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Tyrone Watson, an undergraduate student with the college’s Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies, and O. Richards and Kristen LaBoy, undergraduate students learning with the college in Metropolitan New York City, took time to get to know Cristy Dwyer ’08, ’10 and ’12 after her keynote address.

Voices Poetry Group Members Meet Cristy Dwyer '08, '10, '13

Posted November 5, 2014

Members of Voices Poetry Group, one of the college’s student clubs, attended the 2014 Student Academic Conference and met with keynote speaker Cristy Dwyer '08, '10, '13. ... MORE

Hugo Dwyer '06, Cristy Dwyer '08, 10 and '13 with Mentors Meg Benke, Suzanne Benno and Roxanna Toma at the 2014 Student Academic Conference

Cristy Dwyer '08, '10, '13 Keynotes Student Academic Conference

Posted November 5, 2014

Cristy Dwyer, a classically trained pianist, had left the business after playing the music of Frank Zappa and working with the Rolling Stones. At the suggestion of a friend, she took an unpaid internship helping counsel individuals who suffered from alcohol and drug addiction. ... MORE

2014 - 2015 Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarships Announced

Posted October 23, 2014

Empire State College has announced the Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarship recipients for the 2014-15 academic year. ... MORE

Immigrants: Reinventing América

Posted October 31, 2014

Empire State College presents “Immigrants: Reinventing América,” a multimedia exhibit showcasing the work of current students and alumni sharing their views, contributions and experiences in the making of a new América. ... MORE

Faculty Mentor Catherine Collins to Participate in Domestic Violence Panel

Posted September 19, 2014

Domestic Violence has taken center stage in recent days, as the National Football League has struggled with disclosures of its players’ alleged domestic abuse, including that of Adrian Peterson, star running back for the Minnesota Vikings, and of Ray Rice, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens, and the video of his assault on his wife in a casino elevator. These events have sparked national discussion of the ongoing problem of domestic violence that affects 1.6 million women each year. ... MORE

To Change Everything We Need Everyone People's Climate March logo.

SUNY Empire State College Labor Center Students to Join the People’s Climate March

Posted September 17, 2014

People’s Climate March begins at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, in New York City. ... 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.

Public Advocate Letitia James to Teach at SUNY Empire State College

Posted August 19, 2014

Letitia James will teach a section of students in labor and public affairs this fall. ... MORE

Reference Librarian Alison Dundy, HVACLS, Co-translates Book on Yanomani Shaman, Wins Prestigious Prize

Posted August 5, 2014

Alison Dundy, a reference librarian at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies, has co-translated a book, "The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman," by Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert, which has been published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Dundy and her co-translator, Nicholas Elliott, recently won the prestigious French-American Foundation translation award for their work on the English version of Kopenawa's words. ... MORE

Award-Winning Author Deborah Gregory '86 Honored at Empire State College Commencement in New York City

Posted July 15, 2014

The college recognized Deborah Gregory ’86, author of “The Cheetah Girls” book series, with the Distinguished Alumni Award at Empire State College's New York City Commencement. ... MORE

Front row left to right: Carlos M. Benitez, ’03, Nan L. Haynes, ’88, Dean Nan DiBello, Janet Falk, ’88, ’90, ’94
Back row left to right: Mark J. F. Schroeder, ’82, Lorraine E. Peeler, ’88, Dennis J. Richards, ’00, ’01, ’12, George K. Arthur, ‘77

Professor Lorraine Peeler '88 Has Passed Away

Posted July 3, 2014

Affectionately known as “Dr. Lo” to her students and in the faith community, she passed away Tuesday, July 1, after a long illness. ... MORE

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