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SUNY SA proposes new $0.50 fee to fund assembly

The Student Assembly of the State University of New York (SUNY SA) is proposing a new fee that would charge students across all SUNY schools a fee of $0.50. According to Austin...


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SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson condemns proposed changes to Title IX rules

SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson condemned the Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX rules in a public letter released on Tuesday. Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education, has been receiving backlash...


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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson discusses goals for system's future at BU visit

Addressing sustainability, diversity and attracting new students in the SUNY system, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson spoke to a panel of about 70 educators at Binghamton University in the Mandela Room on Friday...


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SUNY joins international University Climate Change Coalition

SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson announced on Feb. 7 that SUNY has joined the international University Climate Change Coalition as part of an effort to make the system’s 64 campuses carbon neutral. The...


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SUNY applications rise 9 percent

SUNY schools may see more students taking tours around state campuses. In a press release issued on Feb. 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced applications are rising at New York’s public colleges and...


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SUNY BEST examines energy storage

The possibilities of renewable energy and the implications of an aging electrical grid were examined last Thursday at a SUNY Business and Education Cooperative of the Southern Tier (SUNY BEST) conference. Bill...


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New York state to expand paid family leave

A new state law will provide Binghamton University’s employees of the Research Foundation for SUNY expanded family leave benefits. In 2016, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York state’s first phased-in Paid Family...


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SUNY establishes food insecurity task force

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his 2018 State of the State address that he wants every SUNY and CUNY campus to have a food pantry. Currently, 31 out of 64 SUNY campuses...


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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul talks student debt, Southern Tier economy in visit to campus

New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visited Binghamton University on Thursday to deliver a condensed version of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state of the state address, focusing on initiatives relating to the...


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Spring Excelsior deadline nears

Last summer, more than 75,000 students applied for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship. Applications for fall 2018 scholarships were flying into Albany so quickly, the Higher Education Services Corporation extended the deadline...