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Fulton Montgomery Community College

Through Education the American Dream Can Flourish

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 03.12.2015 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Whether or not you agree with any of these positions is not what's most important. What is important, from the perspective of this op-ed, is that we examine our governments and their positions.

Atmosphere of Accountability

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 02.05.2015 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

I believe in accountability. We are stewards of the public trust. I also believe that government has a right to know what we're doing with the public funds. But too many masters can do more harm than good.

Attracting Students to STEM

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 02.04.2015 | Education
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Our country is not producing enough graduates from STEM programs to fuel the innovation economy. India is far outpacing the United States in engineering graduates.

First Day of College

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 11.03.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

When you think of your first day of college, you think back about the anticipation of meeting new people, the confusion of a new environment, the anxiety of the amount of work to do and perhaps the excitement of preparing for your future.

Student Debt and Higher Education

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 09.21.2014 | Education
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Student debt has been a hot topic of discussion in Washington, Albany, and all around the country. Graduates are losing lifetime wealth due to college debt. Although this may be true, it may not be the entire issue.

Summer on the FM Campus

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 08.25.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Working in education, I am often asked if I enjoy my summers off. For sure, activity on a college campus is slower during the summer months when compa...

Imagine a Community Without FM

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Dustin Swanger

As we welcome the incoming class this fall, we recognize that it is Fulton-Montgomery Community College's 50th incoming class. For five decades, FM has been a part of the fabric of the Fulton and Montgomery County Region.