WellNYS Everyday Olympic Experience

As the Olympics began on Friday, July 27 two of our GenerationSUNY interns took part in a program called the WellNYS Everyday Olympic Experience. The goal was to complete a healthy behavior each day of the Olympics from the list of 16 provided. The end goal was learning the benefits of such behaviors so they can therefore become daily rituals. The Healthy Behaviors: 1)      Weigh yourself and write it down 2)      Wake up early and...

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Non Ivy League Alums Who Are Doing Just Fine

Despite what some people may think- success can come from a public or non ivy league education in college. Tuesday morning I stumbled upon this article while doing my morning catch up of current events. Being a SUNY grad- it caught my eye and I had to read further. I was amazed at the notable names on the list- some of which I’ve heard time and time again and others I hadn’t the slightest clue they didn’t graduate...

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Smoke Free SUNY, causing some smoke!
Jun30

Smoke Free SUNY, causing some smoke!

Earlier this month, the Board of Trustees passed a pledge to support a “Tobacco-Free SUNY” policy banning the use of tobacco on grounds and facilities and in vehicles owned, leased, or controlled by SUNY.   By doing so, SUNY would become the largest public university system nationwide to adopt a comprehensive tobacco-free policy. The resolution was reached by the Chancellor’s Task Force for a Tobacco-Free SUNY, where all walks of...

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Alumni Profile: Meet Michael Giardino
Jun13

Alumni Profile: Meet Michael Giardino

SUNY Brockport alum Michael Giardino was recently appointed director of aviation for Monroe County’s Greater Rochester International Airport. Giardino, a retired US Navy Commander, was excited to share with us some great stories and details about his SUNY education and the pathway it provided to his success. How did your SUNY education help you prepare for your military experience? First and foremost, I would not have qualified for a...

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Graduation Going Green
May16

Graduation Going Green

At the SUNY-ESF/Syracuse University 2012 Commencement celebration on May 13, nearly 98,000 plastic bottles were on display in the Carrier Dome, not in their original container shape, but in the form of 3,900 graduation gowns worn by students. For the first year, all of the custom-designed SU blue and SUNY-ESF green undergraduate gowns, along with the traditional master’s black gowns, are certifiably sustainable. Each gown is...

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