November 18, 2013
FM hosted City, County, and State Officials at its Annual Legislative Breakfast where guests heard updates on accomplishments and challenges for the College. FM President Dr. Dustin Swanger and Board of Trustees Chairman James Landrio welcomed the local leaders which included Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Assemblyman Marc Butler, Gloversville Mayor Dayton King, along with several local supervisors, representatives, and other elected officials.
Dr. Swanger and members of his Leadership Team updated the officials on accomplishments of the College including the mission of community colleges, the federal and state political climate, the local outlook, the culture of accountability, and the future of community colleges.
“The principal goal of this annual breakfast is to provide a forum for the area’s elected officials to witness the progress over the past year in meeting the higher educational needs of the community,” said Dr. Swanger.