9 Ways to Stay Healthy on Campus
Nov15

9 Ways to Stay Healthy on Campus

The semester has been in full swing for a while now. You’ve long since kissed the summer days of relaxation away in an exchange for long busy school days, and an even busier social calender. You’ve become overwhelmed and your daily mantra is that there is just not enough hours in the day. Something has got to give and most times that means replacing your once healthy habits with some not-so-good ones. Now more than ever is...

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Larson: Supporting our Veteran Students
Nov12

Larson: Supporting our Veteran Students

Dr. Daniel P. Larson is President of Cayuga Community College, with campuses in Auburn and Fulton, N.Y. For some, it may be the smell of burning vehicles. For others, it may be unexpected loud noises. Everyone at a recent meeting of the new Veterans Club on the Auburn campus shared at least one trigger that transported them back to traumatic moments during their service in the U.S. military.  Post-traumatic stress syndrome and...

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4 Ways to Survive the Mid-Semester Slump
Nov07

4 Ways to Survive the Mid-Semester Slump

November 3, 2012 at 2:00am marked the end of daylight savings, and we all know what that means – 1 more hour of sleep in the morning. Not only are you getting that one more much needed hour of sleep, but you have just put midterms behind you. No more late night study sessions means you can join the world again, if only you didn’t have a group assignment, essay, and two quizzes to study for already. It is a puzzling...

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Roundup: Tales from SUNY’s Crypt
Oct31

Roundup: Tales from SUNY’s Crypt

SUNY was first established in 1816 at Potsdam, NY, but it was in February 1948 when it became a state university system. While SUNY is still relatively young, it has managed to accrue a few ghost tales in those years.    SUNY Cortland is home to three ghostly tales. The first of these ghouls is known as the gridiron ghost and he is said to occupy Clark Dormitory’s room 716. He was been seen on many an occasion clad in uniform,...

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College Completion Is Key to the Future of the Region and the Nation
Oct25

College Completion Is Key to the Future of the Region and the Nation

Each Fall, we welcome a new class of students who come to Cayuga Community College with a broad range of backgrounds and academic goals. Some want to take a course or two for personal enrichment or to gain knowledge for their current careers. Others plan to earn their degrees and enter the workforce, and still others come to Cayuga with the goal of transferring to four-year institutions. A survey of the incoming 2,911 students...

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SUNY Art Exhibition puts artwork and talent on display
Oct24

SUNY Art Exhibition puts artwork and talent on display

As the fall approaches, it signals the beginning of many things. In the world of academia, it signifies the start of a fresh new semester, and the beginning of a new student art exhibit at System Administration. I cannot help but admire the artwork which adorned the historic building’s castle-like walls. From my first day in the building, the exhibit has been practically impossible to miss as I walk through the long gallery corridors...

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