Westchester Community College

Hudson Valley News
10:54 am
Wed June 18, 2014

DCC Names New President

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A community college in the Hudson Valley is getting a new president.

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Hudson Valley News
8:11 am
Fri November 8, 2013

WCC President Announces Retirement

Dr. Joseph Hankin
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The nation’s longest-serving community college president is retiring.

Westchester Community College President Dr. Joseph Hankin announced his retirement after serving as the college’s president for 42 years. Patrick Hennessey is the college’s spokesman.

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Hudson Valley News
8:19 am
Wed May 22, 2013

WCC CSEA Pickets Over Lack Of Contract

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VALHALLA – Some 60 members of the Westchester Community College CSEA picketed at the Valhalla-based school late Tuesday afternoon over the lack of a new contract for four years.  The union represents 300 support personnel.

Unit President Carol Ann Zavarella said county government and college administration are “playing politics” with the union members and said they are frustrated.

“It has been since 2009 that we have had a cost of living increase, we’ve had any new staff, all of our college lines vacated by early retirement have been left vacant,” Zavarella said.

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Hudson Valley News
2:50 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Bill Clinton To Speak At Westchester Community College

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Former President Bill Clinton will speak in his home county of Westchester Saturday, to raise money for student scholarships.

While Clinton is at Westchester Community College in Valhalla Saturday afternoon, he will receive a State University of New York Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. And as Executive Director of the college’s foundation Eve Larner explains, the event is more than solely a fundraiser for student scholarships.

Clinton last spoke at the college in 2005.

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