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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Alfred State Accepted as Member of NCAA Division III
Jul26

Alfred State Accepted as Member of NCAA Division III

The NCAA Division III Management Council announced this month that Alfred State has been accepted as provisional members. The announcement moves Alfred State into NCAA DIII competition starting in the 2013-14 school year. Director of Athletics Dr. Daryl Arroyo is excited with the NCAA announcement. “The move to NCAA Division III is a necessary transformation for Alfred State and Alfred State athletics. This is a positive step in...

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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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7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”
May23

7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”

Seven SUNY campuses’ return on investment (“ROI”) have been named among the top in the nation, according to ranking agency PayScale in its 2013 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report. The seven SUNY institutions, among the top 400 ranked, are some of the two dozen SUNY campuses named in the list. SUNY Maritime College ranks fifth over all, beating out every Ivy League school and both Maritime College and Stony...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)
May22

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)

Governor Cuomo announced today a new Tax Free New York program that will transform SUNY campuses into magnets for new business. The program replicates successes across New York at select SUNY campuses, such as UAlbany and CNSE, SUNYIT, and the University at Buffalo. It will create communities that foster growth by exempting businesses in and around SUNY campuses from income, sales, property, and business tax: Tax-Free NY will entice...

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