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Webster Empire State Graduates Cheer on Graduating Son

Posted May 27, 2016

Just like eye and hair color, it seems SUNY Empire State College diplomas run in families, too. On Sunday, June 12, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Travis Brown, 27, who holds an associate degree from the college in Human Development, will receive his bachelor’s degree in the same area. He will join his mother and stepfather, Webster residents Rick and Christina Pearson, to make a family of alumni. ... MORE

Mario Salvati and His Daughter, Sarah Harman, to Graduate in the Class of 2016

Posted May 25, 2016

In the early ’90s, Mario Salvati,62,a recording engineer/producer with more than 40 years of experience, decided “to ease off the studio life and teach the next generations.” He will receive his Bachelor of Arts in The Arts from SUNY Empire State College as part of the Class of 2016. Joining Salvati at graduation is his daughter, Sarah Harman, 38, a photographer who has completed her Bachelor of Science in Business, Management and Economics at SUNY Empire. ... MORE

Greece, N.Y. Husband and Wife to Walk Stage Together at SUNY Empire State College Graduation

Posted May 25, 2016

It’s been said that adversity is the mother of invention, but it also can be the source of reinvention. Husband and wife Renee and P. Shane McAfee, of Greece, N.Y., will be graduating together in the Class of 2016 from SUNY Empire State College at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 12, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. ... MORE

Sandra Barkevich receives service award at Empire State College's 2015 Student Wellness Retreat

Mother and Daughter Graduate in Class of 2016 at SUNY Empire State College’s Capital District region

Posted May 24, 2016

As a shift supervisor for a fast-food chain, a chance meeting at the drive-through window brought SUNY Empire State College graduate Sandra Barkevich ’13, ’16 her greatest cheerleader, her husband, Keith, who was a customer that day. She, in turn, encouraged her mother, Migdalia Crego, 63, deputy compact administrator for the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, to pursue her own dreams of higher education. ... MORE

Professor Ian Reifowitz Interviewed by France 24 about the Race for the White House

Posted May 16, 2016

Professor of Historical Studis Ian Reifowitz was interviewed on news channel France 24 on Wednesday, May 4. He discussed the state of the presidential race and Donald Trump's new status as the presumptive Republican nominee. ... MORE

Interim College Home Page Wins SUNY/CUAD Award

Interim College Home Page Wins SUNY/CUAD Award

Posted May 19, 2016

SUNY Empire State College’s Office of Enrollment Management has won a SUNY/CUAD Award for Best in Category, Websites/Web Content, for its refreshed home page. ... MORE

Nell Braxton Gibson '82 and Ted Bunch '94 Presented with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Posted May 17, 2016

This year’s celebratory theme was “Generations.” ... MORE

Alumni/Student Clubs Sponsor “Resurrecting Nat Turner”

Posted May 16, 2016

On Wednesday, April 27, the Black Male Initiative and Voices Poetry Group, two of SUNY Empire State College’s many alumni/student clubs, co-sponsored "Resurrecting Nat Turner," an overview of the controversial slave revolt led by this enslaved African-American in 1800s. ... MORE

“Later Rather Than Sooner: The Photographs of Paul Tick and Agnes Zellin”

Posted May 17, 2016

The exhibit of black-and-white photographs by wife Agnes Zellin ’82 and husband Paul Tick ’75 documents New York City in the ‘70s and ‘80s. ... MORE

Professor and poet Mindy Kronenberg at historic William Miller House, Miller Place, N.Y. for a reading as part of National Poetry Month. Photo/Ann Becker

Long Island Poetic Legacy Recognizes National Poetry Month

Posted May 2, 2016

National Poetry Month was recognized by The Long Island Poetic Legacy, an event co-sponsored by SUNY Empire State College’s Alumni Association and the Miller Place-Mt. Sinai Historical Society. ... MORE

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