General FM News


Reconstructing the Concept of Peace

January 18, 2017 — by John van Bladel “Non-violence is not inaction.  It is not discussion.  It is not for the timid or weak.  Non-violence is hard work.  It is the willingness to sacrifice.  It is the patience to win.”  -Cesar Chavez Over the past several years I have become all too … Read More

Students Named to Fall Dean’s List

January 18, 2017 — Dr. Greg Truckenmiller, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, announced that the following students have been recognized by the College with the inclusion of their name to the Dean’s List for Fall 2016.  They have earned this honor … Read More

FM delayed 2 hours due to weather conditions today.

January 18, 2017 — FM will delay opening 2 hours today due to weather conditions, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Campus will open at 10 a.m. … Read More

Colleges as Partners to Manufacturing

January 17, 2017 — by Theresa DaBiere-Craig It’s great to hear and read the words “Made in America!” In our region there are great products being produced all around us. Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FM) has teamed up with Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) to bring more resources to … Read More

Fake News, Social Media and the Downfall of the U.S.

January 4, 2017 — by Dr. Dustin Swanger As I have stated numerous times, a large part of our society only reads the headlines and reacts to these headlines as if they are fact. Now add the preponderance of “fake news” (yes, stories that are actually made-up), combine them with social media, and you … Read More

CSTEP – Breaking Down Barriers

December 28, 2016 — by Michelle Moore The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) began at Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s in fall 2015. CSTEP has grown to include 120 students, two professional staff members, and two professional tutors. The program helps break down the barriers … Read More

FACE Raises Funds for Local Youth

December 23, 2016 — FM’s Fulmont Association of College Educators (FACE), the faculty union of the College, raised money for the Creative Connections Clubhouse – a community organization which provides a safe, supportive, and nurturing alcohol and drug-free environment with equal access for all … Read More

Do Not Fear Being Wrong

December 20, 2016 — by Jason Radalin  At the end of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge famously realizes the error of his ways: “I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future,” he shouts, “The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons … Read More

Toys for Tots Marine Representative Receives Toy Donation from FM

December 14, 2016 — During the fall semester, FM’s Veterans and Graphic Arts Clubs sponsored a Toys for Tots Toy Drive on campus.  Campus employees and students were asked to donate a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to children in need this Christmas. Toys for Tots is supported by the U.S. Marine … Read More

Should Athletics be Included in School?

December 14, 2016 — by Chris Rogers  Do athletics in education provide a meaningful, positive educational impact? I ask this question with bias as a former athlete, current weekend warrior.  I have participated in numerous athletic opportunities as a youngster, adolescent, and young adult.  I have … Read More