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Rockland Community College

Suffern, NY

University Website:  www.sunyrockland.edu/
Apply Online:  www.sunyrockland.edu/admissions/apply

Rockland Community College is a two-year college in the State University of New York system, located in hamlet of Viola within the Village of Suffern from the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County, New York. The college began in 1959 in the former county almshouse. The college offers 52 programs and offers both certificates and associates degrees. Additionally, students can earn other degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in the arts and sciences, technology, and health professions while attending classes at Rockland through articulation programs with four-year schools. The current enrollment is about 8,000 full and part-time students which includes about 200 International students form more than 50 foreign countries. The main campus is in Suffern, New York, but instructions are also offered in Haverstraw and Spring Valley extensions. The Spring Valley satellite campus is located in the historic North Main Street School.

The College has over 512 full - and part-time faculty members, including several Fulbright Scholars[citation needed], SUNY Chancellor's Award winners, and published authors and artists. The faculty-student ratio is 18:1. Rockland has the third highest transfer rate in the SUNY system and has a Continuing Education programs which served about 3,500 each year.

Among events in the College's recent history are SUNY Rockland Community College Board of Trustees designated the building and grounds of Rockland Community College as a Smoke-Free Environment in September 2009. Additionally, Rockland Community College celebrated the institution's Semicentennial, quinquagenary or Golden Anniversary from September 2009 through August 2010. Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY), was the featured speaker at the Rockland Community College 50th Anniversary Academic Convocation, held on Friday, September 25, 2009. The college in 2012 has been designated as a Veterans Friendly Campus.

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Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

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