Town Hall Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Sustainability Plan for SUNY Downstate

May 14, 2013

Albany — The State University of New York has scheduled a Town Hall Meeting for public discussion of the Sustainability Plan under development for SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Town Hall Meeting (opportunity for public comment)
Monday, May 20, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Alumni Auditorium
395 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, New York

Persons who wish to make brief comments (no more than three minutes) are requested to file their names with the Registration Officer in advance of the beginning of the Town Hall Meeting. This can be done in person at the Town Hall Meeting prior to the starting time, or by e-mailing hospitalsustainabilityplan@suny.edu with the speaker’s name, e-mail address, and phone number.

The Town Hall Meeting will begin with a brief presentation from SUNY and Downstate officials, followed by comments from interested elected officials. All registered speakers will then be called upon in the order in which they have registered. Extended, written testimony may also be submitted to hospitalsustainabilityplan@suny.edu.

To learn more about the situation at Downstate and provide ideas directly to the process, visit www.suny.edu/hospitals/downstate/.

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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