Quick Take

Students Earn Prestigious

Statewide Awards

Left to right are: Sara Pierce, Deborah Todd, Thomas Bambury, Elisabeth Smith and Henry Temoshok

Congratulations to five SCCC students who were chosen to receive statewide recognition based on their academic achievements and commitment to serving their communities.

All-USA Community College Academic Team
First Academic Team: Sara Pierce
Second Academic Team: Deborah Todd

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence: Thomas Dalton Bambury and Elisabeth Smith

Vanguard Award: Henry Temoshok

Sara is a Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences major with a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to transfer to pursue a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and become a teacher. She has volunteered/worked at her local library and worked at a local children's camp. Sara has been a member of the Spanish Club and Phi Theta Kappa and is a scholarship recipient.

Deborah has volunteered at the Galway Food Pantry and other non-profit organizations. While working, going to school and volunteering, Deborah maintains at 3.92 grade point average. She already holds a B.A. degree in biology and chemistry from Potsdam State University and plans to obtain her master's degree and pursue her career goal of becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor.

Thomas, who is majoring in both Chemical Dependency Counseling and Human Services, is in his second term as the College's Student Trustee. He has been a member of several College committees, Secretary on the Executive Board of the Faculty Student Association and was chosen to represent SCCC at the SUNY Student Assembly for two years. He has been named to the President's and Dean's Lists. In addition, Thomas has been a volunteer several local non-profits.

Elisabeth is a Teacher Education Transfer major. She has been named to the President's and Dean's List and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society. She has served as Vice President of the Student Government Association,Secretary of the Education Club and as a member of the Faculty Student Association Board of Directors and the Community and Cultural Events Committee.

Henry, a Nutrition major, was one of just eight students out of 49 nominees from across the state selected to receive the Vanguard Award. The Nontraditional Employment and Training Program (NET) at the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society University at Albany chose Henry for the award which recognizes outstanding secondary and postsecondary level students who are enrolled in programs that prepare them for careers that are not traditional for their gender.

April 2014

Press Releases

SCCC and The Schenectady Foundation Continue to Support Schenectady Youth

SCCC of Music Earns Prestigious Reaccreditation12-26-2013

Saratoga Casino and Raceway Establishes Scholarship to Support Industry Education 9-23-2013

Foundation Recognizes Scholars and Honors Concentration Students with Scholarships 8-26-2013

SCCC Chairwoman Recognized for Regional Leadership Role 8-19-2013

Local Couple Makes Generous Donation in Memory of Local Orchestra Leader to Benefit Music Students 7-2013

SCCC Athletic Department Names Basketball Player and Bowler 2013 Female/Male Athletes of the Year 6-19-2013

SCCC Faculty and Staff Earn SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 6-19-2013

Student Will Learn Complete Recording Process During First Audio Recording Institute This Summer 6-12-2013

Schenectady County Community College Faculty and Administration To Applaud Graduates During 43rd Commencement 5-21-2013

Schenectady County Community College To Present Scholarships and Awards to Students During 42nd Honors Convocation 5-20-2013

Registration for Summer Classes at SCCC Begins This Week 4-15-2013

Schenectady County Community College Foundation to Cover Half Tuition for Students in New Honors Concentration Program 4-08-2013

Schenectady County Community College Commencement to Feature Keynote Address by Alumnus, Gaming CEO 4-02-2013

Schenectady County Community College Students Chosen for State Awards

SUNY and NYSED Approve SCCC Casino and Gaming Management Degree Program 3-19-2013

CDPHP Announces Support for SCCC Health Professions Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program 3-06-2013

Women's Basketball Coach Named Conference Coach of the Year 3-01-2013

SCCC To Begin 201 State St. Renovations 2-25-2013

College President Appointed to Regional Economic Development Council

SCCC Partners with Albany County to Bring Students to Downtown Albany

SCCC and Price Chopper Supermarkets Celebrate Black History Month at SCCC

SCCC Congratulates Students Named to President's and Dean's Lists for Fall 2012

Schenectady County Community College Hosts Shine The Light: A Domestic Violence Awareness Program - View photos 12-17-2012

Schenectady County Community College Receives $100,000 Grant for Last Year's Hurricane Irene Repairs; Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority Helps Secure Grant to Cover Damages 12-13-2012

SCCC Chairwoman Reappointed to National Organization 12-13-2012

SCCC Royals "Stand Up To Cancer" 11-08-2012

College Salutes Veterans With Special Program - View photos 11-07-2012

SCCC Hosts Juvenile Fire Setting Prevention Seminar and Fire Safety Education Awards Ceremony 10-18-2012

SCCC Welcomes New Faculty and Staff 10-1-2012

Schenectady County Community College To Participate in New York State "Completion Day" on October 3 9-26-2012

SCCC Named Military Friendly School 9-17-2012

SCCC and CDTA Extend Successful Partnership Offering Students Universal Access to CDTA Buses 9-04-2012

SCCC Board of Trustees Meeting Dates for 2012-2013 8-30-2012

New Group of Health Care Professionals To Graduate From Program 8-21-2012

SCCC Board of Trustees Support Tobacco-Free Initiative 7-30-2012

Schenectady Heritage Foundation Presents Award for SCCC Portico 7-11-2012

SCCC Holds 42nd Commencement 5-24-2012

College Faculty and Staff Earn Prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 5-24-2012

Schenectady County Community College Names Female and Male Athletes of the Year 5-21-2012

SCCC Foundation Hits High Note With $100,000 Contribution for New School of Music Recording Studio 5-02-2012

SCCC Alum's Work in Africa Combines Music and Sustainability 4-12-2012

SCCC Students Chosen for SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence and NYCCT Phi Theta Kappa Awards 4-04-2012

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