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Cayuga’s Harlequin Productions Snags Three TANYS Awards for “Alice in Black and White”

AUBURN — The Theatre Association of New York State applauded Cayuga Community College’s Harlequin Productions and its recent performances of “Alice in Black and White,” recognizing the cast and director with three awards for its showcase about a famous photographer. Harlequin Productions’ performances of “Alice in Black and White” explored the life story of photojournalist Alice Austen, whose work and personal life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries defied society’s expectations of women. The play, authored by Robin CONTINUE READING...

Nursing Advocacy Group says Cayuga Nursing Program Among the Best in NY

AUBURN — Cayuga Community College’s Nursing Program remains one of the best programs training registered nurses in New York State, according to an online nursing advocacy organization. In comprehensive rankings released Monday by RegisteredNursing.org, Cayuga’s Nursing Program received a score of 98.77 percent, placing it third on the list of programs across New York State. This is the second straight year RegisteredNursing.org has rated Cayuga’s program among the best in the state. “Nursing is a rigorous and challenging program of CONTINUE READING...

Scholarships Available for Part-Time Students at SUNY, CUNY Community Colleges

ALBANY — Students enrolled part-time in a SUNY or CUNY community college now have an opportunity to apply for tuition awards through a New York State higher education scholarship program. Launched with the 2017-2018 school year, the New York State Part-time Scholarship Award Program offers tuition assistance to students taking at least 6 credits but fewer than 12 credits per semester. Students are eligible for tuition awards for a maximum of four consecutive academic semesters. “The New York State Part-time Scholarship Award CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Students Win Prestigious SUNY Award

ALBANY — Two Cayuga Community College sophomores have received the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, a prominent honor recognizing students for their work inside and outside the classroom. Receiving the award Tuesday at a ceremony in Albany, Cayuga students Glyn Davenport and Mitchell Phillips were praised for their stalwart academic performances and their extensive efforts helping other students and the surrounding communities. The Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence is issued to students with stellar academic histories who also CONTINUE READING...

$55,000 Grant Supports Student Emergency Fund at Cayuga Community College

Cayuga Community College now has additional resources to help students ride out unforeseen financial hardships and emergencies. Students can apply for grants to help cover unexpected expenses, which will allow them to return to their academics as quickly as possible, with the goal of keeping more students on track toward graduation. Donations from the Gerstner Family Foundation and the Heckscher Foundation for Children support the Student Emergency Grant program at Cayuga that is part of a SUNY pilot program CONTINUE READING...

Auburn Native TJ Gamba to Lead Baseball Program

Cayuga Community College has announced the hiring of Auburn native TJ Gamba as its head baseball coach. Gamba and the Spartan staff will immediately start recruiting for baseball, which will begin play officially in the Spring of 2019. The College recently announced a partnership with the City of Auburn for the use of Falcon Park that is the current home of the Auburn Doubledays minor league baseball team. Gamba has a wealth of playing and coaching experience that will be very CONTINUE READING...

44th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Cayuga Community College and the Cayuga County Community College Foundation are proud to announce its 44th Annual Holiday Craft Fair. This year’s event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The event, held in the College’s Spartan Hall, Student Lounge, and other locations throughout the College, is free and open to the public. More than 150 craftspeople from throughout the Northeast will CONTINUE READING...

Spartan Athletes-of-the-Week for September 25

Emily Klock (Jordan-Elbridge, NY) and Mauricio Kosegarten (Puebla, Mexico) have been named Spartan Athletes-of-the-Week for the week of September 25, 2017. Klock, a freshman middle hitter on the women's volleyball team, recorded a total of 39 kills and 16 blocks during the team's two matches this week at Onondaga CC which included a regular-season, mid-week Mid-State Athletic Conference match on Wednesday, followed by the NJCAA Region III Pod also hosted by Onondaga. She has provided a solid presence at CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Community College and Wells College Sign Presidential Scholarship Agreement

The “Presidential Scholars Transfer Program” will provide guaranteed admission and continued financial assistance to any Cayuga Presidential Scholarship recipient who wishes to attend nearby Wells College. Cayuga President Brian Durant and Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter have signed a formal agreement that will allow Cayuga Presidential Scholars to be guaranteed admission to Wells College and to receive a President’s Award at Wells worth a minimum of $22,000 annually for up to four years. The Cayuga-Wells Presidential Scholars transfer agreement provides a CONTINUE READING...

Men’s Soccer Beats Undefeated Nationally Ranked Herkimer CC

The Spartans men’s soccer team did what few have done over the past two decades – go to Herkimer and defeat the perennial national powerhouse. Cayuga beat the undefeated and #2 nationally ranked Herkimer Generals 3-2 in a well-played NJCAA Region III game on Saturday. The Spartans struck first in the early minutes on a goal by freshman Grant Stamp (Swansea, Wales). The Generals scored the equalizer to make it 1-1 before Cayuga’s Paul Coyle (Glasgow, Scotland) CONTINUE READING...