LATEST CAYUGA NEWS

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...

Instant Admission Days a Great Time to Enroll at Cayuga Community College

There is no better time for students to enroll in Cayuga Community College than the College’s upcoming summer Instant Admission Days that offer students one-stop shopping and answers all their enrollment questions. Cayuga’s Instant Admission Days offer students the chance to apply for enrollment, submit their academic credentials, register for classes, complete the financial aid process and pay their tuition all in a single day with the help of college personnel. Cayuga Director of Admissions Bruce Blodgett said the Instant Admission Days CONTINUE READING...

New Program at Fulton Campus to Focus on Industrial Maintenance Skills

A new certificate program launching this fall at Cayuga Community College will emphasize hands-on training and prepare students for a career in the burgeoning field of manufacturing. Available exclusively at the college’s Fulton Campus starting in the Fall 2018 semester, the Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate program (IMT) will train students in mechanical and electrical installation and repair work, and students who complete the program will be prepared to work as a member of an industrial maintenance team. “There’s an intense demand for CONTINUE READING...

Cayuga Inducts 33 Students into Academic Honor Society

Cayuga Community College recently inducted 33 students into Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society recognizing students for academic success and integrity. The induction ceremony was held at Cayuga’s Auburn Campus, where family, friends, and faculty gathered to celebrate the students. Professor Teresa Hoercher, the guest speaker for the ceremony, applauded students for their dedication and told them “it was a time to celebrate your academic achievement, your campus and community involvement, your commitments to social justice and humanitarian efforts.” CONTINUE READING...

Celebrated CNY Author to Speak at Cayuga

AUBURN — An award-winning author residing in Central New York will visit Cayuga Community College’s campuses this spring, holding public readings from several of her stories and discussing writing techniques with students. Lena Bertone, the author of two books and currently a writing professor at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, will visit the Auburn Campus on April 30 and the Fulton Campus on May 2 after students in the Cayuga Creative Writing Club asked her to visit the college. Events both days are CONTINUE READING...

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...