Press Releases, 2021

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SUNY Empire Opens the Richard L. Brodsky Scholarship for Public Service

Posted April 8, 2021

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras announced today the opening of the Richard L. Brodsky Scholarship for Public Service through SUNY Empire State College. The scholarship honors the late assemblyman and his nearly three decades of serving the lower Hudson Valley community. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College to Host Collection Drives for Community Shelters in Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Selden in Support of Women’s History Month

Posted March 5, 2021

SUNY Empire State College, in partnership with community shelters, will hold collection drives at its Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Selden campus locations on Wednesday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Rio Salado College Establish Academic Pathways to Increase Access to Education

Posted March 2, 2021

SUNY Empire State College and Rio Salado College, a member of the Maricopa Community College District located in Tempe, AZ, recently finalized a transfer agreement highlighting four academic programs to help graduates who have earned an associate degree transfer to continue their education. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Anderson Center for Autism Announce Efforts to Develop a First-of-its-Kind Autism Supportive College

Posted February 10, 2021

SUNY Empire State College and Anderson Center for Autism today announced plans to develop a comprehensive training and consultation program that will lead to SUNY Empire’s designation as a first-of-its-kind autism supportive college. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College to Hold Soup Drive Amid Increased Need for Aid

Posted February 8, 2021

SUNY Empire State College will host three concurrent soup drives at its Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Selden campuses to support community shelters and food pantries committed to serving those in need. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Hudson Valley Community College Celebrate New Academic Partnership

Posted January 29, 2021

SUNY Empire State College and Hudson Valley Community College today announced a new academic partnership that will not only simplify the transfer process, but will allow Hudson Valley students to continue their studies on campus while enrolled at SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College to Celebrate 50 Years Throughout 2021

Posted January 28, 2021

SUNY Empire State College will celebrate 50 years of academic achievements and excellence throughout 2021. Founded in 1971, SUNY Empire began as a bold reimagining of higher education, one focused on increasing accessibility and opportunities for students. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces New Dean for the School of Nursing and Allied Health

Posted January 22, 2021

SUNY Empire State College today announced Kim S. Stote, Ph.D., MPH, RDN will succeed M. Bridget Nettleton, Ph.D., RN, CNE as dean for the School of Nursing and Allied Health. She had served as dean since 2011 and will continue to teach at SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Black Male Initiative Scholarship Recipients

Posted January 18, 2021

SUNY Empire State College today announced seven students, all members of the college’s Black Male Initiative (BMI), have been awarded scholarships as part of the program’s work to remove barriers to education and to acknowledge students’ hard work and dedication. ... MORE

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Chancellor Malatras Launches SUNY For All Campaign Promoting Free Online Training Center Designed to Create Pathway to College, Prepare New Yorkers for Post-COVID Careers

Posted January 12, 2021

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras today launched a statewide campaign supporting SUNY’s new free Online Training Center designed to give New Yorkers a clear pathway to college and careers in the post-COVID economy. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College and Sunbridge Institute Reaffirm Commitment to Education for Adult Learners

Posted January 8, 2021

SUNY Empire State College and Sunbridge Institute yesterday renewed an existing academic pathway agreement between the two institutions to increase access to education for adult learners. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College to Hold Statewide Pet Drives to Benefit Animal Shelters

Posted January 6, 2021

SUNY Empire State College will hold three concurrent pet supply drives in Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Selden to benefit area shelters in need. ... MORE

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