For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY
Apr08

For Students, By Students: The story behind Open SUNY

Many higher education experts agree: Open SUNY propels SUNY into the 21st Century university marketplace–a big step forward to educate more New Yorkers, and educate them better. But a secret that many of these experts may not know is the intriguing story behind Open SUNY; its conception–and the direction that the program heads today because of it. The process started with 1 SUNY student, was touched by more than 7,000...

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An Exhilarating Ride: SUNY Mascot Madness 2014
Apr04

An Exhilarating Ride: SUNY Mascot Madness 2014

As the second annual SUNY Mascot Madness comes to a close, we bid farewell to the action-packed weeks of friendly competition across New York State.  With 43 SUNY campuses representing 637 athletics teams and a whopping 363,000 students, this year’s has been the most comprehensive and exciting SUNY Mascot Madness yet! In the end, Binghamton University’s Baxter Bearcat was crowned New York’s favorite college mascot, coming out on...

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Meet Baxter Bearcat, Winner of Mascot Madness 2014!
Apr03

Meet Baxter Bearcat, Winner of Mascot Madness 2014!

Congratulations to Binghamton University’s Baxter Bearcat, voted New York’s favorite college mascot in SUNY Mascot Madness 2014! Through hundreds of thousands of online votes, Baxter of Binghamton University has been crowned champion of the highly-contested SUNY Mascot Madness 2014, just slightly beating The College at Brockport‘s Ellsworth Eagle in the final round of the bracket-style competition. Baxter collected...

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How accurate can ‘House of Cards’ really be?
Mar14

How accurate can ‘House of Cards’ really be?

The wildly popular Netflix original series House of Cards has been critically acclaimed and nominated for several awards for its depiction of a ruthless, conniving political environment in Washington D.C. Following the protagonist – or is he the antagonist? – Frank Underwood, as he exacts revenge on the White House, the show portrays the dirty side of politics and political journalism. The series, now in its second season,...

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4 SUNY Campuses Named Top 10 “Best College Values” by Kiplinger’s
Mar11

4 SUNY Campuses Named Top 10 “Best College Values” by Kiplinger’s

Four SUNY campuses have been named among the Mid-Atlantic’s 10 Best Public College Values for 2014 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Kiplinger’s also ranked four SUNY campuses among the United States’ 25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year for 2014 and one in the nation’s 30 Best Values in Small Colleges for 2014 in March 2014. In producing these rankings, Kiplinger’s looked in to schools’ academic quality,...

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