For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY
Apr08

For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY

Many higher education experts agree: Open SUNY propels SUNY into the 21st Century university marketplace–a big step forward to educate more New Yorkers, and educate them better. But a secret that many of these experts may not know is the intriguing story behind Open SUNY; its conception–and the direction that the program heads today because of it. The process started with 1 SUNY student, was touched by more than 7,000...

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8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+
Jan29

8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+

In her State of the University Address on January 14, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher unveiled the rollout of Open SUNY, a SUNY-wide collaboration that opens the door to world-class online-enabled learning opportunities. It is not a new degree program or a new school; it’s a seamless way for you to access the courses, degrees, professors, and rich academics of all 64 SUNY campus’ flexibility—wherever and whenever the student...

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The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing
Jan16

The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing

Chancellor Zimpher was welcomed to The White House for a summit on making college more accessible. In attendance was President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and leaders representing over 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations. Chancellor Zimpher was chosen to speak for the entire cohort to the White House press corps with White House Spokesman Jay Carney at the midday briefing. “SUNY’s standing as one of...

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