General FM News


Interested in a Healthcare Career? FM Can Help!

July 20, 2016 — by Suzanne Syzdek The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in America today. There is an increasing demand for healthcare services as the “Baby Boomer” generation ages and Americans enjoy a longer life expectancy. At the same time, more Americans are coping … Read More

FM Playmates Day Care Now Accepting Infants!

July 19, 2016 — The Daycare at FM, operated by the Fulton County YMCA, provides campus-based child care to serve the needs of the local community.  Recently, the Daycare has been given a complete makeover and, for the first time, will be accepting infants from the age of six weeks old. Ann Day, … Read More

Living and Learning at FM

July 12, 2016 — by Chrissy Smith When a college student makes the choice to either live on campus or commute to a college campus each day, there are some important considerations to review prior to making this commitment: Will the Residence Life program provide me with a well-rounded experience? Will … Read More

Theatre Kids Learn More Than Lines

July 11, 2016 — by Jason Radalin Each summer, dozens of area children from the ages of 7-14 unite on the Fulton-Montgomery Community College stage, via a partnership between FM and Foothills Family Productions (FFP). This summer’s big show is the well-loved musical, The Wizard of Oz. Children’s … Read More

FM Soccer Camp

July 8, 2016 — FM’s annual youth soccer camp will be held August 1-5. The camp welcomes players of all ages. Campers can participate in this popular camp in half-day (9:00-Noon) or full-day (9:00-3:00) sessions.  Click here for full details. … Read More

In Defense of Liberal Arts

June 28, 2016 — by Dr. Dustin Swanger More and more, those of us in higher education, particularly at community colleges like Fulton-Montgomery Community College, hear from elected officials and government agencies that we need to focus on workforce development. We need to prepare people to work in … Read More

FM Named “Gem of Distinction”

June 22, 2016 — FM was recently named one of six recipients in the 2016 “Gems of Distinction – Six County Regional Showcase” by The Genesis Group. This recognition embodies the future of New York, and in particular, the Mohawk Valley Region in Upstate New York.  The Gems of Distinction … Read More

Always Continue to Learn

June 22, 2016 — by Amy Radik Shayne Bornt went to Amsterdam High School “back in the old days when telephones still had cords and artists like C & C Music Factory and Paula Abdul ruled the charts,” he says. “Circumstances and one major injury led me to FM,” he explains. “When I fell at … Read More

The Two Year Interview

June 22, 2016 — by Kullen Bailey I began my journey in the Radiologic Technology program at Fulton-Montgomery Community College right out of high school in the fall of 2012. I was eager to learn new things, nervous for what the future had in store for me, and excited to start a new path to meet new … Read More

Exciting Summer Program Offerings at FM!

June 7, 2016 — by Emily Spraggs FM’s Summer Academy is coming soon! We have put together an exciting schedule of classes that will make parents wish they could participate, too! I started at the Summer Academy as a participant, then as a volunteer, and later was hired as a camp counselor.  I … Read More