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.

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Your Empire Story – The Impact of Philanthropy

Your Empire Story – The Impact of Philanthropy
The annual Impact of Philanthropy report provides an overview of the Foundation’s health and details the impact of your generous donations. Your confidence in us is gratifying, and your investment provides the critical resources necessary to award student scholarships, initiate faculty projects, develop new programs and undertake many other initiatives.

Summer Events – Save the Date

Summer Events – Save the Date
The dates have been set for our two signature summer events in Saratoga Springs.  The 23rd Annual Day at the Races is Friday, July 28 and the 13th Annual Evening at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center is Thursday, August 10. Ticket information is coming soon.

Meet Our Alumni

Chris Sapienza ’09
Det. Lt./President: Captains, Lieutenants, and Sgts Assoc.
City of Yonkers Police Department

What is your career highlight or proudest career moment to date?
Graduating from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Being acknowledged by President Obama as “Police Officer of the Year.”

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Upcoming Events

Self-Defense Class
Date: April 04, 2017
Time: 6:00pm
Location: ESC Central New York Location
City: East Syracuse
Please join us in Syracuse for a Self-Defense Class sponsored by Health and Wellness. Participants will learn self-defense techniques, and ways to recognize and avoid trouble. The class will teach students to be empowered, so they can walk away with the confidence that they know how to protect and defend themselves.
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Constructed Realities: A Conversation with photographer Joshua Lutz
Date: April 06, 2017
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Metro Location
City: New York
Please join us at the Metropolitan location for Constructed Realities: A Conversation with photographer Joshua Lutz. This event is sponsored by the Metro Art Club.
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A Taste of Primavera: Italian cooking demonstration and tasting
Date: April 08, 2017
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Coltivare
City: Ithaca
Join engaged ESC Ithaca Area Alumni for a community networking event at Coltivare! Marcia Patitucci-Waffner '05 will prepare a menu of "Italian spring delights" for tasting.
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3rd Annual College-wide Diversity and Inclusion Forum: American Politics and Race
Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Multiple Locations
City: Buffalo
This forum will explore the intersections of current American politics and race. Some of the possible topics to be discussed by panelists in this forum include American politics, race and immigration issues; American politics, race and activism issues; American politics, race and political issues; and American politics, race and gender issues. Panelists will represent a diverse background of opinions and perspectives on these topics.
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