Why You Should Study Abroad in College
Mar13

Why You Should Study Abroad in College

Studying abroad gives you the ability to travel to nearly anyplace in the world, meet new friends, and experience entirely new cultures. It forces you to sometimes be forced outside your comfort zone and take the leap of faith to experience something completely new. If you are interested in studying abroad, you may be concerned about the number of credits that you’ll be receiving, if you can take required classes for your major...

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Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $14.8 Million Awarded to SUNY Campuses Through Round III REDC Competition
Dec11

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $14.8 Million Awarded to SUNY Campuses Through Round III REDC Competition

Governor Cuomo today announced that $715.9 million has been awarded through Round Three of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative–where more than $14.8 million of that is directly granted to SUNY campuses in order to help advance New York’s economy through research and innovation. A centerpiece of the Governor’s strategy to jumpstart the economy and create jobs, the Regional Councils were put in place...

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Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Nano Utica’ $1.5 Billion Public-Private Investment that Will Make Mohawk Valley New York’s Next Major Hub of Nanotech Research
Oct10

Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Nano Utica’ $1.5 Billion Public-Private Investment that Will Make Mohawk Valley New York’s Next Major Hub of Nanotech Research

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that six leading global technology companies will invest $1.5 billion to create ‘Nano Utica,’ the state’s second major hub of nanotechnology research and development. The public-private partnership, to be spearheaded by the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY CNSE) and the SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT), will create more than 1,000 new high-tech jobs on the campus of...

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SUNYIT Wildcat has the “Best Day Ever” at the State Fair
Sep13

SUNYIT Wildcat has the “Best Day Ever” at the State Fair

Every year, nearly a million visitors walk through the gates to experience great food, entertainment, and learn about the Empire State at The Great New York State Fair. For the third year, SUNY commanded a strong presence in order to showcase to New Yorkers the wide-ranging impact that SUNY has on the state. To help build SUNY pride, SUNYIT‘s mascot, Walter the Wildcat, joined over a dozen SUNY mascots in making an appearance to...

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Admissions Officer Celebrates 100th Birthday
Jul10

Admissions Officer Celebrates 100th Birthday

Mollie Wertheim was already retired when she started work at SUNYIT’s old Utica campus during the college’s “mills era” more than 30 years ago. Recently, her friends, co-workers and family celebrated her 100th birthday with a gathering on campus. Through a local community program for retirees, Wertheim was hired as a clerical aide in the admissions office on April 29, 1976. Through the years, she has become a familiar face for...

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7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”
May23

7 SUNY Campuses Named Among Top “Return on Investment”

Seven SUNY campuses’ return on investment (“ROI”) have been named among the top in the nation, according to ranking agency PayScale in its 2013 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report. The seven SUNY institutions, among the top 400 ranked, are some of the two dozen SUNY campuses named in the list. SUNY Maritime College ranks fifth over all, beating out every Ivy League school and both Maritime College and Stony...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)
May22

Governor Cuomo Announces Tax-Free NY to Spur Business & Investment (UPDATEx2)

Governor Cuomo announced today a new Tax Free New York program that will transform SUNY campuses into magnets for new business. The program replicates successes across New York at select SUNY campuses, such as UAlbany and CNSE, SUNYIT, and the University at Buffalo. It will create communities that foster growth by exempting businesses in and around SUNY campuses from income, sales, property, and business tax: Tax-Free NY will entice...

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Commencement weekend at SUNYIT May 10-11
May10

Commencement weekend at SUNYIT May 10-11

SUNYIT’s 39th annual commencement will honor hundreds of graduates Saturday, May 11, starting at 10 a.m., in the Wildcat Field House. About 700 candidates who became eligible for graduation from August 2012 through the end of the current academic year have been invited to take part in the annual ceremony. In addition to remarks by President Yeigh, graduates and guests will hear from RoAnn M. Destito, Commissioner of the New York State...

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