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2013-2014 Keep-Mills Research Grant Awarded to Associate Dean Cathy Leaker and Mentor Frances Boyce

By Terri Hilton, secretary, center for mentoring and learning, Academic Affairs

The 2013-2014 Keep-Mills Research Grant has been awarded to Metropolitan Center Associate Dean Cathy Leaker and Mentor Frances Boyce, of the Long Island Center. Leaker and Boyce will use the funds to support their project, “Women of Color: Valuing Experience, Identifying Learning.” (Photo at left, Frances Boyce and Cathy Leaker) ... MORE

Mentor Susan Jefts Publishes in Anthology

By John Eisler, associate dean, Center for Distance Learning

Susan Jefts, a mentor at the Center for Distance Learning, will read her poetry along with five other authors at several book launch events for the award-winning anthology, "A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley," in which her work was recently published. ... MORE

Other News

Smarthinking: 24/7 Academic Help in the Comfort of Your Home, By Aimee Woznick, Ph.D., director of academic support, Niagara Frontier Center

Telecompaper: SUNY Joins Global STEM Alliance, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Dana Gliserman Kopans to Teach Special Topics in Literature Course on Vampires, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Special Announcement

Empire State College will be closed on Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25, and on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014. The college will be minimally staffed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24, on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 26 and 27, and on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 30 and 31. Please check with your local center to find out if services for students will be available on those days.

Did You Know

Students can chat live with the Center for Distance Learning Office of Academic Support via Blackboard Collaborate. Click here for more information and a schedule of availability.

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Meet Nehme Frangie, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange
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