– Dozens of State University of New York graduate students are in the
state capital today to highlight their research from campuses across the state.
that Matters: An Exposition of Graduate Research in SUNY and CUNY" was
held in the Legislative Office Building in downtown Albany. Members of the
State Legislature and visiting public had the opportunity to experience a
selection of student posters that highlight the landscape of
public higher education graduate research.
event shines a spotlight on the range and magnitude of graduate student
research in public higher education,” said Kenneth P. O’Brien,
president of the SUNY Faculty Senate, which sponsored this event in partnership
with faculty from the City University of New York. “It’s a proud
moment for our students and our institutions to jointly express the hard work
and achievement taking place across New York State.”
all, 21 SUNY and CUNY campuses will be represented by approximately 78 students
displaying 70 graduate research projects and presentations.
participate in the symposium, SUNY and CUNY campuses were asked to self-select
up to three graduate research projects that represent a sampling of the breadth
of academic work offered at the campus and/or an academic or research specialty
that highlights the campus. Each participating campus will have its own display
area, and the student and faculty mentor names
and project abstracts will be displayed appropriately in the event program.
About the State University of New York
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certificate programs on 64 campuses with more than 2.5 million alumni around
the globe. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu