President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)
Nov13

President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)

SUNY’s Smart Scholar Early College High School program, in partnership with EDWorks, delivers early college technical assistance to 23 state-wide schools. The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) is a part of the Smart Scholars initiative. President Barack Obama visited P-TECH on October 25 to spotlight the innovative school structure and discuss education reform. The Brooklyn public school was a feature of his...

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Congratulations to Smart Scholars Class of 2013 Graduates
Jul03

Congratulations to Smart Scholars Class of 2013 Graduates

The Office of Early College Initiatives is proud to report that 98% of our Smart Scholars students are on track to graduate from high school this year. A staple function of the Smart Scholars program is that hard-working students can earn up to 60 transferrable college credits before they graduate high school. To celebrate our graduating Smart Scholars, we highlight an inaugural graduation class, a Gates Millennium Scholar and an ECHS...

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Thanks to Smart Scholars as ECHS Week 2013 Concludes
Mar29

Thanks to Smart Scholars as ECHS Week 2013 Concludes

The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. As Early College High School Week concludes, we wanted to recognize schools that integrate students in a college environment to model successful behavior and high expectations while maintaining a supportive and nurturing environment. “Thank you to all of the...

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STEM Smart Scholars Gain College Readiness with Early College High Schools
Mar29

STEM Smart Scholars Gain College Readiness with Early College High Schools

The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. As we near the conclusion of Early College High School Week, we offer some insight into the history of the SUNY Smart Scholars – Early College High School partnership. Preparing students for college-readiness and a career in Science Technology Engineering and...

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SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs
Mar26

SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs

Welcome to the 2013 Celebration of Early College High School Week! The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. Here we offer some insight into the history of the SUNY Smart Scholars – Early College HIgh School partnership. SUNY’s Early College High School partnership with EDWorks and the State...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Jan25

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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