DCC News

  • 9 Sep 2014
    Music, Lectures to Highlight Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

    Dutchess Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with events including a fandango workshop, lectures and a family festival, all scheduled from Sept. 13 - Oct. 31. All events are free and open to the public.

  • 5 Sep 2014
    Privacy in the Digital Age is Focus of Lecture

    Georgetown University Professor David Cole will discuss "Preserving Privacy in the Digital Age: The NSA, Your Cellphone, and Constitutional Freedom" at Dutchess Community College on Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre. The event, being held to mark Constitution Day, is free and open to the public.

  • 5 Sep 2014
    Student Art Featured in Gallery Exhibit

    Artwork created by Dutchess Community College students in the spring and summer 2014 semesters will be on display until Sept. 19 in the College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It features photography, drawings, ceramics, graphics, paintings and more. The work was chosen for display by instructors teaching both introductory and advanced art classes.

  • 3 Sep 2014
    Music School at DCC Names New Director

    The Music School at Dutchess Community College, part of the Office of Community Services, has named Laura G. Doe director.

  • 29 Aug 2014
    Student-Created Documentary Screened at International Film Festival

    "Civil Courage," a half-hour documentary film shot and produced by students in Dutchess Community College's Overseas Documentary Production class, was screened August 15 in Vancouver, WA as an official selection of the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival. It made its debut at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck last December.

  • 26 Aug 2014
    Nursing Program Comments Sought

    Dutchess Community College's Nursing Department is seeking comments from the public as part of its eight-year reaccreditation process with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

  • 31 Jul 2014
    Music School at DCC's Annual 'Sing-a-Thon/Play-a-Thon' is Aug. 2

    The annual Sing-a-Thon/Play-a-Thon hosted by the Music School at Dutchess Community College will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie. The Music School is part of the College's Office of Community Services.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Student Art on Display at SUNY Exhibition

    The artwork of two 2013-2014 Dutchess Community College art students was selected by the State University of New York to appear in the Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition on display in Albany until Aug. 31.

  • 17 Jun 2014
    Dutchess Community College Names Next President

    Pamela R. Edington, Ed.D., current Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut, has been named the fifth president of Dutchess Community College. Dr. Edington will assume the position August 1.

  • 11 Jun 2014
    DCC Celebrates 55th Commencement

    Dutchess Community College held its annual graduation ceremony on May 15. Associate degrees and career certificates in 54 programs of study were conferred on 1,161 graduates, who range in age from 17 to 61. The graduation ceremony was held in Falcon Hall on DCC's main campus; more than 4,000 observed the ceremony either in person or via on-campus closed-circuit television. In addition, the ceremony was streamed live on the Internet for graduates' friends and family members who could not attend.

  • 11 Jun 2014
    Business Person of the Year Luncheon Honors Cleaning Company President

    Dutchess Community College welcomed almost 200 guests to the 2014 Poughkeepsie Journal Business Person of the Year luncheon on June 10 to honor this year's award recipient, Joseph Lepore, president of LCS Companies.

  • 8 May 2014
    Thirty-Five Students Receive Awards from DCC Teachers Union

    Dutchess United Educators (DUE), the teachers union of Dutchess Community College, honored 35 students for academic achievement at the 29th Annual DUE Awards for Academic Excellence on April 30.

  • 2 May 2014
    Six Students Honored at History Department Awards Ceremony

    Dutchess Community College recently held its annual Eugene Sheridan Awards ceremony, which honors student achievement in social sciences.

  • 2 May 2014
    Foundation Golf Tournament Set for May 19

    There's still time to register for the Dutchess Community College Foundation's 25th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner set for May 19 at the Dutchess Golf Club. The event is held annually in memory of Jack Orcutt, who was DCC's first director of student activities and a founding member of the College staff. Funds raised will go toward student scholarships at DCC.

  • 22 Apr 2014
    DCC President to Receive Penn State Alumni Excellence Award

    Dr. D. David Conklin, president of Dutchess Community College, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2014 Alumni Excellence Award from the Penn State College of Education.

  • 22 Apr 2014
    Learn About Day Care Credential Prep Course May 13

    Dutchess Community College will hold an information session on May 13 at 6 p.m. for those interested in a 12-credit program that will prepare early childhood caregivers to apply for a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The two-semester program will be held Tuesday evenings beginning this fall and is geared toward those already working in the child care field. The information session will be held on the main campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie in Taconic Hall, room 209.

  • 18 Apr 2014
    Chorus, Jazz, Orchestra Performances Scheduled at DCC

    Concerts by Dutchess Community College's Chorus and Jazz Ensemble and the Mid-Hudson Community Orchestra will take place in May in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the main college campus in Poughkeepsie. All are free and open to the public.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    DCC to Offer 12-Week Production Technician Certification

    Dutchess Community College's Office of Community Services will offer a 12-week Certified Production Technician Program aimed at training eligible individuals for front-line manufacturing jobs such as assembler, machine operator, setup mechanic and more.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    Nine DCC Students Earn State, National Honors

    Five Dutchess Community College students recently were presented with the 2014 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence, while four others were recognized by national honor society Phi Theta Kappa.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    African Wildlife Paintings Featured in Gallery Exhibit

    The current exhibit featured in Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery is "An Artist's Safari," a series of African wildlife paintings by Eva van Rijn. The pieces will be on display through May 16.

  • 3 Apr 2014
    Foundation Gala Honors Seven, Raises Funds for Student Scholarships

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - was held on March 29 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event drew approximately 400 guests to honor seven outstanding individuals and raised more than $160,000 for student scholarships.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    DCC Revamps Kids' Summer Programs

    Dutchess Community College's Kids & Teens on Campus program will give youngsters between the ages of 6 and 17 the chance to spend part of their summer enjoying programs such as Outer Space, American Time Travel, Adventures in Computing, Web Design, Videography, Golf, Piano and much more.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    Jazz Ensemble to Play DCC

    Musical group Matt Finley & Rio Jazz will perform at Dutchess Community College on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in its 27th annual concert that will include original compositions as well as classics and Brazilian jazz. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Louis Greenspan Cafeteria in Drumlin Hall on DCC's main campus. Refreshments will be served.

  • 20 Mar 2014
    University of Munich Professor to Lecture at DCC

    Dr. Michael Brenner, a professor of Judaic Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, will deliver a lecture at Dutchess Community College called "In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Jewish Life in Contemporary Germany" on April 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Bowne Hall, room 122 on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 19 Mar 2014
    Job Fair Coming to DCC April 8

    Dutchess Community College will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Falcon Hall gymnasium.

  • 19 Mar 2014
    Prospective Student Open House Set for April 2

    Prospective students and families interested in learning about Dutchess Community College's more than 60 academic programs, services, affordability and campus life are invited to attend an Open House on April 2 at 6 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's main Poughkeepsie campus. The event is a great way for both students and parents to see why DCC - which at $3,200/year charges the lowest tuition in the state - has earned a reputation for providing outstanding quality and value.

  • 12 Mar 2014
    Foundation Gala to Honor Seven, Raise Funds for Student Scholarships

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - will be held on Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event will honor seven local individuals, and raise funds for student scholarships. The Foundation awards more than $380,000 per year in scholarships to deserving DCC students.

  • 26 Feb 2014
    Events to Mark Women's History Month

    The Dutchess Community College annual celebration of Women's History includes a Lyceum speaker, a panel discussion, a reading of works by female authors and more. The theme for the month is "Inspiring Change."

  • 21 Feb 2014
    Encaustic Works by Artist Toby Sisson to be Displayed in Gallery

    "Toby Sisson: Then & Now," an exhibition of dozens of paintings, prints and drawings by Providence, R.I.-based artist Toby Sisson, opens at Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery on Feb. 24. A public reception to be attended by the artist will be held Feb. 26 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The show runs through March 28.

  • 12 Feb 2014
    DCC to Stage 'The Vagina Monologues' Feb. 20

    Dutchess Community College students, faculty and staff members will stage a reading of Eve Ensler's award-winning play "The Vagina Monologues" on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus. There is no charge for admission, but cash donations will be accepted for the Grace Smith House, a local nonprofit agency providing services to victims of domestic violence.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Math and Science Program for Girls Accepting Registrations

    Dutchess Community College's Math and Science Matter ... Especially for Young Women event, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, is accepting registrations now. Click here for more information.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Student Artwork Featured in Gallery Exhibit

    Select works by students in Dutchess Community College art classes are on display through Feb. 14 in the College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery. The exhibit features a variety of work including paintings, photographs, sculpture, graphic design and calligraphy, all created during the fall 2013 semester.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Lyceum Presentation to Focus on Civil Rights Music

    Dutchess Community College will host a Lyceum program called "Songs From the Civil Rights Movement" on Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus. It is free and open to the public.

  • 15 Jan 2014
    Holocaust Documentary Created by DCC Students Released Online

    This past summer, students in the Overseas Documentary Production class at Dutchess Community College traveled to three countries and eight Holocaust sites to produce a half-hour documentary film. Entitled "Civil Courage," the film can be viewed here.

  • 15 Jan 2014
    DCC Events to Mark Black History Month

    A gospel concert, Kwanzaa celebration and a program about songs from the Civil Rights movement are just a few of the activities Dutchess Community College is offering to celebrate Black History Month. Activities will be held at DCC's Poughkeepsie campus. All are free and open to the public.

  • 15 Jan 2014
    Next Free DCC Family Festival to Feature 'Grace the Pirate'

    Kit's Interactive Theatre will stage "Grace the Pirate" on Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. as part of Dutchess Community College's Family Festival Series. The show will be held in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 19 Dec 2013
    DCC Holiday Office Hours

    Please be aware that DCC office have varied hours over the holidays. Most offices resume regular business hours effective Jan. 2. Classes begin on Jan. 13.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    Math and Science Program for Girls Accepting Registrations

    Dutchess Community College's Math and Science Matter ... Especially for Young Women program, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, is accepting registrations. Click here for more information.

  • 25 Nov 2013
    Four December Concerts to be Staged at DCC

    A wide variety of musical selections will be performed throughout December during four concerts scheduled at Dutchess Community College's Poughkeepsie campus. The Guitar Consort and Jazz Ensemble will perform on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., the Winter Choral Concert is set for Dec. 5 at 12:30 p.m., the Mid-Hudson Community Orchestra show is Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and the Student Recital is Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. All shows are free and open to the public and will take place in the James and Betty Hall Theatre.

  • 19 Nov 2013
    Author of 'FDR and the Jews' will Speak at DCC Dec. 5

    Author Richard Breitman will come to Dutchess
    Community College on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. to deliver a lecture about his newest book, "FDR and the Jews," which focuses on FDR's refusal to accept Jewish
    refugees from Europe during World War II. The
    lecture is free and open to the public, made possible through the Greenspan Trust-Handel Foundation Endowed Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and
    supported by the Gillespie Forum.

  • 19 Nov 2013
    Student-Created Documentary on Holocaust to Debut at Upstate Films Dec. 1

    This past summer, students in the Overseas Documentary Production class at Dutchess Community College traveled to three countries and eight Holocaust sites to produce a half-hour documentary film. Entitled "Civil Courage," the film will make its premiere at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck on Dec. 1 at noon. The screening is free and open to the public.

  • 14 Nov 2013
    DCC Teams with St. Peter's School to Offer Kindermusik Classes

    The Music School at Dutchess Community College -
    part of the College's Office of Community Services and Special Programs - is collaborating with St. Peter's School in Hyde Park to offer Kindermusik classes
    for young children and families.

  • 14 Nov 2013
    DCC Foundation Craft Fair Coming Thanksgiving Weekend

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation will
    host its 42nd Annual Craft Fair on Thanksgiving weekend, November 30 and December 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on the DCC main campus in Poughkeepsie. This has become one of the area's most anticipated hand-made crafts events.

  • 12 Nov 2013
    DCC Art Gallery Features Photos by Two Faculty Members

    An exhibit of nature photographs by DCC faculty
    members Eric Somers and Lori Adams will be on display in Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery between Nov. 11 and Dec. 6.

  • 12 Nov 2013
    DCC Benefactors Inducted into SUNY Chancellor's Society

    Dutchess Community College benefactors Charles
    E. Conklin and Bernard Handel were inducted into the State University of New York Chancellor's Society last month at a reception in New York City.

  • 12 Nov 2013
    'Rent' to be Staged Nov. 14-17

    Members of the Dutchess Community College
    Performing Arts program will join with students in DCC's Masquers' Guild performance troupe to present the musical "Rent" from Nov. 14-17.

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Forty-six Earn Coveted DCC Scholarship

    Forty-six Dutchess Community College freshmen were formally awarded the 2013 Charles E. and Mabel E. Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence recently, joining family members and DCC staff members for a luncheon on campus. When combined with the Conklin scholars who began at DCC last fall, more than 70 students currently are benefiting from the initiative.

  • 15 Oct 2013
    DCC Music Faculty to Perform at Recital

    Members of the music faculty at Dutchess Community College will take part in a recital on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the main campus. It is free and open to the public.

  • 15 Oct 2013
    Region's Role in American Revolution is Focus of DCC Symposium

    Four local experts will come to Dutchess Community College on October 23 for a symposium about The Mid-Hudson Region in the American Revolution. The program, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the College's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 15 Oct 2013
    Environmental Advocacy Journalist to Speak at DCC

    Emily Hunter, an environmental advocacy journalist and daughter of Greenpeace co-founder Robert Hunter, will come to Dutchess Community College's James and Betty Hall Theatre on Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m. to present a Lyceum called "Youth Revolt: A New Generation of Change." The talk is free and open to the public.

  • 10 Oct 2013
    Art Gallery Features 100 Artists/100 Dreams Exhibit

    An exhibit called 100 Artists/100 Dreams is on display in Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery now through Nov. 1. The 100 Artists/100 Dreams project is a long-term initiative that explores the recurring or creative dreams of artists and what those dreams say about society. Seventeen pieces from the fine art component of the project, which include sculpture, installation, paintings and photography, will be shown in the gallery.

  • 2 Oct 2013
    Students Pledge to Finish Their Degrees as Part of Completion Day

    On Oct. 1, Dutchess Community College presented events as part of Completion Day, a State University of New York initiative that urges students to finish an associate degree.

  • 1 Oct 2013
    College Fair Coming Oct. 15

    The annual College Fair hosted by Dutchess
    Community College will take place Oct. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Falcon Hall on the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    DCC Foundation to Host Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 12-13

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host the 16th bi-annual Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Oct. 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
    DCC's main campus in Poughkeepsie.

  • 20 Sep 2013
    Six From DCC Receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards

    Dutchess Community College's Dr. Ellen Gambino,
    associate dean of Academic Affairs, and Renee Lathrop, associate professor of Physics, have been awarded 2013 State University of New York Chancellor's Awards for Excellence. Four DCC students also were selected to receive the award.

  • 20 Sep 2013
    DCC Fire Science Courses Earn FEMA Recognition

    Dutchess Community College's Fire Science courses recently were awarded Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) recognition by the National Fire Academy of the U.S. Fire Administration, a division of FEMA.

  • 20 Sep 2013
    DCC Academic Services Office Earns National Award

    The Dutchess Community College Office of
    Academic Services and Testing has received the 2013 National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award in
    the two-year college category.

  • 20 Sep 2013
    Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer and Instrumentalist to Perform at DCC

    Opera singer Bavat Marom and composer and instrumentalist Ady Cohen will come to Dutchess Community College on Sept. 24 to perform a program of music called "I Wish to Be a Little Bird." The show will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall, and is free and open to the public; guests should park in lot D or E.

     

  • 16 Sep 2013
    Influence of Dutch Law During Colonial Era is Focus of DCC Lecture

    Retired Judge Albert Rosenblatt and his wife, Dr. Julia Rosenblatt, who edited the book "Opening Statements: Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York," will deliver a lecture with the same title at Dutchess Community College on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will mark Constitution Day.

  • 11 Sep 2013
    Music, Culinary Delights and More to Highlight Hispanic Heritage Month

    Dutchess Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with events including a performance by a mambo band, lectures and a family festival, all scheduled from Sept. 14 - Oct. 8. All events are free and open to the public.

  • 26 Aug 2013
    Conquer Performance Anxiety LIke the Pros

    David Gluck will come to Dutchess Community College on Sept. 24 to deliver a presentation titled "Rhythms of the Game: How to Perform at Your Best." He co-authored a book on performance anxiety with former New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams and Grammy-nominated musician and producer Bob Thomson. The free lecture will be held in Dutchess Hall, room 205 at 6 p.m.

  • 26 Aug 2013
    DCC President to Retire in 2014

    The president of Dutchess Community College, Dr. D. David Conklin, has announced that he will retire at the expiration of his contract in August 2014. Currently the second longest-serving president in the State University of New York system, Conklin will have led DCC for 22 years upon his retirement. The 12-month notice, stipulated in the president's contract to allow the College sufficient time to conduct a search for a successor, was submitted to the DCC Board of Trustees earlier this month and announced at the August 13 board meeting.

  • 26 Aug 2013
    Student Art to be Featured in DCC Gallery Exhibit

    Artwork created by Dutchess Community College students in the spring and summer 2013 semesters will be on display Sept. 3-27 in the College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It features photography, drawings, ceramics, graphics, paintings and more. The work was chosen for display by instructors teaching both introductory and advanced art classes.

  • 26 Aug 2013
    DCC Offers Music Fun for Young Kids

    The Music School at Dutchess Community College - part of the College's Office of Community Services and Special Programs - will offer a series of programs for children up to age 5. Sessions begin in September and October.

  • 26 Aug 2013
    DCC to Offer Free Theater Audition Workshop for HS Juniors and Seniors

    Local high school juniors and seniors interested in getting an edge during auditions for high school, community, college or professional theater roles can attend a free "Ace Your Audition" workshop on Sept. 21 from 1-4 p.m. at Dutchess Community College.

  • 18 Jul 2013
    Music School at DCC's Annual Sing-a-Thon/Play-a-Thon is Aug. 3

    The annual Sing-a-Thon/Play-a-Thon hosted by the Music School at Dutchess Community College will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 from 2-5 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie. Set to open the show is the D'amby Project, an Irish step-dance group.

  • 3 Jul 2013
    Student Filmmakers Recognized

    Twelve students, including 10 current or former Dutchess Community College students, recently were honored as finalists in the Eli Jaffe Film Competition.

  • 3 Jul 2013
    DCC Student-Written Play Earns Bronze Award at Festival

    Brett Devlin, a student in the fall 2011 media writing course at Dutchess Community College, took home Audience Choice honors at the Hear Now audio fiction festival held June 20-23 in Kansas City.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Summer Programs for Kids: Graphics, Gaming, Android App Design and More

    For the first time during the summer, the Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services is offering "Geek Camp" as part of its summer program offerings for kids.

  • 12 Jun 2013
    DCC Students Create Documentary About Area Antislavery History Project

    This spring, a group of students in Associate Professor Dana Weidman's COM 250 Advanced Video Production class (Jason Alfonso, Edith Morris, Elise Greenage and Jordan Thomas) produced a documentary about the Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing not just the area's role in the antislavery movement but bringing it into a broader context of racial slavery in the New World.

  • 21 May 2013
    DCC Celebrates 54th Commencement

    Dutchess Community College held its annual graduation ceremony May 16. Associate degrees and career certificates in 55 programs of study were conferred on 1,200 graduates, who range in age from 17 to 74. The graduation ceremony was held on the Falcon Hall North Lawn on DCC's main campus; more than 4,000 were in attendance. In addition, the ceremony was streamed live on the Internet for graduates' friends and family members who could not attend.

  • 21 May 2013
    Honors Program Students Recognized

    Fourteen students graduating with associate degrees from Dutchess Community College's Honors Program in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences recently were presented awards celebrating their academic achievements.

  • 21 May 2013
    History, Government and Economics Department Honors Top Students

    Dutchess Community College recently held its annual Eugene Sheridan Awards ceremony, which honors student achievement in social sciences.

  • 21 May 2013
    Thirty-One Students Receive Awards from DCC Teachers Union

    Dutchess United Educators (DUE), the teachers union of Dutchess Community College, recently honored 31 students for academic excellence at the 28th Annual DUE Awards for Academic Excellence.

  • 7 May 2013
    Board of Trustees to Hold Special Meeting

    The Dutchess Community College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on May 8 at 7 p.m. The board is expected to immediately go into executive session.

  • 6 May 2013
    DCC Names Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs

    Dutchess Community College has announced the appointment of Dr. José Adames as Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.

  • 6 May 2013
    Gallery to Exhibit DCC Alumni Artwork

    The Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery at Dutchess Community College will host an exhibit between April 29 and May 24 featuring work created by DCC Alumni. An opening reception will be held on May 2 at 5 p.m.

  • 6 May 2013
    Business Honor Society Inducts 27

    Delta Zeta, the Dutchess Community College chapter of business honor society Alpha Beta Gamma, recently welcomed 27 new members into its ranks during a ceremony at the College.

  • 6 May 2013
    Learn About Day Care Credential Prep Course May 14

    Dutchess Community College will hold an information session on May 14 at 6 p.m. for those interested in a 12-credit program that will prepare early childhood caregivers to apply for a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The two-semester program will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning next fall and is geared toward those already working in the child care field. The information session will be held on the main campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie in Taconic Hall, room 209.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Two Sworn in as DCC Board Members

    Barbara Hugo and Daniel Kuffner have been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the Dutchess Community College Board of Trustees and sworn in as its newest members.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Jazz Ensemble, Noted Guitarists to Perform at DCC

    The Dutchess Community College Jazz Ensemble will perform as the opening act for a concert featuring three nationally recognized acoustic guitarists. The show will be held April 30 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Expert on Qatar to Lecture at DCC

    Diana Untermeyer, wife of former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Chase Untermeyer, will give a lecture at Dutchess Community College about Qatar's culture, history and journey into modernity on April 29 at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus. The country's natural gas wealth and strategic location make the small nation a rising political and economic power.

  • 19 Apr 2013
    Dance Students to Show Off Their Moves During Spring Show

    Students in Dutchess Community College dance classes will hit the stage on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. for the annual Spring Dance Performance, showcasing the techniques honed throughout the fall and spring semesters.

  • 12 Apr 2013
    DCC, Vassar Model U.N. Team Earns Honors

    The Hudson River Group, consisting of students from Dutchess Community College and Vassar College, were given a Distinguished Delegation Award, six Outstanding Position Papers Awards and awards for Outstanding Delegates at the National Model United Nations simulation held in New York City March 24-29.

  • 8 Apr 2013
    Former Poet Laureate Pinsky to Partner with DCC for Favorite Poem Project

    On April 18, selected Dutchess County residents will read their favorite poems in front of an audience that will include former United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. The readings will take place at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's main campus.

  • 5 Apr 2013
    New Deal Backlash the Subject of Lecture

    New York University History Professor Dr. Kimberly Phillips-Fein will present "The Long Reaction: The Transformation of American Politics and the Backlash Against the New Deal" at Dutchess Community College on April 17 at 7 p.m. The lecture will be held in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's main campus, and is free and open to the public.

  • 5 Apr 2013
    Former Simon and Schuster Editor-in-Chief Korda to Lecture at DCC

    Michael Korda, the author and former editor-in-chief of Simon and Schuster, will come to DCC on April 12 for a lecture titled "The Art of Writing Memoirs and Autobiographies." The event will be held in room 122 of Bowne Hall at noon and is free and open to the public.

  • 26 Mar 2013
    DCC Student Named Silver Scholar by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

    Dutchess Community College student Tristan Zukowski was designated a Silver Scholar by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation - one of only 50 students attending U.S. community colleges to be given this prestigious award.

  • 26 Mar 2013
    Foundation Gala Draws 300, Honors Two, Raises Funds for Student Scholarships

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - was held on Saturday, March 23 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event drew approximately 300 guests to honor two outstanding individuals and raise more than $140,000 for student scholarships. The event also marked the 30th anniversary of the DCC Foundation's creation.

  • 19 Mar 2013
    Jazz Ensemble to Play DCC

    Musical group Matt Finley & Rio Jazz will perform at Dutchess Community College on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in its 26th annual concert that will include original compositions as well as classics and Brazilian jazz. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Louis Greenspan Cafeteria in Drumlin Hall on DCC's main campus. Refreshments will be served.

  • 14 Mar 2013
    Local Artists' 'Seed Packet' Works on Display at DCC Art Gallery

    The final form to be taken by the pieces currently on display in Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery might be as unique as the art itself. Artwork created by more than 30 local artists in varying mediums such as oil painting, paper, collage, embroidery and more will be used as packaging art for a wide selection of seeds offered by the Hudson Valley Seed Library.

  • 12 Mar 2013
    DCC Foundation Gala to Honor Two, Raise Funds for Student Scholarships

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - will be held on Saturday, March 23 at 6 p.m. at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event will honor a local physician and a community leader, and raise funds for student scholarships. The Foundation awards more than $380,000 per year in scholarships to deserving DCC students.

  • 5 Mar 2013
    Students Can Attend High School and College at Same Time

    Dutchess Community College will hold an information night on March 13 for high school students interested in attending classes on campus and earning college credit during their junior or senior year. The Early Admissions/Bridge Program gives students the chance to attend DCC either full- or part-time and to participate in DCC's extra-curricular offerings including clubs, student government and other activities.

  • 20 Feb 2013
    DCC Events to Celebrate Women's History Month

    The Dutchess Community College annual celebration of Women's History includes Lyceum speakers, an art exhibit, a reading of works by female authors and more. The theme for the month is "Women and Leadership." Among the highlights will be a presentation by a trailblazing former senior editor for Newsweek.

  • 20 Feb 2013
    'The Glass Menagerie' to be Performed by DCC's Masquers' Guild

    The Dutchess Community College Masquers' Guild will bring Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" to the stage from Feb. 28 - March 2. Performances will begin at 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 7 Feb 2013
    Art Advocacy Organization Founder's Paintings to be Featured in Gallery Exhibit

    The next exhibit at the Dutchess Community College Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery will feature a selection of paintings by Sadee Brathwaite. The exhibit, titled "Cosmic Daughters Sacred Grandmothers," runs from Feb. 11 through
    March 8 with an opening reception on Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

  • 5 Feb 2013
    Former Poet Laureate Pinsky to Partner with DCC for Favorite Poem Project

    On April 18, Dutchess County residents will have a chance to read their favorite poems in front of an audience at Dutchess Community College that will include former United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.

  • 1 Feb 2013
    Discover DCC Day: Open House Set for Feb. 15

    Prospective studentsand familiesinterested in learning about Dutchess Community College's academic programs, financial aid opportunities and suite-style residence hall are invited to attend a special Discover DCC Day on Friday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. on DCC's main Poughkeepsie campus. Most high schools are closed that day for winter break.

  • 14 Jan 2013
    DCC Events to Mark Black History Month

    A gospel concert, Kwanzaa celebration and a presentation by legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory are just a few of the activities Dutchess Community College is offering to celebrate Black History Month. Activities will be held at DCC's Poughkeepsie campus unless otherwise noted. All are free and open to the public.

  • 10 Jan 2013
    College Growth, High School Outreach Highlighted at President's Breakfast

    Approximately 120 local business and community leaders, donors and friends gathered on Jan. 3 for the 20th Annual Dutchess Community College President's Breakfast held on the College's Poughkeepsie campus. The keynote address was given by New York State Supreme Court Justice Christine Sproat, a graduate of DCC's Class of 1976.

  • 26 Nov 2012
    DCC Day Care Earns Re-Accreditation from National Association

    The Dutchess Community College Day Care Center recently received a five-year re-accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

  • 26 Nov 2012
    Four December Concerts to be Staged at DCC

    A wide variety of musical selections will be performed throughout December during four concerts scheduled at Dutchess Community College's Poughkeepsie campus. The Guitar Consort and Jazz Ensemble will perform on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., the Winter Choral Concert is set for Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m., the Mid-Hudson Community Orchestra show is Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and the Student Recital is Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.

  • 14 Nov 2012
    DCC Broadway Revue to Benefit AIDS Fund

    The Dutchess Community College Masquers' Guild performance troupe will present the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Musical Revue on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's main campus in Poughkeepsie.

  • 9 Nov 2012
    Faculty Artwork to be Featured in DCC Gallery Exhibit

    Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery will open an exhibit on Nov. 12 featuring artwork created by members of the DCC faculty. The exhibit will continue through Dec. 7 and is free and open to the public. It features photographs, sculptures, ceramics, paintings and more.

  • 8 Nov 2012
    Prospective Student Open House Set for Nov. 12

    Prospective studentsand familiesinterested in learning about Dutchess Community College's academic programs, financial aid opportunities and the suite-style dormitories are invited to attend Discover DCC Day on Nov. 12 from 3-5 p.m. in the second-floor North Lounge in Hudson Hall on DCC's main Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 8 Nov 2012
    DCC Students to Stage 'Urinetown'

    Members of the Dutchess Community College Performing Arts program will join with students in DCC's Masquers' Guild performance troupe to present the satirical comedy musical "Urinetown" from Nov. 15-18.

  • 8 Nov 2012
    Foundation Craft Fair Coming Thanksgiving Weekend

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation will host its 41st Annual Craft Fair on Thanksgiving weekend, November 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on the DCC main campus in Poughkeepsie. This has become one of the area's most anticipated hand-made crafts events.

  • 25 Oct 2012
    Brewster High School Wins DCC Punkin' Chunkin' Competition

    A team of students from Brewster High School took first place at Dutchess Community College's 14th Annual Punkin' Chunkin' competition held Oct. 21 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Brewster was the only school to land a direct hit on its target.

  • 22 Oct 2012
    Stock Market Fraud Topic of DCC Lecture

    Les Seff, a financial services expert with more than 30 years of experience on Wall Street, will give a lecture called "An Insider's Look at Stock Market Fraud" on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in Dutchess Community College's James and Betty Hall Theatre. The presentation is free and open to the public.

  • 15 Oct 2012
    Housing Applications Being Accepted for Spring Semester

    A limited number of rooms in Dutchess Community College's new, suite-style residence hall will be available for the spring semester, and applications are now being accepted. Current DCC students who wish to take advantage of the benefits of living on campus - and new students who have applied for admission to the College for the spring - may apply to live in the residence hall by going to the Housing tab on the myDCC portal. Students will be notified as to whether they received a housing assignment at the end of January. (Spring classes begin January 14.) Students must be enrolled full time in an Associate Degree program in order to be eligible to live in the residence hall.

  • 15 Oct 2012
    Student Government Bowl-a-Thon Seeks Participants

    The 2012 DCC Student Government Bowl-a-Thon will be held on Nov. 4 from 2-5 p.m. at Mardi-Bob Lanes in Poughkeepsie. Those interested in forming a five-person-team and bowling to help raise funds to support DCC students in need still can do so.

  • 15 Oct 2012
    Student Receives $2,500 Honor Society Scholarship

    Dutchess Community College Nursing student Cheryl Chianese has been awarded the Phi Theta Kappa 2012 Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship. One of only 20 students nationwide to receive the $2,500 award, Chianese is a sophomore at DCC and a resident of Wappingers Falls.

  • 11 Oct 2012
    Thirty-Four Earn Coveted DCC Scholarship

    Thirty-four Dutchess Community College freshmen were formally awarded the 2012 Charles E. and Mabel E. Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence recently, joining family members and Mr. Conklin for a luncheon on campus. When combined with the Conklin scholars who began at DCC last fall, approximately 75 students currently are benefiting from the initiative.

  • 1 Oct 2012
    Faculty Members to Host 'Big Read' Events

    Members of the Dutchess Community College English and Humanities faculty will host a series of presentations as part of the 2012 Big Read Project, which centers on the classic Dashiell Hammett book "The Maltese Falcon." All are free and open to the public.

  • 1 Oct 2012
    Work of Hudson Valley Painter to be Featured in Gallery Exhibit

    "Visions," a collection of paintings by artist Eleana Pellegrino, will be on display in Dutchess Community College's Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery between Oct. 1 and Nov. 2. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the gallery on Oct. 5 between 5 and 6:30p.m.

  • 27 Sep 2012
    DCC to Host College Fair Oct. 9

    The annual College Fair hosted by Dutchess Community College will take place Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Falcon Hall on the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie.

  • 27 Sep 2012
    Bookstore Fundraiser to Benefit DCC Music Scholarship Fund

    The Music School at Dutchess Community College is partnering with the Barnes & Noble bookstore on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie on Sept. 29 to raise money to support the school's MusicLink scholarship fund, which provides free or low-cost music lessons to students who otherwise could not afford them.

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Seven From DCC Receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards

    Susan Howes Conrad, associate professor of Geology, and Marta Newkirk, assistant dean of Student Services, have been awarded 2012 SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence. Five DCC students also were selected to receive the award.

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Black College Fair Scheduled for Sept. 27

    The Tenth Annual Black College Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Poughkeepsie High School. Representatives from more than 20 historically black colleges will be in attendance including: Allen University, Bowie State, Cheyney University, Clafin College, Delaware State College, Florida A&M University, Grambling State University, Hampton University, Howard University, Jackson State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Langston University, Lincoln University (PA), Morgan State University, Morehouse College, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Prairie View A&M University, South Carolina State University, Spelman College, Tennessee State University, Tuskegee University, Virginia Union, Winston-Salem State University.

  • 10 Sep 2012
    Hispanic Heritage Month Events Announced

    Dutchess Community College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month with events including a performance by a Mexican roots band, literary readings and a family festival, all scheduled from Sept. 15 - Oct. 16. All events are free and open to the public.

  • 4 Sep 2012
    Civil War Era Influence on Constitution is Focus of DCC Lecture

    Eric Foner, author and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, will discuss "How the Civil War Era Changed the Constitution" at Dutchess Community College on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will mark Constitution Day.

  • 21 Aug 2012
    Students to Move Into Conklin Hall Saturday, Aug. 25

    DCC students who have received a housing assignment will move into Conklin Hall on Saturday, Aug. 25. To find out what their move-in time is for that day, students should check their myDCC email account. Any questions should be directed to studenthousing@sunydutchess.edu.

  • 20 Aug 2012
    DCC Course Trains Students to Become Tax Return Preparers

    The Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services will offer Basic Income Tax 1, 2, 3 for those interested in becoming professional preparers of tax returns.

  • 21 Jun 2012
    Business Person of the Year Luncheon Honors CH Energy Group CEO

    Dutchess Community College welcomed almost 200 guests to the 2012 Poughkeepsie Journal Business Person of the Year luncheon Tuesday to honor this year's award recipient, Steven V. Lant, chairman, president and CEO of CH Energy Group.

  • 21 Jun 2012
    Vocalist to Perform at DCC Music School Recital

    Katherine DeFiglio, a soprano vocalist and instructor at the Music School at Dutchess Community College, will perform selections of Italian songs and arias during a recital on Saturday, July 7 at 5 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 22 May 2012
    DCC Celebrates 53rd Commencement

    Dutchess Community College held its annual graduation ceremony May 17. Associate degrees and career certificates in 47 programs of study were conferred on 1,176 graduates, who range in age from 18 to 65. The graduation ceremony was held on the Falcon Hall North Lawn on DCC's main campus; more than 4,000 were in attendance. In addition, the ceremony was streamed live on the Internet for graduates' friends and family members who could not attend.

  • 15 May 2012
    May 17 Graduation Ceremony Streaming Live

    Click here at 6 p.m. on May 17 to view a live web stream of Dutchess Community College's Commencement Exercises.

  • 15 May 2012
    Honors Program Students Recognized

    Fourteen students graduating with associate degrees from Dutchess Community College's Honors Program in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences recently were presented awards celebrating their academic achievements at DCC.

  • 15 May 2012
    Thirty-Seven Students Receive Awards from DCC Teachers Union

    Dutchess United Educators (DUE), the teachers union of Dutchess Community College, recently honored 37 students for academic excellence at the 27th Annual DUE Awards for Academic Excellence.

  • 4 May 2012
    Students Honored at History, Government and Economics Awards

    Dutchess Community College recently held its annual Eugene Sheridan Awards ceremony, which honors student achievement in social sciences.

  • 1 May 2012
    Learn About Day Care Credential Prep Course May 15

    Dutchess Community College will hold an information session May 15 for those interested in a 12-credit program that will prepare early childhood caregivers to apply for a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The two-semester program is conducted on Tuesday evenings and is geared toward those already working in the child care field. Classes begin next fall semester, with an open house for prospective students scheduled for May 15 at 6 p.m. in Taconic Hall, Room 209.

  • 30 Apr 2012
    Best of DCC Communications Students' Work to be Showcased

    The 41st Semi-Annual Communications & Media Arts Program Audio & Video Student Festival will be held May 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre at Dutchess Community College.

  • 27 Apr 2012
    May Concerts to Offer Mix of Show Tunes, Jazz, Classical Music

    Musical selections varying from classical favorites to contemporary and popular works will be performed throughout May during four concerts scheduled at Dutchess Community College.

  • 24 Apr 2012
    DCC Day Care Earns 'Center of the Year' Award

    The Dutchess Community College Louis Greenspan Day Care Center recently was named Dutchess County Center of the Year by the Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc.

  • 13 Apr 2012
    Holocaust Scholar to Speak About Key Nazi Policymakers

    Renowned holocaust scholar Alan Steinweis will come to Dutchess Community College on April 17  at 7 p.m. to give a presentation called "Becoming a Professional Anti-semite: Three Biographies from Nazi Germany." The lecture will be held in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall. The lecture will be preceded by a Yom HaShaoh ceremony at 6:30 p.m. in the Ritz Lounge.

  • 10 Apr 2012
    Exhibit of NYC Photos, Copland Music to be Featured at DCC

    The Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery at Dutchess Community College will host "The Landmarks of New York City" photo exhibit April 9 through May 18, along with a lecture and musical performance all with a New York City theme. A reception to celebrate the exhibit will be held April 19 at 5 p.m.

  • 5 Apr 2012
    Non-Credit Revit Course Available

    The Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services has openings in an upcoming technology centered non-credit course called Introduction to Revit.

  • 29 Mar 2012
    Prospective Student Open House Set for April 18

    Prospective students and families interested in learning about Dutchess Community College's more than 60 academic programs and the new suite-style dorm opening in the fall are invited to attend an Open House on April 18 at 6 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on DCC's main Poughkeepsie campus. The event is a great way for both students and parents to see why DCC - which at $2,900/year charges the lowest tuition in the state - has earned a reputation for providing outstanding quality and value.

  • 29 Mar 2012
    'Hedda Gabler' to be Staged by Performing Arts Students

    The Dutchess Community College Performing Arts program will bring Henrik Ibsen's classic drama "Hedda Gabler" to the stage from April 12-15. Performances will begin at 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 29 Mar 2012
    More Than 450 Gather for DCC Foundation Gala

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - was held on Saturday, March 24 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event drew more than 450 guests to honor five outstanding individuals and raise more than $165,000 for student scholarships.

  • 23 Mar 2012
    Former Clinton Speechwriter to Lecture About the Supreme Court, Presidential Politics

    Jeff Shesol, a historian, communications strategist and former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, will give a presentation called "Supreme Power: FDR's Court Fight - and Barack Obama's" on April 5 at 7 p.m. in Dutchess Community College's James and Betty Hall Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public.

  • 19 Mar 2012
    Jazz Ensemble to Play DCC

    Musical group Matt Finley & Rio Jazz will visit Dutchess Community College on April 3 at 7:30 p.m. for its 25th annual concert that will include original compositions as well as classics and Brazilian jazz. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Louis Greenspan Cafeteria in Drumlin Hall on DCC's main campus. Refreshments will be served.

  • 13 Mar 2012
    Motorcycle Safety Course

    The Dutchess Community College Office of Community Services will offer a one-day motorcycle safety course, the Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic, beginning at the end of March.

  • 6 Mar 2012
    Foundation Gala to Honor Five, Raise Funds for Student Scholarships

    The Dutchess Community College Foundation's annual Gala - Community's Bridge to the Future - will be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The event will honor five local individuals and raise funds for student scholarships. The Foundation awards more than $340,000 per year in scholarships to deserving DCC students.

  • 6 Mar 2012
    Bridge Program Open House Set for March 13

    Dutchess Community College will hold an information night on March 13 for high school students interested in earning college credit during their junior or senior year. This Early Admissions/Bridge Program provides an opportunity for students to get a jump start in college by attending DCC either full- or part-time. Classes may be taken at the Poughkeepsie or Wappingers Falls campus.

  • 6 Mar 2012
    Lecture Will Focus on Importance of Broad-Based Education

    Vassar College Sociology Professor Diane Harriford will come to Dutchess Community College on March 8 to give a lecture about the importance of broad-based education titled "Liberal Arts and the Community College Student." It will begin at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre and is free and open to the public.

  • 27 Feb 2012
    Events to Celebrate Women's History Month

    The Dutchess Community College annual celebration of Women's History Month will be held in March with Lyceum speakers, an art exhibit, a reading of works by female authors and more. The theme for the month is "Women, Politics and Change." Among the highlights will be a presentation by Salon.com senior writer Rebecca Traister about the prominent women in the 2008 presidential election and the subsequent media coverage.

  • 17 Feb 2012
    Artwork of Former DCC, Vassar Instructor to be Featured in Gallery

    The next exhibit at the Dutchess Community College Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery will feature an eclectic selection of pieces by Monica d. Church, the associate director of the James W. Palmer '90 Gallery at Vassar College and a former technical assistant and art instructor at both Vassar and DCC. Her work has been shown throughout the northeast and across the country.

  • 17 Feb 2012
    'Brighton Beach Memoirs' to be Performed by DCC Masquers' Guild

    The Dutchess Community College Masquers' Guild will bring Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" to the stage from March 1-4. Performances will begin at 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the James and Betty Hall Theatre in Dutchess Hall on DCC's Poughkeepsie campus.

  • 17 Feb 2012
    Work of Prominent Illustrator James Ransome on Display

    Award-winning illustrator and author James Ransome will come to Dutchess Community College on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. for an artist's reception and book signing to celebrate his current exhibit of work, on display through Feb. 29 in DCC's Francis U. and Mary F. Ritz library. The reception is free and open to the public.