Sullivan County Community College

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SUNY Sullivan
Established 1962[1]
Type Community college
President Dr. Karin M. Hilgersom
Vice-president Dr. Robert Schultz
Academic staff 114[2]
Undergraduates 1,757[3]
Location Loch Sheldrake, NY, US
41°46′08″N 74°40′03″W / 41.7688°N 74.6675°W / 41.7688; -74.6675Coordinates: 41°46′08″N 74°40′03″W / 41.7688°N 74.6675°W / 41.7688; -74.6675
Campus Rural
405 acres (1.64 km2)
Colors Green and Gold         
Nickname Generals
Affiliations National Junior College Athletic Association, Region XV
Website [1]

Founded in 1962, SUNY Sullivan is a two-year public community college in the United States 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, New York in the Town of Fallsburg, New York since 1973, when it moved from its original campus at the old South Fallsburgh High School in South Fallsburg.

The college is currently led by its sixth president Dr. Karin M. Hilgersom.

The college offers more than 40 degree and certificate programs. Areas of study include: computer graphics/graphic design (taught in the new graphics arts lab); culinary arts; nursing; criminal justice; psychology; respiratory care; childhood education; communications & media arts; and more. An Honors Program is also available.

SUNY Sullivan is situated on 405 acres (1.64 km2) of land and its campus features nine interconnected buildings plus the Paul Gerry Field house, the Lazarus Levine Residence Hall (which opened in Fall 2003), and the EcoGreen Townhouses. A geothermal system provides heat and air conditioning for the campus.

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

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

The college's 12 intercollegiate sports teams compete in the NJCAA. The school mascot is General Dunker, and its teams are known as The Generals. Sullivan Generals sports teams include: men's and women's basketball, baseball, women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's track & field, men's and women's golf, men's wrestling, and co-ed cheerleading. Intramural activities are ongoing throughout the year. The Sullivan Generals men's basketball team won 3 Division III National Championships in the 1990s, and won the 2007 Division III Championship with a 32-0 record. The college is the home of the NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball National Tournament through 2016 (http://www.championships-sullivan.com).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008–2009 Student Handbook" (PDF). Sullivan County Community College. 
  2. ^ "Sullivan County Community College Profile". http://www.petersons.com. Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Peterson's. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  3. ^ "About Sullivan". Loch Sheldrake, New York: Sullivan County Community College. 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 

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