In addition to our regular Alumni Profile series, we hear about great things our graduates are doing around the country. Why not share them?
Recent SUNY New Paltz graduate Kaleigh Griffin produced such a captivating senior thesis documentary this spring that she has been asked to remove it from the Web pending film festival entries and distribution.
SUNY Team, Let By UAlbany Researcher, Investigates Games for Enhanced STEM Education in K-12 Environment
A University at Albany researcher is leading a team of SUNY researchers in a study of using games to promote learning STEM content in grade school. “SUNY Games II” will explore how interactive and immersive activities may help the critical subject areas. The SUNY project will foster the research and development of games for learning through the Open SUNY framework, whose goal is to bring all online courses offered at each of SUNY’s 64 campuses onto a shared and comprehensive online environment.
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:
Throughout its 65-year history, SUNY has awarded tens of thousands of degrees and certificates across New York State and in conjunction with partners across the global landscape. SUNY has grown from a collection of colleges separated and scattered through villages, towns, and cities to a diverse system of institutions that impact New Yorkers (and Americans) at an immeasurable level. Because of this massive presence, the colleges and universities that make up SUNY have acquired world-leading expert faculty and some of the brightest students to collaborate and create with the aim to positively change the lives of everybody.
In the essence of Independence Day, we highlight ten interesting and substantial ways that SUNY impacts America. Check them out after the jump — and let us know what you think in the comments!
Welcome to SUNY! Now that you’re joining the nearly half-million students in a pursuit to become one of three million SUNY alumni, you can proudly move forward with the assurance that your world-class education is complimented by expert faculty and staff support, nationally-ranked athletics programs, and unique internship and experiential education opportunities. Your experience at SUNY — no matter which campus is the best fit for you — is backed by thousands of students in your shoes and thousands more who have been there before.
To help you get the most out of your first college experience — new student orientation — we’ve put together five goals to achieve. The list is generated by Samantha and Maxwell, two interns at SUNY, who went through new student orientations at SUNY Plattsburgh and the University at Albany.