When Anne Patterson ’88 attended college as a teenager in the 1950s, she consistently struggled in her classes. Unaware of her dyslexia, her learning disability affected her ability to succeed academically without proper educational interventions. To provide some assistance, a professor suggested that she connect with classmates to share notes to help with the holes in her own notetaking. ... MORE
This spring, Rachel Sproule arrived at SUNY Empire’s Albany commencement at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, determined to walk across the stage. For most students, the walk is a relatively simple feat. But for Rachel, who is visually impaired and uses a walker, the walk was a goal unto itself. ... MORE
At a time when most people are making plans to retire, Harry J. Williams was preparing to go to college. This spring, at 73, the New York City native became the oldest member of SUNY Empire’s class of 2022, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in computer studies. ... MORE
Each year, SUNY Empire State College presents four awards to alumni for their lasting impact on society and the college through outstanding professional, military, philanthropic, and volunteer accomplishments. ... MORE
Elaine walked across the stage at SUNY Empire State College’s winter commencement armed with her bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and an advanced certificate in healthcare management. She says the desire to help others — and to earn her degree at SUNY Empire — is in her blood. She has decided to pursue her long-awaited master’s degree at SUNY Empire — a Master of Business Administration in healthcare leadership. ... MORE
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