Chancellor Zimpher to Attend “SUNY Day” at The Great New York State Fair

August 31, 2016

Syracuse – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher tomorrow will visit with SUNY campus representatives and fairgoers during “SUNY Day” at The Great New York State Fair.

SUNY Plaza at the Fair will be located outside the Science & Industry Building. SUNY campuses with exhibits throughout the length of the Fair include SUNY Cobleskill, the SUNY colleges at Cornell University, SUNY Morrisville, and Upstate Medical University.

Date:        Thursday, September 1
Time:        10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:   New York State Fairgrounds; 581 State Fair Blvd; Syracuse, NY

About the State University of New York
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