2012 Year in Review – Student Mobility
Jan11

2012 Year in Review – Student Mobility

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. This year, SUNY worked to enhance student mobility and ease the burden of transferring between SUNY institutions with creation of SUNY Transfer Paths. The SUNY Transfer Paths consist of four to six core courses within academic disciplines that are commonly taken in the first two years of study.  They were developed through faculty...

Read More
2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign
Jan09

2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In September, SUNY launched the “SUNY Smart Track Campaign” – an innovative new model combining several tools to combat student debt through educating students and families on the cost of college and how financial aid works. This new initiative is the most proactive and comprehensive model by any university system in the nation meant...

Read More
2012 Year in Review – Leadership Development
Jan07

2012 Year in Review – Leadership Development

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In March, the SUNY Board of Trustees approved the creation of the SUNY Distinguished Academy.  The Academy is comprised of all active faculty at SUNY’s 64 statewide campuses who hold a distinguished rank. The Academy is positioned to recognize professional achievements by faculty who ultimately receive this honor as directed by...

Read More
2012 Year in Review – Chancellor’s Task Force on Remediation
Jan04

2012 Year in Review – Chancellor’s Task Force on Remediation

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012.   This year, SUNY formed of the SUNY Remediation Task Force, whose job it is to determine how a collaborative effort between SUNY and K-12 school districts across New York can best prepare students for college. Currently, SUNY community colleges spend more than $70 million per year on remediation, and 20 percent — or $93 million...

Read More
2012 Year in Review – Lumina Foundation Grant
Jan03

2012 Year in Review – Lumina Foundation Grant

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In October, SUNY received a grant enabling an easier transfer process for students between system campuses. The $500,000 Lumina Foundation grant will be used to enhance the “reverse transfer” process and install a high-tech software program, called DegreeWorks, at all SUNY campuses.  The software will provide advisers and students...

Read More
2012 Year in Review – Chancellor’s Online Education Advisory Group
Dec31

2012 Year in Review – Chancellor’s Online Education Advisory Group

As we count down to the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012.   On October 1 of this year, the SUNY Catalog of degrees, certificates, and course offerings available were both fully online and via blended learning from SUNY.  The catalog is powered by the SUNY Learning Network, which provides a complete support infrastructure for online faculty development and course design, course...

Read More