The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing
Jan16

The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing

Chancellor Zimpher was welcomed to The White House for a summit on making college more accessible. In attendance was President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and leaders representing over 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations. Chancellor Zimpher was chosen to speak for the entire cohort to the White House press corps with White House Spokesman Jay Carney at the midday briefing. “SUNY’s standing as one of...

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2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address

2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address ▶ Review the entire 2014 State of the University...

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Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education
Jan14

Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today delivered her fourth annual State of the University Address, announcing that the system will build on SUNY’s progress over the past four years and take successes to scale with innovative new programs that will expand access to SUNY’s top quality, affordable education and continue to prepare all students for success in today’s global economy. Chancellor Zimpher launched...

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What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? (National Geographic)
Jan13

What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? (National Geographic)

U.S. Cold Snap: What do bitter temperatures do to the human body? SUNY Downstate Medical Center— The Polar Vortex which recently consumed much of the United States should not be taken lightly. With Wind Chills as low -50°F, frost bite can occur in under 5 minutes. Michael Lanigan, an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York City is asked about how the body responds to...

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Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)
Jan10

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)

A man proposed to his girlfriend this January using lights on a high-rise residence hall at the University at Buffalo.  The photograph was posted online January 8, saying, “My bestfriend proposed to his girlfriend last week with a 10-story college dormitory.”  As of Friday midday, the picture had over 430,000 views on imgur and nearly 4,000 up-votes on reddit. As it turns out, the couple met at the University at Buffalo....

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Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service
Jan10

Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service

I am proud to announce that SUNY is partnering with the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Office of General Services, and the New York State Commission on National and Community Service to help facilitate and deepen community engagement and volunteerism for SUNY students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees across New York. As both a kick-off and celebration of this new partnership, SUNY and the Commission will co-host a...

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7 Campuses Ranked Among Best Online Education Programs by U.S. News
Jan08

7 Campuses Ranked Among Best Online Education Programs by U.S. News

Seven SUNY campuses have been ranked among the nation’s best online degree programs by U.S. News and World Report for 2014, including SUNY Delhi ranked the best online bachelor’s degree program in the United States. The strong rankings come ahead of the rollout of Open SUNY, the 64-campus-wide online education center that represents more students than any other online learning network. The categories that seven campuses...

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox
Jan07

Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox

Angelo Maddox is an entrepreneur, boxer, and and true New Yorker. He attended Hudson Valley Community College for two years and seamlessly transferred to the University at Albany to complete a bachelor’s degree and decided to stay in the Capital City to start a retail company, Fresh and Fly Clothing. As if his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to education is not enough, Mr. Maddox’s story is empowering; in 2013, Mayor...

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