What’s New Around SUNY?
Aug16

What’s New Around SUNY?

As SUNY grows its enrollment and strengthens its role in local, regional, and global economies, it is important to recognize the costs associated with increasing our impact, like the need to maintain strong infrastructure. This support ensures that the growth is sustainable in the long-run and increases the benefits to existing programs, people, and systems. To continually develop SUNY most efficiently, the SUNY Construction Fund was...

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Alumni Roundup: August 13, 2013
Aug13

Alumni Roundup: August 13, 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?   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. University at Albany and SUNY...

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SUNY Team, Let By UAlbany Researcher, Investigates Games for Enhanced STEM Education in K-12 Environment
Aug09

SUNY Team, Let By UAlbany Researcher, Investigates Games for Enhanced STEM Education in K-12 Environment

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...

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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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10 Ways SUNY Impacts America
Jul04

10 Ways SUNY Impacts America

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...

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5 Goals for New Student Orientation
Jun27

5 Goals for New Student Orientation

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...

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Improving Mammography Technology to Help Diagnose Breast Cancer
Jun17

Improving Mammography Technology to Help Diagnose Breast Cancer

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Although the survival rate is greatly improving — now over 80% (five-year) — there are a lot of improvements that may be done to help bring this to 100%. One way, according to researchers at the University at Albany, is to use a newly-developed imaging system that reduces false positives in order to provide more accurate diagnosis. Right now mammography is the...

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Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer
Jun12

Smart Scholars Early College High School Students to Live, Study, and Tour SUNY Campuses This Summer

In news that will encourage bright, hardworking students to attend SUNY colleges in the future, the Smart Scholars Early College High School program at Farmingdale State College has received a grant from the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). The Smart Scholars program will receive a HESC College Tour Initiative grant that will allow 100 students to visit SUNY colleges this summer for an immersive college...

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