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SUNY Empire Alumna Lydia Rhoades-Brown '88, '15, discusses her research with colleagues at the Online Learning Consortium’s OLC Accelerate 2016 Conference.

Graduate Alumni Present Research Projects at Prestigious National Online Learning Conference

Posted December 7, 2016

Recent graduate alumni Lydia Rhoades-Brown ’15, ‘88 and Rolando Valentin ’16 presented their final research projects at the Online Learning Consortium’s OLC Accelerate 2016 Conference (OLC). ... MORE

Three-year-old Lillian will be very busy Christmas morning, thanks to the college’s Office of Admissions and the Saratoga County Children’s Committee’s Empty Stocking Project.

The Office of Admissions Stuffs an Empty Stocking for 3-year-old Lillian

Posted December 5, 2016

Three-year-old Lillian will be very busy Christmas morning, thanks to the college’s Office of Admissions and the Saratoga County Children’s Committee’s Empty Stocking Project. ... MORE

Ed Shevlin, Gail Roberson, Julian Wylie

From President Hancock: SUNY Empire a Place for Respectful, Educational Dialogue; Shared Sites Coming

Posted November 21, 2016

"I am writing to reassure the college community that SUNY Empire State College is a place where people who adhere to divergent ideologies and political beliefs, and who are from different cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, gather in respectful and educational dialogue. And it will continue to be." ... MORE

Student Maria Rizzo and President Merodie A. Hancock

“Dreaming in Purple” Takes Home First Place and Wins Poster Contest in Annual Student Art Competition

Posted November 15, 2016

Rizzo, who is completing her Bachelor of Art in The Arts, with a concentration in visual arts, is a fine artist specializing in acrylic and oil painting on canvas who owns and operates Maria Rizzo Art. ... MORE

Duncan RyanMann, Frank Vander Valk, Rhianna Rogers and Menouhka Case

Inspiring Innovative Learning: The 2016 Fall Academic Conference

Posted November 3, 2016

The SUNY Empire State College 2016 Fall Academic Conference, “Inspiring Innovative Learning,” attracted more than 270 college faculty and professional staff, an all-time high level of participation for the annual event. ... MORE

Professor Roxana Toma, left, and President Merodie Hancock present Professor Julie Shaw with the 2016 Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Toma is the 2015 award recipient.

Professor Julia Penn Shaw to Deliver Susan H. Turben Faculty Lecture at Fall Academic Conference

Posted October 19, 2016

Shaw’s Turben lecture, “Construction of Meaning: Dimensions of Body and Mind,” is the capstone of the Susan H. Turben Scholarship Award. ... MORE

Pay It Forward Philanthropy Initiative Launches

Posted September 26, 2016

The Pay It Forward Philanthropy Initiative at SUNY Empire State College is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging students, alumni, faculty and staff to seek imaginative ways to engage and give back to the college and the communities where they live, work, teach and learn ... MORE

SUNY, University of the West Indies Establish Center for Leadership and Sustainable Development

Posted September 23, 2016

The new center will be located at the college's Manhattan location, 325 Hudson ... MORE

Alumni Offer Back-to-School Advice for New and Returning Students

Posted September 9, 2016

The phrase “back-to-school” takes on a whole new meaning for SUNY Empire State College students. Just ask the college’s 78,000 alumni. ... MORE

First-ever Student Mixers to be Held Upstate, Downstate and Around the State

Posted September 6, 2016

Undergraduate and graduate students, including those learning entirely online, are encouraged to attend any or all mixers near to where they live and work, or near to where they happen to be at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, and/or Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. ... MORE

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