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Melissa Boes

SUNY Empire Student Teams with Red Cross for Chance at Scholarship

Posted January 14, 2016

Thirty-four people braved the snow and cold winds Tuesday to donate blood at the Dale Association. The drive was sponsored by Melissa Boes as part of the American Red Cross “Leaders Save Lives” scholarship program. ... MORE

David Shakes ’85, who directed and performed in James’s Baldwin’s play “The Amen Corner,” at the Multi Use Community Cultural Center, Rochester. Photo/Annette Dragon

Production of James Baldwin’s “The Amen Corner” a Smash Hit

Posted January 29, 2016

Of the five-night run, four shows were sellouts, one was oversold – additional chairs had to be brought in to accommodate the overflow audience – and standing ovations greeted the actors at the conclusion of every performance. ... MORE

Sarah Ralston Self Portrait

SUNY Empire Students and Alumni Showcase Artwork

Posted January 29, 2016

SUNY Empire alumni, and students studying art therapy, drawing and painting, showcased the fruits of their labor at an art show opening Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the college’s Teaching Gallery, 111 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ... MORE

Martha J. Kanter

Martha Kanter, Former U.S. Under Secretary of Education, Guest for Revisioning Adult Higher Education Webinar

Posted January 19, 2016

The webinar is free, open to the public and takes place from noon-1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17. ... MORE

Martin Luther King Jr. Photo/©Benedict J. Fernandez ‘87

SUNY Empire State College Observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted January 15, 2016

Members of the SUNY Empire State College community across the state and around the world are asked to consider participating in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, a national effort that honor’s King’s legacy, by volunteering their time for a good cause on Monday, Jan. 18. ... MORE

Saudia Khan at the college's 2015 Student Academic Conference. Photo/Empire State College

Saudia Khan, Labor Center Student and IBEW Local 3 Apprentice Honored

Posted January 12, 2016

Saudia Khan, an apprentice with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 and a student learning at the SUNY Empire State College Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies, has been recognized by The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills for volunteering to inform graduating seniors at her former high school about the initiative. ... MORE

Polly Baird, Richard Porter Leach Fellowship Recipient 2015-16

Dancer, Singer and Student Polly Baird Receives SUNY Empire’s Richard Porter Leach Fellowship

Posted January 7, 2016

It took a confluence of opportunity and timing (some might say destiny) before Polly Baird, then 18, joined the ballet chorus of the Broadway hit, “Phantom of the Opera.” ... MORE

Julie Gedro

Professor Julie Gedro New President-elect of AHRD

Posted December 30, 2015

Julie Gedro, a professor of business, management and economics based at the college’s East Syracuse location, has been elected president-elect of the Academy of Human Resource Development. ... MORE

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Holiday Hours of Operation

Posted December 22, 2015

Please accept the good wishes of the entire SUNY Empire State College community for a happy holiday season and a healthy new year. ... MORE

Kim Russell, one of the college's visually impaired students, talks about overcoming obstacles to learning at the 2015 SUNY FACT2 Symposium on Disabilities.

New MOOC Available for Educators – Teaching and Course Design Address Students with Disabilities

Posted December 16, 2015

Participants gain a better understanding of accessibility as a civil rights issue and develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments for all students, including those with disabilities. ... MORE

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