Student Connections

Issue 63, April 24, 2014

The Great 24 Hour Giving Challenge, Empire State College Logo

First-ever, One-day Fundraising Challenge Surpasses Donor Goal by 225 Percent

By David Henahan, director of communications, Office of Communications and Government Relations

More than 650 alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends from 25 states contributed to "The Great 24-hour Giving Challenge," SUNY Empire State College’s first-ever, one-day fundraising challenge. On average, the college received one gift every two minutes. ... MORE

Transition to Paperless Bills in 2014 Fall Term Will Save Resources and Time and Provide Clarity for Students

By Melissa Sterling, student accounts billing coordinator, Student Accounts

Beginning with registration for the 2014 Fall 2 term, which opens Sept. 16, Student Accounts will transition to paperless billing. ... MORE

New York State Seal

Correction Officers at NYS County Facilities Can Earn 14 College Credits at No Cost in New Partnership with College

By David Henahan, director of communication, Office of Communications and Government Relations

Correction officers serving in New York state county facilities will be awarded 14 college credits upon completion of the New York State Municipal Police Training Council Basic Course for Correction Officers and enrollment at SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

Other News

Caring for Our Emotional Hearts, By Lue Turner, mentor, Genesee Valley Center

Role of ILO in Economic Security, Political Freedom and Labor Rights Theme of Conference Co-sponsored by College, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Student Artwork Sought for Annual Competition; Deadline is May 9, By Danielle Benedict, senior staff assistant for student services and academic support, Academic Affairs

Did You Know

If you took a course using the new Moodle Learning Management System during the Sept. 2013 term, The Integrated Technology Committee needs your input! Students that were enrolled in courses during the Sept. 2013 term received a link to the survey via email. The survey closes May 1, 2014, so don't pass up this opportunity to be heard. Share your Moodle experience today!

Article Contributors

Danielle Benedict

Helen Edelman

David Henahan

Melissa Sterling

Lue Turner