SUNY Empire State College Press Releases

SUNY ESC Student Selected for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Institute Japan

Posted February 13, 2017

Brittany Bellinger, a student at SUNY Empire State College’s Manhattan location in New York City, will take part in the inaugural Congressional Black Caucus Japan Exchange Program in March. Only 15 college students were accepted into this selective program this year. ... MORE

Black History Month Exhibit, Brooklyn, "My Color is Beautiful."

SUNY Empire State College Celebrates Black History with "My Color is Beautiful"

Posted February 6, 2017

In celebration of Black History month, SUNY Empire State College presents "My Color is Beautiful," an exhibit of works by current students and alumni. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Press Release

Statement from SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock

Posted February 1, 2017

“The President's Executive Order on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements has led to fear and confusion for many institutions of higher education." ... MORE

The Adirondack Trust headquarters, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Recipients of The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship Announced

Posted January 31, 2017

A former professional actor and singer, two registered nurses, an IT professional, a counselor at a nonprofit organization and students who aspire to be an accountant, a physician’s assistant and a teacher are among the 2016 recipients of the Empire State College Foundation Adirondack Trust Co. Scholarship. ... MORE

Left to right: SUNY Trustee and Chamber of Commerce President Bob Duffy, state Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, Town of Brighton Supervisor Bill Moehle, SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock, state Sen. Joe Robach. Photo credit: SUNY Empire State College

New Environmentally Sustainable, Technologically Advanced Facility Dramatically Advances SUNY Empire State College’s Specialized Statewide Mission

Posted November 17, 2016

Members of the SUNY Empire State College community were joined by state and local elected officials, business and community leaders and the general public for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the college’s new $10 million, two-story, 30,000 square foot, technologically advanced, environmentally sustainable and handicapped-accessible facility. ... MORE

Jane W. Altes presents Bidhan Chandra with the 2016 Altes Prize. Photo/Empire State College

Professor Bidhan Chandra Receives Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service

Posted November 7, 2016

Professor Bidhan Chandra has been presented with the Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service for promoting global cultural diversity awareness initiatives throughout SUNY Empire State College and beyond the state’s borders. ... MORE

Marian Conway '01, '04 has been named chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board of Directors. Photo/Empire State College

Marian Conway ’01, ’04, Named Chair of the Empire State College Foundation Board

Posted October 31, 2016

Conway also is a past president of the Empire State College Alumni Student Federation Board of Governors, which governs alumni/student clubs and groups and provides guidance to the college’s Office of Alumni and Student Relation, and is the first person in the college’s history to serve as president of both boards. ... MORE

UPCEA honors SUNY Empire State College with gold awards for two marketing campaigns.

UPCEA Recognizes SUNY Empire with Marketing Awards for Two Campaigns

Posted October 18, 2016

The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) has recognized two SUNY Empire State College marketing campaigns, its first-ever Statewide Open House and its 24-Hour Giving Challenge, as category winners at the gold level. ... MORE

SUNY Empire student Patricia MacLeod, holding her ACT scholarship award, is supported by Frank Pagano, SUNY Fredonia ACT member, and Mary Caroline Powers, the college’s vice president for communications and government relations and liaison to ACT. Pagano organized the ACT award event. Photo/ Joe Putrock for SUNY

Student Patricia MacLeod a 2016 SUNY ACT Scholarship Recipient for her “SKIN” Initiative

Posted October 18, 2016

The SKIN initiative bridges the cultural gaps between the largely white, long-term residents of Cobleskill, N.Y., and its surrounding areas, and newcomers, as well as the faculty, students and staff of SUNY Cobleskill. ... MORE

Pathways to Total Health Community Summit

Prevention and Early Detection of Prostate, Colorectal Cancers are Topics of Pathways to Total Health Community Summit

Posted October 11, 2016

The summit takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, at SUNY Downstate’s Basic Science Building, 395 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, N.Y. ... MORE

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