Governor Cuomo, Chancellor Zimpher, SUNY Leaders Meet for Tax Free NY (UPDATE w/ video)
Jun05

Governor Cuomo, Chancellor Zimpher, SUNY Leaders Meet for Tax Free NY (UPDATE w/ video)

This week, dozens of SUNY presidents joined Governor Cuomo, Lieutenant Governor Duffy, and Chancellor Zimpher at a forum on the Governor’s Tax Free New York proposal. The plan, introduced in May by Governor Cuomo on a flash tour across New York, utilizes SUNY campuses to provide a tax-free zone for new businesses, which will spur investment while taking advantage of SUNY’s higher education for human capital and business development....

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The Hudson Valley Welcomes 3D Printing
Jun03

The Hudson Valley Welcomes 3D Printing

SUNY New Paltz announced in May a new program — and venture — into Digital Design and Fabrication at the College in way of 3D printing. The commercialized aspect, appropriately named Hudson Valley 3D Printing, will continue to seek investment and work directly with the state’s first certificate program in 3D Printing at SUNY New Paltz. “This is what they do in Silicon Valley. This is what they do in...

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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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Beekman Banter at SUNY Delhi
May15

Beekman Banter at SUNY Delhi

When Dr. David Brower, Hospitality Management Department Chair at SUNY Delhi, asked the Fabulous Beekman Boys of Cooking Channel and The Amazing Race fame to impart their entrepreneurial wisdom to Delhi students, they quickly said yes. Dr. Brower whipped off an email on a Sunday night inviting Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge (The Beekman Boys) to the Delhi campus. He thought, “it couldn’t hurt,” and within the hour the Beekman...

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SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century
Apr26

SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century

Supporting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s leadership in expanding educational opportunities that enhance New York’s innovation-enabled economy, SUNY is a major sponsor of the 2013 New York Business Plan Competition, which features a major statewide expansion of more than 300 teams competing for $500,000 in total prizes. The final round of competition takes place today at CNSE. The collegiate competition is presented by CNSE in partnership...

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone
Mar19

Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Angelo Mazzone is an entrepreneur, educator, visionary, and family man.  He has taken advantage of his education at Hudson Valley Community College and Schenectady County Community College to build a hospitality empire in Upstate New York, and now gives back to the College in a handful of...

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