LATEST CAYUGA NEWS

Cayuga Professor Wins CNY Book Award For Latest Novel

For the second straight year, the prestigious Syracuse-based YMCA Downtown Writers Center has honored Cayuga Community College Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Delbel, this time for his 2018 novel “Salvatore.” A former dean and a long-time faculty member at Cayuga, Delbel published his first novel, “The Flight of Jimmy Eagleson,” in 2017 and received the People’s Choice Award in the Downtown Writers Center’s CNY Book Awards. He followed up that first success with a sequel, “Salvatore,” which earlier this month CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Welcomes New Student Trustee

New Cayuga Community College Student Trustee Daniel Charles is looking forward to representing his fellow students on the College Board of Trustees and is hoping to enhance communication between students and College leaders. A 2012 graduate of the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Charles is in his first semester at Cayuga, where he’s pursuing an Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math and Science. Charles, who is 24, was sworn in as the new Student Trustee on CONTINUE READING...

Grant Helps Cayuga Community College Continue Veterans Services Workshops

Cayuga Community College will continue offering enhanced educational services for currently enrolled veterans and their dependents thanks to a grant from the Ambassador Trustee Carl Spielvogel Fund. Cayuga is one of only 11 SUNY campuses to receive the grant funding, which is used for furthering career services, training and educational opportunities for enrolled veterans and their dependents. Projects supported by the funding at SUNY campuses include training programs for manufacturing, mechatronics, hydraulics and pneumatics and other areas of study. At Cayuga the CONTINUE READING...

Historic Season For Men’s Soccer Team

It was a season of broken records for the Cayuga Community College Men’s Soccer Team, as the Spartans surpassed or matched several program standards en route to the national semifinals. The 2018 season may go down as the best in the history of the Cayuga Men’s Soccer Team, as the squad set a new College record for win-to-loss ratio and tied the program’s best final ranking in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III poll, where they CONTINUE READING...

Theatre Awards Roll In For Cayuga’s Harlequin Productions

Cayuga Community College’s student-run theatre troupe Harlequin Productions again received an impressive slate of awards from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS), this time for the group’s fall performances of “Rooms.” Featuring a cast filled with new members, Harlequin’s performances of the six one-act plays that comprise “Rooms” nevertheless drew strong reviews from TANYS adjudicators, with eight students recognized for their acting abilities. On top of the acting awards, the play “Foreclosure” was selected for inclusion in the TANYS Theatre CONTINUE READING...

Cultural Speaker Series To Honor Veterans

Cayuga Community College’s Cultural Speaker Series will celebrate veterans with an upcoming presentation illustrating the experiences and memories of some of Central New York’s service men and women. In the third presentation of Cayuga’s Cultural Speaker Series, Joe Messineo and Richard Calagiovanni will discuss the Central New York Veterans History Project, which documents and preserves the experiences of veterans and is a part of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. The presentation is November 12, 2018, from 4-5 p.m. in CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Men’s Soccer Team Headed to Nationals

The Cayuga Community College Men’s Soccer Team will start their final push for a national championship Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, when they take the field in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Men’s Soccer Championship. The Spartans are ranked 5th nationally and enter the tournament with a 14-2 record after defeating Herkimer 3-1 to win the Region III, Division B title. Division 3 Men's Soccer Championship “We stuck to our game CONTINUE READING...

New Cayuga Lacrosse Program to Start in 2019

Opportunities for students continue to increase at Cayuga Community College, as President Brian Durant has announced the College will add lacrosse to its athletic offerings for students. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year, the Spartans will field a men’s lacrosse team with the addition of women’s lacrosse to follow. Both of these teams will compete at the renovated Falcon Park in downtown Auburn. Lacrosse is just the latest addition to Cayuga’s growing athletic offerings, with the College’s baseball team scheduled to begin CONTINUE READING...

Fall Shows by Cayuga’s Harlequin Productions Promise Surprises

Surprises are in store for audiences who attend the upcoming fall performances of Cayuga Community College’s award-winning student theatre group Harlequin Productions. This fall the group will perform “Rooms,” a series of six short plays submitted by playwrights from across the United States. All of the plays take place in a single room, with each performance featuring twists and turns in the intimate Black Box Theatre on Cayuga’s Auburn Campus, in which audiences will sit less than 20 feet from CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Women’s Cross Country Team Takes MSAC Championship

In only their second year of competition, the Cayuga Community College Women’s Cross Country team captured the Mid-State Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday with a great team performance. Competing at Finger Lakes Community College, the team of Uraina Bradford-McLean, Nyah Firmin, McKayla Murray, Liliana Santana, Marley Stevens and Megan Swartwood outran 5 other colleges for the conference championship. The Cayuga Men’s Cross Country Team of Andrew Giannettino, Damon Litzenberger, Michael Lynch, Ngor Nyang, Rob Ward and Brandon Whitman finished third CONTINUE READING...