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Media Studies Mentor Cindy Conaway Appeared on on Jeopardy!

Posted January 17, 2012

Cindy Conaway, at left, assistant professor of media studies at the Northeast Center, appeared on ABC’s popular game show "Jeopardy!" Friday night (Jan. 13). ... MORE

See College Ad and Dean Mackey Comments in "Online Learning" Supplement in the New York Times

Posted January 11, 2012

Empire State College appeared in the New York Times in two locations last Sunday (Jan. 8). ... MORE

Long Island Center, Central New York Center and Genesee Valley Center Offer Sustainability Lectures

Posted January 11, 2012

The college will offer three public lectures featuring the topic of environmental sustainability this winter. Each lecture is co-sponsored by a regional community group and will begin with a networking reception. The lectures will be held at the Old Westbury Unit, Syracuse Center and Genesee Valley Center at Rochester. ... MORE

Alumnus Kenny Barron '78 and President Davis Interviewed on WGBO Jazz Program

Posted January 9, 2012

President Alan Davis and alumnus Kenny Barron ’78, a renowned jazz pianist will be on WBGO FM (Jazz88.3 FM) on Tuesday, Jan. 17. ... MORE

Empire State College Hosts Saratoga Reads! Event Jan. 22

Posted January 11, 2012

Empire State College will host an “Introduction to the Saratoga Reads Winning Book” event on Sunday, January 22 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the Center for Distance Learning, 113 West Ave.The book selected this year is the “Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” by award-winning journalist Rebecca Skloot, which describes how the cells derived from a poor cancer-stricken black woman in the 1950s, who sought treatment at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, were used for 60 years in research (without her prior consent) that produced numerous medical breakthroughs. ... MORE

Tibetan Monks to Visit College's Central New York Center

Posted October 12, 2011

Monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery will visit the college’s Central New York Center on Monday, Oct. 24. Gaden Monastery is one of the three most renowned monasteries in Tibet, located approximately 50 kilometers east of Tibet’s capital city, Lhasa. It was built on the magnificent hillside of Drigri Mountain, a calm, peaceful retreat suitable place for spiritual development. ... MORE

Mel Rosenthal Retires After 40 Years at Empire State College

Posted October 11, 2011

“40 Years in Pictures,” a very special exhibit of photography by SUNY Distinguished Professor Mel Rosenthal, will be on display on the third floor of the Metropolitan Center, 325 Hudson Street in New York City, to celebrate the college’s 40th anniversary year. An opening reception is set for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m. ... MORE

SUNY Regional Showcase Features Empire State College

Posted October 11, 2011

SUNY Empire State College joined Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, Farmingdale State College, Nassau Community College, Suffolk Community College and SUNY Old Westbury on the Stony Brook University campus for the first in a series of showcases that SUNY has scheduled for the third year of its strategic plan, “The Power of SUNY.” ... MORE

Metropolitan Mentor Publishes Book on “World’s Oldest Manuscript on Arithmetic”

Posted October 5, 2011

Gohar Marikyan, a mentor and convener of SMT at the Metropolitan Center, has published a book, “Anania Shirakatsi’s Tvabanutiun: World’s Oldest Manuscript on Arithmetic.” ... MORE

College Launches its Fall 2011 Marketing Campaign

Posted October 5, 2011

The SUNY Empire State College fall promotional campaign is underway. ... MORE

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