Student Assembly lauds Pentagon transgender decision

Members of the SUNY Student Assembly lauded the recent Pentagon decision to allow transgender troops. The Student Assembly of the State University of New York (SUNY SA) is an organization comprised of student leaders elected by their peers from across SUNY’s 64 campuses. Empowering students throughout the state, the SUNY SA is committed to student life and ensuring the representation of its members on the state and national level as well as throughout the SUNY system, including:
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LaGuardia earns $3.9M grant to help at-risk students learn tech

LaGuardia Community College has been awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to provide free tech industry training for at-risk and disadvantaged young people, ages 17 to 29. One of just 39 programs in 25 states nationwide—and one of only two in New York City—the grant is part of TechHire, a $150 million White House and US Department of Labor initiative to train interested individuals in coding, software development, systems management, and other in-demand high-tech specialty areas. Continue reading

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RCC teams with Fiat Chrysler

Dan Ramirez, Associate Director, National Coalition of Certification Centers; Jeff Kuester, FCA/Performance Institute Mopar CAP Program Manager; Dr. Cliff L. Wood, President of RCC; Jeff Nielsen, NC3 Program Manager – Mopar Cap Local. Photo credit: Maralin Roffino/RCC.

Dan Ramirez, Associate Director, National Coalition of Certification Centers; Jeff Kuester, FCA/Performance Institute Mopar CAP Program Manager; Dr. Cliff L. Wood, President of RCC; Jeff Nielsen, NC3 Program Manager – Mopar Cap Local. Photo credit: Maralin Roffino/RCC.


Rockland Community College announces a new agreement between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and RCC’s Herbert Kurz Automotive Technology Center, an NC3
National Leadership Member.
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Expert tips for entrepreneurial success

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By Ilya Arbit
Campus News

There has been a strong push in recent years to increase the amount of students wishing to pursue careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. While many students have considered or are in the process of studying STEM, many wonder what steps need to be taken to stand out from the pack and get hired to work for the giants of the tech industry – Apple, Google, Facebook, etc. … or to build their own start-up company that will become the next to join that list. Continue reading

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Suffolk athletics named tops in US

Suffolk County Community College athletics is number one in the country and has been recognized by The National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) with the group’s and prestigious NATYCAA Directors’ Cup. The NATYCAA Cup program began in 2004 to highlight excellence in two-year athletics based on success in championship competition. Awards are given to the NJCAA member colleges based on performance at national championship events throughout the academic year. Suffolk bested more than 200 college athletic programs nationally for the award in the non-scholarship Division III collegiate level. Continue reading

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