Tag: SUNY

SUNY students recognize magnitude of new tuition program, but also raise practical concerns
Policy Politics

SUNY students recognize magnitude of new tuition program, but also raise practical concerns

  More than 940,000 families will qualify for tuition-free college at SUNY and CUNY schools once fully implemented   Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship program, which will provide free tuition to undergraduate students attending SUNY and CUNY schools beginning this fall, was signed into law at LaGuardia Community College in […]

SUNY proposals would keep more students on track for graduation
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SUNY proposals would keep more students on track for graduation

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her eighth and final State of the University Address January 23, outlining proposals she says will benefit both current students and recent graduates. Those proposals include being more proactive in encouraging all students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms and to […]

Lawmakers split on establishing SUNY and CUNY ‘sanctuary campuses’
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Lawmakers split on establishing SUNY and CUNY ‘sanctuary campuses’

  A Queens assemblyman is pushing for the state’s public colleges to adopt policies that would protect undocumented students before president-elect Donald Trump takes office. But a western New York senator is warning SUNY administrators that such a “reckless” move could jeopardize federal aid for students in New York. Assemblyman […]