Issue 69, Oct. 14, 2014

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Turn the NYS Workforce Purple

By Mary Morton, affirmative action officer, Office of the President

“Turn the NYS Workforce Purple,” Oct. 15, is an event designed to raise awareness of domestic violence. Empire State College employees and students are encouraged to wear purple on that day to “Shine the Light!” during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. ... MORE

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Empire State College Community Encouraged to Register to Vote in Time for November Elections

By Ian Reifowitz, mentor, Long Island Center

Empire State College students, alumni, faculty and staff span the country - and the world. Their influence as a group is potentially substantial and registering to vote is important. ... MORE

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College Formalizes Agreement with Year Up New York in Partnership to Close "Opportunity Divide" for Young Adults

By David Henahan, director of communications, Office of Communications and Government Relations

Young adults living in New York City and learning with Year Up New York now can complete a college degree in less time and at a lower cost thanks to a new partnership. ... MORE

Other News

The Student Parent and Childcare: Managing Children and College Activities, By Layla Abdullah-Poulos ’10, student, School for Graduate Studies

Free Session on SUNY Campuses to Help Prospective Students Narrow Search, By Susan Eve Tepper LeClair, recruitment specialist, Empire State Plaza Office

Safety and Security Releases Annual Statistics on Reported Crime, By Thomas Vumbaco, director, Campus Safety and Security

Did You Know

Remember that your voice counts. Not registered to vote? There's still time. You can register in person at the board of elections until Oct. 24.

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Article Contributors

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

David Henahan

Mary Morton

Jennifer Quaglio

Ian Reifowitz

Susan Eve Tepper LeClair

Thomas Vumbaco