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 New York State,” Governor Cuomo said. “The Master Teacher Program will identify and reward teachers that go above and beyond for their students, as well as lay the foundation for a corps of leading teachers who will work with their peers to give our students the best education possible. I encourage parents, administrators, and school affiliated organizations to nominate their top math and science teachers to apply for this program.”
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 on to learn about just a few of our notable SUNY Alumni in American Service.
SUNY Mascot Madness is all about SUNY engagement; students, fans, alumni, and community members rally together to boost their favorite SUNY mascot up. But what’s the reasoning behind two hundred thousand votes cast in 2013?
As we approach the end of this year’s competition (which you still have some time to vote in if you haven’t already), we compiled the best mascot quotes from their profiles to explore the differences in personalities between the mascots. After all, who would have otherwise known that some North Country mascots have a longing to meet? Or how each of the 30 mascots joined their SUNY campus? Just like SUNY students, our mascots are diverse, energetic, and passionate!
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 service learning opportunities are also available in Ireland. Each program ensures an unforgettable experience for students.
We’ve gathered some basic information on a few of the many opportunities offered by SUNY campuses to study abroad, here specifically in Ireland. Read below to learn a little about them, and visit the campus website to find additional information.
At each SUNY campus, large and small, the student community is tight-knit and personal. To help our universities keep this quality, there are multiple sporting events which bring students, alumni, and the community together. Whether competing as NCAA, NJCAA, NAIA, USCAA, or competitive club and intramural teams, athletics play a big role in keeping the student population involved. The high-level competition among our SUNY athletes matches the academic quality of the college experience across the state.
Read on to learn about some of the bigger events on the yearly schedules of some SUNY schools. And don’t forget, with tournament time approaching in a number of winter sports, there are some big events coming to SUNY campuses across the state soon.