May 21, 2012
Alan Davis, president, and others seen here, bike to work often
Director of Environmental Sustainability Sadie Ross and Joe Boudreau, coordinator for special programs and retention with the college's Center for Distance Learning, decided to bike from Clifton Park to work in Saratoga Springs together Friday morning, May 18, using a network of bike trails or city streets with wide shoulders, talking all the way. Other employees at the Coordinating Center came from nearby Malta and the Saratoga Springs environs.
SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 to offer adult learners the opportunity to earn associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the State University of New York.
In addition to awarding credit for prior college-level learning, the college pairs each student with a faculty mentor who supports that student throughout his or her college career. Students engage in guided independent study and course work onsite, online or a combination of both, which provides the flexibility for students to learn at the time, place and pace they choose.
The college serves more than 20,000 students worldwide at more than 35 locations in New York state and online. Its 63,000 alumni are active in their communities as entrepreneurs, politicians, business professionals, artists, nonprofit agency employees, teachers, veterans and active military, union members and more.
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David M. Henahan, Director of Communications 518-587-2100, ext. 2918 David.Henahan@esc.edu
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