Press Release: Columbia-Greene Community College Launches New GED Testing Site




HUDSON, NY—Columbia-Greene Community College proudly announces the opening of a new GED (General Educational Development) testing site located within the Professional Academic Center (PAC) on campus. Serving as the sole GED testing site between Albany and Poughkeepsie, the site will expand access to essential educational resources for Columbia and Greene County residents and beyond.

With the unveiling of this testing site, individuals seeking to obtain their GED certificate will now have a conveniently located facility, eliminating the need for extensive travel. The Columbia-Greene Community College GED testing site offers a local solution for residents pursuing further education and career advancement opportunities.

“Establishing the GED testing site reinforces the College’s commitment to serving the educational needs of the community,” explains Dr. Carlee Drummer, President of Columbia-Greene Community College. “Offering a convenient and accessible location for individuals to earn the GED certificate empowers residents to unlock pathways to higher education and career success.”

Opening the GED testing site at Columbia-Greene advances the College’s mission to bridge educational gaps and promote lifelong learning within the region. Collaborating with Columbia-Greene Workforce New York, the College streamlines the process for individuals seeking to enhance their academic credentials and expand employment opportunities.

“For many individuals, obtaining a GED certificate represents a crucial step towards achieving their academic and professional goals,” stated Amanda Karch, Executive Director of Columbia-Greene Workforce New York. “Opening this new testing site provides the necessary support and resources to help individuals succeed in their educational pursuits.”

To schedule a GED test or obtain more information about the testing site, contact Columbia-Greene Workforce New York at 518.697.6510.

About Columbia-Greene

Columbia-Greene Community College, a campus of the State University of New York (SUNY), is a comprehensive two-year institution offering a variety of transfer and career programs leading to Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Occupational Studies degrees, as well as microcredentials, one-year certificate programs, and specialized courses that respond to community needs.