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 with better, more complete information necessary for degree planning.
This grant will be used for two main projects. The first is to identify current students at 4-year SUNY institutions that had transferred from a SUNY community college before earning a degree to “reverse-transfer” credits back, allowing them to be awarded an associate’s degree from their previous institution.