The Student Connection

...a student-run newsletter

Why Does a Sixty-five Year Old Start an Online Undergraduate Degree?

By Don Pardew, student, Center for Distance Learning

In a line from a sixties sitcom a woman declares defiantly, “I am going to have a nervous breakdown, I have worked for it, I have earned it, I deserve it and no one is going to deprive me of it.” I have long forgotten the source of the line, perhaps “Saturday Night Live,” but the hilarity of it keeps it fresh in memory. ... MORE

Plaza Location Presents Free "Camera Creativity" Workshop

By Susan LeClair, recruitment specialist, Empire State Plaza Office

“Camera Creativity” will be presented at the college’s Empire State Plaza location, concourse level next to SEFCU, Wednesday, Sept. 18, noon-1 p.m., at no charge. ... MORE

Fox News: SUNY Participating in New Process to Measure Real Student Learning

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

With the cost of college on a steady rise with no end in sight, many students are wondering if the price tag is worth it. Well, a new test might be able to show just how much (or little) students learned during their time on campus. ... MORE

Other News

Why Does a Sixty-five Year Old Start an Online Undergraduate Degree?, By Don Pardew, student, Center for Distance Learning

Plaza Location Presents Free "Camera Creativity" Workshop, By Susan LeClair, recruitment specialist, Empire State Plaza Office

Fox News: SUNY Participating in New Process to Measure Real Student Learning, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Did You Know...

Reduced rate rooms for the Ninth Annual Student Academic Conference are available until Sept. 26, 2013. Click here for more information.
Student/Alumni Profile
Meet Paula Gravelle, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange