Two Western New York Colleges Put Civic Engagement Into Action
Feb14

Two Western New York Colleges Put Civic Engagement Into Action

Every year in late January, Alfred State and Alfred University students brave the cold for a good cause—heading out into the community in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of social justice and civic engagement during the annual MLK Jr. Dream Week Day of Service. “Students served in Alfred, Almond, Belmont, Wellsville, and Hornell,” said Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Alfred State....

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5 Interesting Things to do During Spring Break
Feb28

5 Interesting Things to do During Spring Break

Midterms should be done and the semester is at its midpoint. The typical thoughts behind spring break are for vacations to a beach or resort. But we know that’s not best for all students out there. Generation SUNY has some other ideas to make spring break fun, rewarding and achievable. Read below to see 5 InterestingThings to do During Spring Break.   An alternative spring break is when a group of college students commit to...

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7 ways to foster civic engagement this semester
Feb07

7 ways to foster civic engagement this semester

To Learn. To Search. To Serve.  There is, perhaps, no better way to envision the ideals etched in the SUNY seal than to discuss the vibrant citizenship of SUNY students, faculty, and staff.  Civic engagement suggests an intentional focus on one’s social and political responsibilities stemming from a deep understanding of how citizens convene using democratic principles to imagine a fairer, smarter, and better world.  Many SUNY...

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