President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)
Nov13

President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)

SUNY’s Smart Scholar Early College High School program, in partnership with EDWorks, delivers early college technical assistance to 23 state-wide schools. The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) is a part of the Smart Scholars initiative. President Barack Obama visited P-TECH on October 25 to spotlight the innovative school structure and discuss education reform. The Brooklyn public school was a feature of his...

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Alfred State Students Help the U.S. National Arboretum Go Greener
Oct28

Alfred State Students Help the U.S. National Arboretum Go Greener

Nineteen students and two instructors from Alfred State’s electrical construction and maintenance electrician program headed to Washington, D.C. this October to complete the largest phase of what has been a five-year project to help the U.S. National Arboretum meet its sustainability goals. Their mission: to install a 15 kilowatt photo voltaic system. The new solar energy system is just one part of a long-term plan to update and...

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New SUNY Oswego Center Reinforces STEM Commitment
Oct09

New SUNY Oswego Center Reinforces STEM Commitment

STEM education is the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These four general areas of study are extremely important in keeping up with advancement. Across New York State, STEM careers are growing 2.5 times faster than the non-STEM average growth. SUNY has been working to increase STEM education, and furthermore keeping New York and the United States as the technological and economical leader of the global...

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Governor Cuomo Announces New Admission Requirements for SUNY Teacher Preparation Programs
Sep23

Governor Cuomo Announces New Admission Requirements for SUNY Teacher Preparation Programs

Delivers on State of the State Commitment to Select Top Tier Candidates at SUNY Colleges and Universities by Raising Academic Requirements for Entrance into Teaching Programs Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees has adopted a measure submitted by the SUNY Chancellor to require new admission requirements for incoming teachers at SUNY colleges and universities. This...

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2013 Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Awardees Have Rewarding Summer
Sep12

2013 Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Awardees Have Rewarding Summer

At Stony Brook University this summer, 15 talented full-time community college students had the research experience of their academic careers. The students were a select group, awardees of the Chancellor’s Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Award, an annual award which gives community college students from New York State access to scientific research experience. The 15 deserving winners each represented their community colleges...

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Consoles and Classrooms: SUNY Games II to Create STEM Video Games
Aug21

Consoles and Classrooms: SUNY Games II to Create STEM Video Games

At the  University at Albany School of Education, Associate Professor Peter Shea is trying to bring together the console and the classroom. Professor Shea is leading a research study investigating the use of video games to promote learning, with a large and various group of experts, students, and faculty. The project, named  “SUNY Games II”, seeks to explore how teachers and students from diverse fields across the SUNY system can...

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