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.

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

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

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.”

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

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

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

$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

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

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