Nadine Fernandez Receives Turben Award for Scholarship

Posted April 16, 2014

Nadine Fernandez, of Syracuse, was named the recipient of the Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. She was recognized at an All College conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. at the end of March. Fernandez is an associate professor and mentor at the college’s location in Syracuse. ... MORE

Hudson Valley Center Ambassadors for Community Engagement spring lecture series with Mike Bennett, Walter Dean Myers '84 and Miriam Tatzel

Critically Acclaimed Author and Alumnus Walter Dean Myers ’84 to Speak at Hartsdale

Posted April 14, 2014

Urban teenagers, and young, economically disadvantaged African-Americans, in particular, are frequent subjects of Walter Dean Myers '84, a New York Times best-selling writer of more than 100 books for children and young people. ... MORE

Correction Officers in County Facilities Can Earn 14 College Credits at No Cost

Posted April 11, 2014

Correction officers serving county facilities will be awarded 14 college credits upon completion of the MPTC basic course for correction officers and enrollment at the college. ... MORE

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First-ever, One-day Fundraising Challenge Surpasses Donor Goal by 225 Percent

Posted April 10, 2014

The goal and purpose of the challenge was to bring the college community together for one day, increase participation in giving to the college and reconnect with many of the college’s 70,000 alumni in order to expand the college’s mission of education and degree completion for nontraditional students. ... MORE

Empire State College President Merodie Hancock, third from right, joins the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence recipients Sandra Barkevich, far left, Elizabeth Hughes, Danny Ferrerya, Lori Mould and Mark Rider at this year’s ceremony in honor of the recipients. Photo/Empire State College

Six SUNY Empire State College Students Receive Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Posted April 7, 2014

A former construction worker and president-elect of the SUNY Student Assembly, a two-time U.S. Olympian, a union electrician, a “40 under 40 Rising Star,” a teacher’s assistant and an assistant director of a seven-time, state-championship-winning marching band are the 2014 SUNY Empire State College recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, SUNY’s most prestigious student honor. ... MORE

Ashley Caldwell '14 tweeted the college a selfie with fellow alumna Erin Hamlin '11 on their way to the White House as members of the U.S. Olympic Team

SUNY Empire State College Alumni Visit the White House

Posted April 3, 2014

President Barak Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting the 2014 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Inaugurates Merodie A. Hancock as its Fourth President

Posted March 26, 2014

The celebration marking the inauguration of Merodie A. Hancock culminated today when she received college’s official medallion from SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and formally became the fourth president of Empire State College. ... MORE

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United Way Worldwide CEO and President Brian Gallagher Delivers 2014 Boyer Lecture

Posted March 26, 2014

Gallagher will deliver the 2014 Boyer lecture from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 27, at Saratoga City Center, in Meeting Room 1, as part of the inauguration of Merodie A. Hancock as president of SUNY Empire State College. ... MORE

Hudson Valley Center Ambassadors for Community Engagement spring lecture series with Mike Bennett, Walter Dean Myers '84 and Miriam Tatzel

SUNY Empire State College Announces Ambassadors for Community Engagement Lecture Series

Posted March 17, 2014

The upcoming lectures serve to highlight the college as a regional resource that will partner with local organizations to provide community programming, while sharing with participants the value of an Empire State College education. ... MORE

Bests for Vets: Business Schools 2014

MBA Program Again Named Best for Vets by Military Times

Posted March 17, 2014

A publication of Gannett Government Media, this year's survey emphasized veteran culture and curriculum. ... MORE

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