Chancellor Zimpher Attends White House Science Fair

May 27, 2014

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today will attend the fourth annual White House Science Fair, where 100 students from across the country will showcase projects that have inspired them to excel in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This year’s Fair includes a focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their work. 

Chancellor Zimpher will attend the Science Fair as follows:

Date:                Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Time:                9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location:          White House
                        1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
                        Washington, DC

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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