October is LGBTQ History Month, and DCC will host a selection of events to recognize and celebrate the history, culture and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and asexual individuals.

DCC will resume its popular in-person open houses this fall, offering three opportunities for new students and their families to explore the College's Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Hudson Valley Regional Airport facilities.

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Dutchess Community College a $2.2 million Title III grant to further strengthen efforts in areas such as advising; teaching and learning; diversity, equity and inclusion; and career pathways. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made the announcement on Sept. 27, 2021.

Lindsey Guile, assistant professor of visual arts and director of the Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery, applied for and was accepted to fill one of only 12 visual artist slots available through the highly selective Blue Mountain Center's artist-in-residence program. Read how she will apply what she learned at the center to her DCC teaching and her own work.

Dutchess Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with events including dance and art workshops, book exhibits, poetry conversations, lectures and a musical performance, all scheduled from Sept. 21 - Oct. 28. All will be livestreamed on the DCC livestream website: