Issue 88, Oct. 8, 2015

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Your Vote Counts! Take the Time to Register Today

By Kelly Williams, secretary to the director of collegewide student services, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College students span the country and the world. Your influence as a group is substantial! Please use this awesome power, and take the time to register to vote today. ... MORE

Morton Bahr, president emeritus of the Communications Workers of America and college alumnus ’83, ’95, pictured before the capitol building. Bahr is nationally recognized as one of the labor movement’s leading experts on technology and information-based industries.

Six Empire State College Students Awarded Bahr Scholarships for 2015-16 Academic Year

By Hope Ferguson, senior writer, SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Empire State College has announced The Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarship recipients for the 2015-16 academic year. ... MORE

Dr. Aziz Choudry, McGill University (Canada) and The University of Johannesburg (South Africa),

Dr. Aziz Choudry to Discuss “Learning Activism” in SUNY Empire State College Webinar Oct. 14

By Karen LaBarge, senior staff assistant for faculty development, SUNY Empire State College

Dr. Aziz Choudry, McGill University (Canada) and The University of Johannesburg (South Africa), will discuss learning and knowledge production in social movements/activist contexts, the focus of his new book, Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press, 2015). ... MORE

Other News

A Card, a Book, and a Plan - 3 Student Academic Conference Essentials, By Layla Abdullah-Poulos ’10, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

Freedom Summer: A Community Film Screening, By Tanya Thompson ’13, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

Empire State College’s Annual Safety and Security Report Available, By Mark Jankowski, director of campus safety and security, SUNY Empire State College

Did You Know

SUNY Empire State College will participate in “America’s Parade,” held annually in New York City on Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11.

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

Hope Ferguson

Mark Jankowski

Karen LaBarge

Tanya Thompson

Kelly Williams


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