The important Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) re-accreditation process kicks into high gear this fall, with a tight schedule of action items including meetings with the College's MSCHE vice president liaison and the development of the first drafts of DCC's self-study.

Dutchess Community College is one of only eight community colleges in the nation recognized for its support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students by Campus Pride, a leading LGBTQ+ campus rating and information index.

DCC will pause to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, honoring and remembering those who perished, through a series of exhibits and observances starting Wednesday, Sept. 8 through Friday, Sept. 10.

DCC has signed a new articulation agreement with SUNY Upstate Medical University that will allow students interested in pursuing careers in medical technology, radiography, imaging, biotechnology, radiation and respiratory to start their academic journey at DCC and continue to earn a bachelor's degree from SUNY Upstate Med.

DCC students, faculty and staff now have access to a mobile ordering app that will make their Drumlin Market dining experience quicker and easier than ever before.

Jamie Brown '21 knew she wanted to find a way to give back to her alma mater. She just wasn't sure how. A chance conversation with her mom, Luann Brown, who runs the Nifty Thrifty Shop in Fishkill, gave her an idea. The result? A $6,000 gift to the DCC Pantry.

With new health and safety guidelines and protocols in place, Dutchess Community College anticipates returning to on-campus teaching and learning, reopening its residence hall, resuming dining services, and expanding access to other campus spaces and facilities this fall.