Onondaga Community College http://wrvo.org en OCC joins forces with Cazenovia College with "2+2" program http://wrvo.org/post/occ-joins-forces-cazenovia-college-22-program <p></p><p>Onondaga Community College is tapping another central New York College to join it’s "2+2" partnership stable.<br /><br />Cazenovia College is the latest institution to sign this kind of partnership agreement with OCC. What it does is allow students to take two years of directed coursework at the community college, then transfer to Cazenovia, to get a bachelor's degree.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:41:14 +0000 Ellen Abbott 59285 at http://wrvo.org OCC joins forces with Cazenovia College with "2+2" program Syracuse superintendent apologizes over Fowler High School plans http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-superintendent-apologizes-over-fowler-high-school-plans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse City School District superintendent Sharon Contreras apologized Wednesday night for the way news about plans to phase out three of the city's schools was made public.</span></p><p>A letter from the state Department of Education <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-school-district-phasing-out-3-underperforming-schools" target="_blank">leaked to the press Monday</a> outlined possible plans for three underperforming schools in the city: Fowler High School, Hughes Elementary and Delaware Elementary.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:04:33 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54059 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse superintendent apologizes over Fowler High School plans Casey Crabill on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/casey-crabill-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Community Colleges have a uniquely important set of educational roles to fill in their communities.&nbsp; In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant&nbsp;Reeher</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;talks with the new President of <a href="http://sunyocc.edu/"><strong>Onondaga Community College</strong></a>, Casey Crabill</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: n Sun, 28 Jul 2013 21:52:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 41620 at http://wrvo.org Casey Crabill on The Campbell Conversations As new OCC president starts, she ponders off-site center http://wrvo.org/post/new-occ-president-starts-she-ponders-site-center <p>As Casey Crabill begins her new job as Onondaga Community College president this week, one of the first things she will consider is whether to establish a satellite campus in Syracuse's Inner Harbor.<br><br>Crabill says she'll discuss the idea with the board of directors noting that there are pros and cons to off-site campuses. A campus is included in drawings of the Inner Harbor project, but developers and OCC wanted to wait until Crabill came aboard before making a decision.<br> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:51:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40463 at http://wrvo.org As new OCC president starts, she ponders off-site center Higher interest rates impact local students http://wrvo.org/post/higher-interest-rates-impact-local-students <p>Interest rates double today for any students applying for the federal government's subsidized Stafford loans, after Congress failed to agree on a deal to lower interest rates.<br><br>Students at Onondaga Community College take out $21 million in loans every year to help pay for their education. Financial Aid Director Kate Bellefeuille says some potential students at OCC will be affected by the higher rates, which are jumping from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.<br> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 21:06:51 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40411 at http://wrvo.org Higher interest rates impact local students OCC to offer first doctoral program http://wrvo.org/post/occ-offer-first-doctoral-program <p>For the first time, there will be doctorate students on the campus of Onondaga Community College this fall. A collaboration with St. John Fisher College will bring a doctoral program in executive leadership to the Syracuse campus. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36630 at http://wrvo.org OCC to offer first doctoral program OCC & St. John Fisher College start partnership http://wrvo.org/post/occ-st-john-fisher-college-start-partnership <p>Onondaga Community College is joining forces with St. John Fisher College in Rochester to offer students a "two-plus-two" partnership agreement.&nbsp; That means students spend their first two years at OCC, then transfer to Fisher to get their degree. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:16:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 29786 at http://wrvo.org OCC & St. John Fisher College start partnership Say Yes scholars get head start for college life at OCC http://wrvo.org/post/say-yes-scholars-get-head-start-college-life-occ <p>Twenty-nine students attending Onondaga Community College this fall through the Say Yes to Education program were so excited to hit the books, they started early.</p><p>They wrapped up OCC&#39;s Summer Success Academy yesterday with a small closing ceremony full of encouraging words from Say Yes and OCC staffers. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:25:12 +0000 Ryan Delaney 24077 at http://wrvo.org Say Yes scholars get head start for college life at OCC SRC Arena: Caught in a public/private partnership http://wrvo.org/post/src-arena-caught-publicprivate-partnership <p>Onondaga Community College continues to turn over information regarding the SRC Arena, and three other not-for-profit entities, to county lawmakers who requested it last week. The flap over this financial information and its availability to the public is the result of a new world of public/private partnerships.</p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 20:22:53 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18852 at http://wrvo.org SRC Arena: Caught in a public/private partnership OCC and county lawmakers spar over SRC financial information http://wrvo.org/post/occ-and-county-lawmakers-spar-over-src-financial-information <p>Onondaga Community College&#39;s reluctance to turn over financial information to county lawmakers regarding the new SRC Arena is creating some friction. It has become part of budget discussions between Onondaga County and the community college.</p><p> Tue, 01 May 2012 20:01:14 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18531 at http://wrvo.org