Issue 77, April 29, 2015

Layla Abdullah-Polous fields questions during a film screening at Long Island Center

Film and Discussion: A Series to Share Perspectives

By Tanya Thompson ’14, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

Engaging in dialogue and generating connections with fellow students is essential to enhancing one’s collegiate experience. ... MORE

Portrait of Walter Williams, new VP for Advancement at SUNY Empire

Walter Williams Named Vice President for Advancement, Effective May 15; Coming from RPI School of Science

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

After a nationwide search, a vice president for advancement has been selected for the college, effective May 18. Walter Williams has been named to lead the development and alumni offices ultimately advancing the mission of the college ... MORE

Herb Trimpe '97 holds an

Legendary Comic Book Artist and Empire State College Alumnus Herb Trimpe ’97 Passes Away

By Hope Ferguson, senior writer, Office of Communications and Government Relations

Herb Trimpe ’97, the legendary comic book illustrator associated with Marvel Comics, who drew such popular comics as “The Incredible Hulk” passed away Monday, April 13. ... MORE

Other News

I Challenge You…To Give during the 24-Hour Giving Challenge!, By Samantha Williams, student, SUNY Empire State College, assistant editor, The Student Connection

College Sends Three to Pop Culture Conference, By Jase Teoh, educational technologist, Educational and Emerging Technologies

Jase Teoh Has Paper Accepted to Journal, By Jase Teoh, educational technologist, Educational and Emerging Technologies

Did You Know

Registration closes for the Summer 1 and 2 2015 terms on May 8 at 5 p.m. ET.

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Article Contributors

Helen Edelman

Hope Ferguson

Jase Teoh

Tanya Thompson

Samantha Williams