Alumni: 89,000   Students: 17,000

Welcome Alumni and Students!

This is the Empire State College Alumni House located in beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs, New York.

We are incredibly proud of the achievements and resilience of the SUNY Empire Class of 2020, we encourage you to take a moment and view our 2020 commencement album of photos.


Jennifer Pettis ’12, ’17 – Emerging Leader
Robyn McGee ‘15, ’17 – Community Impact
Lawrence Wood ’13 – Veteran Service
Mabel Walker ’79 – Distinguished Leader

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The Buzz

SUNY Empire State College Launches its First Doctoral Program
SUNY Empire State College Launches its first Doctoral Program in the College’s nearly 50-year existence, with Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change. The program will prepare educators to lead in a time of pivotal change for educational systems. More...

Blackbaud Incident

Blackbaud Incident
We were recently notified of a security incident involving Blackbaud, a third-party service provider. Please read the full article for more information.

Meet Our Alumni

Janet Nelson

Janet Nelson ’80
President / Owner
J Nelson Enterprise LLC

How did Empire State College help you shape your personal and professional goals?
It supported my promotion from a non-exempt to exempt employee and to set the stage in getting a Masters in Systems Engineering on my way to executive positions.

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Upcoming Events

Conversations Over Coffee: From family therapist to Broadway Producer - The story of career changes and adaptations with Jennifer Manocherian '74
Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Virtual Online Event
City: Saratoga Springs
Jennifer Manocherian'74 will discuss her professional life, which ranges from public relations to family therapy, and from divorce mediation, to theatre production.
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