional and personal development courses this fall. Developing new professional and personal skills is a goal many people hope to attain but find difficult to reach due to today’s time constraints and obligations. Through a partnership forged just this summer with leading […]

September 08, 2020

Seven Months in the Making: C-GCC’s COVID Campus Overhaul

In February, Alison Murphy, director of Buildings and Grounds at Columbia-Greene Community College, received her first few COVID-19-related guidelines from the State University of New York. In response, hand-sanitizer stations were installed in C-GCC’s corridors, construction-grade N95 masks were purchased for use by maintenance personnel, a disinfecting misting machine was purchased, and ‘stop the spread’ […]

August 31, 2020

Leading the Charge: C-GCC’s Second-year Nursing Students Return to Campus

Masked, logged in, and socially distanced, C-GCC’s second-year Nursing students are the first to return to campus this Fall, officially marking the start of the 2020 academic year. The students returned to campus the week of August 24 to complete lab-based coursework on specific, scheduled days within a two-week period, separated into groups of no […]

August 28, 2020

Pulitzer Prize Nominee Trevor Coleman Addresses C-GCC Community

C-GCC welcomed Trevor W. Coleman, Senior Communications Advisor for the Chancellor of the State University of New York, as its first speaker in the new series Conversations at CoGreene: Unpacking Systemic Racism. Coleman, the Senior Communications Advisor for the SUNY Chancellor and an award-winning journalist, author, and strategic communications expert, virtually addressed the college community […]

August 27, 2020

C-GCC Employees Earn Longevity Awards for Years of Service 

Nineteen members of the C-GCC faculty, staff, and administration were recognized this week for reaching important milestones in their careers.   C-GCC’s annual Longevity Awards, presented by President Carlee R. Drummer, Ph.D., commemorate years of employment, this year ranging from 10 to 40 years of service to the College.   The 2020 C-GCC Longevity Award recipients are:  […]

August 25, 2020

C-GCC Bookstore Goes Virtual

C-GCC has launched its first-ever Virtual Bookstore, providing textbooks online exclusively through BNC Virtual – a division of Barnes and Noble Education (BNED). The virtual bookstore replaces C-GCC’s former brick and mortar store, and, according to C-GCC Purchasing Officer Pat Day, will continue to offer all existing textbook services – buying and selling, returns and refunds, special orders, and more. “Ultimately, this […]

August 21, 2020

Registration is Open for a Virtual and In-person Semester at C-GCC

Following months of preparation in tandem with Columbia and Greene counties, the State University of New York (SUNY), and New York State, Columbia-Greene Community College is offering a full slate of online, remote, and in-person courses this Fall. The Fall 2020 semester at C-GCC begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and registration is open until Friday, Sept. 11. Classes will be delivered in one of three formats: on-campus, remote (instruction via live video), […]

August 14, 2020

C-GCC Students Benefit from Free Wi-Fi Across the Counties

C-GCC is offering a blend of online, remote (live-video instruction), and in-person courses this semester. In support of students and community members who do not have internet service in their homes during the Fall 2020 semester, several area internet providers are offering free Wi-Fi hotspots across the two counties. Mid-Hudson Cable is providing access at: Ashland […]