Issue 144, Dec. 12, 2019

Dates and Deadlines

Margaret Madigan, student editor, SUNY Empire State College

12/13 Fall Term 2019 Ends 12/16 - 1/3 Faculty No Appointment Period 12/25 Christmas Day – College Closed 12/27 Course Grades Final Due Date 1/1 New Year’s Day – College Closed 1/9 Spring Term Registration Closes Last Day for Payment 1/13 Spring Term 2020 Begins ... MORE

Editor’s Note

Margaret Madigan, student editor, SUNY Empire State College

As we close out the semester and prepare for the holidays, I just wanted to wrap up the semester for The Student Connection with a bow ... MORE

"Building Community in Times of Social Unrest" Deliberative Conversation

Dr. Rhianna Rogers, mentor, SUNY Empire State College

Scholars and university administrators have contemplated how to make higher education more open, accessible, and inclusive to a wider population of potential students ... MORE

Spotlight on The Graduate Student Collaborative – an ESC Club

Barbara Hacker, student writer, SUNY Empire State College

Most graduate students are adults who work at least 30 hours per week (Strahota, 2015). Ask any of these students and they’ll tell you graduate level classes add a layer of stress to an already busy life ... MORE