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Why are New York’s community colleges losing students in a strong...

“More people are working instead of taking classes,” said Westchester Community College spokesman Patrick Hennessey.

Purchase College to launch academic partnership with Upstate Medical University

The new program will allow students to attend the Purchase school for their undergraduate studies then be guaranteed admission to the Syracuse school for a medical degree. 

SUNY Orange, Dutchess Community College to launch student emergency aid

The program will provide financial help to students facing situation that could impact their studies, such as a medical emergency or loss of employment.

Locals among those cited by SUNY chancellor

Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York, has named 361 faculty and staff receive the 2016-17 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

Rockland Community College appoints new president

Former LaGuardia Community College administrator Michael A. Baston starts the job July 1.

Report: Cuomo’s free tuition plan could cost jobs, tax revenue

A Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities report estimates the Mid-Hudson Valley region could lose 2,856 jobs and $11.2 million in lost tax revenue.

Cuomo: State completes $9.2 million energy efficiency project at Purchase College

The project is expected to save the college, part of the SUNY system, about $400,000 per year on energy costs.

Purchase College plans senior living community on campus

The college, which is part of the SUNY system, will team up with a private senior care company to build and operate 385 units for seniors 62 and older on 40 acres of Purchase’s 500-acre campus.

SUNY Chancellor Zimpher to step down in 2017

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will step down in 2017, SUNY announced Tuesday. Zimpher, who will turn 70 in October, has guided...

Cuomo expands $15 minimum wage to 28,000 SUNY employees

State university employees will begin a gradual salary uptick in February when hourly salaries increase to $9.75 and will reach $15 by July 2021.

Minority students sought for New York STEM scholarships

The state partners with nonprofits to recruit top high school graduates for tuition-free college studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

SUNY Purchase named in “Best Colleges”

Purchase College ranked top 10 among public liberal arts institutions across the nation.

Cuomo’s tax-free zones draw critics

Amid a growing chorus of endorsements of Gov. Cuomo’s Tax-Free NY proposal, critics voice their concerns.

Tax-free campus havens for business

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has garnered early statewide support for his plan to create tax-free zones for businesses at college campuses

Cuomo pitches SUNY tax-free business zones

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a no-tax initiative to assist upstate SUNY campuses and communities in attracting start-ups, venture capital and investments.