Chancellor Zimpher To Honor Student Success

April 1, 2014

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher tomorrow at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center will honor more than 300 college students from campuses throughout the state, presenting 274 SUNY students with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, and congratulating 68 SUNY & CUNY students who received awards from Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society.

The award ceremonies are OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony

Date:                 Wednesday, April 2
Time:                 Noon – 2 p.m.
Location:           Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 6
                         Albany, NY

2014 Recipient Listing

 

The Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence

Date:                 Wednesday, April 2
Time:                 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location:           Empire State Plaza, Convention Center
                         Albany, NY

2014 Recipient Listing
   

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the country’s oldest school of maritime, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2022, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three 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 opportunities, visit suny.edu.


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