Student Connections

Issue 72, Feb. 19, 2015

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It’s About Time…For you!

By Andy Binder, community outreach and events coordinator, Academic Affairs

The 3rd annual Student Wellness Retreat will be held April 16-18, 2015, at the Hilton Albany in Downtown Albany, N.Y. Last year, more than 350 students attended this event and this year is expected to be even bigger. ... MORE

Current News

Career Fairs and Career Events Open to Students and Alumni

SUNY Empire State College students and alumni are invited to attend some of the upcoming career fairs and career events around New York state. ... MORE

WAMC: Three Members of College Community Interviewed in Story on Effect of Student Loans on Adult Learners

In part two of a series on student loan debt, WAMC News takes a look at how adult learners are navigating today’s world of higher education and what schools are doing to meet their needs. ... MORE

SAAG Supports Student Engagement with Two New Projects

As a student, it is important to find ways to connect with the college. With demanding class schedules, family lives, work ... MORE

Creative Corner

Winter Sun - Oil on Canvas

Original Oil on Canvas ... MORE


Original poetry by graduate student, Layla Abdullah-Poulos '10 ... MORE

Social Corner

Alumni Spotlight: Ellen Gruber Garvey '84 Publishes "Writing with Scissors" Exploring American Scrapbooks; Won 4 Prizes

"Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance" ... MORE

Advocate Father

Our first son, Max, was born late December 2010. ... MORE

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Did You Know

More than 400 students have already registered for the Student Wellness Retreat.