Vice President Joe Biden Visits Monroe Community College
Jan31

Vice President Joe Biden Visits Monroe Community College

Vice President and Dr. Biden visit the Rochester, NY community college to talk workforce retraining less than 24 hours following President Obama’s State of the Union Address. As part of his annual State of the Union address, President Obama called for expanded access to apprenticeships and improved job training programs at community colleges. Since his speech, he and Vice President Joe Biden have taken that message on the road...

Read More
30 Days of Giving: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Dec15

30 Days of Giving: 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...

Read More
Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $14.8 Million Awarded to SUNY Campuses Through Round III REDC Competition
Dec11

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $14.8 Million Awarded to SUNY Campuses Through Round III REDC Competition

Governor Cuomo today announced that $715.9 million has been awarded through Round Three of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative–where more than $14.8 million of that is directly granted to SUNY campuses in order to help advance New York’s economy through research and innovation. A centerpiece of the Governor’s strategy to jumpstart the economy and create jobs, the Regional Councils were put in place...

Read More
30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Dec09

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...

Read More
Alumni Robin and Timothy Wentworth Give Monroe Community College Largest Gift Ever
Nov26

Alumni Robin and Timothy Wentworth Give Monroe Community College Largest Gift Ever

A $2.25 million gift to the Monroe Community College Foundation from alumni Robin ’80 and Timothy ’80 Wentworth (Franklin Lakes, N.J.) will provide full scholarships to 40 MCC students each year. The gift is the largest in the college’s history. The gift establishes the Wentworth Family Scholarship program at MCC, an endowed fund that gives students opportunities to start their college education. The first cohort of Wentworth Family...

Read More
Alumnus Michael Krupnicki Sparks Interest in Welding Careers
Jun04

Alumnus Michael Krupnicki Sparks Interest in Welding Careers

With 1,000 welders approaching retirement age in the Finger Lakes region, Mahany Welding Supply President and Monroe Community College alumnus Michael Krupnicki is igniting interest in this high demand field. In addition to helping launch a certificate program, he recently established the Krupnicki Family Scholarship for Excellence in Welding with the Monroe Community College Foundation to help students cover the costs of...

Read More
13 SUNY Campuses Receive Presidential Recognition for Community Service
Mar05

13 SUNY Campuses Receive Presidential Recognition for Community Service

SUNY Chancellor Zimpher announced this month that 13 SUNY campuses have been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes colleges and universities who achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve throughout the nation and show a clear commitment to community service and service learning. SUNY Cortland and SUNY Oswego were named to the Honor Roll with...

Read More
SUNY Day 2013: Monroe Community College
Mar01

SUNY Day 2013: Monroe Community College

  On February 11, dozens of SUNY campuses convened at the Legislative Office Building in Albany’s Empire State Plaza to showcase their individual contributions to their communities as well as SUNY’s collective contributions. SUNY Day is an event where the public, senators, and assemblymen are all welcome to see the latest of what each SUNY campus has to offer. This year’s theme was experiential education. Generation SUNY is...

Read More