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 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, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. As of Fall 2019, more than 415,500 students were enrolled in a degree-granting program at a SUNY campus. In total, SUNY serves about 1.3 million students in 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 exceeded $1.7 billion in fiscal year 2019, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are 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 opportunity, visit www.suny.edu, and for more information about additional COVID-19 fundraising efforts, visit #SUNYTogether.


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