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30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 2: Geneseo’s Together Program Unites Local Spanish-Speakers with Student Tutors

SUNY Geneseo’s Together Program has straightforward aspirations: to build a cross-cultural bridge between undergraduate students and our Spanish-speaking communities. In practice, the program does much more. The Together Program, coordinated through the Department of Language and Literatures’ Center for Language and Cultures, brings Spanish-speaking families to campus for adult literacy and pre-K-12 tutoring by Geneseo […]

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30 Days of Giving 2019, Day 1: Westchester Community College Brings Thanksgiving to You

Giving is not just about making a donation- it is about making a difference. Westchester Community College student support services, faculty, staff and community members gathered November 25th in the Student Center Events Room to make a tremendous difference in the lives of 250 students and families in need. WCC’s Student Support Services helped by […]

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A Strong Commitment to Community Service – 30 Days of Giving 2019

‘Tis the season of giving! With 64 campuses, SUNY has the unique opportunity to give back to our neighbors in every geographic region of New York State. Leaders from across the system have spent the last year developing and implementing programs to engage the SUNY community in serving those in need. From combatting food insecurity […]

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Student Turns His Passion for Equity Into True Civic Engagement

Darrien Hunt has a passion for equity, empowerment, and equal opportunity. That’s why Farmingdale State College is now host to a new chapter of the NAACP. Hunt birthed the idea out of his experience as president of the NAACP Jamaica Youth Council, in Queens. “Throughout my tenure as president of the NAACP Jamaica Youth Council, […]

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A Continuing Effort At Fighting Food Insecurity and Homelessness

It is well-known that many students throughout the country have to overcome a variety of obstacles in order to complete schooling and achieve their degrees. What may surprise you is that approximately half of college students experience a lack of regular access to food, and approximately one third of two-year students regularly lack housing. Food […]