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Local College Now Offering Degree in Dog Training
Animal lover?  Well, you can now get a degree in dog training at an upstate college.
It's not all just hanging out with dogs and having fun though.  According to the Times Union, SUNY Cobleskill is now offering a bachelor's degree in dog training and handling...
Albany College Student Competes on Wheel of Fortune Tonight
An Albany area college student is competing on the Wheel of Fortune tonight!
I caught wind of this from a post by the Times Union, and of course now have to root for one of our own.  Logan Stone, competing tonight on the Wheel of Fortune, is a junior at the University at Albany...
Joe Torre to Speak at Capital Region College Graduation
Yankees fans, you can catch the legendary former manager coming to the Capital Region this Spring!  All you need to do is head to a college graduation.
Honestly, I'm not graduating college but I'd totally go hang just to catch a speech by Joe Torre...
Metallica’s Million Dollar Donation to Community Colleges
Metallica has gone and totally one-upped themselves.
As 2018 comes to an end, the organization ‘All Within My Hands’, funded by Metallica, has raised a ton of money and is not putting it to use.  The Times Union reported that money raised by events such as a benef…
As of This Week, Mental Health Now Has To Be Taught In Schools
New York has focused on mental health a lot recently, from setting standards for national guidelines for screening teens to designing a license plate for mental health awareness.  Now, a new law is taking effect in New York mandating that education on mental health be provid…
E-Cigarettes Are Marketing Through Student Scholarships
Now, this is something I would’ve never realized! A News 10 abc article caught my eye this week about E-cigarette companies offering scholarships. The catch when reading the article it seemed is that they are offering scholarships as a way to promote their brand..…
Work Day Distraction Reaches SUNY Albany
Congratulations to Tracy and her coworkers at the Univeristy of Albany Graduate Education office!  They won last week’s Work Day Distraction- including tickets to see over 1,500 rods, classics, trucks, and muscle cars, and live music...

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