Rising UFC Star Paves His Way to Success In and Out of the Ring
Mar25

Rising UFC Star Paves His Way to Success In and Out of the Ring

It’s 6:00 a.m. and while many people in his town of Uniondale, New York are still fast asleep, Aljamain Sterling is up to start his day. He drives over to Uniondale High School where he teaches part-time until school is dismissed around 2:30 p.m.  At 3 p.m., he heads over to the school gymnasium to coach varsity wrestling before jetting out at 6 p.m. to make it to a jiu-jitsu or sparring class. And if he hasn’t crashed yet, he attends...

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Alumni Roundup: August 27, 2013
Aug27

Alumni Roundup: August 27, 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?   All SUNY alumni are encouraged to stop by the SUNY tent at the Great New York State Fair running through September 2 to reconnect with their alma mater and pick up some giveaways! SUNY Cortland graduate Derek Maxfield received the...

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A Bright Future for the Reduction of a Darkening Threat
Aug12

A Bright Future for the Reduction of a Darkening Threat

The degenerative eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (R.P.) affects one in 3,000 people. The disease is caused by a gene mutation that damages rod photoreceptors, or light-sensing cells, in the eye. The symptoms of the disease may first appear in childhood, but the decreased loss of vision that occurs throughout the lives of those afflicted often leads to diminished night vision or tunnel vision. A good analysis to explain the effects of...

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Alumni Roundup: August 6, 2013
Aug06
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New York Jets Training Camp Kicks Off at SUNY Cortland (UPDATED)
Jul19

New York Jets Training Camp Kicks Off at SUNY Cortland (UPDATED)

On April 20, 2009, the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) signed an agreement with SUNY Cortland that brought the team’s summer training camp to the SUNY campus. In the first three weeks of August 2010, more than 41,000 spectators came to the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex. Each year, the camp draws devoted fans from New York state as well as the rest of the country to see their favorite players and coaches up...

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SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013
Jul18

SUNY and Energy Smart New York: Summer 2013

SUNY as a system maximizes the Energy Smart New York campaign every single day of the year; after all, 97% of the state’s population is within 20 miles of a SUNY campus.  As an economic driver in New York State, SUNY capitalizes on the opportunity to profoundly affect New Yorkers by instating smart, and sometimes bold, environmental goals. This week looks to be the hottest of this summer.  New York City is under an extreme heat watch...

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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 Roundup: American Service Edition
Jul02

Alumni Roundup: American Service Edition

This week, the Fourth of July holiday lands on a Thursday. For some of us it means a four day weekend; a chance to fire up the BBQ grill and watch fireworks. For others, it’s the chance to reflect on the founding missions of the United States. We here at SUNY would like to recognize some alumni who have made major contributions to our country through the years, giving back to the people and communities that supported them. Read...

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