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Left to right are Professors Albert Castello, David Gechlik, Officer Vincent Tieniber and his K-9-partner Champ, Sgt. Randy Brenner and his K-9-partner Shaunie and Lt. John Pappas. Photo/Michael Bailey

NYPD Transit Bureau Canine Unit Meets with Students and Faculty for a Study Group

Posted April 20, 2016

In a classic exercise of courtesy, professionalism and respect, the members of the New York Police Department’s Transit Bureau Canine Unit met with a group of SUNY Empire State College students and faculty to discuss the unit’s role and responsibilities in keeping the community safe. ... MORE

Left to right are: student Larry Johnson, president of the college's Black Male Initiative, Yusef Salaam and student Omar Richards, vice president of the Black Male Initiative. Photo/David Fullard

An Evening with Yusef Salaam

Posted April 6, 2016

SUNY Empire State College’s Black Male Initiative (BMI) hosted “An Evening with Yusef Salaam” on March 17 at the Brooklyn location. Salaam was wrongly convicted in what became known as "The Central Park Jogger Case.” ... MORE

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Two Episodes of Student Fran Cacace’s Digital Film Series “OVERDUE” to be Screened

Posted April 4, 2016

“The Unicorn” and “The Brunch Club,” a digital mockumentary starring and co-written, co-produced and co-filmed by SUNY Empire State College student Francesca Cacace, will be screened at 7 p.m., Friday, April 8, at the Cazenovia Public Library, Cazenovia, N.Y. ... MORE

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Student Club and SUNY Empire State College Team Up with Eastern Suffolk BOCES to Tutor Students in Pathway Programs

Posted March 28, 2016

The MSiA * BOCES Pathway Program for adult literacy was formed to assist students in the BOCES Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) preparation program. ... MORE

Professor Roxana Toma Delivers 2016 Turben Lecture at All College Conference

Posted March 22, 2016

The Susan H. Turben Excellence in Scholarship Faculty Lecture, delivered by Roxana Toma, will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 3:30 p.m., in the Saratoga Springs City Center, meeting room 1, and will be streamed live via the Internet at www.esc.edu/esc-tv. ... MORE

Image caption: Members of Theater for Change, a theater group comprising formerly incarcerated women performed skits related to incarceration. Photo/Layla Abdullah-Poulos ‘10

Getting Serious about Prison Education

Posted March 21, 2016

In recognition of Black History Month, SUNY Empire State College Education for All (ESCEA), one of the college’s many student/alumni clubs, organized an event, “Getting Serious About Prison Education.” ... MORE

Margaret McNally-Bradshaw '11, is currently pursuing her MBA in Management, was unanimously re-elected to the American Motorcyclists Association board and now serves as chair. Photo/AMA American Motorcyclist magazine

Margaret McNally-Bradshaw '11 Chairs American Motorcyclist Assn. as Only Female Ever

Posted March 16, 2016

Margaret McNally-Bradshaw '11, was last month unanimously re-elected to the American Motorcyclist Association board and is the only female on the 12-person board. She now serves as chair. ... MORE

Mayor Lovely Warren, holding her award for “Contributions to a Significant Chapter in NOTA’s History,” was joined by state Sen. Joseph Robach at a recent event co-sponsored by SUNY Empire State College. Photo/Sandra St. James ‘15

A Salute to Women in Business, Carol Acquilano ’15 and April Baskin ’15, Among Honorees

Posted March 15, 2016

Nearly 80 people, including state Sen. Joseph E. Robach, Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren and SUNY Empire students, alumni, faculty and staff attended the event. ... MORE

Rhianna Rogers, student mentor, assistant professor in Cultural Studies and co-convener of the Interdisciplinary Studies area of study. Photo/Empire State College

College Forum on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Set for April 27, 7-9 PM; to Be Streamed Live

Posted March 1, 2016

Cultural misunderstandings in recent national news have triggered discussions about the role of cultural diversity and inclusion in institutions of higher education. ... MORE

Left to right are Associate Dean Cathy Leaker, graduate student Layla Abdullah-Poulos ‘10, Professor Elena Michelson, graduate student Tanya Rice Thompson ’14, and Professor Alan Mandell at the 2016 celebration of experiential learning.

Experiential Learning Celebrated

Posted February 16, 2016

More than 30 students, faculty, staff and alumni joined in a broad discussion of the nature of experiential learning, its impact on individual students and on higher education nationally. ... MORE

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