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Some DMV workers now eligible for SUNY Empire credits

Posted January 30, 2023

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Monday announced a new partnership with SUNY Empire State to provide college credit to eligible employees. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Receives $121,000 Grant to Provide Student Emergency Funding

Posted January 30, 2023

SUNY Empire State announced the college is a recipient of a grant from the ESL Federal Credit Union in the amount of $121,000. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Faculty Member Selected for International Exhibition

Posted January 23, 2023

Assistant Professor Raul Manzano’s artwork is on display in selective exhibition ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Announces $1.69 Million Gift from Alumnus Robert Ehrmann ’78

Posted January 17, 2023

SUNY Empire has received a $1.69 million gift from the estate of late alumnus Robert Ehrmann ‘78 ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State Receives Prestigious Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Posted January 17, 2023

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) selects SUNY Empire to receive grant ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Announces 2023 Bluebird Award Winners

Posted December 20, 2022

SUNY Empire State Student Government Association (SGA) has selected four winners of the Bluebird Award for Volunteerism, Community Building, and Leadership. ... MORE


Posted December 20, 2022

SUNY Empire celebrated the class of 2022 at the college’s winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 17 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. ... MORE

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Posted November 29, 2022

SUNY Empire State has announced that it will offer in-state tuition for all online undergraduate and graduate programs to students who are residents of Puerto Rico. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Faculty Member Reimagines Famous Thanksgiving Painting

Posted November 21, 2022

Assistant Professor and Artist Raul Manzano unveils artwork inspired by Norman Rockwell ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Alum Honors African American Veterans

Posted November 21, 2022

U.S. Navy Veteran, Robin Hodges ’22, serves on the board of directors who helped to establish the African American Veterans Monument located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park in Buffalo, NY. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Establishes New Pathways Transfer Agreements with SUNY Orange

Posted November 16, 2022

SUNY Empire Establishes Pathways Transfer Agreements in Educational Studies with SUNY Orange ... MORE

SUNY Empire Art Students Chosen to Showcase Works in Annual Exhibit

Posted November 16, 2022

Artworks by four SUNY Empire students have been accepted into the Best of SUNY Art Show ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Launches New MPA Program

Posted November 14, 2022

SUNY Empire State launched a new Master of Public Administration (MPA) program ... MORE

Left to right: Patrick Paul '94 (Anderson Center for Autism), Brittany Hoosier (AIM Services), Christopher Lyons (AIM Services), Noor Syed, Lauren Allen, Mayor Ron Kim, Acting Provost Nathan Gonyea, President Lisa Vollendorf


Posted November 7, 2022

SUNY Empire State has been designated a first-of-its-kind Autism Supportive College by Anderson Center for Autism. ... MORE

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Posted October 31, 2022

SUNY Empire held its annual trick-or-treating event for neighboring nursery school ... MORE

SUNY Launches Two-Week No-Fee Application Period To Expand College Accessibility

Posted October 25, 2022

Anyone Applying through ApplySUNY or Common App to Receive Up to Five Free Applications Through Nov. 6 for Savings of Up to $250 Per Prospective Student ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Graduate Student Wins ACT Scholarship

Posted October 18, 2022

Matthew Berge is one of just five students in the SUNY system to receive this scholarship ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Hold Regional Job Fair at Cheektowaga Location

Posted October 18, 2022

SUNY Empire State hosting a job fair in October ... MORE

SUNY Empire Commemorates Indigenous Peoples’ Week

Posted October 13, 2022

A celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Week was held Wednesday, October 12 at SUNY Empire’s Saratoga Springs location at 111 West Avenue. ... MORE

Ed.D. Cohort Completes First Academic Cycle

Posted October 5, 2022

SUNY Empire’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in educational leadership and change completed its first academic year since the program launched in Fall 2021. ... MORE

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