General FM News


Smart Scholars Recognized

July 22, 2014 — FM hosted a Smart Scholars Graduate Recognition Reception to recognize the first cohort of graduates of the Smart Scholars early college high school program. The Smart Scholars program is a New York State Education Department (NYSED) grant partnership between the Greater Amsterdam … Read More

Student Debt and Higher Education

July 21, 2014 — Dr. Dustin Swanger There is no doubt that students are graduating with more debt for a college education than they did even a decade ago. However, student debt is not a new issue. Without student loans, I would not have been able to go to college. Loans carried me through my … Read More

Key to Hassle-free Shopping is Choice

July 10, 2014 — The Raider Trader College Store offers student-friendly options to maximize access Amy Sanchez Times have changed from the days when your only choice was a brick and mortar store that closed early and offered limited inventory. At Fulton-Montgomery Community College, The Raider Trader … Read More

Buck Moon Arts Festival Offering Interactive Panel Discussions For Local Artists

July 8, 2014 — Scott Collins At any given moment, thousands of artists are pouring blood, sweat and tears into their art, but only a fraction of those artists are making money from their efforts and an even smaller percentage are actually making a living at it. In an effort to help local artists and … Read More

Buck Moon Arts Festival Offering Free Panel Discussions For Local Artists

July 7, 2014 — In an effort to help local artists and hobbyists monetize their art, a series of interactive panel discussions with working artists and industry professionals will be hosted as a part of the Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Buck Moon Arts Festival on Saturday, July 12.  The … Read More

“The Exonerated” -

June 25, 2014 — A Buck Moon Arts Festival Presentation Jason Radalin “The Exonerated,” a play by Erik Jensen and Jessica Blank, will be performed in the FM Theatre as part of the Buck Moon Arts Festival, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. and July 13 at 4:00 p.m. In 2000, playwrights Blank and Jensen traveled … Read More

Summer on the FM Campus

June 19, 2014 — Dr. Dustin Swanger Working in education, I am often asked if I enjoy my summers off. For sure, activity on a college campus is slower during the summer months when compared to Fall and Spring; however, at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, there are many activities in which to … Read More

Spring 2014 Dean’s List

June 18, 2014 — Dr. Greg Truckenmiller, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, announces that the following 550 students have been recognized by the College with the inclusion of their name to the Dean’s List for Spring 2014.  They have earned this … Read More

Seeing the Value in a Community College

June 17, 2014 — Amy Radik Julia Caro grew up in Brooklyn, New York and transitioned into Amsterdam High School when she was 14 years old. She decided to enroll in FM because it was accessible and didn’t feel intimidating. She appreciated the small campus and the sense of belonging to something … Read More

Fall 2014 New Student Orientation

June 10, 2014 — Congratulations on your decision to attend FM starting in the Fall 2014 semester. Orientation is required for all new students. Below is registration information on attending the new student orientation program to learn about college success strategies. Make your transition to college … Read More