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Empire State College's Metro Art Club Presents Inaugural Exhibition

Posted May 14, 2015

Empire State College has announced the launch of the Metro Art Club with the art exhibition, “Diversity: Forging New Paths.” The show features current students, alumni and a CUNY guest artist. ... MORE

Robert Roach Jr. ‘96, general secretary-treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, will address the SUNY Empire State College Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies class of 2013.

Robert Roach Jr. ’96 to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted May 7, 2015

Robert Roach Jr. ’96, general secretary-treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, will be recognized as a recipient of SUNY Empire State College’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. ... MORE

Melba Tolliver ’98 Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Posted May 7, 2015

Melba Tolliver ’98, the first black person ever to anchor a network news program, will be recognized as a recipient of SUNY Empire State College’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. ... MORE

The SUNY Empire State College 2015 24-Hour Giving Challenge

24-Hour Giving Challenge Exceeds Participation Goals with 750 Alumni, Students, Employees and Friends' Gifts

Posted April 30, 2015

A total of 750 alumni, students, employees and friends of SUNY Empire participated in the college’s 2015 24-Hour Giving Challenge yesterday, Wednesday, April 29, exceeding all participation goals and surpassing 2014’s total by nearly 100 donors. ... MORE

David J. Mazetti '10

David ’10 and Joy Mazzetti Issue Fundraising Challenge to SUNY Empire State College

Posted April 28, 2015

If the college is successful in attracting 400 donors within 24-hours, the gift from the Mazzettis to SUNY Empire will be realized. ... MORE

Statewide Celebratory Events Mark SUNY Empire State College’s 43rd Commencement

Posted April 27, 2015

Statewide celebratory events beginning in Buffalo and concluding on Long Island mark SUNY Empire State College’s 43rd annual commencement season. ... MORE

Heidi Nightengale, the 2015 recipient of the Empire State College Award for Excellence in Part-Time Mentoring, with President Merodie Hancock and Alan Stankiewicz, last year's recipient.

Mentor Heidi Nightengale Recipient of Award for Excellence in Part-time Mentoring

Posted April 20, 2015

Nightengale, a faculty mentor at the college’s Auburn, N.Y. location,was selected for the award following a rigorous, competitive selection process. ... MORE

Sara Humphreys: Publish, Perish or Persevere

Posted April 16, 2015

Author and actress Sara Humphreys will be speaking at the college's Nanuet location. “Publish, Perish or Persevere: A journey to publishing,” chronicles her story as a writer and published author of science fiction, fantasy and romance novels. ... MORE

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher stands next to Dwight Anderson '98, '14 who is holding his Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. Zimpher and Anderson were joined by the college's provost and vice president for academic affairs, Alfred Ntoko, at the 2015 award ceremony for all recipients held in Albany, N.Y./Photo Joe Putrock for SUNY

Four Students are Among SUNY's Very Best

Posted April 13, 2015

Four nontraditional students are among SUNY’s very best. They are 2015 recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, SUNY's most prestigious student honor. ... MORE

Elected officials join associate professor Catherine Collins, at center, after her unanimous election to the Board of Regents during the annual joint session of the state Legislature. Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes stands at far left with state Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Collins, Assemblyman Sean Ryan and state Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy on the assembly chamber dais. Photo/NY Assembly

Professor and Mentor Catherine Collins Elected to Board of Regents

Posted March 27, 2015

At a joint session of the New York State Assembly and Senate, state legislators unanimously elected Catherine Collins, SUNY Empire State College associate professor and mentor in Community and Human Services, to serve on the state Board of Regents. ... MORE

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