Left to right are Associate Dean Cathy Leaker, graduate student Layla Abdullah-Poulos ‘10, Professor Elena Michelson, graduate student Tanya Rice Thompson ’14, and Professor Alan Mandell at the 2016 celebration of experiential learning.

Experiential Learning Celebrated

Posted February 16, 2016

More than 30 students, faculty, staff and alumni joined in a broad discussion of the nature of experiential learning, its impact on individual students and on higher education nationally. ... MORE

AAC&U Vice President Tia Brown McNair

Tia Brown McNair, AAC&U Vice President, Office of Diversity, Equity and Student Success to Deliver 2016 Boyer Lecture

Posted February 16, 2016

The lecture will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, Main Hall, Saratoga City Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and will be streamed live via the Internet at www.esc.edu/esc-tv. ... MORE

Student participating in the college's leadership institute gathered in Saratoga Springs the last weekend of January 2016. Photo/Empire State College

First Cohort of Students Participate in the College’s Leadership Institute

Posted February 4, 2016

Twenty-five students, together with faculty and professional staff, gathered in January for SUNY Empire State College’s Student Leadership Institute Winter Retreat at the college’s 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs location. ... MORE

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

Dawn Judkins and Still Life

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

SUNY Empire State College Awarded $400,000 to Develop New B.S. in Health Science

Posted January 12, 2016

The new program will contribute to achieving SUNY’s systemwide completion agenda of awarding 150,000 degrees each year by 2020. ... MORE

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