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Letitia James, public advocate for New York City will join the faculty this fall and teach at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies.

Public Advocate Letitia James to Teach at SUNY Empire State College

Posted August 19, 2014

Letitia James will teach a section of students in labor and public affairs this fall. ... MORE

Faculty members Christine Leake, far left, Linda Treinish, Stacey Gallagher and Thomas Brady, assessment specialist, join Walter Dean Myers ‘84, wearing glasses, and faculty members Jennifer Spitz and Arlene Rider after Dean’s lecture at the college’s Hartsdale office.

Walter Dean Myers ’84 Dies at 76

Posted July 3, 2014

A two-time Newbery Award winner, Myers wrote more than 100 books aimed at children, middle-schoolers and young adults. Urban teenagers and young, economically disadvantaged African-Americans are frequent subjects. ... MORE

Front row left to right: Carlos M. Benitez, ’03, Nan L. Haynes, ’88, Dean Nan DiBello, Janet Falk, ’88, ’90, ’94
Back row left to right: Mark J. F. Schroeder, ’82, Lorraine E. Peeler, ’88, Dennis J. Richards, ’00, ’01, ’12, George K. Arthur, ‘77

Professor Lorraine Peeler '88 Has Passed Away

Posted July 3, 2014

Affectionately known as “Dr. Lo” to her students and in the faith community, she passed away Tuesday, July 1, after a long illness. ... MORE

Reference Librarian Alison Dundy, HVACLS, Co-translates Book on Yanomani Shaman, Wins Prestigious Prize

Posted August 5, 2014

Alison Dundy, a reference librarian at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies, has co-translated a book, "The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman," by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert, which has been published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Dundy and her co-translator, Nicholas Elliott, recently won the prestigious French-American Foundation translation award for their work on the English version of Kopenawa's words. ... MORE

Award-Winning Author Deborah Gregory '86 Honored at Empire State College Commencement in New York City

Posted July 15, 2014

The college recognized Deborah Gregory ’86, author of “The Cheetah Girls” book series, with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Empire State College's New York City Commencement. ... MORE

Ingrid Kirton and Angelina Garner attended the health fair during the 2014 Student Wellness Retreat. Garner, a student from New York City, said the health fair helped to reduce her stress. Photo/Empire State College

Nearly 350 Attend the 2014 Student Wellness Retreat

Posted April 30, 2014

Smiles, greetings and good wishes for friends, colleagues and new acquaintances marked the event at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Albany. ... MORE

“Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners,” Co-authored by Tom Mackey, Trudi Jacobson

Posted April 21, 2014

Today’s learners communicate, create and share information using social media, blogs, wikis, mobile devices, virtual worlds and MOOCs. ... MORE

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