LATEST CAYUGA NEWS

Young Entrepreneurs Academy at Cayuga Now Accepting Applications

As more local students express interest in applying, the deadline for applications to the exciting new Young Entrepreneurs Academy at Cayuga Community College has been extended to October 12, 2018. A successful entrepreneurial program whose graduates launched thousands of businesses, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) helps middle and high school students hone their talents under the tutelage of Cayuga’s expert faculty and local business leaders. Students will develop their own business idea, write a business plan and pitch that idea CONTINUE READING...

Great Chance to Learn About Local Breweries at Cayuga’s Cultural Speaker Series

The inaugural session of the Cayuga Community College Cultural Speaker Series will highlight the talents, stories and community contributions of a trio of local breweries. The Cayuga County Brewers’ Spotlight will feature three local breweries — Prison City Pub & Brewery, Next Chapter Brewpub and Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing Company — and offer attendees the chance to enjoy samples and to hear the story behind each brewery’s decision to make their home in Cayuga County. The Brewers’ Spotlight is CONTINUE READING...

Jazz Vocalist De Angelis Named Brunell Visiting Scholar at Cayuga

Singer-songwriter Maria De Angelis has been named the Professor Robert H. Brunell Visiting Scholar at Cayuga Community College for the Fall 2018 semester, and the talented jazz vocalist will also perform at Cayuga’s Auburn Campus this month. An accomplished songwriter whose work has been featured in several films, De Angelis will work with students to develop their music skills and help them write their own original compositions. As the daughter of two musicians and music educators, De Angelis said she’s looking CONTINUE READING...

Franceschelli Named New Trustee at Cayuga

Tompkins Trust Company Vice President Anthony Franceschelli has joined the Board of Trustees at Cayuga Community College, bringing with him more than 30 years’ experience as a financial leader in the Auburn community. An alum from Cayuga’s Class of ’78, Franceschelli has an extensive record of community involvement. He has served as president of the Board of Directors for the Fred L. Emerson Foundation and as director with the Cayuga Community College Foundation. During his tenure with the Emerson Foundation, Franceschelli CONTINUE READING...

Series to Highlight Cayuga County’s Rich History, Local Breweries and Wineries

People with a passion for Cayuga County’s amazing blend of culture and history can find a regular source of entertainment and information starting this fall at Cayuga Community College. Starting in September, Cayuga is launching its Cultural Speaker Series, which will celebrate the local and regional historic contributions and the cultural achievements for which the area is renowned. Topics include featured presentations on local breweries and wineries, plus exciting discussions about historic figures from Upstate New York. All presentations will be CONTINUE READING...

Student Sets Cayuga Record with Finish in National Business Competition

A Cayuga Community College student set a College record this summer when she finished in the top three of a national Phi Beta Lambda business competition, the best finish for a Cayuga student in the history of the competition. Cayuga Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) member Bethany Jorolemon finished third in a Justice Administration competition at the National Phi Beta Lambda Conference in Baltimore, where she and six other Cayuga students competed against 2,000 fellow collegians. Jorolemon, who has already graduated from CONTINUE READING...

Young Entrepreneurs Academy at Cayuga Community College Now Accepting Applications

Cayuga Community College is accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a free 30-week program guiding middle and high school students through developing and running their own business or nonprofit agency. A highly successful program, YEA! helps students build their entrepreneurial skills under the tutelage of Cayuga’s dedicated faculty and local business leaders. Students will not only develop their own proposal, but also conduct research, write a detailed business plan, pitch to potential investors and actually launch their own enterprise. CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Professor Wins Award for Novel About Historic Adirondack Family

A Cayuga Community College faculty member has received a prestigious award from the Adirondack Center for Writing for a historical novel about a prominent upstate New York family. Associate Professor Sheila Myers received the 2017 Best Book of Fiction Literary Award from the Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW) for her novel The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga, which was the third book in a trilogy Myers wrote about the historic Durant family, their business ventures, and their connection to CONTINUE READING...

New Opportunity for High School Students

A new partnership between the Fulton City School District, Cayuga Community College and the Oswego County Workforce Development Board will create an opportunity for high school students to earn college credits toward a degree in information technology. This fall, 25 ninth-grade students in the Fulton City School District (FCSD) will participate in the Fulton Early College High School Program, a learning community offering students access to college courses and a college culture.  Along with a curriculum developed by FCSD and Cayuga, CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Community College Men’s Soccer Team Earns National Academic Honors

The Cayuga Community College men’s soccer team was recently named the 2017-2018 National Academic Team of the Year by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), honoring the team for its success in the classroom. The national recognition is awarded annually to 14 men’s and 13 women’s college programs who have the top GPA in their sport and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The Cayuga men’s soccer team finished the season with a cumulative GPA of 3.38, edging the Northwest CONTINUE READING...