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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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Criminal Justice Club: Discussion on Counterterrorism Initiatives

Date: April 17, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Metro Location
City: New York
The ESC Criminal Justice Club invites you to a discussion on Counterterrorism Initiatives. Panelists include: Lieutenant John Pappas, Commanding Officer NYPD Transit Bureau Canine Unit, Sergeant Randy Brenner, and Police Officer Vincent Tieniber.
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New York Mets Baseball at Citi Field

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm (meet & chat)
Location: Citi Field
City: Queens
Please join our ESC Staten Island Sports Club and ESC Sports Industry Club for an evening of networking and baseball at Citi Field as the NY Mets take on the Philadelphia Phillies. All are invited for a "networking meet and chat" prior to the game, 6pm at the Citi Field main entrance.
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The Condition of our Community: with Assemblyman Charles Barron

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Location: SUNY ESC Brooklyn Location
City: Brooklyn
The Black Male Initiative, invites students, community members and guests to attend this momentous event, featuring a presentation from one of the city's most eclectic activist; New York State Assemblyman Charles Barron. The Assemblyman's history of activism and political positions have placed him on another level when compared to most of today's leaders. The Black Male Initiative encourages everyone to attend this important event. Don't miss this unique opportunity.
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Binghamton Student Alumni Mixer

Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Location: The Lost Dog Cafe
City: Binghamton
You and your guests are invited to join fellow students, alumni, and staff at our annual mixer! Join us for an informal time of mixing, mingling, and eating great food. Stop by for a few minutes or stay the whole time! Alumni and students are free, guests will be charged $5.00.
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Emancipation Denied: The Story of Black Wall Street

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 4:00pm or 7:30pm
Location: Multi Use Community Cultural Center
City: Rochester
Join SUNY Empire State College, students, alumni and friends for Emancipation Denied: The Story of Black Wall Street. Back by popular demand, the show runs through April 29th. The show is written by Deborah Solomon, brought to life on stage by the North Star Players under the direction of David Shakes '85. Show times and prices vary by date. April 25-29 either at 4:00pm or 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muccc.org. prices from $8-15.00. Tea and coffee will be served free of charge at every showing. Don't miss this story of the aspirations, hope, struggles and successes of an African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma during the early 1900s. The Greenwood community of Tulsa, Oklahoma was coined “Black Wall Street” by Booker T. Washington because of its economic success and entrepreneurial opportunities.
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Performance Night: Aladdin - SOLD OUT

Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: New Amsterdam Theater
City: New York
Join the Paraprofessional Circle for a fun evening at the New Amsterdam Theater.
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Shea's Broadway - Cabaret and pre-show dinner

Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Shea's Buffalo Theatre
City: Buffalo
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd - and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Find out as you and a guest are cordially invited to join us for the Tony award winning production of Cabaret at Shea's Buffalo Theatre featuring a pre-show dinner at The Bijou, directly across Main Street from Shea's.
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Call for Artists: Caribbean Heritage Show

Date: April 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Livingston Gallery, Brooklyn Location
City: Brooklyn
This open theme exhibition invites artists to share their views, experiences, cultural, and artistic expression in celebration of our first Caribbean Heritage Show. The artwork should reflect the Caribbean culture whether historical, cultural, social, political, educational or sustainable concerns to artistic trends. 3-4 pieces per artist will be accepted that fits within 3 feet of space. Art works should not exceed 40 inches in either direction. Artworks should be framed and ready for hanging with proper hardware (instructions will follow upon acceptance of artwork). Artwork is to be hand-delivered to the Livingston Gallery in Brooklyn (no mails-in). Deadline to apply: April 30, 2017 Place: Livingston Gallery, Brooklyn Location Exhibit dates: May - August, 2017 Artwork delivery: May 22-25 Reception: Thursday, JUNE 1, 2017, 5:30-7:30 PM Curator: Raul Manzano, Ph.D.
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Bus Trip to Boston

Date: May 06, 2017
Time: 6:00 am
Location: Staten Island Location
City: Staten Island
Please join the Staten Island Location for its annual bus trip. This year we will visit the historic city of Boston, Massachusetts.
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A Day at The American Museum of Natural History

Date: May 06, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: American Museum of Natural History
City: New York
Please join the ESC STEM club for a day at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The visit will include guided tours, shows, and films.
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Night at the Theater: School of Rock - SOLD OUT

Date: May 09, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Winter Garden Theater
City: New York
Join the Paraprofessional Circle, for a fun evening of theater and networking at "School of Rock" at the Winter Garden Theater.
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Painting with a Twist, Earth Day Event

Date: May 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Painting with a Twist
City: Rochester
Please join the Canandaigua location for a painting class in celebration of Earth Day. All supplies will be provided and you will leave with your very own Earth Day landscape painting on a 16x20 canvas! Local foods, snacks, cheeses, and desserts will be served as well as local red and white wines and fruit juices.
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Beyond the Bachelor: The Journey from Student to Scholar

Date: May 15, 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Metro Location
City: New York
Please join the Minority Students in Action Club for a workshop entitled "Beyond the Bachelor: The Journey from Student to Scholar." Graduate school is a unique learning endeavor that differs from undergraduate studies. Graduate students face higher expectations in quality of writing, critical reading, and research skills. They engage in professional development, conference presentations, and have opportunities to share research and assist in research projects. This workshop will help students appreciate the distinctive culture of graduate studies. Participants will have the opportunity to talk with current graduate students and post graduates about their journey to becoming masters in their fields.
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New Alumni Welcome Reception

Date: June 01, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Vanderbilt at South Beach
City: Staten Island
Join us for a celebration welcoming students into the alumni community.
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Caribbean Heritage Show- Mixed Media Art Exhibition

Date: June 01, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Brooklyn Location
City: Brooklyn
Please join the Metro Art Club at the opening reception of Empire State College's first Caribbean Heritage Art Exhibition. This open theme show presents the work of artists sharing their views, experiences, cultural and artistic expressions in celebration of Caribbean culture. Empire State College shares its participation within its student body community promoting social justice, equality, respect, creative and vibrant learning environments for students, faculty, staff, and the public.
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MSiA: Women of Color Seminar

Date: June 03, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Metro Location
City: New York
Please join Minority Students in Action for a "Women of Color Seminar." The Seminar provides an opportunity for women of color to voice their unique perspectives and experiences on gender in our society.
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2017 Bling Your Cap

Date: June 05, 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Metro Location Multimedia Room
City: New York
Commencement is a special time in a graduate’s life. For a third year student clubs, MSiA and the HSC are hosting this event to give students a chance to add their personal style to their regalia!
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Annual Canandaigua Celebration Dinner

Date: June 14, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: New York Wine and Culinary Center
City: Canandaigua
An annual celebration dinner for the students and graduates of the Canandaigua Location.
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The Musical Chicago

Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Location: The Ambassador Theater
City: New York
Please join the ESC Human Services Collaborative and the Education for All clubs for the musical "Chicago." The play, one of the longest-running shows on Broadway has become a New York City institution.
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2017 Staten Island Yankee Baseball Suite Night

Date: July 22, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Staten Island Yankees at Richmond County Bank Ballpark
City: Staten Island
Please join us for our Annual Staten Island Yankees Baseball Suite Night. This event brings students, alumni, faculty and staff together to enjoy a fun night of baseball, networking, food and fireworks! All for only $15.00 per person!
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