SUNY Empire State College Press Releases

2018 Alumni Award Recipients Announced

Posted May 18, 2018

A union shop steward, a university professor and a retired sales executive have been recognized for leadership and community impact. ... MORE

Stewart's Shops

Stewart’s Shops Scholarships Support 45 Students

Posted May 15, 2018

Students are awarded a $1,000 scholarship for one academic year, with half the total amount awarded each semester. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Students, Faculty & Staff Receive Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Posted May 9, 2018

Five SUNY Empire State College students and six faculty and staff recently received 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, system-level honors that mark the highest levels of leadership, engagement, professionalism and success. ... MORE

SUNY Empire's Immersive Cloud Learning Featured in "A View from the Edge"

Posted May 1, 2018

ICL broadens access to expert professors for SUNY Empire students by offering in-person instruction at multiple locations simultaneously using high-definition video and audio technologies. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Launches “Commencement Closet” To Provide Regalia for Graduating Students

Posted April 18, 2018

SUNY Empire State College launches “Commencement Closet” on Earth Day to collect used SUNY Empire regalia and provide it to future graduates. ... MORE

Nine members of the inaugural SALUTE class, from left, Andrew Smith, Raul Rodriguez, Juan Nicholson, Teri Tompkins, Nicholas Lee, Elissa Greene, Brandon Dearborn, Douglas Sherman and Bryant Smith, took the induction oath.

Inaugural SUNY Empire Class Inducted into SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

Posted April 12, 2018

Seventy-six active-duty military and veteran SUNY Empire State College students and alumni are the first to be inducted into SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society. They represent all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. ... MORE

Tanweer Ali Recognized with Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service

Posted March 21, 2018

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – March 22, 2018) Tanweer Ali, a mentor and instructor in Business, Management and Economics at Empire State College’s International Programs in Prague, has been selected as the recipient of the Jane and Wally Altes Prize for Community Service. He was recognized for his work with human, women’s and immigrant rights; for his contribution to emerging financial communities and his engagement in community projects involving finance-based learning. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Excellence in Professional Services Award Goes to Suzanne Orell

Posted March 20, 2018

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – March 22, 2018) Suzanne Orrell, Ph.D., received the Empire State Foundation Award for Excellence in Professional Service at All College 2018 in Saratoga Springs this month. Orrell, who is director of academic support at the college, was lauded by colleagues for her student-centered approach and tireless work on their behalf. She has made adaptions for students under the Americans with Disabilities Act, including having one student’s textbooks translated to voice. She has traveled throughout Central New York to meet with and assist students on evenings and weekends – times most convenient to the student. She has coached unsure students, such as one who was intimidated by the math in statistics, to success. That student, under Orrell’s tutelage, earned a B. ... MORE

Image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. courtesy of Benedict J. Fernandez '87.

Statement by SUNY Empire Officer in Charge Mitch Nesler on the 50-year Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination

Posted April 4, 2018

Statement by SUNY Empire Officer-in-Charge Mitch Nesler on the 50-year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. ... MORE

Linda Jones Receives Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring

Posted March 21, 2018

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - March 30, 2018) Linda Jones, associate professor of environmental geosciences in Empire State College’s Science, Math and Technology Division, was selected for the prestigious Susan H. Turben Chair in mentoring by SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

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