Issue 80, June 11, 2015

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Statewide Celebratory Events Mark College’s 43rd Commencement

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

Statewide celebratory events beginning in Buffalo and concluding on Long Island mark SUNY Empire State College’s 43rd annual commencement season. ... MORE

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Predict Current and Future G.P.A. With Two New Online Tools

By Alison Brust, records specialist, Office of the Registrar

Two online tools will help you predict your current and future grade point average (G.P.A.) ... MORE

New York State Assemblyman honors the Black Male Initiative of SUNY Empire

NYS Assembly Commends Black Male Initiative at Awards Event

By David Fullard, mentor, SUNY Empire State College

The Black Male Initiative was honored with a special proclamation from the New York State Assembly at the college’s recent annual celebration of black history and alumni awards. ... MORE

students gather for a mix and mingle

Local 3 Electricians, Students at HVACLS, Mix and Mingle at Ceremony

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Local 3 electrician apprentices, who are also studying “Class, Race and Gender” at SUNY Empire with Lainie Kitt, at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies, attended the Black History and Alumni Awards Ceremony in New York City on May 7 with Kitt. ... MORE

Other News

SUNY Empire State College Offers New Leadership Institute—Now Accepting Applications, By Andy Binder, community outreach and events coordinator, Academic Affairs

Mentor Jim Wunsch Edits City Kids, Special Edition of Journal, By Jim Wunsch, mentor, SUNY Empire State College

Did You Know

Effective with the Fall 1 term, Empire State College will award a $20 per credit grant to all active-duty military, guard, reservists and veterans up to a maximum of 12 credits per term for undergraduate study.

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Andy Binder

Alison Brust

Helen Edelman

David Fullard

David Henahan

Glenn Solomon

Jim Wunsch

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