Collage of activities like donation drives and virtual gatherings taking place at SUNY schools in response to COVID19 outbreak.

SUNY Stands Together in Response to COVID19

All across the SUNY system, faculty, staff, and students are getting creative to find ways to work together to give back to their communities during the COVID19 crisis. From manugacturing PPE to medical research and sudent supports, we are seeing how much we can do when we are #SUNYTogether.


SUNY Brockport staff carry balloons outside a dorm building as they sing happy birthday to a student inside.

 The College at Brockport

‘A process I’ll never forget’: Brockport staff members reflect on SUNY student quarantine

Staff members at SUNY Brockport reflect on the SUNY student quarantine that took place on the Rochester area campus, many calling it a process they will never forget thanks to the support they all gave each other. Read more...

Upstate Medical Dr Prateek Harne is interviewed on CNN by Anderson Cooper during COVID-19 crisis.

 Upstate Medical University

I am a soldier in this battle and I am scared

A doctor on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper about hiw work routine at the hospital. He reminds us that when you attempt and understand the fear and acknowledge it, you're better equipped to deal with it. Read more...

Downstate Medical Center's Dr Rob Gore walking down a hospital hallway.

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How these CNN Heroes are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

The efforts of people who bring much-needed aid -- and inspiration -- to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic are being felt in New York. A doctor at SUNY Downstate Medical and Health Sciences University was highlighted by CNN as his work story continues to develop. Read more...

Face mask frames created in the New Paltz 3D printing lab are spread out on a table.


Getting Creative To Meet the Need For Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare

An alarming shortage of personal protective items has led some SUNY campuses to manufacture shields and masks for medical workers throughout NY. But it’s the way they’re doing it that shows the ingenuity of our schools. Read more...

A female faculty member works on ventilator construction in a Binghamton University lab.

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Faculty Get Innovative To Step Up Fight Against Coronavirus

Following the lead of Governor Cuomo, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has called on his faculty and staff to use their resources, skills, and ingenuity to come up with strategies to help combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Read more...

Chemistry students at Stony Brook University stand next to bottles of hand sanitizer they made for COVID19 response.

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Chemistry Students and Faculty Produce Hand Sanitizer for Hospital Workers

Hand sanitizer, produced by the Stony Brook University Chemistry Department, will be shared with Stony Brook University Hospital and the Long Island State Veteran’s Home to aid health care providers working on the front line of the COVID-19 patient care. Read more...

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