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Cayuga Community College Offers New Online Event & Tourism Management Degree Program

To enhance the current portfolio of degree programs that can be completed entirely online, Cayuga Community College now offers a new Event & Tourism Management A.A.S. degree starting in Fall 2017. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in convention centers, destination marketing organizations (DMO)/tourism promotion agencies (TPA), visitor centers, cruise lines, inns, non-profit organizations, and hotels. Possible careers include event coordinator, conference planner, destination marketing specialist, tour operator, travel promoter, travel guide, and visitor center coordinator. Courses in these CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Announces New Head of Fulton Campus

Keiko comes to the College with a strong background in academic affairs holding various administrative and teaching positions in the United States, Japan and Chile. “We are excited to have someone with Dr. Kimura’s experience oversee the Fulton campus and serve as our lead representative in Oswego County,” said Dr. Brian Durant, President of Cayuga. Dr. Kimura offered, “I am thrilled and honored at the opportunity to be a part of the Cayuga community. During the interview process, I met so CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Announces 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Three faculty and staff members from Cayuga Community College were named recipients of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence for 2017. Instituted in 1972 by the State University of New York, the Chancellor's Award recognizes exceptional contributions to their college/university by dedicated professionals. Recipients must show a markedly strong dedication to their work or scholarship. “These individuals represent the qualities that characterize excellence and are fine examples of what the College values in all its faculty and staff,” said Dr. CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Community College Adds Cross Country to Athletics Program

Cayuga Community College is pleased to announce the addition of men’s and women’s cross country to its intercollegiate program. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) approval is in place, therefore the Cayuga program will begin with the 2017 Fall semester. Cayuga President Brian M. Durant stated, “We are very excited to be able to add this to our athletic programs and feel it will be a great opportunity for area high school graduates to attend Cayuga and continue their cross CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Announces Excelsior Scholarship Information Sessions

In two free public information sessions, Cayuga Community College is giving families an opportunity to learn more about New York State’s first-in-the-nation program that will grant free SUNY tuition to qualified students. The Excelsior Scholarship will be phased in by New York State over the next three years and will be available this fall for households making up to $100,000 annually; up to $110,000 in 2018, and up to $125,000 in 2019 and beyond. “The program is designed to help students CONTINUE READING...

Alumni Association Annual Gettysburg Tour for 2017

The Cayuga Community College Alumni Association is accepting reservations for a motorcoach trip to historic Gettysburg, Pa.  This three-day excursion departs Friday morning September 15 and returns Sunday, September 17, 2017. Travel will originate at Cayuga’s campuses at Fulton and Auburn. This trip requires travelers to be able to cover the substantial distance by foot as well as explore multiple types of terrain. The tour will be guided by John Lamphere and includes his personalized tour booklet, round-trip motorcoach transportation, battlefield tours, two CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Announces New Emerson Scholarship Program

Cayuga Community College and the Cayuga County Community College Foundation are pleased to announce a new scholarship program for deserving high school seniors in Cayuga County who show promise for success in college. The Fred L. Emerson Foundation Academic Scholarship program is being made possible by a generous endowment established by the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, of Auburn, New York. “A college education has never been more important,” stated Anthony Franceschelli, President of the Fred L. Emerson Foundation. “The CONTINUE READING...

Harlequin Productions Announces the Production of “Crossroads”

Tobias of ancient Greece is exiled from Athens after assaulting the revered playwright Sophocles because Sophocles always wins and Tobias only receives honorable mention. Tobias swears that he will not return to Athens until he has written a play worthy of winning the competition. Accompanied by his wife and children, they find themselves traveling through time with only their cart of belongings. They never know when they go to sleep at night where and when they will wake up the CONTINUE READING...

Spring 2017 Speaker Series

JEFFREY DELBEL THE FLIGHT OF JIMMY EAGLESON JANUARY 30, 2017 AUBURN / 11:00 AM / M319 Student Activities, alongside the Professional Growth Committee, will be offering a series of speakers next semester. Dr. Deblel will discuss his new novel “The Flight Of Jimmy Eagleson,” the first book of his new series. Jimmy Eagleson is a high-power, high-living lawyer with more money than he can spend, but life isn’t good. His grinding disquiet from empty, stone-cold memories of his father is intensified CONTINUE READING...

Middle States Commission Reaffirms Cayuga Community College Accreditation

Cayuga Community College President Brian M. Durant, Ed.D., announced that at its session on November 17, 2016, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education acted to reaffirm accreditation of the Cayuga Community College with no requirements for a follow-up report. The College first achieved Middle States accreditation in 1965 and has maintained accreditation since its initial review. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025. In addition to notification of its reaccreditation, the Middle States Commission commended the CONTINUE READING...