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SUNY Empire State College Expands Access to Higher Ed for All Capital District YMCA Members and Employees

Posted September 23, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced a new partnership to lower barriers to a high-quality higher education for thousands of Capital District YMCA members and employees. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Officer-in-Charge Beth Berlin Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Posted September 19, 2020

SUNY Empire State College Officer-in-Charge Beth Berlin Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ... MORE

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Statewide Leaders Bring Education, Social Justice Backgrounds to SUNY Empire State College’s Shirley A. Chisholm Center for Equity Studies Board of Advisors

Posted September 18, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced the members of the Shirley A. Chisholm Center for Equity Studies Board of Advisors, a diverse group of accomplished leaders in New York state and beyond with a shared commitment to social justice, to help guide the center’s work in researching, revealing, and correcting the active legacy of racism in America’s institutions, systems, and culture. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and the Independent Drivers Guild Partner to Help Thousands of Ride-Hailing Drivers Earn College Degrees

Posted September 15, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and the Independent Drivers Guild today announced a new partnership to help more than 200,000 for-hire drivers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut advance their education by reducing the cost and time required for degree completion through SUNY Empire’s personalized, flexible model. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and SUNY Cobleskill Partner to Streamline Transfer, Lower Cost for Graduate Teaching Degrees

Posted September 11, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced two new accelerated pathways for SUNY Cobleskill students pursuing teaching careers to transfer seamlessly into SUNY Empire’s online master of arts in teaching adolescent special education degree (MAT SpEd), saving students time and money while addressing a need for more special needs educators throughout New York state. ... MORE

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Beth Berlin, Former Interim Commissioner of State Education, Named as Officer-in-Charge at SUNY Empire

Posted August 27, 2020

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras today named SUNY Empire State College Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer Beth Berlin as officer-in-charge at SUNY Empire following Malatras’ appointment as SUNY chancellor last Friday. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches its First Doctoral Program with Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change

Posted August 27, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced its first doctoral program in the college’s nearly 50-year existence, the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change, to prepare current educational leaders to advance their education and careers while learning how to lead positive change in colleges, universities, and communities. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Center for Autism Inclusivity Kicks Off Statewide Town Hall Series August 25 to Engage Stakeholders, Gather Community Input

Posted August 20, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced the first in a series of virtual, interactive town halls hosted by the college’s new Center for Autism Inclusivity in collaboration with Anderson Center for Autism to engage educators and autism experts with community stakeholders, advocates, and families to gather input and explore opportunities to better support the autism community. ... MORE

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Phase One of SUNY Empire's Partnership with SUNY Erie and Alfred State College at Northland Workforce Training Center Expands Access to Higher Education, Supports Regional Workforce Development

Posted August 17, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced phase one of its partnership with Northland Workforce Training Center to expand access to higher education and support workforce development in the Buffalo area by streamlining admission to high-quality, affordable degree programs for NWTC students. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Expands Access to In-Demand Programs for the New York State Economic Development Council’s More than 900 Members Employing Nearly 150,000 Workers

Posted August 13, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced a new partnership to expand educational opportunities for the New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC) and the more than 900 members and 150,000 individuals who comprise its statewide membership. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches First-in-the-Nation Program to Recognize Indigenous Knowledge as Pathway to College Credit, Creates New Global Indigenous Knowledge Certificate

Posted August 11, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced it will offer college credit for Indigenous learning gained through work and life experience using its Prior Learning Assessment process, making it the first college in the nation to broadly recognize Indigenous learning – such as native languages or religion – as a pathway to college credit. SUNY Empire also accepts traditional transfer credits from other colleges and universities, which students use to complete their degree or certificate faster and at lower cost. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Launches Groundbreaking Program to Expand College Access by Becoming an Autism-Supportive College, Meeting Growing Demand for Professionals to Serve Individuals with Autism

Posted August 6, 2020

SUNY Empire State College launched the statewide Center for Autism Inclusivity to make SUNY Empire a fully autism-supportive college and meet the growing demand for professionals working with children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras Included on Commercial Observer Power List

Posted July 31, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced President Jim Malatras has been named to the Commercial Observer 2020 Power List, which highlights the accomplishments of professionals across New York who are making a difference. President Malatras was recognized for his volunteer work with the state's COVID-19 task force. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Mohawk Valley Community College Partner to Help Meet Growing Demand for Addiction Treatment Specialists in Mohawk Valley

Posted July 30, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) today announced a new partnership that allows MVCC students to earn their bachelor’s degree faster, at lower cost, and entirely online while addressing growing workforce demand for more qualified addiction treatment professionals in the Mohawk Valley and throughout New York state. ... MORE

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Sixty Students from Across New York State Accepted into SUNY Empire State College’s Inaugural Statewide Empire Opportunity Program Class

Posted July 29, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced 60 first-year and transfer students have been accepted to its first-of-its-kind Empire Opportunity Program (EOP) , which provides historically underserved students with targeted financial aid and enhanced academic support. ... MORE

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Herkimer County Community College Graduates Offered Guaranteed Admission to SUNY Empire’s Bachelor’s Degree in Security Studies Under New Transfer Agreement between Two Colleges

Posted July 22, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and Herkimer County Community College today announced a new partnership that allows eligible graduates of Herkimer College’s cybersecurity and digital forensics program to transfer seamlessly to SUNY Empire’s new bachelor of science in security studies program, allowing them to complete their bachelor’s degree in less time at lower cost. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Extends Application Deadline to August 10 in Recognition of Challenges Imposed by COVID-19

Posted July 19, 2020

SUNY Empire State College has extended its deadline to apply and enroll in courses this fall to August 10 to give applicants more time to apply in light of new challenges and disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches Online Post-Graduate Certificate for Nurse Educators to Help Address Looming Nurse Shortage

Posted July 15, 2020

SUNY Empire State College today announced its new advanced certificate in nursing education to help address the looming shortage of nurses and nurse educators across the U.S. ... MORE

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Statement from President Jim Malatras on Protection of International Students in Higher Education

Posted July 14, 2020

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rescinded the federal administration’s misguided attempt to disrupt the education of our valued and hardworking international students. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Canton Partner to Give Canton Students Access to SUNY Empire’s Online MBA Program at Reduced Cost

Posted July 10, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Canton today announced a new partnership that allows SUNY Canton students to cross register and enroll at SUNY Empire to earn a master of business administration degree. ... MORE

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