As this spring semester comes to a close, thousands of SUNY students are preparing to graduate. Whether the student is graduating with a certificate, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctorate degree, each graduate’s story is unique and will be continued as they join the massive SUNY alumni base, which totals nearly 3 million today. SUNY graduates dot the globe on every continent in every imaginable sector of the economy; we are proud to spread SUNY’s influence internationally and just as honored that a majority of the Class of 2013 will stay to live, work, and play in New York.
We compiled the entire schedule of Class of 2013 commencement ceremonies from all 64 SUNY campuses. Continue reading →
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David Campbell, an instructor at SUNY Cobleskill and University at Albany alumnus, was recently named the best culinary educator in the Northeast by the American Culinary Foundation. Mr. Campbell is working on expanding SUNY Cobleskill’s culinary class offerings and incorporating current technology trends in his courses. He recently took over management of SUNY Cobleskill’s coffee shop, Coby’s, and turned it into a student-run restaurant, all while working on enriching the College’s culinary curriculum. In this #IWA, Mr. Campbell tells us about his experience as a culinary instructor, his aspirations, and shares some tips for prospective chefs with the Generation SUNY Team.
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Chapovalova, who graduated in December 2012 with a degree in psychology, is one of only 39 U.S. scholars chosen for the 2013-14 academic year. She also is one of two students from New York schools to earn the scholarship (the other recipient is from New York University). She will pursue a PhD in polar studies at Cambridge.
If you’ve been reading the updates coming from the Office of the Education Pipeline, you know that the work we are doing is like SUNY itself: broad, expansive, and striving to serve every single student in the State of New York. With our diverse programs and initiatives, it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down in the details and miss the “so what?” portion of our stories.
With that in mind, we’ve put together some impressive achievements that we think will show you why you should be paying attention!
As the largest, most comprehensive university system in the United States, the State University of New York has the unique opportunity to enrich some of the most influential people across all industries. As the Tony Award nominations are revealed this week, the world is reminded how talented SUNY alumni are in Theatre.
It was recently announced that University at Albany alumna Carolee Carmello has been nominated for her role in the Broadway musical “Scandalous“. Ms. Carmello, who has appeared in a dozen Broadway musicals and four national tours, is up for a Tony Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical” joining industry colleagues, Patina Miller in Pippin, Valisia LeKae in Motown The Musical, Stephanie J. Block in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Laura Osnes in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Last year, Judy Kaye won the award for her part in Nice Work If You Can Get It.
Ms. Carmello joins SUNY Purchase College alumnus Kenneth Posner, who was nominated for three Tony Awards for “Best Lighting Design of a Musical” for Kinky Boots, Pippin, and Cinderella. This would be Posner’s second Tony; he won in 2007 for Best Lighting Design in a Play for The Coast of Utopia, for which he also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design in a Play that same year. He’s been nominated for numerous Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards since 1991.