3 Jun 2015DCC Celebrates 56th Commencement
Dutchess Community College held its annual graduation ceremony May 21. Associate degrees and career certificates in 52 programs of study were conferred on 1,132 graduates, who range in age from 17 to 66. The graduation ceremony was held at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center with almost 4,000 in attendance.
22 Apr 2015DCC Names Two to Key Posts
Dutchess Community College has named Ellen Gambino, Ed. D. vice president of Academic Affairs and Diana Pollard executive director of the DCC Foundation.
30 Mar 2015Romanian Holocaust is Topic of DCC Lecture
Dr. Radu Ioanid, director of the International Archival Program, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., will give a presentation called "The Holocaust in Romania: The Fate of the Romanian Jews and Roma Under the Antonescu Administration" on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Greenspan Cafeteria.
17 Mar 2015Lecture to Focus on Efforts to Undermine the New Deal
Dr. Landon Storrs, associate professor of history at the University of Iowa, will deliver a lecture called "Hidden Convictions: The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left" on April 2 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the Dutchess Community College main campus.
17 Mar 2015Foundation Gala to Honor Four, Raise Funds for Student Scholarships
The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event will honor four local individuals and raise funds for student scholarships.
18 Feb 2015Two Named to DCC Board of Trustees
Denise Doring VanBuren, vice president of public relations at Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., and Michael Francis Dupree, freelance writer and Hyde Park Planning Board chairman, were appointed to the Dutchess Community College Board of Trustees at its Feb. 10 meeting.
13 Nov 2014Foundation Craft Fair Coming Thanksgiving Weekend
The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host its 43rd Annual Craft Fair on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 29 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on the DCC main campus in Poughkeepsie. This has become one of the area's most anticipated hand-made crafts events.
17 Oct 2014Twenty-Seven Earn Coveted DCC Scholarship
Twenty-seven Dutchess Community College freshmen were formally awarded the 2014 Charles E. and Mabel E. Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence recently, joining family members and DCC staff members for a luncheon on campus. When combined with the Conklin scholars who began at DCC last fall, 64 students currently are benefiting from the initiative.
25 Sep 2014Two Fall Concerts to be Staged at DCC
Two concerts will take place this fall at Dutchess Community College that are free and open to the public. Members of the DCC music faculty will perform vocal and instrumental selections Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall on the DCC Poughkeepsie campus. On Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., West Point Band members Denver Dill (trumpet) and Yalin Chi (piano) will perform, also in the James and Betty Hall Theatre. Receptions will follow both performances, and the faculty concert will be streamed live at www.livestream.com/dutchesscc.
29 Aug 2014Student-Created Documentary Screened at International Film Festival
"Civil Courage," a half-hour documentary film shot and produced by students in Dutchess Community College's Overseas Documentary Production class, was screened August 15 in Vancouver, WA as an official selection of the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival. It made its debut at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck last December.
11 Jun 2014Business Person of the Year Luncheon Honors Cleaning Company President
Dutchess Community College welcomed almost 200 guests to the 2014 Poughkeepsie Journal Business Person of the Year luncheon on June 10 to honor this year's award recipient, Joseph Lepore, president of LCS Companies.
2 May 2014Foundation Golf Tournament Set for May 19
There's still time to register for the Dutchess Community College Foundation's 25th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner set for May 19 at the Dutchess Golf Club. The event is held annually in memory of Jack Orcutt, who was DCC's first director of student activities and a founding member of the College staff. Funds raised will go toward student scholarships at DCC.
3 Apr 2014Foundation Gala Honors Seven, Raises Funds for Student Scholarships
The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - was held on March 29 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event drew approximately 400 guests to honor seven outstanding individuals and raised more than $160,000 for student scholarships.
12 Mar 2014Foundation Gala to Honor Seven, Raise Funds for Student Scholarships
The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - will be held on Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event will honor seven local individuals, and raise funds for student scholarships. The Foundation awards more than $380,000 per year in scholarships to deserving DCC students.
19 Nov 2013Author of 'FDR and the Jews' will Speak at DCC Dec. 5
Author Richard Breitman will come to Dutchess
Community College on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. to deliver a lecture about his newest book, "FDR and the Jews," which focuses on FDR's refusal to accept Jewish
refugees from Europe during World War II. The
lecture is free and open to the public, made possible through the Greenspan Trust-Handel Foundation Endowed Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and
supported by the Gillespie Forum.