Issue 57, Jan. 14, 2014

Honoring and Discovering Our Cultures

By Debra Monte, coordinator of student services, The Center for Distance Learning

Please join us in honoring and discovering our cultures. The Center for Distance Learning, in conjunction with the Office of Affirmative Action and the Collegewide Diversity and Inclusion Committee, is presenting a series of seven events. ... MORE

Welcome to Student Health 101

By Joshua Boardman, graduate intern, Academic Affairs

Student Health 101 is an e-magazine that is now available for the Empire State College community. This online publication has many articles, videos, and resources to help live a healthy life. The articles are written by wellness experts in their fields, and some articles have been written by the Empire State College community in this personalized edition of Student Health 101. The Health and Wellness Initiative has been working tirelessly to bring this opportunity to all of the Empire State College students, faculty and staff! ... MORE

Undergraduate Enrollment in Graduate Courses

By Pat Ryan, director of student and academic services, School for Graduate Studies

With the passage of the Undergraduate Enrollment in Graduate Courses Policy, undergraduate students with a concurred degree program, and within 32 credits of completing a bachelor’s degree, now have the opportunity to enroll in graduate courses. ... MORE

Other News

Congressman Maffei Visits, By Tracy Zappola, assistant to the dean, Central New York Center

First Empire State College Social Responsibility Forum Reaches More Than 120 Students, By Kameylah Hakim, assessment specialist, Niagara Frontier Center

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Student/Alumni Profile
Meet Erin Sullivan, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Joshua Boardman

Helen Edelman

Kameylah Hakim

Debra Monte

Pat Ryan