How are you spending Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?
Jan20

How are you spending Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

Today commemorates a national figure and influential civil rights activist in Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to taking time to reflect on our nation’s history and social movements, this day has become a nationally recognized day of service. With today being a day off for many SUNY students, there are opportunities to take part in annual projects and celebrations on many SUNY campuses and in communities all over New York State,...

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Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams
Jan17

Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams

“To a teenage girl, prom is almost like a rite of passage,” says Alfred State student Olivia Ciesla. “Picking out a dress, finding a date, and getting your hair done is part of that prom experience.” But for many underprivileged young girls and their families in Allegany County, a formal event that can cost upwards of $800 is just too far out of reach. “I was unable to afford a dress for my own senior prom,” Olivia says. “I know the...

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2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address

2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address ▶ Review the entire 2014 State of the University...

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Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education
Jan14

Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today delivered her fourth annual State of the University Address, announcing that the system will build on SUNY’s progress over the past four years and take successes to scale with innovative new programs that will expand access to SUNY’s top quality, affordable education and continue to prepare all students for success in today’s global economy. Chancellor Zimpher launched...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service
Jan10

Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service

I am proud to announce that SUNY is partnering with the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Office of General Services, and the New York State Commission on National and Community Service to help facilitate and deepen community engagement and volunteerism for SUNY students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees across New York. As both a kick-off and celebration of this new partnership, SUNY and the Commission will co-host a...

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox
Jan07

Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox

Angelo Maddox is an entrepreneur, boxer, and and true New Yorker. He attended Hudson Valley Community College for two years and seamlessly transferred to the University at Albany to complete a bachelor’s degree and decided to stay in the Capital City to start a retail company, Fresh and Fly Clothing. As if his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to education is not enough, Mr. Maddox’s story is empowering; in 2013, Mayor...

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