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The 2019 Alumni Award Recipients have been announced. Click here for the full release.

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The Buzz

SUNY Empire State College Launches First-of-its-Kind Bachelor’s Degree in Addiction Studies

SUNY Empire State College Launches First-of-its-Kind Bachelor’s Degree in Addiction Studies
The first-of-its-kind Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies program will help address the urgent need for qualified substance use disorder treatment specialists in New York state and around the nation. Students will be able to complete the unique B.S. in Addiction Studies degree online, face-to-face, or through an individualized blend to fit the busy lives of working professionals. Enrollment opens in the spring of 2020.
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SUNY Empire State College Names Meg Benke Permanent Provost

SUNY Empire State College Names Meg Benke Permanent Provost
SUNY Empire State College announced the appointment of Meg Benke as the college’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Benke first joined the college in 1991, and previously served as provost and vice president for academic affairs, 2011-12, as a member of the faculty and a department chair with the college’s School for Graduate Studies. Most recently she has been serving as provost on an interim basis.
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SUNY’S Got Your Back Event Slated for September 18

SUNY’S Got Your Back Event Slated for September 18
Join fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff for a very special community service event supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence. Along with President Jim Malatras, we will be assembling SUNY’s Got Your Back bags for victims and survivors of violence across the State of New York. Whether you can join us for four hours or for one, we’d love to have you come out and support this great cause.
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Meet Our Alumni

Sandra Washington ’18
Racker Centers
Residential House Manager

What advice would you give to a prospective ESC student?
Do not give up on your dreams of a higher education, no matter what occurs. Yes, you will earn a degree but most importantly you will have proven to yourself that you are a finisher and not a quitter.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Alumni Student Family Barbecue in Binghamton
Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Otsiningo Park
City: Binghamton
Please join the faculty and staff of the Binghamton location for food and fun at the 2019 Student and Alumni Family BBQ.
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SUNY's Got Your Back at ESC
Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 3:00pm
Location: SUNY Empire Manhattan
City: New York
Please join fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff for a very special community service event supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence.
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Selden Wellness Weekend
Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 9:00am
Location: Empire State College at Selden
City: Selden
Please join us for the Selden Wellness Weekend on Saturday, September 21st. This event is free to SUNY Empire State College students and alumni. There will be workshops and speakers relating to all seven areas of wellness.
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Behind the Scenes Tour of the Buffalo Erie County Public Library
Date: October 26, 2019
Time: 9:30am
Location: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
City: Buffalo
Join ESC alumni and students for an exciting behind the scenes tour of the Buffalo Erie County Library. The library collection, rare book collection and special exhibits makes this a rare gem in Western New York. The tour will conclude with a networking lunch.
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