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Amy Giaculli receives Excellence in Professional Service Award

Amy Giaculli Receives Excellence in Professional Service Award

Posted April 25, 2017

Amy Giaculli, a retention services specialist in SUNY Empire State College’s Office of Enrollment Management, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., has received the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Professional Service at the All College Conference. ... MORE

SUNY Chancellor-elect Kristina Johnson, Board of Trustees Chairman H. Carl McCall and SUNY Empire State College President Merodie Hancock.

Statement from SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock

Posted April 24, 2017

“On behalf of the entire SUNY Empire State College community across the state, I welcome Chancellor Kristina Johnson to The State University of New York." ... MORE

Katherine Lytle, SUNY Empire State College, Excellence in Support Services

SUNY Empire State College Excellence Support Services Award to Kathrine Lytle

Posted April 24, 2017

Kathrine Lytle, a secretary at SUNY Empire State College’s Auburn location, was the recipient of the Empire State College Foundation Excellence Award for Support Services given at the All College Conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ... MORE

Dennis Greenleaf, Excellence in Support Services

Dennis Greenleaf Receives Excellence in Support Services Award

Posted April 14, 2017

has received the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Professional Service at the All College Conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y ... MORE

Rober Wasserlauf, Excellence in part time mentoring

Excellence in Part-Time Mentoring Goes to Robert Wasserlauf

Posted April 13, 2017

Robert Wasserlauf, a part-time mentor in Business, Management and Economics, with the college’s Canandaigua location, received the Empire State College Foundation Award in Excellence for Part-Time Mentoring. ... MORE

Anant Desponde Excellence in Mentoring

SUNY Empire State College Excellence in Mentoring Award Goes to Anant Deshpande

Posted April 12, 2017

Anant Deshpande, a faculty mentor/area coordinator in Business, Management and Economics with SUNY Empire State College’s Saratoga location was awarded the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Mentoring at the All College Conference held in Saratoga Springs. ... MORE

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Statement from President Merodie A. Hancock on the Enacted 2017-18 State Budget

Posted April 12, 2017

“I commend Gov. Cuomo and the state Legislature for their outstanding support of SUNY in this year’s budget." ... MORE

Gayle Stever Excellence

Susan H. Turben Excellence in Scholarship Award Goes to Gayle Stever

Posted April 11, 2017

Gayle Stever, an associate professor in Social Sciences with SUNY Empire State College’s Rochester location is the 2017 recipient of the Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. ... MORE

David Bejou

David Bejou Appointed Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Posted April 10, 2017

David Bejou, dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at West Virginia State University, Institute, W.Va., and a tenured professor of marketing, has been appointed provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

Left to right are Scott Rachon, Jawana Richardson, Daniel DeBrucker, Kristina Kwacz and Robyn McGee '15, the 2017 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recipients.

Six Receive Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Posted April 3, 2017

They are Daniel DeBrucker, of Syracuse, N.Y., Kristina Kwacz, of Stuyvesant, N.Y., Robyn McGee ’15, of Patchogue, N.Y., Lori Mould ’14, of Delevan, N.Y., Scott Rachon, of Marcy, N.Y. and Jawana Richardson, ’16, of Hempstead, N.Y. ... MORE

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UWI Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles Delivered 2017 Boyer Family Lecture

Posted March 23, 2017

“Delivering the annual Boyer lecture is a distinct honor,” said Sir Hilary. “A true innovator, Ernest Boyer’s accomplishments are surpassed only by his creative thinking about the purpose and methods of higher education.” ... MORE

SUNY ESC Student Selected for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Institute Japan

Posted February 13, 2017

Brittany Bellinger, a student at SUNY Empire State College’s Manhattan location in New York City, will take part in the inaugural Congressional Black Caucus Japan Exchange Program in March. Only 15 college students were accepted into this selective program this year. ... MORE

Black History Month Exhibit, Brooklyn,

SUNY Empire State College Celebrates Black History with "My Color is Beautiful"

Posted February 6, 2017

In celebration of Black History month, SUNY Empire State College presents "My Color is Beautiful," an exhibit of works by current students and alumni. ... MORE

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Statement from SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock

Posted February 1, 2017

“The President's Executive Order on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements has led to fear and confusion for many institutions of higher education." ... MORE

The Adirondack Trust headquarters, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Recipients of The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship Announced

Posted January 31, 2017

A former professional actor and singer, two registered nurses, an IT professional, a counselor at a nonprofit organization and students who aspire to be an accountant, a physician’s assistant and a teacher are among the 2016 recipients of the Empire State College Foundation Adirondack Trust Co. Scholarship. ... MORE

Left to right: SUNY Trustee and Chamber of Commerce President Bob Duffy, state Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, Town of Brighton Supervisor Bill Moehle, SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock, state Sen. Joe Robach. Photo credit: SUNY Empire State College

New Environmentally Sustainable, Technologically Advanced Facility Dramatically Advances SUNY Empire State College’s Specialized Statewide Mission

Posted November 17, 2016

Members of the SUNY Empire State College community were joined by state and local elected officials, business and community leaders and the general public for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the college’s new $10 million, two-story, 30,000 square foot, technologically advanced, environmentally sustainable and handicapped-accessible facility. ... MORE

Jane W. Altes presents Bidhan Chandra with the 2016 Altes Prize. Photo/Empire State College

Professor Bidhan Chandra Receives Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service

Posted November 7, 2016

Professor Bidhan Chandra has been presented with the Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service for promoting global cultural diversity awareness initiatives throughout SUNY Empire State College and beyond the state’s borders. ... MORE

Marian Conway '01, '04 has been named chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board of Directors. Photo/Empire State College

Marian Conway ’01, ’04, Named Chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board

Posted October 31, 2016

Conway also is a past president of the Empire State College Alumni Student Federation Board of Governors, which governs alumni/student clubs and groups and provides guidance to the college’s Office of Alumni and Student Relation, and is the first person in the college’s history to serve as president of both boards. ... MORE

UPCEA honors SUNY Empire State College with gold awards for two marketing campaigns.

UPCEA Recognizes SUNY Empire with Marketing Awards for Two Campaigns

Posted October 18, 2016

The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) has recognized two SUNY Empire State College marketing campaigns, its first-ever Statewide Open House and its 24-Hour Giving Challenge, as category winners at the gold level. ... MORE

SUNY Empire student Patricia MacLeod, holding her ACT scholarship award, is supported by Frank Pagano, SUNY Fredonia ACT member, and Mary Caroline Powers, the college’s vice president for communications and government relations and liaison to ACT. Pagano organized the ACT award event. Photo/ Joe Putrock for SUNY

Student Patricia MacLeod a 2016 SUNY ACT Scholarship Recipient for her “SKIN” Initiative

Posted October 18, 2016

The SKIN initiative bridges the cultural gaps between the largely white, long-term residents of Cobleskill, N.Y., and its surrounding areas, and newcomers, as well as the faculty, students and staff of SUNY Cobleskill. ... MORE

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