Press Releases, 2022

SUNY Empire Rochester Location to Host Early Primary Voting

Posted June 21, 2022

The college’s Rochester site will serve as one of 14 polling sites in Monroe County ... MORE

SUNY Empire Honors Class of 2022 in Manhattan

Posted June 16, 2022

SUNY Empire State College celebrated graduates at 50th commencement ceremony ... MORE

SUNY EMPIRE HONORS CLASS OF 2022 IN ALBANY

Posted June 8, 2022

SUNY Empire State College celebrated graduates at 50th commencement ceremony ... MORE

SUNY EMPIRE HONORS CLASS OF 2022 IN ROCHESTER

Posted June 8, 2022

SUNY Empire State College celebrated graduates at 50th commencement ceremony ... MORE

Two SUNY Empire Students Receive 2022 Chancellor’s Award

Posted June 8, 2022

SUNY Awards Two SUNY Empire State with the Highest Honor for Academic Excellence and Leadership ... MORE

SUNY Empire Signs Partnership Agreement with Laundry Workers Center

Posted June 8, 2022

Partnership paves the way for Laundry Center Workers members to earn a degree through SUNY Empire ... MORE

SUNY Empire Faculty Member Selected for 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Posted May 26, 2022

Leah Perry, Ph.D., is awarded a third Fulbright award to teach overseas ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College to Open New Location on SUNY Broome’s Campus

Posted May 26, 2022

SUNY Empire and SUNY Broome celebrate new space and partnership with a ribbon cutting ceremony ... MORE

SUNY Empire Graduate Student Wins Rockefeller Institute Policy Competition

Posted May 10, 2022

The Rockefeller Institute of Government announced Pamela Doran, a SUNY Empire graduate student and PRODiG scholar, one of three winners for its second annual Future Leaders in Policy (FLIP) Competition ... MORE

AVIATION HIGH SCHOOL AND SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE SIGNS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

Posted May 4, 2022

Partnership paves the way for Aviation High School graduates to earn a degree through SUNY Empire State College ... MORE

SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING EVENT AT NEW MANHATTAN LOCATION

Posted May 4, 2022

SUNY Empire celebrates the opening of its new location at 4 Park Avenue ... MORE

INCOMING SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES START DATE

Posted May 3, 2022

Incoming SUNY Empire College President Dr. Lisa Vollendorf to begin her tenure July 1 ... MORE

SUNY Empire Associate Professor Featured in International Ocean Film Festival

Posted April 15, 2022

Kevin Woo, associate professor at SUNY Empire’s Manhattan location, will be included in a feature length film. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Launches Online Mental Health and Wellbeing Service for Students

Posted April 15, 2022

SUNY Empire State College officially launched Lifeworks My Student Support Program, offering free mental-health and wellbeing support for all SUNY Empire students. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Hosts Spring Student Conference

Posted April 14, 2022

SUNY Empire welcomed 62 students, six alumni, and more than 70 faculty and staff to recognize student achievement ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Signs Partnership Agreement with José Limón Dance Foundation

Posted April 13, 2022

SUNY Empire held a formal signing ceremony to celebrate an educational agreement with José Limón Dance Foundation ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Signs Partnership Agreement with Capital District Educational Opportunity Center

Posted April 12, 2022

SUNY Empire State College and Capital District Educational Opportunity Center (CDEOC) finalized a partnership agreement offering college degree options to CDEOC students, graduates, employees, and their family members. This is the seventh Education Opportunity Center to partner with SUNY Empire. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Moves to New Staten Island Location

Posted April 12, 2022

SUNY Empire State College moved its Staten Island campus from 500 Seaview Ave. to the state-of-the-art 1200 South Ave. office complex ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Participate in National Effort to Enhance Equity in Higher Ed

Posted April 12, 2022

SUNY Empire has been awarded a strategic finance grant with the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). ... MORE

SUNY Empire Participates in SUNY’s Mascot Madness for a Second Year

Posted March 23, 2022

Mascot Madness is back! It's time to determine SUNY’s favorite college mascot. ... MORE

Tara Pepis Joins School of Graduate Studies as New Assistant Dean

Posted March 22, 2022

SUNY Empire welcomes Tara Pepis to the School for Graduate Studies as assistant dean for Accreditation, Licensure and Partnerships.  ... MORE

SUNY Empire Secures $245,000 in State Grant to Expand Nursing Program

Posted March 22, 2022

SUNY Empire State College will enhance nursing program to address the state and nation’s critical nursing shortage ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Participate in Panel Discussion at Nationwide Collegiate Esports Event

Posted March 11, 2022

SUNY Empire State College Web Developer and Esports Coordinator Jennifer Hookway will serve as a panelist at LeagueSpot’s State of Collegiate Esports presentation ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Present Academic Symposium for Brain Awareness Week

Posted March 11, 2022

SUNY Empire State College is hosting an academic symposium on various facets of brain health in honor of Brain Awareness Week. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Offers Faculty Expertise on Vladimir Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

Posted March 9, 2022

SUNY Empire State College’s associate professor shares insight as a former military intelligence analyst ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Host Panel Discussion on Women in STEM

Posted February 3, 2022

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, SUNY Empire State College is hosting “Advancing Women in STEM: A Panel Discussion on Progress and Challenges in Higher Education.” ... MORE

SUNY Empire to Launch Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Posted February 1, 2022

SUNY Empire State College’s School of Business has been approved by the New York State Education Department to offer a new Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Ranked #1 in Capital Region MBA Enrollment

Posted January 18, 2022

SUNY Empire State College increases enrollment by 3% for its Master of Business Administration program ... MORE

SUNY Empire Saratoga Springs Location to Become COVID Testing Site

Posted January 15, 2022

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 15, 2022) — Yesterday, Governor Hochul’s office added SUNY Empire State College’s Saratoga Springs location to its list of SUNY campuses that will serve as community testing sites for COVID-19. SUNY Empire joins dozens of SUNY campuses across the state in the effort to provide access to testing to help limit the spread of the virus. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Student Selected as Spring 2022 Center for Law & Policy Solutions Research Intern

Posted January 10, 2022

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 10, 2022) — Amanda Udairam, an undergraduate student at SUNY Empire State College  was selected for the Rockefeller Institute of Government spring 2022 Center for Law & Policy Solutions (CLPS) research internship. ... MORE

SUNY Empire Recognized in Governor Hochul's State of the State Book, "A New Era for New York"

Posted January 6, 2022

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 6, 2022) — On Wednesday, January 5, Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State address, promising to harness and unleash the untapped potential of SUNY and CUNY as engines of social mobility and workforce training. ... MORE

Brian V. Carolan Joins SUNY Empire as Dean of School for Graduate Studies

Posted January 3, 2022

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 3, 2022) — Brian V. Carolan, Ph.D. has joined SUNY Empire State College as dean of the School for Graduate Studies. ... MORE