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Aird Receives Prize for Community Service

Posted December 8, 2011

Center for Distance Learning Mentor Sheila Aird, Ph.D., was feted on Tuesday, Dec. 13, as the recipient of the 2011 Jane W. Altes Prize for Community Service. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College and Clinton Community College Announce Pathways Transfer Agreement

Posted December 6, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College and Clinton Community College have formally entered into an agreement that will ease transferability of community college credits to a four-year program leading to a bachelor’s degree at Empire State College. ... MORE

Alumni Morton Bahr and Bob Herbert Recognized with Presidential Awards at 40th Anniversary Gala

Posted November 22, 2011

President Alan R. Davis presented Morton Bahr with the Citizen Laureate award, while Bob Herbert became the first recipient of the college’s Presidential Medal of Honor. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Presented Prestigious Sloan-C Award for Faculty Development for Online Teaching at Sloan-C Conference

Posted November 13, 2011

SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning was presented with the 2011 Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching award by the Sloan Consortium, one of only nine awards Sloan-C presented at its 17th annual international conference on online learning. ... MORE

New Graduate Certificate in Veterans Services

Posted November 9, 2011

President Alan R. Davis has announced that State University of New York Empire State College now offers an online Advanced Graduate Certificate in Veterans Services. ... MORE

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Thomas P. Mackey Appointed Dean of the Center for Distance Learning, SUNY Empire State College

Posted October 31, 2011

President Alan R. Davis has announced the appointment of Thomas P. Mackey Ph.D., of Albany, as dean of the Center for Distance Learning for State University of New York Empire State College. ... MORE

Central New York Center Dean Nikki Shrimpton and President Alan Davis present Al Stirpe with the inaugural Award for Environmental Sustainability

Albert A. Stirpe Jr. Presented with SUNY Empire State College’s Inaugural Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability

Posted November 2, 2011

Albert A. Stirpe Jr. was presented with SUNY Empire State College’s inaugural Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability for his work with CNY Bounty as well as his support of bringing green jobs to our community and other environmentally based work as a member of the New York State Assembly. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Receives $95,000 USDA Grant for Citizen Science Program Tracking the Effects of Climate Change on Japanese Beetles

Posted November 2, 2011

College President Alan R. Davis has announced that the college has received a $95,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pursue a citizen science project in which students collect backyard data to monitor Japanese beetle populations across New York state. ... MORE

Chancellor Zimpher introduces Senator Stewart-Cousins and President Alan Davis at the Mid-Hudson Regional Showcase

SUNY Empire State College Shines at Mid-Hudson SUNY Showcase Day

Posted October 27, 2011

President Alan R. Davis joined Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher at Purchase College for the SUNY Mid-Hudson Regional Showcase Day. ... MORE

2011 StAC Conference

Posted October 25, 2011

For two days in the fall, a conference center in White Plains, N.Y., becomes the campus for SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with the Grand Opening of the Third Floor at 325 Hudson St. in Manhattan

Posted October 20, 2011

The State University of New York Empire State College officially opened new space in Manhattan through the addition of 22,000 square feet, the entire third floor, at 325 Hudson St. ... MORE

“Social Network” Actor to Appear in Capital District

Posted October 17, 2011

Theater of War Productions, in collaboration with SUNY Empire State College, the New York State Museum and the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center will host two performances Monday, Oct. 24. Update: Seats are longer available for Saratoga Springs These performances will feature Jesse Eisenberg, whose performance in the movie “The Social Network,” earned him a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination in the Best Actor category. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Joins Open Education Resource University and Establishes Presence on OERu Wiki

Posted October 4, 2011

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Oct. 4, 2011) – SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis today announced the college has joined the Open Education Resource university as the first anchor partner in the United States. ... MORE

Dianne Ramdeholl Named Coordinator for New Master of Arts in Adult Learning Program at SUNY Empire State College

Posted October 4, 2011

(NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 4 , 2011) – Alan R. Davis, president of SUNY Empire State College, has announced the appointment of Dianne Ramdeholl, Ed.D., as coordinator for the college’s new online Master of Arts in Adult Learning degree program. The new degree program will enroll its first cohort during the January 2012 term. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Offers Scholarships to College Students in Haiti to Help Rebuild Nation

Posted September 23, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College is offering 20 scholarships to Haitian college students through the Emergency Scholarship Program for Haiti offered by the Organization of American States. ... MORE

First SUNY Sustainability Officers’ Conference Sept. 19 and 20 at SUNY Empire State College

Posted September 22, 2011

A total of 85 participants – SUNY sustainability officers, and representatives from other state agencies and the private sector – gathered at SUNY Empire State College for the first-ever systemwide conference for SUNY sustainability officers Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 19-20. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Wins Prestigious Sloan-C Award for Faculty Development for Online Teaching

Posted September 21, 2011

SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning has been selected by the Sloan Consortium, an association of institutions and organizations of higher education engaged in online learning, to receive its 2011 Excellence in Faculty Development for Online Teaching award, one of only nine awards Sloan-C will present at its annual international conference in November. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College to Offer Online Master of Arts in Adult Learning

Posted September 19, 2011

Alan R. Davis, president of the State University of New York Empire State College, has announced that the college will offer a Master of Arts in Adult Learning degree beginning in January 2012. ... MORE

Viva America! SUNY Empire State College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Posted September 15, 2011

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, SUNY Empire State College’s Metropolitan Center will host “Viva America!,” an exhibition by current students, alumni and guest artists. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College MBA Chairman Receives Two Awards From the Academy of Management During Recent Conference

Posted September 15, 2011

Alan Belasen, chairman of the MBA program for State University of New York Empire State College, received two awards during the Academy of Management annual conference. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Named a “Military Friendly School”

Posted September 14, 2011

President Alan R. Davis has announced that G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Empire State College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. ... MORE

National Day of Service and Remembrance

Posted September 9, 2011

"As the anniversary of Sept. 11 approaches, it is appropriate to remember the individuals who died in those attacks and the many ordinary people and heroic first responders who saved so many lives." ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Named "Best Buy" for Online Business Degree by GetEducated

Posted September 9, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College has been named a top online college and a “Best Buy” for consumers in the online education sector by GetEducated, a consumer group that publishes online university rankings, for its affordable online bachelor’s degree in business. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College and Mohawk Valley Community College Establish Pathways Transfer Agreement

Posted August 29, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College and Mohawk Valley Community College today formally entered into an agreement that will ease transferability of community college credits to a four-year program leading to a bachelor’s degree at Empire State College. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Nursing Program Receives Scholarship Monies from MVMA Foundation

Posted August 29, 2011

Bridget Nettleton, dean of the Nursing Program at SUNY Empire State College, has announced that the Mohawk Valley Medical Associates Foundation board of trustees approved a donation to SUNY Empire State College’s Nursing Program in the amount of $1,500 for scholarships. The monies are available to nursing students within a nine-county geographic region, who have plans to work in that area after graduation, and who demonstrate financial need. ... MORE

MOOC Launched at SUNY Empire State College

Posted August 22, 2011

SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis today announced that the college is offering its first massive open online course, or MOOC, this fall. ... MORE

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SUNY Empire State College Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant to Support Science Education

Posted August 14, 2011

SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis announced the college has received $48,000 as part of the Innovation Generation grant program from the Motorola Solutions Foundation. Through the grant, the college will develop six core undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and physics to be delivered fully online and which will include a rigorous laboratory component. ... MORE

Empire State College President Alan R. Davis

Statement of Support for NYSUNY 2020 from SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis

Posted August 9, 2011

"I applaud Gov. Cuomo for signing the NYSUNY 2020 bill that, for the first time in state history, establishes tuition policy that is fair, rational and predictable." ... MORE

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Gary Lacy Appointed Dean of SUNY Empire State College’s Hudson Valley Center

Posted August 8, 2011

Alan R. Davis, president of SUNY Empire State College, has announced the appointment of Gary Lacy as dean of the college’s Hudson Valley Center. ... MORE

SUNY Graduate and Undergraduate Tuition Rates Change

Posted July 29, 2011

The SUNY Board of Trustees has approved and the State Legislature has passed a plan that gradually increases tuition rates over a five-year span. The first-year increase goes into effect with the September 2011 term, which starts September 12, and for which registration is underway. ... MORE

Dr. Betty Lawrence Facilitating Free Webinar on Innovations in Approaching STEM Education Tuesday, July 26

Posted July 25, 2011

Dr. Betty Lawrence, interim associate dean of the Center for Distance Learning at SUNY Empire State College, is facilitating a free Innovations in Online STEM Learning Webinar on Tuesday, July 26, 10-11:30 a.m., as part of her work on the HP Catalyst grant initiative, a global social innovation program designed to develop more effective approaches to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education worldwide. ... MORE

MaryNell Morgan, SUNY Empire State College Faculty, Participates in NEH Institute for College and University Teachers

Posted July 14, 2011

MaryNell Morgan, of Greenwich, N.Y., a professor of Cultural Studies; Historical Studies; and Social Theory, Social Structure and Change at SUNY Empire State College’s Saratoga Springs location, was invited to participate at an interdisciplinary NEH Summer Institute, “The Role of Place in African-American Biography,” at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in conjunction with Williams College and the Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage Trail. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Ad Wins NORI Award

Posted July 13, 2011

“Parkour,” a television commercial produced to recruit new students to SUNY Empire State College, was honored by the Albany Ad Club Association of Professional Communicators with a NORI Award at a gala event in Schenectady in June. ... MORE

Building a “New” New York – Gov. Cuomo’s Cabinet Touts Promises Made, Promises Kept

Posted July 8, 2011

The historic reforms of this year’s legislative session, championed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and supported by the state Legislature were the topic of a presentation today by Canal Corporation Director Brian Stratton, a member of the governor’s cabinet. ... MORE

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College and SUNY Empire State College Partnership Broadens Higher Education Access for Students

Posted July 7, 2011

City University of New York Borough of Manhattan Community College President Antonio Pérez and State University of New York Empire State College President Alan R. Davis held a signing ceremony for a Pathways Transfer Program agreement which broadens access and opportunity for BMCC students seeking to earn a bachelor’s degree. ... MORE

SUNY Chancellor Honors Excellence Among Empire State College Faculty and Staff

Posted June 28, 2011

Five SUNY Empire State College faculty and staff were among 296 employees systemwide honored with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for the academic year 2010-2011 by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College and Community College of the Air Force Team Up in Educational Partnership

Posted June 23, 2011

The State University of New York Empire State College and the Community College of the Air Force have entered an educational partnership that will allow airmen to take their general education courses while fulfilling their military duties. ... MORE

Wayne Ouderkirk, SUNY Empire State College Faculty, Participates at NEH Sustainability Institute

Posted June 22, 2011

Wayne Ouderkirk, of Lake Luzerne, a professor of philosophy and environmental studies at SUNY Empire State College, has been invited to participate at an interdisciplinary institute focused on sustainability and other environmental issues, sponsored by the National Endowment on the Humanities in August. ... MORE

UA Plumbers Local No. 1 Graduates First Class from SUNY Empire State College

Posted June 21, 2011

For the first time, 34 apprentices from the United Association of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union No. 1 graduated from SUNY Empire State College's Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies with Associate of Science degrees. This is the 38th consecutive Local No.3 graduating class. ... MORE

President's Graduation Remarks and Media Coverage

Posted June 21, 2011

Links to Alan R. Davis' Graduation Remarks; Times Union Coverage of Northeast Center Graduation (pdf); Saratogian Coverage of Center for Distance Learning Graduation (pdf); Margaret Reilly Earns Degree from College's Hudson Valley Center at 77 (Peggy's Triumph and Bronxville's Margaret Reilly, 77, gets 2 college degrees in 2 weeks) ... MORE

President Davis Graduation Remarks

Posted June 19, 2011

SUNY Empire State College is holding nine graduations across New York state this year. We start on June 4th in Buffalo and end on June 18th on Long Island. ... MORE

College’s Long Island Center to Graduate Nearly 300

Posted June 17, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Long Island Center will recognize 298 candidates at its graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Tilles Center for Performing Arts, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University, in Brookville, N.Y. “Graduation is the best day of the year in the life of the college,” said Dean Michael Spitzer, of the Long Island Center. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College and Community College of the Air Force Team Up in Educational Partnership

Posted June 15, 2011

The State University of New York Empire State College and the Community College of the Air Force have entered an educational partnership that will allow airmen to take their general education courses while fulfilling their military duties. ... MORE

College’s Metropolitan Center to Graduate 352

Posted June 16, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Metropolitan Center will recognize 352 candidates at its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. at Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway. Shirley Robinson Pippins, senior vice president for programs and services at ACE, and the first African-American and woman to lead one of the largest SUNY community colleges, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Graduates More Than 3,000 across New York State

Posted June 3, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Niagara Frontier Center will recognize 285 candidates at its graduation ceremony Saturday, June 4, at Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College. Alumna and community activist Jacqueline Albarella '09, is the keynote speaker. ... MORE

200 Graduate in the Hudson Valley

Posted June 3, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Hudson Valley Center will recognize 200 graduates at its graduation ceremony Sunday, June 5, at the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Purchase College. Sarah Mondale '04, award-winning documentary filmmaker, French teacher and niece of former senator and vice president Walter Mondale, is the keynote speaker. ... MORE

College’s Genesee Valley Center to Graduate 229

Posted June 9, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Genesee Valley Center will recognize 229 candidates at its graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m. at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. An honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree will be conferred on former SUNY Empire State College President Joseph B. Moore, who currently is serving as president of Lesley University in Massachusetts. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis Statement of Support for Gov. Cuomo’s

Posted June 9, 2011

“Ever since he gave his first State of the State Address, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has recognized and articulated the positive impact and even greater potential the State University of New York has in advancing the economy and people of this great state. ... MORE

More Than 250 Graduate in Syracuse

Posted June 3, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Central New York Center will recognize 255 candidates at its graduation ceremony Saturday, June 4, at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center. "Graduation is the best day of the year in the life of the college," said Dean Nikki Shrimpton of the Central New York Center. ... MORE

College’s Northeast Center to Graduate 248

Posted June 9, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Northeast Center will recognize 248 candidates at its graduation ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Hart Theatre at The Egg. Robert Congemi, faculty mentor and author of four published books of short stories, is to be the keynote speaker. ... MORE

College’s Center for Distance Learning to Graduate Nearly 1,000

Posted June 9, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Center for Distance Learning will recognize 970 candidates at its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Saratoga Springs City Center. This represents the largest class in the center's history, reflecting the growing popularity of online courses. ... MORE

40th Anniversary Graduations

Posted June 3, 2011

In 2011, the college’s 40th anniversary year, more than 3,000 adult learners earned SUNY Empire State College degrees. ... MORE

Nine Students Receive Dean’s Medals at SUNY Empire State College

Posted June 3, 2011

The School for Graduate Studies at SUNY Empire State College, has announced the recipients of the first-ever Dean's Medals. The Dean's Medal is presented to students for outstanding graduate work. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Center for Distance Learning Honors the College's 40th Anniversary

Posted June 3, 2011

SUNY Empire State College's Center for Distance Learning celebrated the college's 40th anniversary by reflecting on the past, celebrating the present and creating the future. ... MORE

Alan R. Davis, President of SUNY Empire State College, Named to Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Posted May 26, 2011

Alan R. Davis, the president of SUNY Empire State College, has been named to the board of trustees of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, a national leader in the field of adult learning, and the foremost nonprofit organization coordinating educational services for adults. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College and Glens Falls Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Form Partnership

Posted May 23, 2011

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for radiographers are expected to surpass the average rate of job growth through 2018, with a projected increase of 17 percent across the nation and 9 percent in New York state. ... MORE

Tom Huff, Seneca Cayuga, Named Artist-in-Residence at SUNY Empire State College

Posted May 16, 2011

Tom Huff, Seneca Cayuga, has been named artist-in-residence at the Central New York Center in Syracuse for the 2011/2012 academic year. Huff is a well-known artist and curator in the Central New York region. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College's Genesee Valley Center Celebrates the 40th Anniversary Artistically and Sustainably

Posted May 11, 2011

A festive gathering of more than 120 SUNY Empire State College alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends recently assembled at the Memorial Art Gallery to honor the college's 40th anniversary. ... MORE

Photo Update: College Opens New 35th Location in Troy, N.Y.

Posted May 11, 2011

UPDATE: A photo gallery of the open house for the new Troy Unit is now available. SUNY Empire State College today held an open house to recognize the college's brand new 35th location: 216 River St., Troy, N.Y. ... MORE

Dean of SUNY Empire State College Receives Leadership Award from TV Station

Posted May 10, 2011

Nikki Shrimpton, of Fayetteville, dean of the Central New York Center of SUNY Empire State College, was one of five women selected for the Annual CBS5 Women in Leadership awards. ... MORE

Five SUNY Empire State College Students Among SUNY Students Receiving Chancellor’s Award for Excellence Tuesday

Posted April 5, 2011

Five State University of New York Empire State College adult learners were among those honored today by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, who presented them with the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence at a ceremony at the Empire State Plaza. This year's Empire State College honorees are: Solomon Blaylock, Nechama Horowitz, Humberto Restrepo, Zuzana Št?panovská and Brian F. Zeidner. Ch ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Opens New Location in Troy

Posted May 5, 2011

The statewide college for adult learners will host an open house to let the community learn about its educational programs. College president Alan R. Davis will be on hand to welcome guests and speak briefly about SUNY’s open university. ... MORE

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Statement from SUNY Empire State College President Alan R. Davis on NYSUNY 2020

Posted May 2, 2011

“The incoming tide raises all ships and so it is with the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher are to be commended for their bold plan to advance New York's economy and to create jobs through investment in public higher education. ... MORE

Graduate Faculty Mentor Elana Michelson Named to Turben Chair in Mentoring

Posted April 28, 2011

Elana Michelson, a faculty mentor with the School for Graduate Studies, was awarded the fourth Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring at an awards ceremony at the All College Conference in late March. ... MORE

Media Advisory: CDL Conference

Posted April 27, 2011

Empire State College's Center for Distance Learning celebrates the college's 40th anniversary at its annual conference. Stephen Downes, plenary speaker, is an internationally recognized authority on distance and online learning. ... MORE

Contrasts / Contrastes

Posted April 19, 2011

The opening reception for SUNY Empire State College faculty mentor Raul Manzano's Contrasts/Contrastes, is Thursday, June 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at at the Livingston Gallery in downtown Brooklyn, 177 Livingston Street, sixth floor. The artist will be present to answer questions and discuss his latest work. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Faculty and Staff Meet with Russian Educators

Posted April 13, 2011

113 West Ave. was the site of an international exchange among faculty and staff from three Russian institutions of higher education and SUNY Empire State College Center for Distance Learning and International Programs faculty and staff. ... MORE

Nassau Community College and SUNY Empire State College

Posted April 7, 2011

Nassau Community College President Donald P. Astrab and State University of New York Empire State College President Alan R. Davis today signed a Pathways Transfer Program agreement which broadens access and opportunity for NCC students seeking to earn a bachelor's degree. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Introduces Boyer Journal as Part of 40th Anniversary Celebration

Posted April 5, 2011

SUNY Empire State College unveiled a special scholarly journal at its All College Conference in Saratoga Springs in March to recognize its 40th anniversary, which is being celebrated in a series of events across the state. The journal is dedicated to former SUNY Chancellor Ernest L. Boyer. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Recognizes Excellence with Foundation Awards at Collegewide Conference

Posted March 31, 2011

SUNY Empire State College recognized faculty and staff with annual Empire State College Foundation Awards for Excellence at its All College Conference last week, which celebrated the college's 40th anniversary serving adult learners. The awards recognize employees who go above and beyond what is required in fulfilling their duties. ... MORE

Frank Vander Valk Receives Hall Innovation Award

Posted March 31, 2011

Frank Vander Valk, of Gansevoort, N.Y., a mentor/coordinator in political science and Western civilization, for the Center for Distance Learning, was the 2011 recipient of the James William and Mary Elizabeth Hall Award for Innovation. ... MORE

Left to right: College President Alan R. Davis, SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, Sir John Daniel

Boyer Lecture

Posted March 23, 2011

Sir John Daniel, among the world's leading authorities on open and distance education, delivers the Boyer Family Lecture in honor of the college's 40th anniversary. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Metro Gallery Features “Manifestaciones: Expressions of Dominicanidad in Nueva York,” by Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA

Posted March 16, 2011

The SUNY Empire State College Metro Gallery will host a reception and artist panel discussion on Tuesday, March 22, to mark the opening “Manifestaciones,” a print portfolio of 12 pieces by Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, a printmaking collective of artists of Dominican descent who live and work in and around New York City. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Showcases $100,000 ACE/Walmart Grant Project for Veterans at National Conference

Posted March 15, 2011

SUNY Empire State College was one of 20 American Council on Education Walmart Foundation grant recipients invited to showcase their grant project during a poster session at the ACE annual conference held in Washington, D.C. on March 8. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State Graduate Students Participate in Research Expo at Legislative Office Building

Posted March 11, 2011

Three SUNY Empire State College graduate students participated in “Research That Matters: An Exposition of Graduate Research in SUNY and CUNY,” on March 8, in the Legislative Office Building. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Council Unanimously Passes a Resolution Supporting a Five-Year Rational Tuition Policy

Posted March 11, 2011

The State University of New York Empire State College Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of a rational tuition policy for the SUNY system. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Named Recycler of the Year - Education Sector by County Agency

Posted March 3, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College's Central New York Center has been named Recycler of the Year – Education Sector by the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency. achievement. left to right: Tom Nettle,recycling specialist, OCCRA, Michael Mancini, assistant to the dean, CNY Center, ... MORE

State University of New York Empire State College’s Linda Frank Elected to National Military Education Organization

Posted March 2, 2011

Linda Frank, director of the State University of New York Empire State College’s Office of Veteran and Military Education, has assumed the presidency of the Council of College and Military Educators this month. ... MORE

Katherine Jelly of SUNY Empire State College Appointed to the Board of the Adult Higher Education Alliance (AHEA)

Posted March 1, 2011

Katherine Jelly, of Saratoga Springs, director of the Center for Mentoring and Learning at SUNY Empire State College, has been elected to the board of the Adult Higher Education Alliance, a national association of individuals and institutions committed to adult education. ... MORE

Dr. Nikki Shrimpton Named Dean of SUNY Empire State College’s Central New York Center

Posted February 24, 2011

Dr. Nikki Shrimpton has been appointed dean of the State University of New York Empire State College's Central New York Center. ... MORE

Herkimer County Community College and SUNY Empire State College Partnership Broadens Higher Education Access for Students

Posted February 17, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College and Herkimer County Community College formally entered into a Pathways Program for Community Colleges yesterday at HCCC. ... MORE

Media Advisory: Ecologist, Author Jerry Jenkins to Speak at SUNY Empire State College

Posted February 4, 2011

SUNY Empire State College is hosting a program about climate change in the region. The program is co-sponsored by Sustainable Saratoga and the Empire State College sustainability committee. ... MORE

Alan Davis in the News – Comments on the 2011 State of the University Address

Posted January 20, 2011

State University of New York Empire State College President Alan R. Davis was quoted in today’s Times Union (Albany), Daily Gazette (Schenectady) and by the Gannett News Service. ... MORE

Bridget Nettleton Named Dean Of Nursing at SUNY Empire State College

Posted January 21, 2011

Dr. M. Bridget Nettleton has been appointed as dean of SUNY Empire State College's nursing program, effective this month. ... MORE

Sir John Daniel, Dr. Joseph Moore and Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins to Receive Honorary SUNY Doctoral Degrees

Posted January 12, 2011

The State University of New York Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at its regularly scheduled meeting held at the SUNY Global Center in New York City, unanimously approved a resolution granting three of the world's leading educators and advocates for open and adult learning the degree of Doctor of Letters and Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted January 11, 2011

The State University of New York Empire State College began its 40th anniversary celebration today when the SUNY Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution of congratulations and continuing support for the college. ... MORE