SUNY Campuses Dance to “Happy” [POLL]
Apr18

SUNY Campuses Dance to “Happy” [POLL]

It’s taken the Internet by storm: Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” from Despicable Me 2 released in November 2013. The beat and rhythm are a perfect boost to a good day and put your head up high when you’re feeling a little gray. It’s not just fans and listeners across the world that have tuned into the hit song; Pharrell himself is touched by the seemingly endless positive feedback. In April 2014,...

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Modernizing #Communication: An Analysis
Aug14

Modernizing #Communication: An Analysis

This post was written by Nicholas A. Lynchard, Ph.D., Professor of Cognitive Psychology at SUNY Ulster. When originally pressed with the question, “Why is Facebook free?” for the Generation SUNY Blog’s Ask An Expert series, I thought the answer from a financial standpoint was easy enough – put simply, the mass public subscription to Facebook allows it to be profitable as a social data analysis goldmine. More importantly...

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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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