SUNY Chancellor, New York City Deputy Mayor to Host 3rd Annual Cradle To Career Convening

June 25, 2014

New York City – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will be joined by New York City Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery tomorrow as SUNY convenes its third annual meeting of cradle-to-career community partnerships from across New York State.

Chancellor Zimpher will open the convening, with remarks at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The two-day event is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:                Thursday, June 26 – Friday, June 27
Time:                1:30 p.m. Thursday – 4 p.m. Friday (Agenda)
Location:          Fashion Institute of Technology
                        227 W 27th Street
                        New York, NY

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