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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.

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.

Meet Our Alumni

Peter Davis

Peter Davis ’11
Music Therapist, MT-BC, LCAT
Music Therapy Institute of the Music Conservatory of Westchester

What is your career highlight or proudest career moment to date?
No single career moment or highlight comes to mind. Instead, by bridging my life-long career as a professional musician into a new career as a music therapist, I was able to open up a new chapter, professionally and personally, in my life.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Constitution Day Deliberative Discussion
Date: September 17, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Various ESC Locations
City: Saratoga Springs
Please join SUNY Empire State College for Constitution Day!
We are hosting a Deliberative Conversation on Tuesday, September 17 from 5:30-7:30pm at our Selden, Cheektowaga, Syracuse, Manhattan, Saratoga and Rochester locations. A light dinner will be served.
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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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"A Life's Journey" by Joseph Hall Exhibit Opening at the Syracuse Art Gallery
Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Empire State College Syracuse Location
City: East Syracuse
Join SUNY Empire State College students, faculty, and staff for the opening reception of "A Life's Journey," ESC student Joseph Hall's Senior Art Exhibit.
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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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