With St. Patrick’s Day recently passing, Irish eyes were smiling while looking at opportunities within SUNY. Several SUNY schools offer a very unique array of study abroad opportunities with nearly 600 programs in more than 50 countries. Ireland is among those countries where students could study for as long as one semester or academic year, or have a short-term experience during the winter or summer. Internships, volunteer and service learning opportunities are also available in Ireland. Each program ensures an unforgettable experience for students.
We’ve gathered some basic information on a few of the many opportunities offered by SUNY campuses to study abroad, here specifically in Ireland. Read below to learn a little about them, and visit the campus website to find additional information.
Eustace attended Edinburgh Napier University at the age of 28 and received his 3-year Bachelor of Arts degree. A month shy of graduation, he was already working for GQ magazine, having 4 covers by the end of that year. His client list has since then expanded to Vogue, Telegraph, and Panasonic just to name a few. Although largely associated with portraiture, his works also include fashion, documentary, and landscape.
SUNY Potsdam student ChaRon Brabham has been named the first place winner in the national “Oscar Experience Talent Search,” sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU. Subsequently, she was among five winners to hand Oscar trophies to winners in Sunday night’s ceremony along with being featured on stage during the live broadcast to an estimated one billion viewers.
The aspiring SUNY Potsdam filmmaker from Brooklyn, N.Y., won top honors for her video entry. Entrants had to submit a 30-second video answering the question, “How will you contribute to the future of movies?”
Carl E. Heastie, Stony Brook University ’90, was elected Assemblyman for the 83rd A.D. in Bronx in 2000. Assembly Member Heastie has been called one of the most active assembly members by his colleagues. He is the Chairman of the New York Assembly Committee on Cities.
Since taking office, Assemblyman Heastie has become one of the leading negotiators for the construction of the new schools in his district. He has secured funds for his district in the seas of housing, education, after school programming, health and human services, jobs readiness and computer training.
Steve Levy is a businessman, actor, and broadcaster. He graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1987 before beginning his professional career in broadcasting with sports talk radio station WFAN out of New York City. He started his long running career with ESPN in 1993, where he anchors for SportsCenter nearly every evening.
Before migrating to SportsCenter, Levy worked the NHL regular season and playoff games as well as ESPN’s college football. Levy, better known as “Mr. Overtime” in the hockey arena, holds the coveted honor of calling the three longest NHL games in television history, in 1996, 2000, and 2003.
And his talents don’t cease at television. In 2005, Levy appeared in the filmsFever Pitch and The Ringer playing himself. Then, in 2007, he appeared in The Game Plan and in 2012, Parental Guidance. Showcasing his business side, Levy partnered with ESPN co-worker and former NHL head coach Barry Melrose in 2004 to co-own the Adirondack Frostbite, a minor league hockey team that was located in Glens Falls, NY.