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Empire State College Magazines and Journals

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Connections tells the stories of the college’s remarkable alumni and students. This SUNY Empire State College magazine reports on timely, relevant higher education issues that impact us and our colleagues, students and alumni from other institutions of higher education.

Regular features include updates on alumni, a portfolio of their artistic and literary accomplishments, a profile of a member of the faculty and a roundup of news from around the college.

Winter 2015 Features

Full Issue: Connections Winter 2015 (PDF  3,087kB)

Labor Writes

Labor Writes 2016 Cover

Both union locals require and pay for apprentices to earn an associate degree through the college in order to prepare them for participation in the many facets of organized labor and construction trades.

As stated in the introduction of the first edition, “Labor Writes is intended as a vehicle for the expression of the hopes of some of the movement’s newest members. Labor Writes also aspires and empowers.”

The publication showcases the experience and ability of apprentices in these fields. More importantly, these publications serve to tell labor’s story to a wider audience through the students.

Labor Writes 2016 (PDF  793kB)

Metropolitan Review

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The Metropolitan Review is a collegewide journal for student writing and artwork that is published each fall.

The submission period is open from Oct. 1 to Jan. 15, each year.

Submissions should be sent to with the subject header "Submission MR".

Metropolitan Review 2015 pdf (PDF  3,082kB)

All About Mentoring

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A biannual publication of SUNY Empire State College, All About Mentoring provides opportunities for colleagues from across the college to share scholarly activities, to reflect on ideas and practices about teaching, learning and mentoring, and, prompted by essays, visual art, poetry, and reviews from in and outside of the college, to think about a range of issues, questions and experiences relevant to our common work.

All About Mentoring Issue 48 Winter 2016 (PDF  3,354kB)

Explorations in Adult Higher Education: An Occasional Paper Series

The college's occasional paper series brings together the ideas, voices and multiple perspectives of those engaged in thinking about adult higher education today. The goal is to critically examine our theories and practices, to provoke dialogue, and to imagine new possibilities of teaching and learning.

Explorations in Adult Higher Education Summer 2016 (PDF  565kB)

Revisiting Boyer: Exploring the Scholarly Work of Empire State College Faculty

Known to the college community informally as the Boyer Journal, Revisiting Boyer: Exploring the Scholarly Work of Empire State College Faculty, explores four “pillars” of scholarship as articulated by former United States Commission of Education and SUNY Chancellor Ernest L. Boyer: discovery, integration, application and teaching.

The college unveiled this special scholarly journal at its 2011 All College Conference in Saratoga Springs as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

Boyer was a driving force behind the creation of the college in 1971 during his tenure as SUNY chancellor.

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