Vice President Joe Biden Visits Monroe Community College
Jan31

Vice President Joe Biden Visits Monroe Community College

Vice President and Dr. Biden visit the Rochester, NY community college to talk workforce retraining less than 24 hours following President Obama’s State of the Union Address. As part of his annual State of the Union address, President Obama called for expanded access to apprenticeships and improved job training programs at community colleges. Since his speech, he and Vice President Joe Biden have taken that message on the road...

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The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing
Jan16

The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing

Chancellor Zimpher was welcomed to The White House for a summit on making college more accessible. In attendance was President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and leaders representing over 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations. Chancellor Zimpher was chosen to speak for the entire cohort to the White House press corps with White House Spokesman Jay Carney at the midday briefing. “SUNY’s standing as one of...

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President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo
Aug20

President Barack Obama Visits Binghamton University and The University at Buffalo

President Obama is this week embarking on a bus tour to spread his message of “A Better Bargain for the Middle Class.” SUNY’s own University at Buffalo and Binghamton University will be among several stops he makes across New York and Pennsylvania. His decision to bring a message of economic revitalization and academic excellence to New York is a perfect fit given the recent achievements and ongoing commitments that SUNY has made in...

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2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign
Jan09

2012 Year in Review – SUNY launches the Smart Track Campaign

As we enter the new year, we thought we’d share some of the SUNY news you may have missed during 2012. In September, SUNY launched the “SUNY Smart Track Campaign” – an innovative new model combining several tools to combat student debt through educating students and families on the cost of college and how financial aid works. This new initiative is the most proactive and comprehensive model by any university system in the nation meant...

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