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Encyclopedia > Sullivan County Community College

Sullivan County Community College is a two-year public community college sponsored by the State University of New York SUNY and Sullivan County, New York. It is also fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The campus is located in Loch Sheldrake in the Town of Fallsburg. 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. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of New York. ...

The College offers 35 associate degree and 11 certificate programs. Areas of study include computer graphics/graphic design (taught in the new graphics arts lab); culinary arts; nursing; criminal justice; and, new in the fall of 2006, residential electrical. An Honors program is also available.

SCCC is situated on 405 acres of land and its campus features nine interconnected buildings plus the Paul Gerry Field house and the Lazarus I. Levine Residence Hall(which opened in Fall 2003). A geo-thermal system provides heat and air conditioning for the campus.

The College's faculty and staff have earned numerous awards and citations for excellence in education, including 20 SUNY Chancellor's Awards.

A variety of academic services are available to the student. The Student Learning Center provides free tutoring, study groups, skills workshops and counseling. A Writer's Lounge assist students with research papers and projects, and the math and computer labs help students develop skills and improve their performance in the classroom.

Childcare is available during the academic year. The early childhood program operates the Child Development Center that is licensed by New York State.

Sports teams include men's and women's basketball, baseball, volleyball, cross country and golf. Intramural activities are ongoing throughout the year.

Approximately 80% of the students who live on or near campus, travel from the New York City area. Even though the campus is situated in a rural and attractive area, some student residents have criticized the campus. Some label the college as a second stage of high school, due to some of the actions of their fellow students (mainly in the residence hall and/or) around certain parts of the campus. As a result, some choose to transfer to other colleges early, or remain (close to/at) home.

The Sullivan County Generals Basketball team won 3 Division III National Championships in the 90's.

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State University of New York at New Paltz: Center for Continuing & Professional Education: Partnership for Higher ... (432 words)
Partnership for Higher Education/SUNY New Paltz @ SCCC is a joint initiative between Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) and SUNY New Paltz that expands educational opportunities for residents of Sullivan County.
Through the initiative, SUNY New Paltz is bringing several upper-level courses to the Sullivan County Community College campus each fall and spring semester.
SCCC graduates may continue their education in Sullivan County.Working professionals in Sullivan County can return to school and take classes at times most convenient to their work schedule.
Sullivan County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (566 words)
Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York.
Sullivan County is in the southern part of New York State, southeast of Binghamton and slightly west of due south of Albany.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who were 65 years of age or older.
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