SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013
Jul18

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. This week looks to be the hottest of this summer.  New York City is under an extreme heat watch...

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Not Just Earth Day at UB
Apr22

Not Just Earth Day at UB

Food service doesn’t end at the table; leftovers and scraps must be disposed of. Doing so in an environmentally responsible way—especially at Crossroads Culinary Center, University at Buffalo’s busiest dining hall where 2,000 students eat daily—can be a daunting task. When university leaders couldn’t find existing models to guide their efforts, they turned to a program started by UB students. Known as the “canal,” the 32-foot,...

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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013
Apr22

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Spring 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. Today we focus on a recent national intercampus achievement and groundbreaking systemwide...

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8 SUNY Campuses Named for Top “Green Ratings”
Apr16

8 SUNY Campuses Named for Top “Green Ratings”

As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, SUNY is once again recognized for its outstanding commitment to environmental conservation.  The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), this week salutes eight SUNY campuses among the 230 most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in the United States and Canada. “SUNY’s commitment to an...

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2012 Year in Review – Binghamton University Smart Energy Center
Dec19

2012 Year in Review – Binghamton University Smart Energy Center

As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. Binghamton University approved for NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant This year, Governor Cuomo signed the Binghamton University NYSUNY 2020 challenge grant, which approves a plan that includes the development of a $70 million Smart Energy Center that will help revitalize the Southern Tier economy and create more than 840 Binghamton...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Dec12

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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