Alumni Roundup: August 13, 2013
Aug13

Alumni Roundup: August 13, 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 country. Why not share them?   Recent SUNY New Paltz graduate Kaleigh Griffin produced such a captivating senior thesis documentary this spring that she has been asked to remove it from the Web pending film festival entries and distribution. University at Albany and SUNY...

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Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Accepting Applications for Master Teacher Program
Jul08

Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Accepting Applications for Master Teacher Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State University of New York is now accepting applications for the New York State Master Teacher Program. The program, built via SUNY infrastructure and designed to bolster STEM education in grades 6-12, was first announced by Governor Cuomo in May. “Making sure we have the best and brightest teachers in our classroom is a fundamental part of creating a world-class education system in...

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Alumni Profile: Erin Coon
May07

Alumni Profile: Erin Coon

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Erin Coon is a community member, leader, and advocate. She was recently named the Executive Director of the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY–the same city that one of her alma maters, SUNY Adirondack, is located. Ms. Coon attended SUNY New Paltz to earn her Bachelor’s...

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SUNY Faculty Members Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships
Apr24

SUNY Faculty Members Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation annually awards approximately 200 Fellowships from between 3 – 4,000 applications. The Fellowship awards, also deemed as “midcareer awards”, are for men and women with careers and abilities in the arts, sciences, and history. Former Guggenheim Fellows become advisers who help narrow down the competition by sending their critiques to a Committee of Selection then onto the...

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SUNY Model European Union Proven to be a Rewarding Experience
Apr10

SUNY Model European Union Proven to be a Rewarding Experience

The SUNY Model European Union (SUNYMEU) is an annual simulation of the European Union organized by the Institute for European Union Studies at SUNY (IEUSS), the host campus (SUNY New Paltz), and the SUNY Office of Global Affairs. The primary purpose of SUNYMEU is to provide a framework for a simulation of a European Council meeting to better educate American students about one of the most complex and important actors in the...

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Alumni Profile: Christopher Macchia & Roger Noyes
Mar26

Alumni Profile: Christopher Macchia & Roger Noyes

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers.   This week’s alumni profiles takes a look at a pair of alumni who are bandmates playing abroad this month.  The Arch Stanton Quartet, a quartet including Christopher Macchia (SUNY New Paltz ’00) and Roger Noyes (University at Albany ’03), is currently touring Egypt in...

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Study Abroad with SUNY in Ireland
Mar19

Study Abroad with SUNY in Ireland

With St. Patrick’s Day recently passing, Irish eyes were smiling while looking at opportunities within SUNY. Several SUNY schools offer a very unique array of study abroad opportunities with nearly 600 programs in more than 50 countries. Ireland is among those countries where students could study for as long as one semester or academic year, or have a short-term experience during the winter or summer. Internships, volunteer and...

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77 SUNY Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Top Graduate Tracks
Mar13

77 SUNY Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Top Graduate Tracks

Ten SUNY campuses’ graduate programs are named among the nation’s top graduate programs for 2014, according to U.S. World and News Report. The rankings, released in March, highlight over 75 tracks at the ten campuses in each subject’s top 100; many other SUNY schools are recognized in the full report. According to U.S. News, the rankings are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program excellence and...

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