As graduations begin this weekend to award thousands of SUNY students with their hard-earned degrees and certificates, thousands more will soon begin summer sessions. This alternative education option is available at nearly every SUNY campus across New York State and is attended by students coming home or visiting from every corner of the globe.
Given the nature of most summer classes — short and a ton of material — it can sometimes be difficult to effectively manage time and energy between school and the beautiful New York summer. So, in order to help you complete your summer classes and succeed, we’ve put together five quick tips for you to check off from start to finish!
Read about ways to make it through summer classes after the jump!
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 →
Interview With A: A new series where we talk with real SUNY students and faculty on their experience, achievements, and research at any of SUNY’s 64 campuses in New York State.
In this installment, we talk with student Alyssa Levenberg, a SUNY Oswego communications major. Alyssa is the founder and host of the popular online videoblog, “Alyssa Explains It All”, where she discusses her experiences as a freshman at the College and gives advice to fellow students.
Watch the interview below and join the conversation on Twitter with @SUNY #IWA.
As spring approaches, another class of SUNY students will graduate to join the over three million SUNY alumni. For those students, and the tens of thousands of others with credits left to earn, networking is key to landing a job. There are many ways to network and many situations that can lead to opportunities outside of a career fair. We’ve put together thirteen tips for networking so that you can best showcase your superior skill set, whatever the situation!
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?”