Student Connections

Issue 74, March 19, 2015

New Vice President, Omar Richards, The Black Male Initiative

The Black Male Initiative Appoints New Vice President

Bernell B. Frank Jr. (Bfrankjr), student, SUNY Empire State College; Layla Abdullah-Poulos ’10, graduate student, SUNY Empire State College

The Black Male Initiative (BMI) is a student-focused group that provides support for black male students in order to encourage them during their academic endeavors. Since 2009, BMI has made significant strides in assisting students with accomplishing their collegiate ambitions. ... MORE

Current News

Student Activity Fee Referendum

Every two years we are required by the State University of New York to conduct a Student Activity Fee (SAF) referendum. Students vote to keep the fee mandatory or make it voluntary. While students from other SUNY schools ... MORE

A New Resource from the Empire State College Library, DSM Library

The Empire State College library would like to announce the addition of a new resource. We have recently added the DSM Library to our online collections. This includes full-text access to the Diagnostic ... MORE

Creative Corner

Going to the Store?

Original poetry ... MORE

Nude Study

Paint on Canvas ... MORE

Social Corner

Sandra Barkevich

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Did You Know

The Genesee Valley location and Center for Distance Learning are seeking art submissions for the 5th Annual SUNY Empire State College Arts Exhibition. Contact Timothy Cosgriff or Casey Kohler for more information.