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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...


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SUNY collaboration aims to support rural village in Haiti

In a small village 25 miles north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a long-awaited medical center will soon be built as part of a new SUNY collaboration. In September, 10 SUNY campuses, including Binghamton...


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SUNY Board of Trustees votes to extend in-state tuition to Puerto Ricans, U.S. Virgin Islanders

Following a call to action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the SUNY Board of Trustees voted on Friday to extend in-state tuition to students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands for the...


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New York State rolls out Excelsior Scholarship

As the fall semester begins, some students at Binghamton University can cross off tuition from their list of expenses, courtesy of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship. According to the New York State...


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Transfer students to receive $4 million from National Science Foundation

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) transfer students to Binghamton University may now have access to funding and resources designed to facilitate undergraduate degree completion. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and New...


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SUNY announces appointment of new chancellor

On Monday, the SUNY Board of Trustees announced that Kristina Johnson will serve as the 13th chancellor of SUNY. Current Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will step down after eight years this July, after...