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SCCC History: About

A brief guide to the founding and expansion of SCCC

The History of Schenectady County Community College (SCCC)

SCCC was founded in 1969 with the help of members of the Schenectady community and the State University of New York. Use this guide to learn about the founding and expansion of the college through materials available in the Special Collections department of the Begley Library.  You can also learn more about the Special Collections by viewing the SCCC Special Collections research guide.

Librarian Demonstrates Dial Access in SCCC Library, 1969

A photograph stored on a projector slide depicting Miss Case, the first Library Director, in the old library in Elston Hall. The Special Collections houses many photographs from SCCC's history; some can be seen here in this research guide.

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Laura Welch