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
Claire Neher Vignola ’18
Rockland Community College
What, if any, obstacles did you overcome?
I was caring for my mom, and it was at times difficult when she needed to be admitted into the hospital to keep up with my studies, but I kept myself on track by realizing getting a degree would lead to a better position.
Conversations Over Coffee: Lunar New Year, Presented by alumna Jasmine Tang '96
Date: February 04, 2022
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Virtual on Zoom
City: Saratoga Springs
Please join SUNY Empire alumni, staff and guests for a discussion on the Lunar New Year-The year of the tiger with ESC alumna Jasmine Tang '96.
Jasmine will talk about the history, culture and celebration surrounding the Lunar New Year. She is an Adjunct Professor of Chinese Language & Culture at SUNY Geneseo and MCC.
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SAVE THE DATE: March 9, for a special webinar with Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter, Holocaust survivor
Date: March 09, 2022
City: Saratoga Springs
All members of the SUNY Empire community are welcome to attend a very special webinar on March 9, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, with Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter, Holocaust survivor and author of the first-person memoir From Holocaust to Hope: SHORES beyond SHORES A Bergen Belsen Survivor's True Story by Irene Hasenberg Butter.
17th Annual Civil War History Residency
Date: April 22, 2022
Location: Civil War Residency Field Trip
SUNY Empire State College alumni are invited to participate in the17th Annual Civil War History Residency Field Trip. April 22-24th in Gettysburg, PA and Antietam, MD.
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