The Student Connection

...a student-run newsletter

Issue 64, May 15, 2014

Facing Your Finances

By Kristina Delbridge, director of financial aid, Financial Aid Office

Perhaps one of the most avoided conversations students ever have with themselves is “the money talk.” It is so easy to try to ignore our finances but inevitably, we have no choice but to deal with our financial truths. It isn’t as though resources and information aren’t readily available. ... MORE

Sticking With It: Persisting to Graduation at Empire State College

By the DAS Team, directors of academic support, Empire State College

Adult learners face a whole set of challenges that traditional age students typically do not have to deal with. Once you address those challenges, you’ll greatly increase your chances of finishing your degree. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College’s Poetry Showcase 2014

By Bernell Frank Jr. (Bfrankjr), student, Metropolitan Center

The Voices Poetry Club held a Poetry Showcase on May 1 at the Brooklyn Unit on Livingston Street. Club President Edwin Deloatch hosted the event, which premiered many students and guest poets presenting their original “spoken word” poetry. ... MORE

Other News

Tips for Healthy Living , By Jennifer Quaglio, student, Center for Distance Learning

STTI Honor Society of Nursing, Tau Kappa Chapter, Welcomes Empire State College As New Member at Ceremony, By David Henahan, director of communications, Office of Communications and Government Relations

"Financial Aid: The Dollars and Sense of Financing College" to Be Presented in Free Workshop at Plaza May 21, By Susan Eve Tepper LeClair, recruitment specialist, Empire State Plaza Office

Did You Know

The deadline to submit your artwork to the Student Art Competition has been extended to May 23.

Article Contributors

Kristina Delbridge

Directors of Academic Support

Bernell Frank Jr.

David Henahan

Jennifer Quaglio

Susan Eve Tepper LeClair