The Student Connection

Issue 83, July 23, 2015

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Putting your Research out There: Graduate Students and Conference Presentations

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos ‘10, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

Considering the myriad responsibilities that many SUNY Empire State College graduate students have, the idea of presenting at a conference seems like yet another daunting task. With studies, work and family, there is little time or energy to travel to conferences let alone prepare to present at one. However, there are many benefits to presenting that make it worth the extra effort. ... MORE

Current News

Nikki Shrimpton Named Dean of Undergraduate Studies Effective Sept. 1; Has Been at CNYC Since 1998

Nicole (Nikki) Shrimpton, dean in Central New York since 2011, has been named SUNY Empire’s dean of undergraduate studies after a national search, effective Sept. 1. ... MORE

Men of Color Symposium Focuses on Post-Incarceration Challenges

The city of Newburgh, N.Y. hosted a SUNY Empire State College special symposium addressing issues facing Men of Color after incarceration. ... MORE

Student and Alumni Showcase of Achievements Honors 3 Alumni in Rochester

On May 14, GVC teamed up with CDL to celebrate "one college" at the annual Student and Alumni Showcase of Achievements in Cutler Ballroom at the Memorial Art Gallery. ... MORE

Creative Corner

Comercio Justo (Fair Trade)

Comercio Justo (Fair Trade) is an art piece by student, Patricia Sifuentes Cazorla. It reads: I had my first cup of coffee at the age of 6...she picked her first coffee beans at the same age. ... MORE

The Solitary Bluff

Original poetry submission ... MORE

Social Corner

Student Spotlight: Robert Russell

An incoming Empire State College student experienced the dream of attending Harvard in June. ... MORE

CDL Lecturer Amy Stock Passes Away; Services Friday, July 24

Amy L. Stock, an adjunct lecturer with the Center for Distance Learning, died on July 19, in Albany, N.Y., the victim of a drunk driver. ... MORE

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Did You Know

The 11th Annual Student Academic Conference needs presenters! Check out the Call for Proposals for more information or to submit yours today.