Community Invited to Welcome New RCC President

Community Invited to Welcome New RCC President

Board of Trustees hosting free reception September 14 RAMAPO – The public is invited to welcome the new President of Rockland Community College, Dr. Michael A. Baston, at a reception Thursday, September 14 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The RCC Board of Trustees is hosting the free event, to be held in the Atrium of […]

Winners in the Spotlight at RCC-TV Video Festival

Winners in the Spotlight at RCC-TV Video Festival

High school entrants join RCC students and alumni on the red carpet RAMAPO – Creative young video artists from around the Rockland County area got a chance to be in the spotlight at the 10th annual RCC-TV Video Festival. The event, held May 13 at Rockland Community College, featured videos produced by RCC students and alumni, […]

Tears and Cheers at RCC President’s Retirement Celebration

Tears and Cheers at RCC President’s Retirement Celebration

More than $200,000 raised to help students RAMAPO – Family, friends and colleagues of Rockland Community College President Cliff L. Wood came out to pay tribute at his retirement celebration. But someone who wasn’t even at the event provided the evening’s biggest surprise. Dr. Wood received a signed letter and photograph from former President Barack […]

New “Smart Lab” unveiled in Haverstraw

New “Smart Lab” unveiled in Haverstraw

Clean technology, 3Dprinting and scanners, along with mentors, will be game-changer for manufacturing sector BY KATHY KAHN Students who like to work with their hands as well as their minds are increasingly drawn to new manufacturing technology programs and the one blossoming in Rockland couldn’t find a better time to introduce its new “clean tech” […]

Judy Gold Started Career In College as an Initiation Prank

Judy Gold Started Career In College as an Initiation Prank

BY GEORGE J. DACRE It was a Secret Santa assignment to do stand up comedy in college back in the 1980s that gave the comedienne her start in show business and she has been doing her one woman shows since then. Judy Gold will bring that show to Rockland Community College September 7, presented by […]

Start-Up NY Price Tag: $323 Million

Start-Up NY Price Tag: $323 Million

Start up or start over? Assemblyman trounces Cuomo’s “tax free” plan BY KATHY KAHN Start-Up New York–the economic program the Legislature passed it into law (S5903-2013) before it left for summer break–has Assemblyman Kieran Lalor raising a ruckus over its cost. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had been touring the state with the message that it would […]