Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox
Jan07

Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox

Angelo Maddox is an entrepreneur, boxer, and and true New Yorker. He attended Hudson Valley Community College for two years and seamlessly transferred to the University at Albany to complete a bachelor’s degree and decided to stay in the Capital City to start a retail company, Fresh and Fly Clothing. As if his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to education is not enough, Mr. Maddox’s story is empowering; in 2013, Mayor...

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30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism To Scale
Dec23

30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism To Scale

The holidays remind us this is the season of giving. All members of SUNY make a concerted effort to volunteer and contribute to their respective campuses and local communities. The 30 Days of Giving campaign highlights students and faculty across all of our 64 campuses who participate in volunteerism and give back to those in need. With over 467,000 students and three million alumni, we want to celebrate the impact the SUNY community...

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Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala
Dec17

Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala

Greg Aidala is a comedian, entrepreneur, and active community member. An upstate New York native, he attended Hudson Valley Community College and completed his four-year degree at the University at Albany immediately following. Aidala now operates Radial Gage Entertainment in Albany, NY. Aidala has performed from New York City to Los Angeles with comedians such as Colin Quinn, Nick DiPaolo, Kathleen Madigan, Charlie Murphy, Bo...

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30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Dec03

30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale

The holidays remind us this is the season of giving. All members of SUNY make a concerted effort to volunteer and contribute to their respective campuses and local communities. The 30 Days of Giving campaign highlights students and faculty across all of our 64 campuses who participate in volunteerism and give back to those in need. With over 467,000 students and three million alumni, we want to celebrate the impact the SUNY community...

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SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel
Sep19

SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel

At the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 22, a SUNY professor is set to receive his second prestigious award. SUNY Purchase professor David Grill will take home a second Emmy Award for his lighting design and direction work for the Superbowl XLVII halftime show. David Grill is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Theatre Design/Technology Program at Purchase College. His first Emmy, also for lighting design and...

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President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo
Aug20

President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo

President Obama is this week embarking on a bus tour to spread his message of “A Better Bargain for the Middle Class.” SUNY’s own University at Buffalo and Binghamton University will be among several stops he makes across New York and Pennsylvania. His decision to bring a message of economic revitalization and academic excellence to New York is a perfect fit given the recent achievements and ongoing commitments that SUNY has made in...

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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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SUNY Works Summit Brings Together SUNY Campuses & Business Partners to Receive WACE Training
May24

SUNY Works Summit Brings Together SUNY Campuses & Business Partners to Receive WACE Training

The SUNY Works summit, a three-day professional development event taking place at Hudson Valley Community College, wrapped up on Wednesday. The summit was kicked off with opening remarks from SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and brought together members of private industry, professional organizations, SUNY faculty and staff, and other higher education leaders. The partners engaged in talks around advancing and expanding cooperative...

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