Syracuse – SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today was the
featured speaker at a breakfast meeting on economic opportunity in Syracuse, hosted by CenterState CEO Corporation.
"SUNY will be a key
engine for the revitalization of New York State's economy and will enhance the
quality of life for the state's residents,” said Zimpher.
“For this reason, I am
delighted to have the opportunity to meet with CenterState Corporation for
Economic Opportunity so we can share our ideas and open the door for
partnership. As we implement our strategic plan across New York, it is
imperative that we collaborate with economic development and community groups
across the state."
The SUNY strategic plan,
The Power of SUNY, will be a roadmap for SUNY for the next five years and
guide its development for the next decade.
The overarching goal of the
plan is to create areas of opportunity that allow for SUNY and its campuses to
serve as the driving force behind revitalizing the New York State economy and improving quality of life for its citizens. The Power of SUNY explores
many issues affecting New York State while identifying the following Six Big
SUNY and the Entrepreneurial
SUNY and the Seamless Educational
SUNY and a Healthier New York
SUNY and an Energy-Smart New York
SUNY and the Vibrant Community
SUNY and the World
To learn more about the plan,
About CenterState CEO
CenterState Corporation for
Economic Opportunity is a non-profit regional growth organization serving
individuals, businesses, and communities across twelve counties in the heart of
New York State. CenterState CEO works to achieve economic growth and
prosperity through partnerships, planning, and problem-solving.
About the State University of New York
The State University of New
York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating nearly 465,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate
programs on 64 campuses with over 2.4 million alumni around the globe. To
learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu