Press Releases, 2020

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SUNY Empire State College and Iroquois Healthcare Association Partner to Lower Barriers to College Degrees Through Individualized and Flexible Programs

Posted February 26, 2020

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and Iroquois Healthcare Association (IHA) President and CEO Gary J. Fitzgerald today signed a partnership agreement to lower barriers to college degrees for IHA’s 54 hospitals with 300,000 employees from Buffalo to Albany through SUNY Empire State College’s Corporate and Community Partner Benefits program. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Admission for Jefferson Community College Nursing Students

Posted February 25, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and Jefferson Community College today announced a new partnership providing guaranteed admission for Jefferson nursing graduates to SUNY Empire’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches Wide-Ranging Study Abroad and Virtual Student Exchange Program with the University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic

Posted February 21, 2020

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and Sotiris Foutsis, general manager of University of New York in Prague (UNYP), today announced a comprehensive study abroad and exchange program between New York and the Czech Republic. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces New Study Abroad Program in Athens, Greece

Posted February 18, 2020

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras and Elias Foutsis, president of New York College in Athens, Greece, today signed a first-of-its-kind study abroad agreement that will contribute to cross-cultural learning and foster international relations by bringing SUNY Empire students to Athens, and students in Athens to various regions of New York state. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches the Empire Opportunity Program to Expand Access to Higher Education

Posted February 15, 2020

SUNY Empire State College announced the launch of its Empire Opportunity Program to provide targeted financial aid and enhanced academic support to open the doors to higher education for students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College, New York State Department of Labor, and New York State Office of General Services Open Empire State Career Connector Hub

Posted February 14, 2020

SUNY Empire State College, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), and New York State Office of General Services (OGS) opened SUNY Empire’s new learning hub at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and SUNY Adirondack Announce Five Joint-Admission Degrees in Business and Management at the SUNY Empire Campus in Saratoga Springs

Posted February 12, 2020

SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Adirondack Community College today signed a phase-one agreement for five joint-admissions degrees in business and management at SUNY Empire’s Saratoga Springs campus. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Admission for Cayuga Community College Students to Provide Four-Year and Graduate Degrees in Auburn

Posted February 6, 2020

SUNY Empire State College announced a new partnership today that will allow graduates of Cayuga Community College to pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Partners with Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties to Help Employees Earn Degrees

Posted January 31, 2020

SUNY Empire State College announced a new partnership yesterday with Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, an affiliate of North American Building Trade Unions (AFL-CIO), to help its employees and members advance their careers with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Opens New Learning Hub in Garden City

Posted January 30, 2020

SUNY Empire State College celebrated the opening of its new Garden City learning hub today, joined by state and local leaders. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras Named to National Task Force on Transfer Credit

Posted January 30, 2020

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras has been named to the new American Council on Education (ACE) National Task Force on Transfer of Credit, which will focus on improving transfer and award of credit practices to spur student success and reduce the time it takes to graduate. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Announces First-Ever Mascot, Blue the Bluebird

Posted January 28, 2020

After an exciting monthlong, online campaign that resulted in a total of 9,922 votes cast, Blue the Bluebird beat out its competition, and will represent the SUNY Empire community. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Launches New Initiatives to Deepen Understanding of Holocaust’s Legacy

Posted January 27, 2020

In honor of World Holocaust Remembrance Day, SUNY Empire's newly created Presidential Task Force to Enhance Diversity and Inclusion announced its support to integrate Holocaust history studies into SUNY Empire’s graduate-level teacher education programs as well as the college’s ... MORE

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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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