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C5 Capital Community College Career Consortium

Posted: September 18, 2018 — Capital Region Community Colleges Launch Coalition in Response to Workforce Shortage Five SUNY community colleges made their collective case for a place at the economic development table today, with the official launch of the Capital Community College Career Coalition (C5). C5, a … Read More

FM Financial Aid Office Can Assist You!

Posted: September 17, 2018 — Need help filing those forms needed to get money to help cover the cost of college?  Well there will be many chances over the next few months to get the help you need.  The time, October 1st, is coming up again to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), TAP … Read More

FM Criminal Justice: Your Opportunity For Your Future

Posted: September 10, 2018 — Many today have a flawed impression of our criminal justice system, and how its personnel actually perform. These perceptions are sustained by a constant barrage of popular media dramas. Reality is different than the Hollywood portrayals. The skills required day-to-day are not … Read More

Private Donations Make Community Colleges Soar

Posted: September 4, 2018 — Public budgeting is much more complex than most people might imagine; mostly because there are many rules and regulations that govern public funds. Unless you work with it frequently, it may not make sense from the outside. This is true at all levels of government. It is also true of … Read More

Fall 2018 Commuter Student Orientation

Posted: August 27, 2018 — New Commuter Student Orientation for the Fall semester was held August 23rd and 24th.  Click here to review the important topics that were covered.   … Read More

FM @ PM: Open Mic Night

Posted: August 26, 2018 — FM, like most community colleges, offers open enrollment, which means anyone can attend as long as she or he has a high school degree or has (or is working towards) a G.E.D. But FM is open in many other ways to the communities it proudly serves. The College hosts numerous events, such … Read More

Being the Best We Can Be

Posted: August 22, 2018 — The higher education student market has become increasingly competitive. It is no secret that enrollment at Fulton-Montgomery Community College has been on the decline over the past five years. This after a record high enrollment in 2008. Why is enrollment declining? There are several … Read More

Tri-County Counselors’ College Fair

Posted: August 15, 2018 — FM PHYSICAL EDUCATION BUILDING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 9:00 am – 11:00 am and 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm     Participating Colleges    Albany College of Pharmacy St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Alfred University St. John Fisher College Allegheny College SUNY … Read More

Generational Success

Posted: August 14, 2018 — As I sat at the FM commencement ceremony this past May I watched Jacqueline walk across the stage as her family cheered from the crowd. One month later, I would do the same at her son Giovanie’s graduation, as I did three years prior for his older brother Jonathan. At FM I have the … Read More

We Need a Generation of Thinkers

Posted: August 7, 2018 — As I consider topics for articles and observe the state of affairs in the U.S., it is difficult to avoid political statements. Of course, political statements are fine as long as we encourage people to think, vote their conscience and get involved – regardless of their party or … Read More