OCC President Leads Seminar on Two-Year College


 SYRACUSE — Debbie Sydow, Ph.D., president of Onondaga Community College (OCC) will present a seminar exploring education access at Community Colleges. This 3-credit class will be held at OCC campus during the spring 2012 semester. Sydow will be assisted by Kristine Duffy, Ed.D., vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Development at OCC.

The course will benefit those who seek a leadership role in postsecondary education, a position in research, or teaching at a community college or at partnering institutions. Those interested in a career in educational policy with a government or non-profit educational agency would also benefit from the course.


Sydow is the 7th president of Onondaga Community College. Under her leadership, OCC has experienced enrollment growth and developed a comprehensive strategic enrollment management program and centralized enrollment services. She has also created a Regional Higher Education Center, a new Sustainability Initiative, and a highly acclaimed Arts Across Campus series.


For more information about this Syracuse University course, contact Barb Witek at 315-443-4763 or email sweber@syr.edu.