General FM News


International Students Teach & Learn with Daycare Children

December 9, 2016 — FM’s ESL (English as a Second Language) Speaking and Listening class and Writing class recently participated in a service learning project at The Playmates Daycare at FM, operated by the Fulton County YMCA, under the direction of new ESL Instructor Lisa Elgamel. “This was a … Read More

Sharing Mythological Knowledge

December 8, 2016 — FM students Colden Glover (seated) and Spencer Davis present their project “Mythological Beliefs of the Mohawk Indians” at the Mythology Fair during FM’s common hour on Thursday, December 8.  The presentation was a requirement of their Myth Story and Symbol course. Davis said … Read More

FM’s Clerical Union Collects Toys for Local Children

December 8, 2016 — The Clerical Union of FM, ESP (Educational Support Personnel), collected toys for the College’s Veteran Club and Graphic Arts Club’s Toys for Tots Toy Drive (sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve) and for The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. Both programs provide toys … Read More

Small College – Big Aspirations

December 7, 2016 — by Dr. Dustin Swanger Community colleges, like Fulton-Montgomery Community College, are unique institutions of higher education and are truly American in that few other countries have a community college system like that of the United States. There are some large community colleges … Read More

EQUAL MATTER – Large Scale Charcoal Drawings by Tyler Schrader

December 6, 2016 — Now through January, 13 2017 The Perrella Gallery is now featuring a new exhibition by artist Tyler Schrader titled Equal Matter – a recent series of large scale charcoal drawings.   Schrader says the exhibit explores the forces of energy found in nature from recordings of … Read More

CSTEP Hosts Day of Service at Mayfield Elementary

December 1, 2016 — On Wednesday, November 30, FM’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) staff hosted a “Day of Service” at Mayfield Elementary School. According to CSTEP Academic Counselor Michelle Moore, the purpose of the day was to expose young students to STEM (Science, … Read More

Experiential Learning

December 1, 2016 — by Elizabeth Press I attended public school in Putnam County, New York, where I participated in a BOCES program called Walkabout. The mission of this alternative program was to advocate for experiential education – or, learning by doing. As part of the program, students practiced … Read More

Instant Admission

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Nursing as a Profession

November 22, 2016 — by Sherry Warner, MSN, RN When I graduated from Fulton-Montgomery College 31 years ago, I could not predict how many opportunities I would have as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN). Most graduates from my class started their practice in a hospital or nursing home setting.  The … Read More

Distinguished Alums Recognized at Annual Dinner

November 21, 2016 — On Friday, November 18, the Foundation of FM honored Dr. Emily Etzkorn (’82-’86), Ambrose C. Shaffer (’03), and William T. Winsman, Sr. (’87) at its Tenth Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner and Scholarship Recognition Ceremony held at Johnstown’s Holiday Inn. The … Read More