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The Student Academic Conference brings together students from all geographic and academic areas of the college to share and learn from each other. The conference seeks to:
The Student Academic Conference is a two-day event where Empire State College students from around the state, and beyond, gather to present their academic and creative work through panel discussions, workshops, multimedia presentations, poster displays and artwork. The range of student work is multi-disciplinary, reflecting our diverse student body.
These are a great way to meet and connect with other students at your center.
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If you have an idea for creating community at your center or the college, contact your coordinator for student services or the collegewide student services office.
Currently we have two recognized clubs, the Veterans and Military Club and the Black Male Initiatives Club, and several are in the process of becoming recognized.
You can also create a club or organization at the college.
Visit the Student Clubs webpage or contact Maureen Winney for more information
Write an article or submit a creative piece for The Student Connection, a student-run newsletter published weekly by the Office of Collegewide Student Services. Additionally, monthly, The Student Connection publishes The Student Voice, a compilation of creative submissions from Empire State College students.
Submissions or questions can be directed to the editor at Student.Editor@esc.edu
The Student Art Competition is held annually. Look for flyers and emails that announce the competition in early January. A digital representation of any type of art is submitted for review by a selection committee (photos, original paintings, drawings, 3 dimensional art, etc.) There are cash prizes for the top three winners and the honorable mention awards. The winners are recognized at the Student Academic Conference.
Each center has an Alumni Student Association. Some are very active in their communities. Contact your coordinator of student services for the appropriate contact at your regional center.
Learn about the many ways you can connect and network with alumni and students.
Visit the Student Clubs webpage or contact Maureen Winney for more information.
The Student Affairs Committee (SAC), is one of five standing committees of the Empire State College Senate. As cited from the Empire State College bylaws, "The Student Affairs Committee shall act on behalf of students in the continuing study, review, and recommendations for change in all phases of student involvement in the College."
Contact one of the co-chairs of the committee to volunteer or learn more.
Students are selected from the faculty and staff at each regional center. If you are interested, write a letter of interest to the dean of your center.
A brand new committee focused on student’s health and wellness will decide what programs and services students most need and want. Contact Danielle Benedict for more information.
Contact your coordinator for student services for opportunities.
Contact Danielle Benedict to volunteer for the 2014 Conference to be held in Albany N.Y.
Work-study opportunities abound and enable students to connect with staff and faculty in a different way, including at a distance as well. Contact Nicole Hoyt for more information.