6-Year-Old’s ‘Wish’ Granted by College Hockey Team
Mar05

6-Year-Old’s ‘Wish’ Granted by College Hockey Team

  All he wanted was a PlayStation 4 — what he got was a night all about him, one he’ll never forget. A year and a half into his battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), 6-year-old Plattsburgh resident Matthew Wood had his dreams come true last Friday night thanks to the collaboration between the Northeast New York chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the SUNY Plattsburgh men’s hockey team. Matthew’s special day began...

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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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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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SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel
Sep19

SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel

At the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 22, a SUNY professor is set to receive his second prestigious award. SUNY Purchase professor David Grill will take home a second Emmy Award for his lighting design and direction work for the Superbowl XLVII halftime show. David Grill is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Theatre Design/Technology Program at Purchase College. His first Emmy, also for lighting design and...

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5 SUNY Athletic Programs to Look Foward to This Fall
Sep12

5 SUNY Athletic Programs to Look Foward to This Fall

All over New York State, SUNY athletics play a significant role in each one of our 64 state wide campuses. SUNY athletics range from NJCAA and Division III all the way up to Division I. Not only are school athletics important for the obvious reason of competition, but they are also important in creating and building strong school pride and community spirit. Being a part of such a program is not something to be overlooked and being...

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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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Ask an Expert: Why are wildfires good?
Aug07

Ask an Expert: Why are wildfires good?

We here in the great state of New York live in a fairly natural disaster free region. The threat of massive earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or all-consuming wildfires is relatively minimal. However, in places like California, the Rocky Mountains, and the Southern United States, wildfires are a stark reality to the people and ecosystems of the region. Over time, the regions adapt ecologically to make wildfires a beneficial, natural...

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“SUNY Family” Earns 16 Degrees, Attends 11 SUNY Campuses
Jul15

“SUNY Family” Earns 16 Degrees, Attends 11 SUNY Campuses

Two weeks ago, this fantastic display of SUNY pride was tweeted and gained a lot of attention. We at SUNY love to see the “family tree” of SUNY schools that begins to develop in families across New York State, so we reached out to the family to learn more about the photo. As Katie Weber (SUNY Ulster, Stony Brook) explains, it was a bittersweet occasion: To fully appreciate this picture, you need to know a little bit about...

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