Student Connections

Issue 49, April 8, 2013

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The Power of You

By Anita DeCianni Brown, graduate student, School for Graduate Studies

Do you realize the power you have to make a difference? Recent tragedies such as the one in Newtown, Conn., had people around the country grappling with what had happened there. Even though we may not have known the families affected, many of us were hurting and wanted—needed—to do something. ... MORE

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Empire State College Hosts Third Annual Transliteracy, Technology and Teaching Conference

By Sandra Barkevich, student, Center for Distance Learning, 2012-2014 student representative, Student Affairs Committee, and editor, The Student Connection

The third annual Transliteracy, Technology and Teaching (3Ts) Conference—“Transliteracy From Cradle to Career” – in mid-March was hosted by SUNY Empire State College at the Center for Distance Learning campus in Saratoga Springs. ... MORE

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From the Desk of the Director of Academic Support Services: Getting started on a writing assignment

By Sophia Mavrogiannis, director of academic support, Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies

Crafting a successful piece of writing is often a process that requires multiple steps of drafting and revising. It’s never as easy as sitting down in front of a computer (or with a pen and some note paper), writing a perfect essay and then walking away. For many, the hardest part is writing past the first few sentences. This experience can be daunting for any writer. ... MORE

Other News

Kindness Inspires Kindness: Grad Student Anita De Cianni Brown Spearheads Day of Giving Throughout Capital Region, By Sandra Barkevich, student, Center for Distance Learning, 2012-2014 student representative, Student Affairs Committee, and editor, The Student Connection

Applications Being Accepted from Students for Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarship for 2013-14, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Office of Veteran and Military Education Military Academic Development Coordinator Desiree Drindak Makes Presentation, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

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Meet Brescia Lisa, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange
Article Contributors

Anita DeCianni Brown

Sandra Barkevich

Sophia Mavrogiannis

Helen Edelman