LATEST CAYUGA NEWS

Cayuga and Le Moyne College Sign Agreement Creating Pathways for Students

Cayuga Community College President Dr. Brian Durant and Le Moyne College President Dr. Linda LeMura signed a formal agreement today enhancing opportunities for Cayuga students to further their education at the prestigious four-year college in Syracuse. The transfer agreement allows accomplished Cayuga students graduating from one of a dozen Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree programs to continue their education by enrolling in specific Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree programs at Le Moyne. Under the agreement, Cayuga CONTINUE READING...

Cultural Speaker Series to Feature Award-Winning Cayuga Professor

A Cayuga Community College associate professor and award-winning author will discuss her novels and the history of a prominent Upstate New York family at the College’s next Cultural Speaker Series presentation. Currently, in its inaugural season, the Cultural Speaker Series is welcoming Cayuga Associate Professor Sheila Myers to discuss the Adirondacks’ legendary Durant family and the trilogy Myers wrote about the family’s rise and fall. The discussion is scheduled for 4 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Student Lounge on Cayuga’s Auburn CONTINUE READING...

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. Student Sets Cayuga  	<no class= 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. Professor and author, Sheila Myers Cayuga Community College Associate Professor Sheila Myers received the 2017 Best Book of Fiction Literary Award from the Adirondack Center for Writing for her novel “The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga.” The trilogy traces the historic Durant family and their ties CONTINUE READING...