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Alumni Roundup: August 6, 2013

The Power of SUNY

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?


Filipino-American Phillipe Ignacio, a SUNY Downstate alumnus, is named the “toughest nurse on the planet” in a recent profile on his love for mixed martial arts.

The SUNY Potsdam Alumni Association recently presented Dr. Mary E. Helander ’83 with the 2013 Minerva Award during the College’s annual Reunion Weekend.

Illusionist Leon Etienne, a Mohawk Valley Community College alumnus, is set to appear on NBC’s America’s Got Talent Tuesday night in pursuit of a $1 million prize.

SUNY Cortland alumni enjoyed a beautiful Alumni Weekend last month while awarding three with the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Dr. Walter S. Polka was presented with the 2013 State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Alumni of Distinction Award earlier this year.

University at Buffalo graduate Kimberly Gerber authors an article on strategies for women to advance their careers and thrive in leadership positions.


Maxwell Morgan

Written by Maxwell Morgan

Maxwell was a Coordinator of Digital Engagement for The State University of New York.

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