OCC Restores General Ellis Cemetery, Home of American Revolutionary Vet
Jun28

OCC Restores General Ellis Cemetery, Home of American Revolutionary Vet

One of Onondaga County’s oldest cemeteries, General Ellis Cemetery, has been restored and preserved by Onondaga Community College with the help of generous donors. A ceremony commemorating the cemetery’s restoration was held in June. The cemetery is located on a hillside above Onondaga Road, across the street from Mulroy Hall, as indicated by a blue historical marker on the shoulder of the road. The cemetery is named after...

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The Education Pipeline Presents: The S-TEN Initiative
Jun19

The Education Pipeline Presents: The S-TEN Initiative

Last November, SUNY hosted higher education faculty and their education partners from across the state for the launch of the SUNY Statewide Teacher Education Network (S-TEN). Supported by a $3.5 million Race to the Top grant, S-TEN engages higher education faculty and their educational partners in the renewal of teacher and school leader preparation to meet the needs of today’s children. The S-TEN initiative involves the work of 17...

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Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer
Jun12

Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer

In news that will encourage bright, hardworking students to attend SUNY colleges in the future, the Smart Scholars Early College High School program at Farmingdale State College has received a grant from the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). The Smart Scholars program will receive a HESC College Tour Initiative grant that will allow 100 students to visit SUNY colleges this summer for an immersive college...

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Catching Up With Winners of the Ying TRSEF at OCC
May29

Catching Up With Winners of the Ying TRSEF at OCC

A little while back, we brought you the story of the Ying TRSEF at Onondaga Community College, a regional science fair that brought the spirit of learning and scientific inquiry to the previously fair-less Central New York region. Since then, the winners of the science fair have gone on to have exciting and prestigious awards and experiences. First place winners received the Ying TRSEF Grand Award, allowing them to advance to the...

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SUNY Works Summit Brings Together SUNY Campuses & Business Partners to Receive WACE Training
May24

SUNY Works Summit Brings Together SUNY Campuses & Business Partners to Receive WACE Training

The SUNY Works summit, a three-day professional development event taking place at Hudson Valley Community College, wrapped up on Wednesday. The summit was kicked off with opening remarks from SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and brought together members of private industry, professional organizations, SUNY faculty and staff, and other higher education leaders. The partners engaged in talks around advancing and expanding cooperative...

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Finger Lakes STEM Hub Video Contest Shows Student Creativity and Knowledge
May16

Finger Lakes STEM Hub Video Contest Shows Student Creativity and Knowledge

On April 30th the STEM You Can! Video Contest Awards Gala was held at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Eight teams of students from area schools were recognized for outstanding videos highlighting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Students from elementary, middle, and high school all submitted short videos illustrating concepts such as robotics, electricity, and the weight of electricity. All of the...

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Demand & Results Spur SUNY’s Expansion of STEM Mentoring Program
May08

Demand & Results Spur SUNY’s Expansion of STEM Mentoring Program

SUNY’s Office of the Education Pipeline is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for SUNY campuses to participate in a collaborative project designed to strengthen the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education pipeline in New York State.   In September 2012, SUNY was awarded a $2.95 million grant from the National Science Foundation, in collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences and SUNY Empire...

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Four Things About The Education Pipeline That Will Impress You
May01

Four Things About The Education Pipeline That Will Impress You

If you’ve been reading the updates coming from the Office of the Education Pipeline, you know that the work we are doing is like SUNY itself: broad, expansive, and striving to serve every single student in the State of New York. With our diverse programs and initiatives, it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down in the details and miss the “so what?” portion of our stories. With that in mind, we’ve put together some impressive...

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