SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam, Innovators in Sharing Services (VIDEO)
Jun21

SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam, Innovators in Sharing Services (VIDEO)

When it began in 2011, one of the primary goals for SUNY in sharing services was to provide collaborative services to multiple campuses where campuses had either performed the service independently or the service had not existed before. Over our 64 campuses, SUNY started looking at how it spent money on things like paper and computers, and what valuable services exist on what campuses like printing, addressing veterans’ needs, or food...

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SUNY Optometry Students Look to Empire State College for Management Program Offerings
Feb22

SUNY Optometry Students Look to Empire State College for Management Program Offerings

SUNY College of Optometry students now have a new option for an advanced degree from an unexpected source – Empire State College.  Through an agreement signed last week, the College of Optometry and Empire State College will develop and deliver an advanced graduate certificate in optometry business management.  Graduates of the program will earn 18 credits over 6 courses that can then transfer to the Empire State College School for...

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Shared Services Celebrated in First Regional Summit
Feb04

Shared Services Celebrated in First Regional Summit

On January 30, Chancellor Nancy Zimpher kicked off the first in a series of regional discussions on shared services called “Harnessing Systemness: Regional Discussions on Efficiency and Effectiveness.”  The event, held in the SUNY Cortland Corey Union, was an opportunity for regional institutions to share stories, celebrate successes, and discuss opportunities for further collaboration on shared services. This event brought together...

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2012 Year in Review – Shared Services Anniversary
Dec24

2012 Year in Review – Shared Services Anniversary

As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. SUNY celebrated a big milestone in September – within the first year of the shared services initiative, SUNY campuses were able to redirect more than $6 million from administrative spending to academic instruction and student support services.  Of that total, $2.5 million came from the administrative pairs – Cobleskill and...

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U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC
Oct04

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits MCC

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis visited Monroe Community College’s Applied Technologies Center on Sept. 24 to highlight a $14.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to a consortium of State University of New York community colleges, led by MCC. The grant, issued as part of the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program, will allow a consortium of SUNY community...

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More Than $6 Million Redirected to Students in First Year of Shared Services Initiative
Sep26

More Than $6 Million Redirected to Students in First Year of Shared Services Initiative

Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher announced this week that more than $6 million has been redirected to academic instruction and student services in the first year of SUNY’s system-wide shared services initiative. Since last August, campuses have worked together to identify and eliminate duplicative administrative services and to collaborate on common expenses. Among structured findings, the campuses shared best practices, which led to...

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