For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY
Apr08

For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY

Many higher education experts agree: Open SUNY propels SUNY into the 21st Century university marketplace–a big step forward to educate more New Yorkers, and educate them better. But a secret that many of these experts may not know is the intriguing story behind Open SUNY; its conception–and the direction that the program heads today because of it. The process started with 1 SUNY student, was touched by more than 7,000...

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SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam, Innovators in Sharing Services (VIDEO)
Jun21

SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam, Innovators in Sharing Services (VIDEO)

When it began in 2011, one of the primary goals for SUNY in sharing services was to provide collaborative services to multiple campuses where campuses had either performed the service independently or the service had not existed before. Over our 64 campuses, SUNY started looking at how it spent money on things like paper and computers, and what valuable services exist on what campuses like printing, addressing veterans’ needs, or food...

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SUNY Community Colleges Partner with Business for High Need Workforce Training
May13

SUNY Community Colleges Partner with Business for High Need Workforce Training

For those in the job market, many skills can be acquired, while others you need to learn before you apply for that dream job. SUNY Community Colleges are looking to make learning those skills a little easier. As a result of a $14.6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant, SUNY is partnering with New York State businesses to develop and deliver new education programs with targeted workforce training. At a meeting at the SUNY Global...

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Alan Alda Teaches Stony Brook Researchers to Translate Scientific Language for Non-Scientists
May06

Alan Alda Teaches Stony Brook Researchers to Translate Scientific Language for Non-Scientists

What do actors and scientists have in common?  A lot more than one might think, according to Alan Alda. The actor and visiting professor at Stony Brook University’s newly renamed Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has been working with graduate students pursuing research science and health profession careers on how they can best use acting techniques to communicate technical and scientific information to different audiences....

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Mascot Madness Champion, Hugo the Hawk, Speaks on His Victory and Getting Back to Work
Apr05

Mascot Madness Champion, Hugo the Hawk, Speaks on His Victory and Getting Back to Work

The first ever SUNY Mascot Madness came to a close yesterday with over 300,000 votes cast over the entire competition.  In a race that was too close to call initially, Hugo the Hawk from New Paltz was declared the winner of the first SUNY Mascot Madness over Wolfie the Seawolf from Stony Brook.  In a race to the finish, he met the library dean, cleaned the campus, and hung out with many students on campus. We were able to catch up...

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And the Winner of the 2013 SUNY Mascot Madness Competition Is…
Apr05

And the Winner of the 2013 SUNY Mascot Madness Competition Is…

The first ever SUNY Mascot Madness tournament was truly a hard-fought battle. By all measures, the championship match could have been ruled a tie. The matchup had been close throughout the week, often with less than 200 votes separating the two teams. The campaigning by both finalists was intense! All through the final week, we caught glimpses of Hugo around campus, hanging out with the students at New Paltz and doing some spring...

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Mascot Madness Finalists Show Grit and Humility During Final Round of Competition
Apr02

Mascot Madness Finalists Show Grit and Humility During Final Round of Competition

As Mascot Madness winds down, we wanted to take the opportunity to check in with our mascots and see how they feel during this last round of competition. Hugo the Hawk from New Paltz and Wolfie the Seawolf from Stony Brook took some time out of their busy schedules and answered a few questions for our dedicated Mascot Madness followers. This is a nerve-racking time for these seasoned professionals. Hugo and Wolfie have been keeping...

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SUNY Mascot Madness – Championship
Mar29

SUNY Mascot Madness – Championship

Welcome to the First Annual GenerationSUNY Mascot Madness – the Championship! This is a competition where YOU can decide who is the BEST SUNY mascot. We are excited to announce that this year’s contest includes 30 SUNY campuses representing 472 athletic teams and over 220,000 students! Over our 64 campuses, SUNY has 80 NCAA Division I, 290 NCAA Division III, and 385 NJCAA athletics teams, not to mention teams in other athletics...

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