Student Success Newsletter December 2022

December Welcome

Posted December 1, 2022

Hey SUNY Empire Students, Office of Student Engagement here and we are excited to tell you about some of our 2023 events, our signature events to be exact.  ... MORE

Important Dates and Upcoming Events

Posted December 1, 2022

Check here for important dates and upcoming events happening at the college. Links to these events and more can be found at SUNY Empire Connects. ... MORE

Register now for the Spring 2023 term!

Posted December 1, 2022

Many of you are working hard to complete your fall term courses and we wish you the best of luck for a strong finish! Although it might be difficult to think about spring classes already, we encourage you to set aside some time to prepare for the spring term, which begins on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. To help you get ready, we’ve put together a checklist to help you remember what you need to do: ... MORE

Why Do Empire Students Enroll in Onsite Study Groups and Virtual Study Groups?

Posted December 1, 2022

If you enjoy a learning environment with real-time engagement and a small group of peers for in-person interactions, onsite and virtual study groups are for you. SUNY Empire is offering 32 onsite and virtual study groups in the Spring 2023 term. Onsite study groups will be offered at three locations in the Metro region: Brooklyn, Hartsdale, and Staten Island. ... MORE

Find All the Library Search Tools and Research Resources by Area of Study via Subject Guides

Posted December 1, 2022

You can access all the relevant search tools and many relevant and reliable web sources through the library's Subject Guides. ... MORE

Stay Focused Online

Posted December 1, 2022

This month, the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services is highlighting different website/app blockers that may help you with your goals to complete tasks as it relates to studying, reading, and completing assignments and projects. ... MORE

Incomplete Requests – What You Need to Know

Posted December 1, 2022

Starting with the Fall 2022 term, SUNY Empire students must submit an incomplete request using the new online form if they are seeking an incomplete for a course. The submission of the incomplete request form will provide both the student and instructor with clear expectations for the incomplete if approved. ... MORE

Call for Students to Join PRODiG Pipelines to Academia Committee

Posted December 1, 2022

The SUNY Empire PRODiG Pipelines to Academia Committee invites SUNY Empire students to consider joining the committee. Self-nominations should be submitted by December 7 at midnight. PRODiG (Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Growth) is a system-wide initiative that aims to increase the numbers of historically underrepresented faculty at SUNY, including women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. ... MORE

Nominations for the Student Excellence Awards

Posted December 1, 2022

It is that time once again, time to nominate yourself or another student for the Student Excellence Awards. Nominations for the 2022-23 Academic Year are now open. ... MORE

Covid-19: Crisis and Resilience

Posted December 1, 2022

We are excited to present COVID-19: Crisis and Resilience. This publication showcases the creative, academic work of SUNY Empire State College students on how COVID-19 intersected with their lives. ... MORE

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted December 1, 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as Seasonal Depression, is much more common than you might think – over 3 million people experience SAD in the US per year (Mayo Clinic, 2021), typically in the months of Fall and Winter, but it is not uncommon to develop symptoms in Summer and Spring as well. ... MORE

Student Activity Fee Referendum Approved

Posted December 1, 2022

We are pleased to report that students voted to keep the Student Activity Fee (SAF) mandatory, with more than 67% of voters in favor of the referendum. As a result, the SAF will remain mandatory until 2024, at which time we will hold another referendum. ... MORE

Meet Your Student Success and Development Team!

Posted December 1, 2022

The Office of Student Success and Development is here for you from the moment you register for your first class until you receive your diploma. When you get accepted, you are paired with a coordinator who can assist you with overcoming personal barriers or just answer your questions. We often help students with navigating SUNY Empire systems and procedures, getting connected to resources, and understanding how to work best with your mentor. We offer workshops throughout every term, which you can learn more about on our website. In addition to our coordinators, we want you to get to know some of our “behind the scenes” team members who keep our office running smoothly. Some of these staff members you may speak with once for assistance, or you may work with them often and maybe you don’t eve ... MORE

“Adulting” Tips – What's the best tip/advice you learned as an adult?

Posted December 1, 2022

We asked for your best adulting advice and you answered! ... MORE


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