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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Posted November 25, 2015

On Friday, Nov. 27, the college’s online library and IT service desk will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The student information center also will be open during those hours on Friday, but with limited staffing. ... MORE

Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein, a director of academic support and assistant professor with SUNY Empire State College

Assistant Prof. Lisa D’Adamo-Weinstein Named One of Six Expert Reviewers for Council for the Advancement of Standards Learning Assistance Program

Posted November 18, 2015

The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, founded in 1979, writes the standards of practice for 44 areas within the academy. ... MORE

Emmanuel Tabones ’13 and Professor Justin Giordano were awarded Best Overall Paper at the 2015 Northeastern Business and Economics Association conference. Photo/provided by Tabones

Emmanuel Tabones ‘13, Professor Justin Giordano Win Best Overall Paper

Posted November 18, 2015

The results of a study on the minimum wage by Justin Giordano, a professor of business and law at SUNY Empire State College, and Emmanuel Tabones ‘13, was awarded Best Overall Paper by the Northeastern Business and Economics Association at its 42nd annual meeting. ... MORE

Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland Photo/Hanken School of Economics

Prof. David Starr-Glass Contributes to Open Educational Resource for Service Marketing and Management

Posted November 18, 2015

Starr-Glass, a mentor with International Programs (Prague), has participated in the creation of a significant open educational resource (OER), which has been developed by the Hanken School of Economics, one of the oldest and most prestigious business schools in Scandinavia. ... MORE

In the summer of 2015, a group of students learning with the Lebanon program traveled to Larnaca, Cyprus, to attend their summer residency. Photo/Empire State College

International Students Webcast Live from Larnaca, Cyprus

Posted November 16, 2015

In the summer of 2015, a group of students learning with the Lebanon program traveled to Larnaca, Cyprus to attend their summer residency. ... MORE

Letitia James, public advocate for New York City will join the faculty this fall and teach at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies.

Student Club Sponsors Forum on Hate Crime

Posted November 13, 2015

What should someone do if he or she experiences or witnesses a hate crime? This question will be explored at an upcoming SUNY Empire State College forum on hate crimes, which begins at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16, at the college’s Manhattan location, 3rd floor, 325 Hudson St., New York City. ... MORE

Dianne Ramdeholl

Dialogues at Noon: Professor Dianne Ramdeholl Discusses Doctoral Education as a Practice of Adult Education

Posted November 12, 2015

She will discuss the contents of the book as part of the college’s series “Dialogues at Noon,” with Robert Carey, a mentor and professor in Historical Studies and Michael Merrill, dean of the college’s Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies. ... MORE

Miyashita, who teaches Japanese at LaGuardia as a part-time member of the faculty, demonstrated shodo, Japanese calligraphy, by writing Mrs. Biden’s name and giving it to her as a souvenir of the open house.

Graduate Student Hiroko Miyashita Meets Jill Biden

Posted November 11, 2015

Hiroko Miyashita, a graduate student in SUNY Empire State College’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, recently met Second Lady Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden. ... MORE

Alicejeanne Mould and her daughter Lori Mould '14 at the 2014 SUNY ACT scholarship awards program.

SUNY Honors former Student Trustee Lori Mould ‘14

Posted November 9, 2015

Lori Mould ’14, a current graduate student with the college, was presented with a special commendation by the SUNY Board of Trustees and Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher at the regularly scheduled meeting of the board, held Nov. 5 at the SUNY Global Center, 116 E. 55th St., New York City. ... MORE

Mentor and Professor of Adult Learning and Mentoring Alan Mandell

Faculty Workshop on Forgiveness at Academic Conference

Posted November 5, 2015

Faculty took a 360-degree look at forgiveness in light of the racially motivated shootings at a Charleston, S.C. church and other instances of people of color who have lost their lives at the hands of law enforcement and others due to presumed racial bias: Eric Garner in Staten Island, Walter Scott in Charleston and Freddie Gray in Baltimore. ... MORE

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