Issue 87, Sept. 24, 2015

Nicholas Coppola ’90, ’15 is attended the White House Reception for Pope Francis as a member of the GLAAD delegation, the nation's lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization. Pictured here, speaking at his 2015 commencement.

Nicholas Coppola '90, '15 Attends WH Reception for Pope; Representing LGBT Community

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

Nicholas Coppola ’90, ’15 attended the White House Reception for Pope Francis as a member of the GLAAD delegation, the nation's lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization. ... MORE

Top 10, radiating words that read top 10 on a red background which descends to yellow and ascends to black. the lettering is teal.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend the Student Academic Conference

By Patricia Myers, director of collegewide student services, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College students are student warriors! They focus on completing their studies, often working independently and late into the night. With the exception of an occasional study group (for some), the opportunity to meet other students is limited. ... MORE

The “Lean In” concept comes from Sheryl Sandberg’s vision of working together to create a more equal world. Pictured: two Empire State College Lean in participants

Let's “Lean In” Together

By Suzanne Lazar, student, SUNY Empire State College

As a student at Empire State College, the independent learning environment can be very appealing, but connecting with students and faculty can play a significant and positive role in our success. ... MORE

Other News

LIC-CASC Walk for Hope , By Layla Abdullah-Poulos ’10, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

If You Have Experienced Sexual Assault, By Mary Morton, Title IX coordinator, SUNY Empire State College

Did You Know

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Article Contributors

Ellen Abbott (WRVO)

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

David Henahan

Suzanne Lazar

Mary Morton

Patricia Myers

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