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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