Issue 102, June 30, 2016

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A Summer Dinner with SUNY


It’s now officially summer and already, we’ve experienced hot summer temperatures that have probably made us all start craving summer food. Who doesn’t love hot dogs and hamburgers, watermelon, popsicles, and frozen drinks ... MORE

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A Vibrant Capital City Community Grows with SUNY

By Big Ideas, SUNY Blog

When Chancellor Nancy Zimpher envisioned a strategic plan for SUNY seven years ago, she knew that building relationships with local communities would be a stand-out part of the strategy ... MORE


AROUND SUNY: SUNY Empire Art Student Chris Bowman in Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition


Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher announced the winners of this year’s Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition, which showcases work by student artists across the SUNY system ... MORE

Other News

2016 Governance Retreat, By Suzanne Lazar, student, SUNY Empire State College; editor, The Student Connection

12 Compelling Must-Reads this Summer, By Arthur Ramsay, BA candidate at SUNY Empire State College; student assistant with SUNY Office of New Media

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Suzanne Lazar

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