News Brief 1/31/12

Buffalo News: Buffalo State, ECC Seek Bigger Roles in Community Legislative Gazette: SUNY Sets goal for hiring women and minority owned businesses Messenger Post: Steadying the local job market (Finger Lakes Community College) Poughkeepsie Journal: Local educators get window on Oman (New Paltz) Post Standard: Some experts challenge idea of children’s allowances (UB) Legislative Gazette: SUNY Board supporting NY’s DREAM Act...

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News Brief 1/20/12

NY Post Editorial: State Controller Tom DiNapoli chickens out on pension reform Business First: Interviews next in SUNY Fredonia president search Newsday: A regional effort can build Long Island (Farmingdale) Newsday: Getting LI to mirror San Diego’s rebound (Farmingdale) LIBN: Long Island’s tipping point (Farmingdale) WBGO: Made in America: Kenny Barron at Empire State College Post Standard: Syracuse University-backed effort to...

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News Brief 1/19/12

Long Island Business News: Union balks, SUNY backs Cuomo’s budget Buffalo News: Cuomo budget has $15 million for new building at ECC North North Country Public Radio: New book highlights SUNY’s oldest campus (Potsdam) Washington Times: Interview with Dr. Herbert Leon MacDonell forensic scientist: Pursuing truth in puzzles of evidence...

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UB Cardiologist First To Complete Aortic Valve Implant
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UB Cardiologist First To Complete Aortic Valve Implant

In a first for Western New York, Vijay S. Iyer, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, last week successfully led a team of physicians to implant aortic valves in two patients. Buffalo General Hospital is the only facility approved to implant these valves west of Albany in New York State. “This procedure provides many patients who have been deemed...

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News Brief 1/18/12

Newsday Editorial: SUNY finds too many not ready for college Associated Press: Cuomo calls for holding line on higher ed funding Associated Press: NY governor to present state budget with no tax hike, more money for public schools, hospitals Associated Press: A glance at top items from Cuomo budget proposal Times Union: Details of Cuomo’s budget proposal Times Union: Aid shift forces school change Gannett: Andrew Cuomo’s...

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News Brief 1/14 – 1/17/12

Times Union Editorial: New York’s race to nowhere Observer Dispatch Editorial: SUNY chancellor’s ‘systemness’ can be asset for area Poughkeepsie Journal Editorial: SUNY must make the most out of tuition hikes Buffalo News: Budget to be unveiled today Times Union: Cuomo: Reform Education Capital Tonight: On MLK Day, Cuomo Preaches Education Reform Buffalo News: Going for ‘big one’ here a...

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News Brief 1/13/12

Business Review: nfrastructure takes over SUNY Research Foundation IT work Hudson Valley YNN: State of Education: Big Topics In Education YouTube: Chairman McCall Receives MLK Award at SUNY Downstate Business First: Fredonia seniors run production company at SUNY incubator Finger lakes Times: FLCC seeks ways to woo veterans Post Standard: Southwest area and students get fitness needs met at Southwest Y (Onondaga) Daily Times:...

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In Case You Missed It: Systemness To Guide SUNY In 2012

Chancellor Zimpher delivered her second annual State of the University Address Monday, coining a new word – Systemness – and outlining how SUNY will use it to cut costs, enhance productivity, and increase access and completion. In case you missed it, here are the highlights: Cutting Costs Regional Administrative Centers will centrally process payroll, benefits, purchasing, travel, and other basic administrative services for campuses...

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