Alumni: 78,000   Students: 18,000

Do you know a SUNY Empire alumnus/a who goes above and beyond? Nominations are now live for our inaugural Alumni Awards Program. Check out the three categories and submit your nominations today.

Welcome Alumni and Students! We invite all of our 96,000 alumni and students to come visit Alumni House in beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs.

The Pay It Forward Initiative promoting collegewide philanthropy has officially launched! Check us out on Facebook for all upcoming activities.

Veteran and scholarship recipient Mark Maiellaro ’16 celebrates with his family at our 44th Commencement Exercises.

Upgraded Career Services at your fingertips! See all that’s available to alumni and students at

The Buzz

President Hancock’s Alumni Engagement Survey

President Hancock invites alumni to participate in an engagement survey
“I remember during my interview for this position, an alumnus asked me to please engage and utilize alumni. Taking that request to heart, I would like to make a call for alumni to share with us your ideas for ways in which we can create meaningful opportunities for you to participate in future volunteer activities,” says President Hancock. Please take a few moments and fill out this survey.

SUNY Empire Expands with Brighton Campus

SUNY Empire Expands with Brighton Campus
SUNY Empire State College’s new campus, which had its ribbon-cutting November 17, was praised for giving this college a much bigger presence in the Rochester area. With the new campus’ Immersive Cloud Learning room, Empire State students here can take courses taught at Empire State sites in Manhattan and Staten Island. And students at these New York City sites can take courses offered at the Brighton site.

Professor Bidhan Chandra Receives Altes Prize

Professor Bidhan Chandra Receives Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service
Professor Bidhan Chandra has been presented with the Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service for promoting global cultural diversity awareness initiatives throughout SUNY Empire State College and beyond the state’s borders.

Meet Our Alumni

Mary Dahl ’96

Mary Dahl ’96
School of Management Program Assistant
University at Buffalo

How did Empire State College help you shape your personal and professional goals?
My degree has been the catalyst I needed for professional opportunities during my thirty years at the University at Buffalo and continues to factor in as I move into the next phase of my career.

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Upcoming Events

Interlude: An Interdisciplinary Art Exhibition
Date: December 09, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: SUNY Empire Manhattan Location
City: New York
Join alumna Suzi Teo '16 as the curator for this interdisciplinary art exhibition.
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Day Trip to New York City
Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 4:00 am
Location: depart from the JCC Campus
City: Watertown
SUNY Empire State College Day trip from Watertown to NYC. Your Motor Coach will depart from the JCC campus at 4am; arrive in NYC at 10:00am. Drop off is at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan. We will provide a breakfast to-go bag on the coach en route to NY City (granola bar & fruit.) You will then have until 8 pm to take in a show, ice skating, dinner,museums,and shopping or just explore NYC.
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Diversity and Inclusion - Working Towards Progress
Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: SUNY Empire Metro
City: New York
Join members of the student groups Minority Students in Action, Education for All, and the Human Services Collaborative for a brunch welcoming the college's new Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Elliott Dawes.
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Addiction and Recovery Workshop - SOLD OUT
Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 11:00 am
Location: SUNY Empire Old Westbury
City: Old Westbury
SUNY Empire Old Westbury will host an Addiction and Recovery Workshop on Saturday December 10th.
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