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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10 Ways to “Go Green” in your Dorm
Nov29

10 Ways to “Go Green” in your Dorm

College Campuses are a hub for young emerging advocacy. National and world issues are widely discussed, then change and awareness becomes the goal of many, even if it is on a smaller scale. One of these issues is being environmentally-aware. While it has always been something instilled in us at a young age, it is the follow-through that could use still use a little help, especially when it comes to the dorm life. While on campus,...

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Stony Brook University Rooftop Garden A Win-Win
Sep18

Stony Brook University Rooftop Garden A Win-Win

A group of volunteers and interns, with a little help from Mother Nature, have turned a rooftop of Stony Brook University’s Medical Center into a bountiful vegetable garden.  In first year that the garden has been grown, the University has yielded enough crops to incorporate them into at least one meal a day for patients. The “farm”, appropriately named Stony Brook Heights, is headed by the Hospital’s Department of Family Medicine,...

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$6 million wind power system headed for SUNY Canton
Jul10

$6 million wind power system headed for SUNY Canton

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has granted a $6.6 million contract to Syracuse-based firm Northland Associates to design and build a wind power system on the campus of SUNY Canton.   The project will allow the college to become more energy efficient using an alternative energy source and reduce dependency on purchased electricity, especially during periods of low energy use. The project will be handled in two phases.  The first...

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Morrisville State College hosts a beautiful architectural transformation
Jun29

Morrisville State College hosts a beautiful architectural transformation

A barn on the SUNY Morrisville State College campus has been designed and rebuilt into a stunning design studio with soul of the barn it takes after.  The entire facility is expected to obtain LEED Certification for its energy sustainability and serves as a centerpiece for the entrance to the agricultural college. Originally built at the turn of the 20th century, the barn fared fire and relocation and stayed in use until just eight...

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