Celebrating 50 Years at SUNY Empire State College
In 1971, SUNY Empire State College began as a bold reimagining of the higher education experience. A “non-campus institution,” as former SUNY Chancellor Ernest Boyer described it, “that would not depend on the rigidity of the calendar or class schedule but on the creativity of the students.” More…
Alumni Success Stories – Entrepreneurship Around the World
Recently students in the “Writing Case Studies” course in Prague, Czech Republic interviewed SUNY Empire alumni, these are there stories. More…
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...
Meet Our Alumni
Delores Davis ’14
New York City Department of Education
What inspired you to earn your college degree? What was your “moment”?
I attended an open house one day to support my co-worker and best friend as she decided to get a college degree. I was attending a CUNY college just to get credits and to get a pay raise. During the open house I was so interested in the way ESC worked as far as degree and understanding peoples’ personal issues I just know this was the college where I needed to be to finally get a degree. I realized I would be the first of 10 siblings to get a degree.
Date: December 09, 2022
Location: SUNY Empire Manhattan Location
City: New York
Join fellow alumni and students as we celebrate Winterfest at SUNY Empire with a musical performance by The Antoinette Montague Experience.
Conversations Over Coffee: Outstanding Librarian Michell Wright Jumpp '06, tells the story of her work, and what led to her appearance on the Today Show.
Date: December 28, 2022
City: Saratoga Springs
Join alumni and friends for the next Conversations over Coffee. Michell Wright Jumpp '06, one of NYS Senate's 2022 Outstanding Librarians of the Year and New York Library Association's 2021 School Librarian of the Year will tell the story of her important work, its impact on her community and what led to her appearance on the TODAY Show.
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