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 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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Let’s call them visitors – not tourists
Feb09

Let’s call them visitors – not tourists

The writer is Jeanne Fagan, Professor of Business Administration at Finger Lakes Community College. Fanny packs. Loud clothes. Goofy behavior. Somehow our notion of a tourist went sour. Blame it on Chevy Chase? It hardly matters. I say we junk the term and use only the word “visitor.” Think about it. When you have a visitor, you clean the house, you buy flowers, you buy the gourmet coffee. The image of the tacky tourist has...

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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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