Education

EARTH DAY MESSAGE FROM THE NYS COMPTROLLER

A MESSAGE FROM THE COMPTROLLEROn the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day, now more than ever, we should celebrate the progress we have made and recommit ourselves to the work that needs to be done. Almost ten years ago, I signed an Executive Order intended to make the Office of the State Comptroller a model agency…

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship

DCC Vice President Selected for National Fellowship   April 20, 2017 – Dr. Ellen Gambino, vice president of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Dutchess Community College, has been awarded the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. One of just 40 higher education leaders nationwide to be selected for the intensive program, Gambino was…

Presentation on Sheriff’s Office History

  Presentation on Sheriff’s Office History As part of the 300th Anniversary of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson announces that members of the press are hereby invited to attend a presentation on the history of the Sheriff’s Office. The presentation will take place on Tuesday April 25th at 10 am in…

DCC Student Earns First-Place in Business Plan Competition

        DCC Student Earns First-Place in Business Plan Competition April 20, 2017 – Dutchess Community College student Allison Ret of Hopewell Junction took first in the “product” category of the 2017 Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition held earlier this month at Marist College. Individuals and teams from participating regional colleges developed a…

Public Invited to Discuss Services for Individuals with Chemical Dependency

  Public Invited to Discuss Services for Individuals with Chemical Dependency Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) announced a public forum today, April 20, to discuss service needs for individuals with chemical dependency. The forum will take place from 4-6 pm in the Training Room at DBCH at 230 North Road…

Millbrook Educational Foundation Celebrates over $1,000,000 in Giving at the 13th Annual Taste of Millbrook

  Millbrook Educational Foundation Celebrates over $1,000,000 in Giving at the 13th Annual Taste of Millbrook The Millbrook Educational Foundation will celebrate over $1,000,000 in giving at its premier fundraiser, the Taste of Millbrook at Millbrook Vineyards and Winery on June 3, 2017 with expanded food showcases and an expanded venue.   Fifteen years ago, as the Millbrook…

County Clerk Kendall and County Executive Molinaro Partner To Promote Organ Donation

  County Clerk Kendall and County Executive Molinaro Partner To Promote Organ Donation Making Dutchess County stronger, safer, healthier, and kinder through lifesaving donations   Poughkeepsie, New York:  In recognition of Donate Life Month, Dutchess County Clerk Bradford Kendall and Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro are encouraging the “Dutchess County family” to make a difference…

County Hosts Autism Training for First Responders

  County Hosts Autism Training for First Responders Acclaimed presenter teaches how to best interact with those on spectrum Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro welcomed several dozen law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and security guards from around Dutchess County today, as the County hosted Autism Training for First Responders. The training,…

DCC to Host Excelsior Scholarship Information Session April 26

  DCC to Host Excelsior Scholarship Information Session April 26 April 17, 2017 – To educate high school and college students and their families about how to qualify and maintain eligibility for New York state’s recently announced tuition-free Excelsior Scholarship, Dutchess Community College will hold a public information session on April 26 at 7 p.m….

Johnathan Olivencia of Millbrook represented SUNY New Paltz in the Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan competition

  News from SUNY New Paltz Johnathan Olivencia of Millbrook represented SUNY New Paltz in the Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan competition NEW PALTZ, NY (04/13/2017)– SUNY New Paltz School of Business student Johnathan Olivencia of Millbrook, N.Y. was a part of The College’s participating team at the Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan competition held on April…

Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees

  Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees   Many people prune their trees in spring and summer. DEC recommends holding off on pruning oak trees until winter to protect them from oak wilt, a deadly tree disease. The video, ‘Winter Pruning For Oak Wilt Prevention’ (2 minutes) highlights why it’s important to prune…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: The trees are flowering, the Forsythia bushes are almost budding, and the garden is getting cleaned up because it is spring. The holidays at this time celebrate a sense of hope and renewal which is reflected in many of our creative workshops scheduled at Arts Mid-Hudson this spring. Feeling like you’d…

DCC to Screen Documentary Film ‘The Hunting Ground’

  DCC to Screen Documentary Film ‘The Hunting Ground’ April 11, 2017 – Dutchess Community College will host a screening of the film “The Hunting Ground” on April 21 at 6 p.m. in room 101 of Dutchess Hall.   The documentary focuses on the realities of sexual violence on college campuses and the toll it…

Lower Hudson PRISM Announces Awards to Target Invasive Species

  Lower Hudson PRISM Announces Awards to Target Invasive Species Dr. Linda Rohleder, program coordinator for the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (LH PRISM), has announced the awarding of contract funds to seven projects, totaling over $123,000, to organizations that will work to manage a number of invasive species in the Lower…

Passage of the FY 2018 State Budget

  2018 State Budget Advances Governor’s Middle Class Recovery Act – Investing in Jobs & Infrastructure, Reducing Taxes, and Expanding Access to Education Increases Education Aid to $25.8 Billion – Largest Investment in the History of the State Spending Growth Held to 2 Percent For Seventh Consecutive Year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the…

Four DCC Students Earn SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

  Four DCC Students Earn SUNY Chancellor’s Awards   April 10, 2017 – Four Dutchess Community College students were presented with 2017 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence. The awards were presented by SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher at an April 5 ceremony in Albany.   The recipients, nominated about DCC…