North Country Native Returns Home to CCC as Center for Community and Workforce Development Specialist

Connor Douglass, a proud North Country native with a passion for sports and community development, is returning to his roots as he takes on the role of Center for Community and Workforce Development Specialist at Clinton Community College.

Connor Douglass

A graduate of Peru High School in 2016, Connor embarked on an impressive educational journey that led him to SUNY Oswego, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and Mass Communication in 2020. Continuing his pursuit of academic excellence, he obtained his Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies in 2021.

Throughout his career, Connor has demonstrated his dedication and effectiveness in various roles within the sports industry. At SUNY Oswego’s Athletics Department, he served as an Athletic Communication Aid, contributing to website maintenance, promotional materials, and statistical analysis for the college’s sports programs. His commitment extended to being the official play-by-play statistician for all Men’s and Women’s Basketball home games, including participation in the 2019 Division 3 Men’s National Basketball Tournament.

After completing his master’s degree in Washington, DC, Connor continued his professional journey with Volo Sports, the largest social sports company in the United States. In his role as the Sports Coordinator for Volleyball, Basketball, and Dodgeball in the DC market, he managed over 15 leagues per season across DC and Arlington, VA, overseeing sales, customer service, league logistics, and referee training.

Now, Connor is thrilled to return to his hometown and to work at Clinton Community College where he eagerly anticipates the opportunity to leverage his diverse skill set and experiences to benefit the local community. In his new role, Connor aims to introduce innovative community events and expand non-credit programs, fostering growth and engagement within the region.

"I'm excited to be back in the area and to contribute to the development of the community that shaped me," said Connor Douglass. "I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and skills to enhance the offerings at Clinton Community College and make a positive impact on the lives of those in the North Country."

Connor Douglass's appointment as the Center for Community and Workforce Development Specialist marks a significant step forward for Clinton Community College, as it continues its mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education and outreach initiatives.