CCC Nursing 40th Anniversary Celebration

February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on CCC Nursing 40th Anniversary Celebration | Posted in College News & Events


Sheila Myers – Ephemeral Summer

February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on Sheila Myers – Ephemeral Summer | Posted in College News & Events

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000026_00020]Sheila Myers, Cayuga Community College Associate Professor and Coordinator of Experiential Learning, has written a novel. Ephemeral Summer is a compelling story of a young woman trying to find her way through life after a family tragedy. Much of the story takes place in the Canandaigua Lake region. The story helps readers to explore the meaning of true love and gain an appreciation for the natural world.

SheilaMyer“I wrote it to educate people about the Finger Lakes environment as well as to entertain people with an interesting plot,” said Sheila. The book is available at Downtown Books & Coffee in Auburn and at

Myers has devoted the past few decades advancing the cause of understanding and protecting the natural world. She is currently working on a historical novel based on the life of the Durant family whose patriarch, Dr. Thomas C. Durant, helped forge the transcontinental railroad. Her website and blog about the research journey for this project can be found at

Tutor Club Raises Money

February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on Tutor Club Raises Money | Posted in College News & Events
Mary Margaret (Peggy) Carroway ’03

Mary Margaret (Peggy)
Carroway ’03

The CCC Tutor Club raised $1,480 for the Peggy Carroway ’03 Memorial Scholarship by selling Hofmann hots and soda at the Holiday Craft Fair in December. Peggy was a longtime member of the CCC community who worked in the Center for Academic Success as a disability specialist until her sudden passing. The scholarship, administered by the CCC Foundation, will be given to a returning, full-time student attending the Auburn Campus. Dressing up for the occasion are Tutor Club co-presidents Rich Granato and Jessica DeLuna, along with Tutor Club SGO representative Joe Day.

Tutor Club Hotdog sale

CCC Foundation Announces New Officers and Directors

February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on CCC Foundation Announces New Officers and Directors | Posted in Foundation News & Events

At its recent annual meeting, the Cayuga Community College Foundation voted David Contiguglia, Esq. as its Board President for 2015. The Foundation also elected two alumni to the Board, bringing its total to six alumni out of 17 current directors.

Contiguglia is a principal of the Contiguglia Law Firm in Auburn. Contiguglia succeeds outgoing President Lloyd Hoskins ’74, Administrator of Cayuga County’s Assigned Counsel Program. Other officers include Vice President Kelley Gridley of Tompkins Trust Company; Treasurer John Latanyshyn of Community Bank, N.A.; Secretary Loraine Miller ’73 of Cayuga Community College; and Assistant Secretary Lisa Green of the Auburn Enlarged School District.

Four new Directors were elected to the Foundation Board: Gail Homick Herrling ’62 of Auburn, retired; David Mamuscia ’64 of The Villages, Florida, retired; Patti Callahan of Skaneateles, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker for StateWide Realty; and Christopher Todd of Constantia, Superintendent of Oswego County BOCES/CiTi.

Other CCC Foundation Directors include:

  • Edward F. Herrling ’72, President of the Cayuga Community College Alumni Association
  • John J. Klink ’66 , Cayuga Community College Board of Trustees
  • Barbara J. Bateman, Sr. Vice President of NBT Bank
  • Dennis Golladay, President of Harford Community College
  • Lewis E. Springer II of Auburn, retired business owner
  • Michael Treadwell, Executive Director of Operation Oswego County Inc.
  • Caroline M. Westover, Esq., of Bond, Schoeneck and King PLLC
  • Gregory DeCinque, ex officio and Interim President, Cayuga Community College

“The CCC Foundation has grown to become a strong partner for the College over the past several years,” said Contiguglia. “We look forward to working with Interim President DeCinque, the College’s Trustees and CCC’s next president to continue to support the programs and students of the College.”

Founded in 1982, the Cayuga Community College Foundation is to enhance and provide assistance for educational and other related programs at Cayuga Community College. For more information, contact the Foundation Office at 315.294-8627 or

Men’s Basketball 50s, 60s & 70s

February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on Men’s Basketball 50s, 60s & 70s | Posted in Nostalgia Photos