Combined, SUNY Colleges Have 45 Airplanes, 1 Helicopter, and a Jet-Powered Go-Kart
Apr23

Combined, SUNY Colleges Have 45 Airplanes, 1 Helicopter, and a Jet-Powered Go-Kart

New York State is home to more than 160 airports. Between nearly a dozen aviation-related programs offered by public colleges across New York State, SUNY students have access to at least 45 airplanes, 1 helicopter, and 1 jet-powered go-kart. The vehicles are provided for training purposes as SUNY prepares New York’s workforce for the 21st Century global and competitive economy. From piloting to aircraft maintenance and repair to...

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Alumni Profile: George Goldhoff
Oct29

Alumni Profile: George Goldhoff

George Goldhoff has led thousands of employees at famous establishments including the Rainbow Room in New York City, the Bellagio – MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas, Nevada, and now at the largest casino operator in Alberta, Canada. A 1983 graduate of Schenectady County Community College, Goldhoff is now the President and CEO of Pure Canadian Gaming, which has casinos throughout Canada and generates $100M in revenue. After...

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Apples Across New York State
Oct11

Apples Across New York State

Did you know that New York State designated the apple as the official state fruit in 1976? New York is the second largest apple producing state in the United States, producing about 2.5 million bushels of apples annually. Among the 10 common varieties of apples, Cortland apples remain one of the the most popular and most produced apples in New York state. In order to ensure that our state has the best quality of apples, New York has...

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6 Impressive Winter Sports Achievements of 2013
Mar28

6 Impressive Winter Sports Achievements of 2013

SUNY athletics play a significant part to each of our campuses. Whether it’s Division I, II, III, or intramural, each sports team is a valued addition to the SUNY community by building school pride through community interaction and student participation. Although some sports overshadow others, successes and accomplishments do not go unrecognized. We found some big stories from the recent winter sports seasons to share with you....

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone
Mar19

Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Angelo Mazzone is an entrepreneur, educator, visionary, and family man.  He has taken advantage of his education at Hudson Valley Community College and Schenectady County Community College to build a hospitality empire in Upstate New York, and now gives back to the College in a handful of...

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The Education Pipeline Presents: SUNY Works
Mar14

The Education Pipeline Presents: SUNY Works

The Education Pipeline is always excited to update you on what is happening around the state from our exciting and meaningful initiatives. This week we would like to re-introduce you to the SUNY Works initiative, which brings students, SUNY schools, and local employers together to create on-the-job work experience for students. SUNY Works allows students to get experience in their chosen field of study, explore different aspects of...

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Alumni Profile: Joan Dembinski
Feb26

Alumni Profile: Joan Dembinski

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Ms. Dembinski grew up and continues to reside in Albany, New York.  She attended Albany Academy for Girls and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in Zoology.  She spent 30 years at Sterling Winthrop Research Institute evaluating investigational medicines for heart failure and...

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Alumni Profile: Paul Riker
Feb19

Alumni Profile: Paul Riker

Paul Riker is a musician, technologist, and father. Riker is currently living in Saudi Arabia with his family where he is employed as the Audio Systems Developer for the Visualization Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.  He develops audio software solutions for immersive virtual reality systems with as many as 64 channels of surround sound. Riker also works with scientists from fields including Genetics...

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