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Congratulations to OCC's Race and Ethnicity Facilitators
Congratulations to OCC's Race and Ethnicity Facilitators On Friday, February 5th, President Crabill and Beth Broadway, Executive Director of InterFaith Works, recognized 20 OCC faculty and staff who completed an intensive 12 hour "Facilitator Training Program," during this past Fall semester.

Heart Month
2016 Syracuse Heart Walk: Team OCC Onondaga Community College is proud to support the American Heart Association by participating in the American Heart Walk! When: April 2, 2016 Where: SRC Arena Join the OCC Team Join Team OCC

SUNY Financial Aid Day - Saturday, February 20
Applying for financial aid? Let our financial aid professionals make it easier. SUNY’s Financial Aid Days are offered as a service to all prospective college students and their families.

Gallery Event: Veterans Book Project, by Monica Haller
Join us for refreshments and an open dialogue about the project at the Exhibition Reception: Wednesday, January 27th, at 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Campus Safety Investigates Check Scam Targeting Onondaga
Campus Safety and Security is investigating a national check scamming operation that has targeted Onondaga, as well as other colleges and organizations. Individuals from across the country

Onondaga Nursing Students Trip to Guatemala
Help Onondaga Nursing students make a difference in Guatemala.  

Onondaga Signs Rio+20 Sustainability Declaration
Onondaga is one of eight colleges in the SUNY System to sign the Rio+20 Sustainability Declaration presented at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

Community College Times Highlights Regional STEM Network
In November, Community College Times featured Onondaga Community College as one of several partners in the Central New York regional STEM hub.

50th Anniversary Kickoff
A ceremony was held to officially begin the College’s 50th Anniversary year-long celebration and dedicate its newest sculpture.

Onondaga and YMCA Partner
Onondaga Community College and the Greater Syracuse YMCA have announced a strategic partnership to build a YMCA on the Onondaga campus.  

Community Bank Event
President Debbie L. Sydow, Ph.D., and Mark Tryniski ‘81, CEO and President of Community Bank welcomed nearly 50 alumni to a reception held at Community Bank System’s headquarters in Syracuse.

Honey, We Shrunk the World!
Emmanuel B. Awuah, Ph.D., acting associate vice president of instructional services and professor of sociology, discusses the dynamic shrinking of distance on a global scale.

Onondaga Green Logo ThumbnailSustainable Landscape at Onondaga
It’s more than just letting the grass grow, Onondaga's landscape is going green.

Remembering a Remarkable Woman
In January, the College, and indeed the entire community, lost a remarkable woman – a true champion of higher education, Helen B.Q. Anderson.

“Lost Boys” Say Thank You To Onondaga
Five Onondaga alumni recently presented to Dr. Sydow and the College a plaque expressing their appreciation and gratitude.

Classic Ad Campaign Gets New “Upstate” Twist
Onondaga alumnus and filmmaker Sean Cunningham ‘05 wins “I Love New York Short Film Contest” with his film featuring Upstate New York.

Onondaga Launches Purple Briefcase
CALink is a new Web based career system for employers, alumni, and students

The More you Learn the More you Earn!
See how much more you can expect to earn with an education. 

Combat Vets Attend any SUNY for Free
As of July, all New York state combat vets are eligible for tuition assistance benefits equal to the cost of tuition at any SUNY undergraduate or graduate institution.

Home-Schooled Students Excel at Onondaga
Onondaga helps home-schooled students overcome obstacles they face at other colleges and universities. 

$700K Grant for Sustainability Institute
Onondaga announced a $700K Workforce Development Grant, secured by Senator John DeFrancisco, that will be used to establish a Sustainability Institute.

King & King commended for Gordon Student Center
Onondaga’s Gordon Student Center and King and King Architects recognized with two awards for design excellence. 

Onondaga graduates first-ever College Peace Officers
Inaugural class will help ensure Onondaga remains one of the safest campuses in the SUNY system.