President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)
Nov13

President Obama Visits Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)

SUNY’s Smart Scholar Early College High School program, in partnership with EDWorks, delivers early college technical assistance to 23 state-wide schools. The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) is a part of the Smart Scholars initiative. President Barack Obama visited P-TECH on October 25 to spotlight the innovative school structure and discuss education reform. The Brooklyn public school was a feature of his...

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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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Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer
Jun12

Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer

In news that will encourage bright, hardworking students to attend SUNY colleges in the future, the Smart Scholars Early College High School program at Farmingdale State College has received a grant from the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). The Smart Scholars program will receive a HESC College Tour Initiative grant that will allow 100 students to visit SUNY colleges this summer for an immersive college...

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Four Things About The Education Pipeline That Will Impress You
May01

Four Things About The Education Pipeline That Will Impress You

If you’ve been reading the updates coming from the Office of the Education Pipeline, you know that the work we are doing is like SUNY itself: broad, expansive, and striving to serve every single student in the State of New York. With our diverse programs and initiatives, it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down in the details and miss the “so what?” portion of our stories. With that in mind, we’ve put together some impressive...

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Thanks to Smart Scholars as ECHS Week 2013 Concludes
Mar29

Thanks to Smart Scholars as ECHS Week 2013 Concludes

The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. As Early College High School Week concludes, we wanted to recognize schools that integrate students in a college environment to model successful behavior and high expectations while maintaining a supportive and nurturing environment. “Thank you to all of the...

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STEM Smart Scholars Gain College Readiness with Early College High Schools
Mar29

STEM Smart Scholars Gain College Readiness with Early College High Schools

The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. As we near the conclusion of Early College High School Week, we offer some insight into the history of the SUNY Smart Scholars – Early College High School partnership. Preparing students for college-readiness and a career in Science Technology Engineering and...

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SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs
Mar26

SUNY celebrates New York State’s longest running ECHS programs

Welcome to the 2013 Celebration of Early College High School Week! The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. Here we offer some insight into the history of the SUNY Smart Scholars – Early College HIgh School partnership. SUNY’s Early College High School partnership with EDWorks and the State...

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Smart Scholars Celebrate Early College High School Week
Mar25

Smart Scholars Celebrate Early College High School Week

Welcome to the 2013 Celebration of Early College High School Week! The Smart Scholars Early College High School (ECHS) Program brings together a powerful public/private partnership between SUNY, EDWorks, and the New York Department of Education. The SUNY/EDWorks partnership is excited to showcase our 23 state-wide Early College High School programs. We are very proud of our Smart Scholars and the hard work they put in to be ready for...

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