SUNY Learning Network Hosts Online Learning Summit
Mar08

SUNY Learning Network Hosts Online Learning Summit

This week, the SUNY Learning Network (SLN) is holding its 13th annual SOLSummit at the SUNY Global Center in New York City.  The summit is a three-day SUNY-wide conference specifically for online instructional designers, directors of online learning, and those interested in online learning environment support, services, and best practices. The SUNY Learning Network is a partnership with SUNY campuses to provide support in the areas of...

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UB Police Install Permanent Prescription Drop Box
Mar06

UB Police Install Permanent Prescription Drop Box

Last week, the University at Buffalo Police Department placed a permanent “drop box” in their headquarters for citizens to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.  They are the first police agency in Western New York and first university in New York State to install a permanent “drop box”. “The University at Buffalo has been participating in the national take-back-prescription-drug days for several...

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Learning is a Lifelong Process
Feb29

Learning is a Lifelong Process

At the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Stony Brook University, you won’t find what you may think of as your “typical” college or university student.  However, you will find students dedicated to learning and experiencing new things. The OLLI is an educational program open to all retired and semi-retired individuals who are interested in expanding their intellectual horizons in a university setting.  The members of OLLI...

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“Be Free, Be You”: SUNY Cortland to Sponsor 2012 Body Appreciation Week
Feb23

“Be Free, Be You”: SUNY Cortland to Sponsor 2012 Body Appreciation Week

Next week, Feb. 27th- March 2nd, SUNY Cortland will hold its 14th annual Body Appreciation Week. This year’s Body Appreciation Week, themed “Be Free, Be You”, will feature events intended to promote body awareness and acceptance.  All Body Appreciation Week events are free and are open to the campus community and the public. “Our purpose is to enlighten the campus on the dangers of disordered eating and make it a place where resources...

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“Matters of the Heart” we don’t think of on Valentine’s Day
Feb17

“Matters of the Heart” we don’t think of on Valentine’s Day

Heart attacks in women often go unrecognized 30 to 55 percent of the time and those who miss the warning signs and fail or delay getting help, run the risk of death or severe disability. To help women recognize the symptoms and shorten the time to treatment, researchers at two SUNY institutions, Upstate Medical University and Binghamton University, have come together to develop a new educational program they believe will ultimately,...

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SUNY ATTAIN – Helping Thousands of New Yorkers Pursue Their Dreams
Feb14

SUNY ATTAIN – Helping Thousands of New Yorkers Pursue Their Dreams

Last Monday, my fellow interns and I spent the afternoon at the Legislative Office Building, for SUNY Day.  SUNY Day is a day when all of the SUNY campuses come together to showcase the achievements and accomplishments of their students, faculty, and staff to the public, legislators, and each other.  While we were there, we learned a great deal about many different SUNY programs and initiatives.   For the next few weeks, we will be...

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SUNY Giving Reasons to Smile
Feb08

SUNY Giving Reasons to Smile

Two SUNY schools are holding clinics to offer free dental care to kids from area schools and locals. This past Friday, Stony Brook dentists teamed up with the school’s big-toothed mascot, Wolfie, and Ronald McDonald to provide hundreds of Long Island children in need with free dental care for “Give Kids a Smile.” Services offered included dental screening, cleaning, and fluoride treatments from Stony Brook University School of Dental...

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“Campaign 101″ Kicks off Spring Semester with New Challenge at Alfred State
Feb02

“Campaign 101″ Kicks off Spring Semester with New Challenge at Alfred State

Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson kicked off the spring semester by presenting the college community with a new challenge – help get 101 pets adopted throughout the semester. In recognition of the College’s 101st commencement this May, the President debuted the initiative Campaign 101.  Campaign 101 will join together Alfred State and two local animal shelters, the SPCA serving Allegany County and the Hornell Area...

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