5 SUNY Campuses Ranked 2014 “Best Colleges” for Value, Size by Kiplinger’s
Mar05

5 SUNY Campuses Ranked 2014 “Best Colleges” for Value, Size by Kiplinger’s

  Five SUNY campuses have been ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for 2014 for their value and size. Kiplinger’s ranks four campuses among the United States’ 25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year for 2014 and SUNY Purchase College in the nation’s 30 Best Values in Small Colleges for 2014, both honors for the nation’s largest comprehensive system of higher education and further evidence that SUNY...

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Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger
Feb11

Alumni Profile: Kent Knappenberger

Kent Knappenberger is a music advocate, devoted mentor, and a GRAMMY Award winner. He received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia and a master’s degree in music education, harp performance, and literature from Eastman School of Music. For the past 25 years, Knappenberger has been educating children as a music teacher and choir director at Westfield Academy and Central School in Central New York in a pursuit to teach and grow...

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Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)
Jan10

Man Proposes to Girlfriend Using Illuminated Residence Hall (+ VIDEO)

A man proposed to his girlfriend this January using lights on a high-rise residence hall at the University at Buffalo.  The photograph was posted online January 8, saying, “My bestfriend proposed to his girlfriend last week with a 10-story college dormitory.”  As of Friday midday, the picture had over 430,000 views on imgur and nearly 4,000 up-votes on reddit. As it turns out, the couple met at the University at Buffalo....

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Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges Captures 9 SUNY Campuses
Dec11

Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges Captures 9 SUNY Campuses

Nine SUNY schools are nationally ranked among the best values in public colleges in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance‘s 2014 list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges.  Most notably, Binghamton University, SUNY Geneseo, and Stony Brook University are ranked in the top 33% of the list. The rankings are in part based on cost, retention, student-to-faculty ratio, and the graduation rate. “SUNY is proud to once again see so many...

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30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale
Dec05

30 Days of Giving 2013: Taking Volunteerism to Scale

The holidays remind us this is the season of giving. All members of SUNY make a concerted effort to volunteer and contribute to their respective campuses and local communities. The 30 Days of Giving campaign highlights students and faculty across all of our 64 campuses who participate in volunteerism and give back to those in need. With over 467,000 students and three million alumni, we want to celebrate the impact the SUNY community...

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Buffalo State Scholarship Program Provides ‘Genuine Care’
Nov22

Buffalo State Scholarship Program Provides ‘Genuine Care’

The Kenzie program, a Buffalo State College scholarship opportunity, started with four students in 1998. Fifteen years later, it has grown to fund 26 high-achieving, underrepresented minority undergraduate students, emphasizing academic achievement, leadership development, mentoring, and community service, and close interaction between students and mentors. The scholarship includes a $2,400 award renewable each year provided that the...

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5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do
Nov14

5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do

This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar:...

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Research: Leading The Call for Reduced Plastics Pollution in Lakes
Nov11

Research: Leading The Call for Reduced Plastics Pollution in Lakes

Ever wonder what happens after you dispose of your empty body wash or facial scrub containers? Those same products are landing in the Great Lakes and polluting our environment. Dr. Sherri Mason, a professor at SUNY Fredonia and our previous IWA expert, has now lead the charge on the study of higher levels of microplastics in Lake Erie. Microplastics are small particles that are added to personal care items to give them an abrasive...

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