Carl Hayden: Thanks for everything
Dec06

Carl Hayden: Thanks for everything

Former SUNY Board of Trustees Chairman Carl T. Hayden submitted his letter of resignation today to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. As he said in his own words, “most observers would agree that the last four years have been, for SUNY, the most tumultuous since its founding.” Thanks for helping to get us through them. Check out this statement from current Chairman H. Carl McCall and Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher after the jump: “As...

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NASDAQ Closing Bell Celebrates New Engine for SUNY Maritime
Oct13

NASDAQ Closing Bell Celebrates New Engine for SUNY Maritime

SUNY Maritime was the first college of its kind in the nation, so it’s no wonder that Wärtsilä, a marine solutions company based in Helsinki with offices in Houston, has decided to donate an engine to their engineering program. To celebrate, SUNY Board Chairman Carl T. Hayden joined Maritime cadets, faculty, and administrators in ringing the closing bell for the NASDAQ. According to the company, the Wärtsilä 6L26 Medium Speed...

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Arts and Culture as an Educational Necessity, Not a Disposable Plaything
Oct03

Arts and Culture as an Educational Necessity, Not a Disposable Plaything

The writer is Joyce F. Brown, president of the Fashion Institute of Technology. It is disheartening to think that even today—as more and more businesses embrace creativity as a critical qualification in their employees—art education is treated as a step-child in our public education system, and particularly in our primary and secondary schools. Federal testing mandates and limited funds notwithstanding, many people simply...

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