30 New York Summertime Attractions Near SUNY Campuses
Jul11

30 New York Summertime Attractions Near SUNY Campuses

As most SUNY campuses shift to a lower gear for the summer, New York’s tourism is in full-gear. Because there is so much to do in New York, travelers from all over the globe flock to the Empire State’s diverse and rich resources–from The Niagara Falls to Lake Placid to New York City. Whether some of our hundreds of thousands of students are huddled away studying for summer sessions or working an internship this...

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Let’s call them visitors – not tourists
Feb09

Let’s call them visitors – not tourists

The writer is Jeanne Fagan, Professor of Business Administration at Finger Lakes Community College. Fanny packs. Loud clothes. Goofy behavior. Somehow our notion of a tourist went sour. Blame it on Chevy Chase? It hardly matters. I say we junk the term and use only the word “visitor.” Think about it. When you have a visitor, you clean the house, you buy flowers, you buy the gourmet coffee. The image of the tacky tourist has...

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