Issue 55, Nov. 26, 2013

Social Responsibility: Whose Responsibility Is It?

By Kameylah Hakim, assessment specialist, Niagara Frontier Center

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has." — Margaret Mead ... MORE

rough, cracked shield with red gashes and one blue point of light at the center. Art titled Dark Conflict.

Mentor Elaine Handley and Artist Marco Montanari Collaborate in Ekphrasis Tradition

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

“Creating the Third Mind: A Painter and Poet Collaborate,” a collaborative art project featuring the work of both Mentor Elaine Handley, at left, a poet at Empire State College’s Saratoga Unit, and Marco Montanari, an artist from Colorado, will be featured at The Teaching Gallery at 111 West Ave., Saratoga Springs. ... MORE

Health and Wellness Residency Offered in January Term

By Andy Binder, community outreach and events coordinator, Academic Affairs; Josh Boardman, graduate intern, Academic Affairs

The Health and Wellness Initiative is sponsoring four residencies this 2014 January term. Registration is now open for the health and wellness residency which focuses on resiliency. These courses have been created to fit into many areas of study, and also to help students in their personal and professional lives. The topics include grief and loss, nutrition, resiliency and stress and coping. The following course descriptions were obtained from the health and wellness residency webpage and can be used by students to speak with their mentors about how these opportunities can fit into their degree plans. ... MORE

Other News

Record Attendance at Ninth Annual Student Academic Conference: Marian Conway, Ph.D., '01, '04, Keynote Speaker, By Sandra Barkevich ‘13, student, School for Graduate Studies; editor, The Student Connection

The NYS AFL-CIO and the Workforce Development Institute Present Sandy Stories, By Jim McMahon, coordinator of student services, Harry VanArsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies; Susan Hains, director of health & human services, Workforce Development Institute

Did You Know...

Empire State College will be minimally staffed Wednesday, Nov. 27. Please check with local centers to find out if services for students will be available on that day.

The college is closed for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, and will not be open to serve the public on Friday, Nov. 29.

The technology helpdesk and the library are open Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1-9 p.m. EST as usual.

Student/Alumni Profile
Meet Mark Oldroyd, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Andy Binder

Joshua Boardman

Helen Edelman

Kameylah Hakim