The Student Connection

...a student-run newsletter

Issue 56, December 16, 2013

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TITLE IX: Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment

By Mary Morton, affirmative action officer, Office of the President

Learn about: Your rights and responsibilities; What support and resources are available; How to report a Title IX concern ... MORE

Fiery explosion in the distance of a dessert ringed by mountains

"Lurching Toward Enlightenment": College's First Zombie Residency Set for May 17-18, 2014 in Old Westbury

By AmyRuth Tobol, associate dean, Long Island Center

The apocalypse is near! The college’s first Zombie Residency is set for Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014, at the Long Island Center in Old Westbury. The residency is themed “Lurching Toward Enlightenment: The Scholar’s Zombie Apocalypse.” ... MORE

Black and white photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Countdown for Eternity": Rare View of Dr. Martin Luther King through the Lens of Benedict Fernandez '87 at Metro

By Hope Ferguson, senior writer, Office of Communications and Government Relations

The Metropolitan Center of SUNY Empire State College will present “Countdown to Eternity,” a rare and intimate view of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final years, as observed through the lens of photographer Benedict J. Fernandez ’87. ... MORE

Other News

Smarthinking: 24/7 Academic Help in the Comfort of Your Home, By Aimee Woznick, Ph.D., director of academic support, Niagara Frontier Center

Telecompaper: SUNY Joins Global STEM Alliance, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Dana Gliserman Kopans to Teach Special Topics in Literature Course on Vampires, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Special Announcement

Empire State College will be closed on Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25, and on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014. The college will be minimally staffed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24, on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 26 and 27, and on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 30 and 31. Please check with your local center to find out if services for students will be available on those days.

Did You Know

Students can chat live with the Center for Distance Learning Office of Academic Support via Blackboard Collaborate. Click here for more information and a schedule of availability.

Student/Alumni Profile
Meet Nehme Frangie, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange
Article Contributors

Helen Edelman

Hope Ferguson

Mary Morton

AmyRuth Tobol

Aimee Woznick