13 Ways SUNY Moved Forward in 2013
Dec31

13 Ways SUNY Moved Forward in 2013

The State University of New York has seen tremendous progress throughout the past year. Last year, we educated hundreds of thousands more New Yorkers and awarded 92,124 degrees and certificates, including that of job training in nearly every corner of the state in large part through our strategically-located community colleges; supported hundreds of spirited companies across New York through our Small Business Development Centers; and...

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10 Memorable Stories from 2012: SUNY Edition
Dec20

10 Memorable Stories from 2012: SUNY Edition

We worked incredibly hard this year to leverage our systemness and move our students forward.  There have been so many exciting developments across SUNY; these are some of the accomplishments we are most proud of.     March The NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program was extended to all SUNY campuses in 2012, leveraging SUNY’s systemness to support economic development statewide. The plans from each of SUNY’s four university...

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Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address
Jan05

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

Governor Cuomo continues to be a champion for the State University. He has it right: SUNY is a great equalizer for New Yorkers, and it will provide our state with an infinite return on its investment as SUNY drives economic development in every region, creates jobs, jobs, jobs, and trains students to become the workforce of tomorrow. The NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Act embodies our ambition to marry academic excellence with economic...

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My Meeting with President Obama
Dec07

My Meeting with President Obama

This week I had the unique opportunity to meet with President Barack Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, senior White House officials, and a dozen of my colleagues from across the U.S. to discuss affordability and productivity in higher education. It is clear after having spent nearly two hours with this group, about an hour of which was in candid conversation with President Obama, that this administration is keenly focused on and...

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Welcome to the Generation SUNY Blog
Nov17

Welcome to the Generation SUNY Blog

A university system of our great size generates a lot of activity—whether it’s the latest achievements taking place on each of our campuses or new developments that affect the entire system. We’re an educational powerhouse, and we’re important contributing members of nearly every community in the state. Did you know that 93 percent of New Yorkers live within fifteen miles of a SUNY campus? In many communities, SUNY is also the...

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