Issue 45, December 11, 2012

Meet Danny Ferreyra

By Vickie Moller, student, Long Island Center-Hauppauge Unit and 2011-2012 student representative, Student Affairs Committee

Danny Ferreyra is a SUNY Empire State College student at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies and the Student Affairs Committee 2011-12 student representative for his center. ... MORE

The Gamification of Education

By Jessica Estremera, graduate student, School for Graduate Studies

The utilization of games for health, wellness and learning benefits have fueled the creation of mobile apps such as “Zombies, Run!” and “Foursquare” and learning sites like “Stack Overflow” and “Codecademy.” Now, education is expanding into the realm of “gamification.” ... MORE

Applications Being Accepted for Fellowship on Women & Public Policy Program

By David Henahan, director of communications

The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany, is recruiting full-time graduate students to apply for the Fellowship on Women & Public Policy. ... MORE

Bidhan Chandra Promotes Global Cross-Cultural Diversity in State Agencies; "A First Step in a Diverse Business World"

By Dana Henson, academic advisor/mentor, Center for Distance Learning

“Hola. Ciao. Ni hao. Namaste. Kali mera. Merhaba. A simple hello in the language of the person you are meeting can be more than just a greeting. ... MORE

Empire State College Publishes Annual Safety and Security Report and Procedures

By Sandra Barkevich, student, Center for Distance Learning, 2012-2014 student representative, Student Affairs Committee and editor, The Student Connection

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, SUNY Empire State College has made available to the community The Annual Safety and Security Report and Procedures, according to Thomas Vumbaco, director of safety and security at the college. ... MORE

Other News

Areas of Study Site Now Live on the College's Website, by Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Inside Higher Ed: Study Finds that Students with High Hopes Get Better Grades, by Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Thirty-Four International Programs Students Graduate in Lebanon; Dean Tom Mackey Addresses the Graduates, by Al Lawrence, interim associate dean and area coordinator for criminal justice, Center for Distance Learning

The Creative Corner

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"The Student Connection is looking for student writers! We are seeking journalistic as well as creative works.  Review our submission guidelines and show us what you've got!"

Student/Alumni Profile

Meet Bosolet George, by Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Article Contributors
  • Sandra Barkevich
  • Helen Edelman
  • Jessica Estremera
  • David Henahan
  • Dana Henson
  • Al Lawrence
  • Vickie Moller