Issue 79, May 28, 2015

Student art competition winner, Ross's photograph, Lines on a Butterfly, photo of a butterfly perched on a human finger in black and white, silver tones on a black background.

2015 Annual Student Art Competition; Submissions Now Being Accepted

By Danielle Boardman, coordinator of student life, academic affairs

The 7th Annual Student Art Competition is open for submissions, and it is important to note that there are changes to how this year’s art competition is arranged.The winning poster will be announced and all the winners recognized at the annual Student Academic Conference. ... MORE

Image of a Buddha statue on a cobalt blue background, superimposed with the words: Body, Mind, Spirit

What the Wellness?

By Samantha Williams, student, SUNY Empire State College; assistant editor, The Student Connection

The 2015 Student Wellness Retreat proclaimed to educate, experience and explore. Boy, did it deliver! Unlike some traditional college events (usually involving the majority partaking in alcohol for most of the event), the Retreat felt much like a continuation of education with a ton of fun slathered on top. ... MORE

Stylized graduation cap log

New Grading and Evaluation Policy Incorporates No-point F as Part of GPA

By Alison Brust, records specialist, SUNY Empire State College

Beginning with the Fall 1 2015 term, SUNY Empire State College is adopting a new grading and evaluation policy. ... MORE

Other News

SUNY Empire State College Student Uses Studies to Effect Real-life Change , By Layla Abdullah-Poulos ‘10, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

Student Featured in UV Video About LGBTQA Community, By Leah Perry, assistant professor, SUNY Empire State College

Minority Students in Action takes on the SUNY Empire State College Clothing Challenge, By E. Reginald Pope, student, SUNY Empire State College; vice president, Minority Students in Action

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

Daniell Boardman

Alison Brust

Leah Perry

E. Reginald Pope

Samantha Williams

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