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SUNY Empire State College and CVS Health Work Together to Create New Continuing Education Pilot Program for CVS’ Store Managers Across New York State

Posted November 18, 2019

CVS Health and SUNY Empire State College signed an agreement that makes CVS Health’s more than 490 store managers across New York state eligible to complete a bachelor’s degree built around their busy schedules at a reduced cost. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Will Eliminate All Fees for Spouses of Veterans

Posted November 14, 2019

Expanding upon the announcement by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Veterans Day that application fees will be waived for veterans and their spouses at all State University of New York and City University of New York Schools ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Celebrates Grand Opening of Long Island Campus in Selden

Posted November 13, 2019

SUNY Empire State College cut the ribbon on its new $14-million Long Island campus in Selden today, joined by state and local leaders. The campus offers modern learning, meeting, and working facilities for students and the community. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Partner to Help Employees of Member Organizations Earn Business Degrees

Posted November 8, 2019

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Robert Duffy today signed an agreement to help employees of member organizations earn business degrees through targeted partnerships. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Broome Announce First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Help Health Care Practitioners Advance Their Careers

Posted November 7, 2019

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and SUNY Broome Community College President Kevin Drumm today announced a new partnership making it easier for SUNY Broome students to advance their health care careers with an online bachelor’s degree in Allied Health from SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and CREATE Community Studios to Present Multimedia Art Exhibition Exploring the Role of Caregivers

Posted November 5, 2019

SUNY Empire State College, in collaboration with CREATE Community Studios, presents “Taking Care: An Expressive Arts Celebration,” featuring more than 120 works of art and writing from veterans, teens, and people who are professional and family caregivers. The diverse collection of works explores the challenges, rewards, and importance of caregiving through a variety of media. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Cobleskill Partner to Streamline Graduate School Opportunities for Students

Posted November 4, 2019

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and SUNY Cobleskill President Marion Terenzio today signed an agreement to create five pathways to lower barriers for SUNY Cobleskill students to earn a graduate degree through SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College School of Nursing and Allied Health Alumnus Named Student Nurse Practitioner of the Year

Posted October 31, 2019

Daniel Babcock, a 2017 alumnus of the School of Nursing and Allied Health at SUNY Empire State College, has received the Region 2 Student Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award for 2019 from The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (The NPA). ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Presents “Women Creating History” at the National Museum of Dance

Posted October 30, 2019

SUNY Empire State College, in collaboration with the Capital Region Dance Alliance, presents “Women Creating History,” a two-day exploration of how leading female figures influenced the history of dance, art, and theater – and how the arts, in turn, helped shape women’s history. ... MORE

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone and SUNY Empire State College Sign Educational Partnership Establishing Trail Access for Students, Community

Posted October 29, 2019

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. Jim Malatras, president of SUNY Empire State College, signed an educational partnership today that will connect the county's existing trail network to the college's new 6.6-acre Long Island campus in Selden, which is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in November. ... MORE

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Seven Scholarships Awarded to Students of SUNY Empire State College’s Successful Black Male Initiative

Posted October 28, 2019

Seven students in SUNY Empire State College’s Black Male Initiative have been awarded scholarships to help break down financial barriers to higher education and build stronger communities. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Awards Seven Degrees through Erie County Department of Social Services Workforce Initiative

Posted October 22, 2019

SUNY Empire State College awarded seven degrees this year to Erie County Department of Social Services employees as part of an ongoing workforce initiative that provides pathways to career advancement for DSS employees. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Recognizes Four with Alumni Awards

Posted October 21, 2019

The SUNY Empire State College Alumni Student Federation Board of Governors recognized four of the college's exemplary alumni on Thursday, Oct. 17. Pamela Say, Danielle Asher, Raul Rodriguez, and Christopher Feeley were spotlighted for their lasting impact on society and the college through their outstanding professional, military, philanthropic, and volunteer accomplishments. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Student Voting Jumps 20 Percent in 2018, Exceeds National Average

Posted October 16, 2019

SUNY Empire State College student participation in the 2018 elections increased by nearly 20 percent over 2014, according to the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE). ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College's Sarah Wilson-Sparrow Honored Among Capital Region YWCA Resourceful Women and Girls on a Mission

Posted October 15, 2019

Sarah Wilson-Sparrow, coordinator of partnership development at SUNY Empire State College, was named the 2019 Resourceful Woman in Education by the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Offers New Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology to Meet Student Demand

Posted October 9, 2019

New for the spring of 2020, SUNY Empire State College will offer an online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, helping to prepare students for the high-growth field of psychology or build a foundation for further study. Registration for Spring 2020 begins Oct. 8, 2019, and closes Jan. 9, 2020. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Unveils New Logo

Posted October 4, 2019

SUNY Empire State College, the State University of New York's only statewide, distributed institution, has unveiled a new logo to represent its mission of educational opportunity for students at any stage of life. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Launches New Advanced Degree Programs to Prepare Tomorrow's Public Servants

Posted October 3, 2019

SUNY Empire State College has launched a new online Graduate Certificate in Public Administration, as well as a new Public Administration concentration in the Master's in Social and Public Policy program, to help prepare future public servants in the face of a pending wave of retirements. (there are hyperlinks within that sentence, not sure if Teasers can include hyperlinks. ... MORE

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Former New York State Governor David Paterson to Address Students at SUNY Empire State College 2019 Winter Commencement

Posted October 2, 2019

Former New York State Governor David Paterson will deliver the Commencement Address at SUNY Empire State College's 2019 Winter Commencement, to be held Sunday, December 15, at 1 p.m. in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Expands Partnership to Meet the Needs of Fort Drum Community

Posted October 2, 2019

The college has expanded its 29-year partnership with Fort Drum to increase the number of available upper-level courses and in-seat classes. ... MORE

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