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Cuomo cracks down on state’s COVID clusters with closures and upped fines for noncompliance
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Cuomo cracks down on state’s COVID clusters with closures and upped fines for noncompliance

On Oct. 5, Gov. Cuomo held a live press conference in order to announce New York state’s plans going forward in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the announcement, Cuomo emphasized the importance of increased testing, contact tracing, and enforcement of and compliance with the state’s COVID guidelines, especially amongst […]

SUNY Chancellor hopes to inspire students with a more diverse faculty
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SUNY Chancellor hopes to inspire students with a more diverse faculty

In her second State of the University Address, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson unveiled her plans to enroll more full-time online students and hire more underrepresented faculty across the SUNY system. Beginning this fall, the SUNY system will begin enrolling more students in exclusively online degree programs. “We will rethink our […]

Clean energy, research and innovation are chancellor’s vision for SUNY
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Clean energy, research and innovation are chancellor’s vision for SUNY

State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson delivered her first State of the University System Address on January 22, sharing her vision to increase research, encourage more individualized education and reduce the system’s carbon footprint across 64 SUNY campuses within the next decade. “In my travels to the campuses, […]

SUNY Charter Schools Committee approves alternative requirements for teachers
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SUNY Charter Schools Committee approves alternative requirements for teachers

The SUNY Charter Schools Committee on Wednesday approved a controversial plan that could allow certain charter schools to bypass state teacher certification criteria. The move, approved 4-1 by the committee, allows high-performing charter schools authorized by SUNY to create independent criteria for teacher certification, removing the requirement of a bachelor’s […]