SUNY, CUNY to Honor Phi Theta Kappa Students Monday in Albany

March 6, 2015

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and officials from the City University of New York and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society will host the USA Today PTK All-New York Academic Awards ceremony for community college students Monday.

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

Date:            Monday, March 9

Time:            11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location:      New York State Museum
                    222 Madison Avenue
                    Albany, NY

A listing of the 2015 PTK recipients is available online.

The Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony recognizes outstanding community college students throughout the state. The ceremony is sponsored by New York Community College Trustees, the New York Community College Association of Presidents, Community College Business Officers Association, and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges.

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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