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Pictured are the staff of the college's Office of Admissions in front of gifts to be donated to the Empty Stocking Project in Saratoga Springs.

Office of Admissions Secret Santas Stuff Empty “Stockings” for 8-year-old Demond and 9-year-old Melody

Posted December 7, 2017

Empty Stocking matches sponsors, a.k.a. Secret Santas, with underprivileged children throughout Saratoga County. ... MORE

Executive Vice President for Administration Joseph L. Garcia, a retired lieutenant colonel and 28-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, stands with Librarian Sara Hull in the lobby of 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., as cards for the Holidays for Heroes program were collected.

SUNY Empire Participates in the American Red Cross’s Holidays for Heroes Program

Posted December 4, 2017

Sara Hull, librarian at SUNY Empire State College, opened the first tab on her random acts of kindness advent calendar and the message underneath read: Write a card to a soldier. ... MORE

Professor Jim Wunsch, at left, with Margaret Blair '17 at the college's Manhattan location.

SUNY's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards Scholarship to Brooklyn Alumna Margaret Blair for Research of Art in the Czech Republic and Cuba

Posted November 30, 2017

Blair, who graduated in October 2017 and completed a bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in arts, learning and communication, traveled to Cuba twice and once to the Czech Republic to conduct research on art in both countries. She was particularly focused on the communist cultures in both countries. ... MORE

Central New York students, alumni and employees support the Year of the Caribbean.

Students, Alumni and Employees in Central New York Paint Together to Support Year of the Caribbean

Posted November 17, 2017

SUNY Empire State College students, alumni and employees from the Central New York region created beach-themed paintings in support of this year’s Year of the Caribbean theme for the college. ... MORE

Gingerbread creation, “The Ballroom,” incorporates Cosgriff’s fish-eye image of a tree in front of the museum in springtime. Image courtesy of Timothy Cosgriff '93

Art of Timothy Cosgriff '93 on Display at Eastman Museum

Posted November 15, 2017

Artist Timothy Cosgriff '93, regional operations coordinator for SUNY Empire State College’s Genesee Valley locations, and an alumnus of the college, has his work on display at the George Eastman Museum, 900 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y., as part of its annual Sweet Creations Display. ... MORE

Image of Doug Sherman, left, with two other veterans, who also are members of SALUTE, at the 2017 commencement at Albany.

First Class of Veteran and Military Students Inducted Into SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

Posted November 10, 2017

Sixty-seven active-duty military and veteran SUNY Empire State College students, from across New York state and the nation, have been inducted into the college’s SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society. ... MORE

Meg Benke, left, is presented with the Noflett Williams Service Award by Deb Adair, executive director of Quality Matters, the 2016 award recipient. Photo provided NUTN

Professor Meg Benke Receives National University Technology Network’s Noflett Williams Service Award

Posted November 8, 2017

The award is named in honor of the late Nofflet D. Williams, a NUTN founder and pioneer in the application of telecommunications to education and the development of distance learning on state, national and international levels. ... MORE

Altes presents Gaines with Altes Prize

Donna Gaines Presented Altes Prize at the Fall Academic Conference

Posted November 6, 2017

Donna Gaines, assistant professor of Social Science and Interdisciplinary Studies at the college’s Old Westbury location and a licensed social worker, was presented with the Jane and Wally Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service at the Fall Academic Conference, held Oct. 25 through 27. ... MORE

Gayle Stever Delivers Susan H. Turben Faculty Lecture

Posted November 6, 2017

Thirty years ago, no one was researching fan behavior and “superstar mania” in the field of psychology and lifespan development. When Gayle Stever, associate professor in Social Sciences with the college’s Rochester location, looked at the literature, it was almost all coming from the communication field. ... MORE

David Pritchard to Present at Wings of the Future Forum, Moscow, Russia

Posted October 31, 2017

According to Pritchard, manufacturing processes of the next generation of aircraft – to be produced in the mid-2020s – will include advanced robotic applications, including collaborative robots (COBOTS), industrial robots on automated guide vehicles (MOBOTS), automated fiber placement, additive manufacturing, thermoplastic airframe structures and factory digitalization. ... MORE

Image of “Cover Jar," a cone 12-gas reduction clay piece, by Alan Stankiewicz.

Artwork by Mentor Alan Stankiewicz Selected for a Juried Clay Exhibition

Posted October 18, 2017

An opening reception takes place from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, at the Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave., Rochester, N.Y. ... MORE

Ira Taub, Ruth Losack (mentor), Jenny Mincin (mentor, standing), Marie Wausnock (sitting), Gennaro Bonfiglio (mentor, standing), Jennifer Taub (sitting), Gina Torino (mentor, standing) and Lisa Nuzzi, (sitting)

Staten Island Faculty and Staff Cap Student Welcome Week with Mentor/Mentee Dinner

Posted September 29, 2017

Welcome week consists of a series of events, including sessions on tips, tricks and traps to avoid on the path to academic success, student club meetings, a workshop on Moodle, the college's online learning management system and a reception followed by the mentor/mentee dinner. ... MORE

SUNY Empire student Blain Smith

Blain Smith Returns to College

Posted September 13, 2017

Blain Smith has a successful career as a computer engineer and IT systems programmer, including seven years as a programmer at Harvard University, is a married father of a four-year-old son and, with his wife, has just finished building a new home in Saratoga County, in upstate New York. ... MORE

Zeeva Bukai

Zeeva Bukai Wins Curt Johnson Prose Award

Posted August 25, 2017

Zeeva Bukai, academic support specialist at SUNY Empire State College’s Brooklyn location, has received the 2017 Curt Johnson Prose Award for fiction for her story, “The Abandoning.” ... MORE

Left to right are: Jane and her husband, John J. Corrou '94, a member of the Empire State College Foundation Board, Marian Conway ’01, ‘04, chair of the board, and Walter Williams, the college’s vice president for advancement.

Record-setting Turn Out for an Evening at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Posted August 17, 2017

The college saw a sellout crowd and a record turnout with close to 160 guests at its 13 annual Evening at SPAC. ... MORE

President Hancock with alumna Josie Quinones ’91 at Saratoga Race Course during the annual day at the races event.

90-year-old Alumna Josie Quinones ’91 Enjoys a Day at the Races

Posted August 14, 2017

She was proud to learn that she was the oldest person in attendance. ... MORE

Bassist and alumnus Marcus McLaurine ’09, and his jazz group, Native Soul, perform at the college's Juneteenth celebration in Manhattan.

Black Male Initiative Celebrates Juneteenth Freedom Day

Posted August 8, 2017

SUNY Empire State College’s Black Male Initiative (BMI), one of the college's many student/alumni clubs, welcomed a large, diverse, standing-room-only crowd to celebrate Juneteenth Freedom Day, also known as Juneteenth, Freedom Day and African-American Independence Day. ... MORE

President Hancock and member's of the college's alumni and foundation boards, present the winning trophy to jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who rode Driving Me Crazy to victory in the fourth race at Saratoga.

23rd Annual Day at the Races – Another Winner

Posted August 4, 2017

Again this year, on Friday, July 28, SUNY Empire State College sponsored the fourth race at Saratoga Race Course. The day began with breakfast, an invitation to take a guided tour of the historic track and expert advice on handicapping the thoroughbred horse races. ... MORE

SUNY Old Westbury Assistant Professor Andrew Hashley and SUNY Empire State College Associate Professor Rhianna Rogers at the SUNY COIL workshop at AUT.

SUNY Empire Faculty Advance Innovative, Virtual International Student “Exchange” Program

Posted July 27, 2017

SUNY Empire State College faculty and professional staff participated in the recent SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (SUNY COIL)’s intensive five-day workshop at the American University in Technology (AUT), Beirut, Lebanon, one of the college’s eight international education partners. ... MORE

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