SUNY, CUNY to Honor Phi Theta Kappa Students Monday in Albany

March 6, 2015

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and officials from the City University of New York and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society will host the USA Today PTK All-New York Academic Awards ceremony for community college students Monday.

The event is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:            Monday, March 9

Time:            11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location:      New York State Museum
                    222 Madison Avenue
                    Albany, NY

A listing of the 2015 PTK recipients is available online.

The Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony recognizes outstanding community college students throughout the state. The ceremony is sponsored by New York Community College Trustees, the New York Community College Association of Presidents, Community College Business Officers Association, and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges.

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, with 64 college and university campuses located within 30 miles of every home, school and business in the state. In 2015–16, SUNY served nearly 1.3 million students, including nearly 600,000 in credit-bearing courses and programs and more than 700,000 through continuing education and community outreach programs. SUNY students and faculty across the state make significant contributions to research and discovery, resulting in nearly $1 billion of externally sponsored activity each year. There are 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu.


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