SUNY Leaders Call on Congress to Close “Innovation Deficit”
Jul31

SUNY Leaders Call on Congress to Close “Innovation Deficit”

SUNY Chancellor Zimpher and the presidents of SUNY’s four university centers today joined higher education colleagues nationally in a call on Congress and President Barack Obama to close the “innovation deficit” – the widening gap between needed and actual federal investments in research and education. Chancellor Zimpher, University at Albany President Robert J. Jones, Binghamton University President Harvey G. Stenger, University at...

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SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’
Jul29

SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’

SUNY and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) this week announced that SUNY will save more than $1.2 million annually in energy costs throughout its 64 campuses by incorporating energy-efficient information technology and related facility improvements. The energy-saving projects, which are expected to be completed in 2014, support Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY Initiative, which aims to increase energy...

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Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Accepting Applications for Master Teacher Program
Jul08

Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Accepting Applications for Master Teacher Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State University of New York is now accepting applications for the New York State Master Teacher Program. The program, built via SUNY infrastructure and designed to bolster STEM education in grades 6-12, was first announced by Governor Cuomo in May. “Making sure we have the best and brightest teachers in our classroom is a fundamental part of creating a world-class education system in...

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Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on Start-Up NY Legislation That Will Implement Tax-Free NY Initiative
Jun19

Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on Start-Up NY Legislation That Will Implement Tax-Free NY Initiative

Governor Cuomo and New York State legislative leaders today announced an agreement on the Start-Up New York legislation that will implement Governor Cuomo’s Tax-Free NY plan. SUNY has wholly endorsed the plan and continues to work to help New York realize its results. “The State University could not be more excited about today’s agreement on the Governor’s START-UP NY legislation that positions our campuses as magnets for...

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Governor Cuomo, Chancellor Zimpher, SUNY Leaders Meet for Tax Free NY (UPDATE w/ video)
Jun05

Governor Cuomo, Chancellor Zimpher, SUNY Leaders Meet for Tax Free NY (UPDATE w/ video)

This week, dozens of SUNY presidents joined Governor Cuomo, Lieutenant Governor Duffy, and Chancellor Zimpher at a forum on the Governor’s Tax Free New York proposal. The plan, introduced in May by Governor Cuomo on a flash tour across New York, utilizes SUNY campuses to provide a tax-free zone for new businesses, which will spur investment while taking advantage of SUNY’s higher education for human capital and business development....

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Student Assembly President Tremayne Price Sworn In As SUNY Trustee
May31

Student Assembly President Tremayne Price Sworn In As SUNY Trustee

SUNY this week welcomed SUNY Student Assembly President-elect Tremayne Price as the newest member of the SUNY Board of Trustees. Mr. Price is a graduate student at the University at Albany who recently earned his bachelor’s degree at the campus. “SUNY students are at the core of the university’s mission and it is critical that they are represented by an individual whose sole purpose on the Board of Trustees is to ensure that their...

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