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Dutchess Community College

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Motto Education for a Democracy of Excellence
Established 1957
Type Public
President D. David Conklin
Faculty 396
Undergraduates 7,850
Location Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Campus Suburban; 130 acres (.5 km²)
Annual Fees $2,600 (2005–2006)
Mascot Falcon
Website www.sunydutchess.edu
Taconic Hall
Taconic Hall

Dutchess Community College is a two-year college, associated with the State University of New York (SUNY) and is situated on 130 acres on a hill above Poughkeepsie, New York. The college was founded in 1957 on the site of a former tuberculosis hospital which now makes up Bowne Hall. It offers associate's degrees in 60 programs. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Poughkeepsie City of Poughkeepsie Town of Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie, Arkansas This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... “NY” redirects here. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... ImageMetadata File history File links Dcc003. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Dcc003. ... The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... Poughkeepsie is a town located in Dutchess County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 42,777. ... Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus) is a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria, mainly Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ... An associate degree is an academic degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges, business colleges and some bachelors degree-granting colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two years. ...

One-third of all Dutchess County high school graduates attend Dutchess Community College. Of the more than 25,000 DCC alumni, the majority make their home in the Hudson Valley[citation needed] and many of them have become civic and community leaders in their towns, villages and counties. Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... For the magazine, see Hudson Valley (magazine). ...

Dutchess Community College is also known under the nickname "Harvard on the Hudson," an allusion to the school to being one the best community colleges of the SUNY education system, though among some students and alumni, it is meant somewhat ironically. A notable former instructor is Mary Gordon. Fuck me. Mary Catherine Gordon (born December 8, 1949) is an American writer, best known for her novels, memoirs and literary criticism. ...

Notable Alumni

  • James Campion, President of Columbia-Greene Community College
  • Kelly Cass, Meteorologist
  • Bill Duke, Actor
  • Joan Pagones, Town of Fishkill Supervisor
  • William Steinhaus, Dutchess County Executive
  • Brian Williams, three-time Emmy Winner

Columbia-Greene Community College is a two-year college associated with SUNY, located in the city of Hudson, New York in Columbia County. ... Bill Duke (born February 26, 1943) is an American actor and film director. ... Fishkill is a town located in Dutchess County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 20,258. ... Dutchess County is a county located in the state of New York. ... An Emmy Award. ...

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