Erin Hamlin '11 surrounded by her parents, brothers and friend. Her coach, two-time Olympic medalist and USA Luge program director Mark Grimmett, kneels in front.

Erin Hamlin ’11 Wins Bronze at Sochi, Makes U.S. Olympic History

Posted February 12, 2014

The 27-year-old of Remsen N.Y., the first U.S. singles luger ever to win a medal in Olympic competition, earned her degree online through the college's Center for Distance Learning. ... MORE

Meet the Authors: “African American Women’s Life Issues Today: Vital Health and Social Matters”

Posted February 11, 2014

Editor Catherine Collins, a professor and faculty mentor with the college’s Niagara Frontier Center, will join contributors Lorraine Peeler '88, Altes Prize recipient, adjunct with the center, and Mattie Rhodes, RN and faculty at UB's School of Nursing. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College alumna Erin M. Hamlin ’11, will compete in her third consecutive Winter Olympic Games in luge, women’s singles.

Erin Hamlin ’11 Competes in Luge at XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Posted February 6, 2014

Hamlin Joins Student Ashley Caldwell on the 2014 U.S. Team and Tony Benshoof ’08 as a three-time Olympian. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Honors Black History Month with Events Statewide

SUNY Empire State College Honors Black History Month with Events Statewide

Posted February 4, 2014

The college will observe Black History Month at locations across the state and online. The Hudson Valley, Long Island, Metropolitan New York and Niagara Frontier centers and the Center for Distance Learning will host, sponsor and support events throughout the month. ... MORE

Ashley Caldwell Photo/U.S. Freestyle Ski Team

SUNY Empire State College Student Ashley Caldwell Named to US Olympic Freestyle Skiing Team for Second Time

Posted January 27, 2014

Caldwell will compete in women’s aerials Friday, Feb. 14. ... MORE

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Military Times Names SUNY Empire State College Among “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014”

Posted January 17, 2014

The college is highlighted in the online and nontraditional category. ... MORE

President Hancock and SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher are all smiles after the announcement of Open SUNY and Open SUNY+.

SUNY Empire State College One of Six SUNY Colleges To Debut Open SUNY

Posted January 14, 2014

Across New York, 6.9 million adults have a high school degree, but no college degree. Many want to pursue a degree, but life commitments such as jobs, children, aging parents, financial limitations and community ties limit their access to higher education. Open SUNY aims to reach these nontraditional students as well. ... MORE

These members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers were among the thousands of unionists who worked to during and after Hurricane Sandy. (Photo/IBEW Local 2032)

“Sandy Stories, Organized Labor Rebuilds New York” Returns to SUNY Empire State College

Posted January 7, 2014

Presented by the New York State AFL-CIO and the Workforce Development Institute, the exhibit honors workers and their efforts and sacrifice during and after Hurricane Sandy. ... MORE

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