This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar: cold, cold, cold!
If you’re anything like me, you always look for reasons to stay indoors and rationalize “guilty pleasures” like a few extra calories in a day or adventurous up-takings. So, in the spirit of Arctic-like temperatures, here are 5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do:
SUNY’s 64 unique campuses throughout the State of New York provide a wide array of opportunity, offering an amazing depth and breadth of undergraduate academic programs — over 5,000 total. Almost every academic program is available somewhere within SUNY, and our past and current students have used that to their advantage.
All of SUNY’s 3 million alumni have made an impact on the world. For some, that impact included rising to great fame! These alumni show the range of impact SUNY Alumni have on culture and society.
So without further adieu, here are 15 people that you may not know are SUNY alumni:
Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don’t go underwater.
That may soon change because University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea Internet. The technological breakthrough could lead to improvements in tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration, surveillance, pollution monitoring and other activities.
“A submerged wireless network will give us an unprecedented ability to collect and analyze data from our oceans in real time,” said Tommaso Melodia, UB associate professor of electrical engineering and the project’s lead researcher. “Making this information available to anyone with a smartphone or computer, especially when a tsunami or other type of disaster occurs, could help save lives.”
The United States joins other American nations in celebrating Columbus Day this weekend as we celebrate the discovery of the “New World” by Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1492. Workers take the day off from their job and students get an extra day off. But what if Christopher Columbus was a student in the new world and in New York? Where would he go to college?
We believe the answer is SUNY — and have come up with 5 arguments to support that assertion. Read past the jump to see!
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?
Suffolk County Community College alumnus Keith Dinielli and SUNY Purchase professor David Grill each won an Emmy Award for their work in production.
Hundreds of alumni, parents and community members visited SUNY Oneonta last weekend for Homecoming & Family Weekend.
SUNY Purchase College is celebrating the art of printmaking this month where art books created by students, faculty and alumni will be displayed.
A University at Buffalo record-breaking alumni event last week drew nearly 800 Bulls to downtown Buffalo in an effort to build excitement for the coming season of academics, sports, and arts and entertainment at the University.
Binghamton University is gearing up to welcome back Bearcat alumni next month to the University’s annual homecoming celebration.
Mark Your Calendar for SUNY Alumni Day at the Ballpark!
On September 26 — The SUNY Alumni Affairs team is happy to announce that we will once again be hosting a system-wide Mets game this year on Thursday, September 26th, when the New York Mets battle the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field. SUNY will be hosting a pre-game party at McFadden’s Restaurant, attached to the stadium from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and then a night under the lights at Citi Field.