Snack Smart While Studying
Oct19

Snack Smart While Studying

Whether it’s studying for an exam, working on a complex project, or writing double-digit page papers, as students we are more than familiar with the feeling of stress. And many of us are familiar with stress eating, especially during finals week, all-nighters, and when we spend entire days in the library. When students are spending many hours studying, they often can be seen with bags of chips, cans of soda, cups of coffee, and pints...

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Online Education: Critical Component to the Future of Cayuga
Oct18

Online Education: Critical Component to the Future of Cayuga

Dr. Daniel P. Larson is President of Cayuga Community College, with campuses in Auburn and Fulton, N.Y. Only a month after summer registration started this year, more than 300 students were registered in our online courses, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and Microbiology, at Cayuga Community College. We are distinguished among our State University of New York and national peers as a leader with these online, intensive,...

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Alison Bechdel is Fall 2012 Durst Distinguished Lecturer at SUNY Purchase
Oct16

Alison Bechdel is Fall 2012 Durst Distinguished Lecturer at SUNY Purchase

Critics are giving author and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel rave reviews for her latest graphic memoir, Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama, just released. Hailed as “magnificent,” “inventive,” and “satisfying,” her follow-up to the 2006 Fun Home—which dealt with the death of her father—traces her troubled relationship with her still-living mother. “I haven’t encountered a book about being an artist,...

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Cayuga’s Commitment to Sustainability
Oct13

Cayuga’s Commitment to Sustainability

Dr. Daniel P. Larson is President of Cayuga Community College, with campuses in Auburn and Fulton, N.Y. For nearly six decades, Cayuga Community College has nourished the minds of our students. Within the next few months, we will provide greater access to fresh, nutritious produce for community members as well. The college, in partnership with the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency and funded entirely by the Walmart Foundation,...

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McSpacey Investigates: The Case of the Banned Books Bandits

Banned Books Week is here, and SUNY JCC has been doing all sorts of activities to celebrate, from putting up special displays to holding a Read Out in the library. But JCC wanted to do something a bit different this year that still managed to capture the spirit of Banned Books Week and how ludicrous it is that some of these books are repeatedly banned or challenged. They also wanted something that would translate well to social media,...

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Larson: Community colleges can be crucial to health of the middle class
Oct04

Larson: Community colleges can be crucial to health of the middle class

Dr. Daniel P. Larson is President of Cayuga Community College, with campuses in Auburn and Fulton, N.Y. From their beginnings, community colleges in the United States have helped support the development of the middle class.  Now, countries around the world, such as India, China and those in the Mideast, are looking at the American community college model to expand higher education opportunities for their students, to create a more...

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