SUNY Oneonta’s Sallie Han Examines Material Culture and Pregnancy in Today’s “Academic Minute”
Jan31

SUNY Oneonta’s Sallie Han Examines Material Culture and Pregnancy in Today’s “Academic Minute”

Sallie Han, Associate Professor of Anthropology at SUNY Oneonta, is featured today on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “The Academic Minute.” Airing each weekday at 7:34 a.m. and 3:56 p.m., the program updates listeners on what’s new and exciting in academe through short interviews with researchers from colleges and universities around the world. Han discusses the ways in which the material objects in our lives can offer glimpses into...

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Thousands of Volunteers Work Together on Day of Service
Jan30

Thousands of Volunteers Work Together on Day of Service

The State University of New York kicked off a new partnership with the Governor’s Office and the Office of National and Community Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this week. The partnership will foster volunteerism among SUNY students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The launch, which included a slate of activities and opportunities to volunteer across the state in and around Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, was coordinated by the...

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8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+
Jan29

8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+

In her State of the University Address on January 14, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher unveiled the rollout of Open SUNY, a SUNY-wide collaboration that opens the door to world-class online-enabled learning opportunities. It is not a new degree program or a new school; it’s a seamless way for you to access the courses, degrees, professors, and rich academics of all 64 SUNY campus’ flexibility—wherever and whenever the student...

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SUNY Potsdam Alumna, Renée Fleming, to Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII
Jan28

SUNY Potsdam Alumna, Renée Fleming, to Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII

The honor of singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl is one that would be coveted by any musician. The globally televised event draws over 100 million viewers and kicks off with a rendition of the patriotic tune. This year, the honor has been bestowed upon four-time Grammy winning opera soprano, and SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music alumna Renée Fleming. Fleming is a 1981 graduate of SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music,...

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Energy Efficiency Projects at SUNY to Save $3.5M/Year, Build Cleaner Communities
Jan23

Energy Efficiency Projects at SUNY to Save $3.5M/Year, Build Cleaner Communities

Governor Cuomo Announces Energy Efficiency Projects at 10 SUNY Campuses to Save $3.5 Million Per Yer and Build Cleaner Communities Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the State University of New York (SUNY) to undertake energy efficiency measures at 10 SUNY campuses that will save the university system $3.5 million each year and contribute to cleaner communities. The...

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Al Roker praises SUNY during TODAY Show discussion
Jan22

Al Roker praises SUNY during TODAY Show discussion

Al Roker on the TODAY Show talking about SUNY system SUNY Oswego alumnus Al Roker, while engaging with his TODAY Show colleagues about SUNY Potsdam alumna Renée Fleming headlining the 2014 Super Bowl, talks about his passion for public education in the State of New York....

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How are you spending Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?
Jan20

How are you spending Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

Today commemorates a national figure and influential civil rights activist in Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to taking time to reflect on our nation’s history and social movements, this day has become a nationally recognized day of service. With today being a day off for many SUNY students, there are opportunities to take part in annual projects and celebrations on many SUNY campuses and in communities all over New York State,...

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Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams
Jan17

Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams

“To a teenage girl, prom is almost like a rite of passage,” says Alfred State student Olivia Ciesla. “Picking out a dress, finding a date, and getting your hair done is part of that prom experience.” But for many underprivileged young girls and their families in Allegany County, a formal event that can cost upwards of $800 is just too far out of reach. “I was unable to afford a dress for my own senior prom,” Olivia says. “I know the...

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