SUNY To Host Green Infrastructure Summit in Albany

April 16, 2014

Albany – The State University of New York tomorrow will host a Green Infrastructure Summit in Albany, bringing campus representatives from across New York together with officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) to assess SUNY’s green infrastructure and explore opportunities for statewide and regional sustainability partnerships.

The summit is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:                Thursday, April 17
Time:                9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location:           SUNY Plaza, Federal Building
                          353 Broadway
                          Albany, NY

Agenda:            http://system.suny.edu/green-infrastructure-summit/

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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