Rooftop Vineyard Coming To Brooklyn This Summer
Apr11

Rooftop Vineyard Coming To Brooklyn This Summer

Wine. No restaurant menu is complete without it. It pairs well with nearly any entree and its roots date back thousands of years. Today, Americans drink more than 850 million gallons of wine annually–that’s about two 10-foot-deep football fields filled to the brim with wine every single day. France, Italy, and Spain have traditionally dominated global wine production because of the near-perfect conversion of weather, soil,...

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Alumni Profile: Katy Henthorne
Dec10

Alumni Profile: Katy Henthorne

Katy Henthorne is a producer, entrepreneur, and visionary. She attended SUNY Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) to study mass communication and speech and was launched to Emerson College in Boston, where she completed her undergraduate education with a bachelor’s degree in science. Henthorne is the co-owner of Crew Company, a crew coordination company for production studios. Henthorne began her television career in Hollywood...

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Alumni Profile: Erica Bapst
Jul09

Alumni Profile: Erica Bapst

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Erica Bapst is an artist, entrepreneur, and community member. She received an A.A.S. in Graphic Arts from Finger Lakes Community College in 1998 before committing to complete a B.F.A. in Metalsmithing from nearby Syracuse University in 2001. Ms. Bapst opened her boutique, Adorn, in...

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Alumni Roundup: June 11, 2013
Jun11

Alumni Roundup: June 11, 2013

See What SUNY Alumni are Accomplishing This Week! In addition to our regular Alumni Profile series, we hear about great things our graduates are doing around the world. Why not share them?   SUNY Oneonta alumnus Hal Luftig won a Tony Award for Best Musical of his production, “Kinky Boots”. Buffalo State College alumnus Scott Baxter, who is the founder and chief executive of SA Baxter, wrote a piece in The New York...

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Black Bears: The John Waynes of the Woods
Oct19

Black Bears: The John Waynes of the Woods

As a camp counselor in the Adirondacks, Alyssa Johnson sees black bears as vagrants, nosing into trash bins for something a picky camper left behind. But at Finger Lakes Community College, Alyssa has seen another side of the forest-dwelling Ursus americanus: the cowboy side. It seems that every so often black bears will purposely mosey through the woods with a bit of a swagger, kicking their legs out to make their trail wider. Then...

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