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SUNY Empire State College and Fulton-Montgomery Community College Announce New Addiction Studies Partnership

Posted January 24, 2020

SUNY Empire and Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC) today announced a new partnership providing guaranteed admission to graduates of FMCC’s Chemical Abuse Counseling (A.A.S.), and Human Services (A.S. or A.A.S.) programs to SUNY Empire’s Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Partners with Prevention Council to Help Employees and Members Earn Bachelor’s Degrees

Posted January 22, 2020

SUNY Empire today announced a new partnership with the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Council of Saratoga County, a nonprofit dedicated to diminishing the adverse of effects of substance abuse and violence, to help its employees and members advance their careers. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Hudson Valley Community College Announce New Addiction Studies Partnership

Posted January 17, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) today announced a new partnership providing guaranteed admission to graduates of HVCC’s Chemical Dependency Counseling (A.A.S.) program to SUNY Empire’s first-of-its-kind bachelor of science in Addiction Studies. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and Rockefeller Institute’s New Future of Labor Research Center Issue Inaugural Research Brief On the Growth of the Mobile Workforce

Posted January 16, 2020

Seven in 10 freelancers would consider moving thanks to job flexibility, creating a large pool of potential residents attractive to state and local governments. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College's Journal 'Explorations in Adult Higher Education' Examines Access, Identity, and Power in Higher Ed

Posted January 14, 2020

SUNY Empire State College has released the sixth issue of “Explorations in Adult Higher Education,” which examines the challenges adult learners face in accessing higher education, as well as how society values informal learning. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Receives $220,000 Grant to Develop National “Credential as You Go” Initiative

Posted January 13, 2020

SUNY Empire State College has been awarded a $220,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to develop a nationally recognized incremental higher education credentialing system that addresses the needs of today’s lifelong learners. ... MORE

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New Partnership between SUNY Empire State College and ModernStates.org to Offer "Freshman Year for Free"

Posted January 9, 2020

During his 2020 State of the State Address, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new partnership between Empire State College, SUNY and ModernStates.org to offer a full library of free online college courses and materials for all New Yorkers, at no cost to the state or students. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and New Era Cap Partner to Lower Barriers to College Degrees for Employees

Posted January 6, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and New Era Cap have announced a partnership to help employees and retirees of New Era earn college degrees faster and at lower cost. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and Niagara County Community College Sign Agreement Allowing Niagara Students Accelerated Pathway into SUNY Empire’s Teacher Preparation Program

Posted December 31, 2019

SUNY Empire State College and Niagara County Community College signed an agreement that allows eligible NCCC students an accelerated pathway into SUNY Empire’s Teacher Preparation (grades 7-12) program, empowering NCCC students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree faster at lower cost through SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Bachelor Degree Admission for Brookdale Community College Associate Degree Graduates

Posted December 27, 2019

State University of New York Empire State College and Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey have partnered to provide guaranteed admission to enroll in a bachelor’s degree program at SUNY Empire for eligible Brookdale graduates. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Opens Voting on First-Ever Mascot

Posted December 23, 2019

Voting is now open to choose the first-ever mascot of SUNY Empire State College. The three finalists were chosen from among 180 submissions from SUNY Empire students, faculty, staff, and alumni to create the college’s official mascot. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Launches Collegewide Presidential Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

Posted December 20, 2019

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras today announced a newly created, SUNY Empire diversity and inclusion task force. The task force is represented from a diverse background of faculty and staff from across the state and internationally. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Celebrates First-Ever Winter Commencement

Posted December 19, 2019

During its first collegewide winter commencement this past Sunday at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, SUNY Empire State College welcomed former New York State Governor David Paterson, who addressed graduates and guests. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire School for Graduate Studies Awarded AAQEP Accreditation for Graduate-Level Teacher Prep Programs

Posted December 17, 2019

SUNY Empire State College today announced that the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full 7-year accreditation to three graduate-level teacher preparation programs. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and NYS Department of Financial Services Announce New Partnership to Expand Research and Educational Opportunities

Posted December 13, 2019

SUNY Empire State College, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), and the Rockefeller Institute of Government today held a forum focused on greater protection from abusive lenders for the 2.8 million student loan borrowers in New York State. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Bachelor’s Degree Admission for Suffolk County Community College Graduates

Posted December 12, 2019

A new partnership between SUNY Empire State College and Suffolk County Community College provides guaranteed admission to a bachelor degree program at SUNY Empire for eligible SCCC graduates. This announcement follows the opening of the brand-new SUNY Empire Long Island campus in Selden. ... MORE

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Margaret Tally Named 2020 Distinguished Teaching Professor

Posted December 9, 2019

Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Tally, a professor in SUNY Empire State College’s School for Graduate Studies, has been named a 2020 Distinguished Teaching Professor by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. She is SUNY Empire’s sixth faculty member to hold this title. ... MORE

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Recipients of The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship Announced

Posted December 5, 2019

The SUNY Empire State College Foundation has announced 14 recipients of the 2019 Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship, totaling $24,900 in awards. The scholarships aim to expand educational opportunities for students in the greater Capital Region. ... MORE

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Governor Cuomo Announces Strategic Partnership Between Northland Workforce Training Center and SUNY Empire State College

Posted December 3, 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a strategic partnership between Northland Workforce Training Center in Buffalo and SUNY Empire State College’s Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor that will build on the Center’s highly-successful training model and will allow SUNY Empire to collaborate with the Center’s CEO and management team, grow and put the Center on a path to long-term economic sustainability. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Receives SUNY PRODiG Funding to Enhance Diversity Among Faculty

Posted November 26, 2019

SUNY Empire State College has been awarded funding through SUNY’s PRODiG (Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and Growth) initiative to support the work and recruitment of faculty from historically underrepresented communities ... MORE

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