SUNY Empire State College Press Releases

SUNY Maritime's training vessel, the Empire State VI, being loaded with relief supplies prior to embarking to the Gulf Coast.

SUNY Empire State College Community Contributes to “SUNY Strong”

Posted September 19, 2017

The SUNY Empire State College community has contributed to the “SUNY Strong” fund, the ongoing statewide effort to raise funds for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey and for future disaster relief. The SUNY Empire college community quickly surpassed its initial goal of raising $2,500 and, to date, more than $5,000 has been contributed. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock and Maria College President Thomas J. Gamble sign an articulation agreement.

Maria College and SUNY Empire State College Partner in Graduate Program Areas

Posted September 14, 2017

In a first-of-its-kind agreement for both colleges, Maria College bachelor’s students now have an early admission pathway for transferring into all SUNY Empire State College’s School for Graduate Studies and School of Nursing and Allied Health programs. ... MORE

SUNY Cobleskill President Terenzio and SUNY Empire State College President Hancock sign an articulation agreement for business students.

SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Empire State College Sign MBA Transfer Agreement

Posted September 11, 2017

The articulation agreement allows qualified Bachelor of Business Administration students at SUNY Cobleskill to transfer smoothly into the Master of Business Administration in Business Management program at SUNY Empire. ... MORE

Retired International Programs Faculty Member Richard Bonnabeau and Francesca Cichello, executive director of international education.

Francesca Cichello Named Executive Director of International Education

Posted June 21, 2017

A new position, SUNY Empire’s executive director of international education also serves as the college’s senior international officer and oversees the college’s Center for International Programs. ... MORE

Donna Gaines, Altes Prize

Assistant Professor Donna Gaines Receives Altes Prize

Posted May 25, 2017

Donna Gaines, assistant professor of Social Science and Interdisciplinary Studies at the college’s Old Westbury location (link is external), has been selected as the recipient of the Jane W. and Wally Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service, given annually by the Empire State College Foundation (link is external). ... MORE

Desalyn De-Sousa

Associate Professor and Department Chair Desalyn De-Souza Named 2017 Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring

Posted May 25, 2017

Desalyn De-Souza, an associate professor and department chair of Child and Family Studies at SUNY Empire State College, is the 2017 recipient of the Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring. ... MORE

Rebecca Fraser, Hall Award for Innovation

Assoc. Prof. Rebecca Fraser, at Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies, Receives Hall Award for Innovation

Posted May 25, 2017

Rebecca Fraser, an associate professor at The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies (link is external) of SUNY Empire State College, has received the Empire State College Foundation (link is external) 2017 James William and Mary Elizabeth Hall Award for Innovation. ... MORE

Stewart's Shops

More than 40 Students Share in $40,000 Thanks to the Stewart’s Shops – Empire State College Scholarship

Posted May 24, 2017

Forty-thousand dollars was distributed to 44 SUNY Empire State College students again this year, thanks to the Stewart's Shops – Empire State College Scholarship. ... MORE

Joseph L. Garcia

Joseph L. Garcia Named Executive Vice President for Administration

Posted May 18, 2017

Joseph L. Garcia, a retired lieutenant colonel and 28-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, has been named SUNY Empire State College's executive vice president for administration. ... MORE

commencement medallions

45th Annual Statewide Commencement Dates Announced

Posted May 2, 2017

In keeping with the college’s long-standing tradition, graduate and undergraduate students will provide commencement remarks at each of the college’s eight events. ... MORE

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