Shared Services Celebrated in First Regional Summit
Feb04

Shared Services Celebrated in First Regional Summit

On January 30, Chancellor Nancy Zimpher kicked off the first in a series of regional discussions on shared services called “Harnessing Systemness: Regional Discussions on Efficiency and Effectiveness.”  The event, held in the SUNY Cortland Corey Union, was an opportunity for regional institutions to share stories, celebrate successes, and discuss opportunities for further collaboration on shared services. This event brought together...

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2012 Year in Review – Student Mobility
Jan11

2012 Year in Review – Student Mobility

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. This year, SUNY worked to enhance student mobility and ease the burden of transferring between SUNY institutions with creation of SUNY Transfer Paths. The SUNY Transfer Paths consist of four to six core courses within academic disciplines that are commonly taken in the first two years of study.  They were developed through faculty...

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2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign
Jan09

2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In September, SUNY launched the “SUNY Smart Track Campaign” – an innovative new model combining several tools to combat student debt through educating students and families on the cost of college and how financial aid works. This new initiative is the most proactive and comprehensive model by any university system in the nation meant...

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2012 Year in Review – Lumina Foundation Grant
Jan03

2012 Year in Review – Lumina Foundation Grant

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In October, SUNY received a grant enabling an easier transfer process for students between system campuses. The $500,000 Lumina Foundation grant will be used to enhance the “reverse transfer” process and install a high-tech software program, called DegreeWorks, at all SUNY campuses.  The software will provide advisers and students...

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2012 Year in Review – SUNY Works Program Receives Carnegie Corporation Grant
Dec28

2012 Year in Review – SUNY Works Program Receives Carnegie Corporation Grant

As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. Last month, the Carnegie Corporation awarded SUNY a $500,000 grant to support the SUNY Works initiative.  The funds will be used for bringing cooperative education to college campuses across the state. As part of the program, campuses have developed partnerships with businesses and employers to combine coursework and job...

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2012 Year in Review – Shared Services Anniversary
Dec24

2012 Year in Review – Shared Services Anniversary

As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. SUNY celebrated a big milestone in September – within the first year of the shared services initiative, SUNY campuses were able to redirect more than $6 million from administrative spending to academic instruction and student support services.  Of that total, $2.5 million came from the administrative pairs – Cobleskill and...

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2012 Year in Review – Happy Holidays from SUNY
Dec21

2012 Year in Review – Happy Holidays from SUNY

This year has been such an exciting and memorableone for SUNY.  We hope you’ve had as much fun as we have.  Take a look back with us on our year at SUNY.  We hope to bring you more great stories from our campuses next year. Happy Holidays!  ...

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SUNY Institutions Receive Financial Support through New York State Regional Economic Development Council Funding
Dec19

SUNY Institutions Receive Financial Support through New York State Regional Economic Development Council Funding

  Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the recipients of Round Two of the Regional Economic Development initiative funding.  The regional councils were established in 2011 to evaluate and redesign how the state approached economic development. The initiative enables community, business, and academic leaders in the development of strategic plans that specifically address their region’s unique strengths and resources in...

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