SUNY Empire State College Press Releases

Left to right: SUNY Trustee and Chamber of Commerce President Bob Duffy, state Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, Town of Brighton Supervisor Bill Moehle, SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock, state Sen. Joe Robach. Photo credit: SUNY Empire State College

New Environmentally Sustainable, Technologically Advanced Facility Dramatically Advances SUNY Empire State College’s Specialized Statewide Mission

Posted November 17, 2016

Members of the SUNY Empire State College community were joined by state and local elected officials, business and community leaders and the general public for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the college’s new $10 million, two-story, 30,000 square foot, technologically advanced, environmentally sustainable and handicapped-accessible facility. ... MORE

Jane W. Altes presents Bidhan Chandra with the 2016 Altes Prize. Photo/Empire State College

Professor Bidhan Chandra Receives Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service

Posted November 7, 2016

Professor Bidhan Chandra has been presented with the Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service for promoting global cultural diversity awareness initiatives throughout SUNY Empire State College and beyond the state’s borders. ... MORE

Marian Conway '01, '04 has been named chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board of Directors. Photo/Empire State College

Marian Conway ’01, ’04, Named Chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board

Posted October 31, 2016

Conway also is a past president of the Empire State College Alumni Student Federation Board of Governors, which governs alumni/student clubs and groups and provides guidance to the college’s Office of Alumni and Student Relation, and is the first person in the college’s history to serve as president of both boards. ... MORE

UPCEA honors SUNY Empire State College with gold awards for two marketing campaigns.

UPCEA Recognizes SUNY Empire with Marketing Awards for Two Campaigns

Posted October 18, 2016

The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) has recognized two SUNY Empire State College marketing campaigns, its first-ever Statewide Open House and its 24-Hour Giving Challenge, as category winners at the gold level. ... MORE

SUNY Empire student Patricia MacLeod, holding her ACT scholarship award, is supported by Frank Pagano, SUNY Fredonia ACT member, and Mary Caroline Powers, the college’s vice president for communications and government relations and liaison to ACT. Pagano organized the ACT award event. Photo/ Joe Putrock for SUNY

Student Patricia MacLeod a 2016 SUNY ACT Scholarship Recipient for her “SKIN” Initiative

Posted October 18, 2016

The SKIN initiative bridges the cultural gaps between the largely white, long-term residents of Cobleskill, N.Y., and its surrounding areas, and newcomers, as well as the faculty, students and staff of SUNY Cobleskill. ... MORE

Pathways to Total Health Community Summit

Prevention and Early Detection of Prostate, Colorectal Cancers are Topics of Pathways to Total Health Community Summit

Posted October 11, 2016

The summit takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, at SUNY Downstate’s Basic Science Building, 395 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, N.Y. ... MORE

Two-time Olympian and alumna Ashley Caldwell '14 raises the FIS World Cup. Caldwell is the 2016 world champion in freestyle skiing, women's aerials. Photo/ USSA/Gary Heuer

Ashley Caldwell ’14, Current FIS World Cup Champion, to Speak at Student Academic Conference

Posted October 11, 2016

A two-time member of the U.S. Olympic Team, and three-time U.S. national champion (2014-16), Caldwell placed 10th at both the 2014 and 2010 Winter Games and is a 2014 recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. ... MORE

La Raza: Embracing Diversity

Posted September 23, 2016

SUNY Empire State College will present La Raza: Embracing Diversity, a fine art exhibit showcasing the work of graduate students sharing their views, experiences and contribution to the Latino culture. ... MORE

Elliott Dawes, Named Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion

Posted September 19, 2016

Dawes begins at SUNY Empire on Monday, Sept. 19, reports to President Merodie A. Hancock and serves as a member of her leadership council. ... MORE

U.S. Department of Education Selects SUNY Empire State College, Flatiron School and ANSI to Participate in EQUIP Program

Posted August 15, 2016

SUNY Empire State College, Flatiron School, a programming boot camp located in New York City, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) today announced a partnership to create an accelerated certificate program in web development that combines Flatiron School’s competency-based training and SUNY Empire’s foundational courses in writing and math. ... MORE

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