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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

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

STTI Honor Society of Nursing, Tau Kappa Chapter, Welcomes the College

Posted April 21, 2014

The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing's mission is to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service. STTI welcomed SUNY Empire State College as a new member of its Tau Kappa chapter at a formal chapter charter amendment ceremony, held earlier this month. ... MORE

“The Future of STEM: Women and Minority Adult Students 2014 Conference”

Posted April 21, 2014

The purpose of the SUNY CID-funded grant and conference was to explore, analyze and examine opportunities for adult women and minorities, an underserved, nontraditional student population, to pursue and succeed in STEM fields. ... 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

“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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