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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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SUNY Empire and Niagara County Community College Sign Agreement Allowing Niagara Students Accelerated Pathway into SUNY Empire’s Teacher Preparation Program

Posted December 31, 2019

SUNY Empire State College and Niagara County Community College signed an agreement that allows eligible NCCC students an accelerated pathway into SUNY Empire’s Teacher Preparation (grades 7-12) program, empowering NCCC students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree faster at lower cost through SUNY Empire. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Bachelor Degree Admission for Brookdale Community College Associate Degree Graduates

Posted December 27, 2019

State University of New York Empire State College and Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey have partnered to provide guaranteed admission to enroll in a bachelor’s degree program at SUNY Empire for eligible Brookdale graduates. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Opens Voting on First-Ever Mascot

Posted December 23, 2019

Voting is now open to choose the first-ever mascot of SUNY Empire State College. The three finalists were chosen from among 180 submissions from SUNY Empire students, faculty, staff, and alumni to create the college’s official mascot. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire Launches Collegewide Presidential Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

Posted December 20, 2019

SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras today announced a newly created, SUNY Empire diversity and inclusion task force. The task force is represented from a diverse background of faculty and staff from across the state and internationally. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Celebrates First-Ever Winter Commencement

Posted December 19, 2019

During its first collegewide winter commencement this past Sunday at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, SUNY Empire State College welcomed former New York State Governor David Paterson, who addressed graduates and guests. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire School for Graduate Studies Awarded AAQEP Accreditation for Graduate-Level Teacher Prep Programs

Posted December 17, 2019

SUNY Empire State College today announced that the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full 7-year accreditation to three graduate-level teacher preparation programs. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire and NYS Department of Financial Services Announce New Partnership to Expand Research and Educational Opportunities

Posted December 13, 2019

SUNY Empire State College, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), and the Rockefeller Institute of Government today held a forum focused on greater protection from abusive lenders for the 2.8 million student loan borrowers in New York State. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Announces Guaranteed Bachelor’s Degree Admission for Suffolk County Community College Graduates

Posted December 12, 2019

A new partnership between SUNY Empire State College and Suffolk County Community College provides guaranteed admission to a bachelor degree program at SUNY Empire for eligible SCCC graduates. This announcement follows the opening of the brand-new SUNY Empire Long Island campus in Selden. ... MORE

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