Tag: SUNY

SUNY sorting out 75,000 Excelsior Scholarship applications
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SUNY sorting out 75,000 Excelsior Scholarship applications

The Excelsior Scholarship, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s program to provide tuition-free public college for working-class families, accepted its final application for the upcoming school year last week. According to media reports citing the Governor’s Office, the program received more than 75,000 applications — 51,000 to SUNY and 24,000 to CUNY. Five […]

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