SUNY Sullivan

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SUNY Sullivan
TypeCommunity college
Established1962[1]
PresidentJay Quaintance
Vice-presidentKeith Pomakoy
Academic staff
101[2]
Undergraduates1,534[3][2]
Location, ,
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
CampusRural
405 acres (1.64 km2)
ColorsGreen and Gold         
AthleticsThe Generals
NicknameThe Generals
AffiliationsNational Junior College Athletic Association, Region XV
MascotGeneral Dunker
Websitewww.sunysullivan.edu

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 seventh president Jay Quaintance.

The college offers 40 degree and certificate programs in career and transfer program areas such as business and entrepreneurship, health sciences, and liberal arts and sciences. Specific programs include Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Computer Graphics/Graphic Design, Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts, Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Respiratory Care, Criminal Justice, Hospitality and Tourism, Green Building Maintenance & Management, Psychology, Childhood Education, Digital Storytelling, Recreation Leadership: Sports Management, Fitness, 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 Fieldhouse, the Lazarus I. Levine Residence Hall, and the EcoGreen Townhouses. A geothermal system provides heat and air conditioning for the campus. Sustainability is an important part of SUNY Sullivan's mission, and is reflected across campus via an organic farm in partnership with New Hope Community, a composting program, community gardens, a nine-acre solar field, and an apiary.

SUNY Sullivan has been named one of New York State's Top 10 community colleges, by both EdSMart.org and BestColleges.com. The college faculty and staff have earned numerous awards and citations for excellence in education.

A variety of academic and support services are available to students. The Student Learning Center within the college's One Stop provides free tutoring, study groups, skills workshops and counseling. Math and computer labs help students develop skills and improve their performance in the classroom.

The college's 12 intercollegiate sports teams compete in Division II (Varsity and JV teams) and Division III 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 (Division II), baseball (Division II), women's volleyball (Division III), men's and women's cross country (Division III), men's and women's track & field (Division III), men's and women's golf (Division III), men's wrestling (Division III), and co-ed cheerleading (Division III). Intramural activities are ongoing throughout the year. The Sullivan Generals men's basketball team won three Division III National Championships in the 1990s, and won the 2007 Division III Championship with a 32-0 record. The college was 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. ^ "2018–2019 Catalog Part 1 – Introduction" (PDF). SUNY Sullivan. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Sullivan County Community College". Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Peterson's. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  3. ^ https://www.suny.edu/about/fast-facts/
  4. ^ Graham, Regina F. (June 23, 2016). "Son of Sam serial killer tells parole board he has found his 'calling' as his freedom is denied for the 15th time". Daily Mail. Retrieved June 23, 2016.
  5. ^ Stewart, Sara (June 23, 2018). "Separated-at-birth triplets met tragic end after shocking psych experiment". New York Post. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

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