Student Success Newsletter November 2021


Posted November 9, 2021

As we enter the month of November, you may find it difficult to stay focused or find time for your schoolwork. We’re entering a month when we want to focus more on family, friends, and celebration, but school must still be in the mix! Although you may feel overwhelmed with what still needs to be done, we encourage you to reflect on all that you have accomplished. ... MORE

1Stop Student Services: Important Dates and Announcements

Posted November 9, 2021

November 11 Veteran's Day - College Closed November 12 Partners in Applied Behavior Analysis - Virtual Conference November 15 “A Survivor's Story,” Reason & Respect event ... MORE

Faculty Spotlight: Jeffrey Lambe and Native American Heritage Month

Posted November 9, 2021

We spoke with Jeffrey Lambe, associate professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, about his scholarship, his teaching, his mentoring, and his work with Native American organizations. Dr. Lambe has a Ph.D. in Indigenous Studies from Trent University. For over 35 years he has volunteered with nonprofit education and cultural organizations among the communities of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy). ... MORE

Veterans Day

Posted November 9, 2021

What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. Armistice Day happened on November 11, 1918 with the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. On Veterans Day, we thank and honor those who have served in the military, some paying the ultimate price to fight for our freedoms. SUNY Empire is fortunate to have many students who are veterans (currently approximately 600 students). The Office of Veteran and Military Education (OVME) loves working with these students, helping them reach their goals of completing their education. ... MORE

Vote for your Student Government Association by November 11!

Posted November 9, 2021

The SUNY Empire Student Government Association announces a special election to fill several vacant positions. ... MORE

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Posted November 9, 2021

Every November, the United States recognizes homelessness and food insecurity week from November 13 to 21. This week brings awareness to the more than half a million people who are experiencing homelessness every night (Housing and Urban Development 2017 Point in Time Study) and the 5.1 million people annually who have had to reduce their families or their meals due to lack of resources (United States Department of Agriculture). ... MORE

International Conference to Feature Experts in Lifespan Services Supporting Quality of Life for Autistic Individuals/Individuals with Autism

Posted November 9, 2021

Join the SUNY Empire State College Center for Autism Inclusivity and Anderson Center for Autism for their inaugural conference, Partners in Applied Behavior Analysis: Creating Quality of Life through Professional, Global, and Advocacy Partnerships. The single-track, virtual conference will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 9 a.m. EST. Registrants can also view the conference asynchronously. ... MORE

Grit, Effort and Student Success

Posted November 9, 2021

Starting over is scary. Starting something new can be intimidating. However, starting an adventure can also be immensely rewarding and life changing. How you approach college—your mindset, your tenacity, your grit—can help determine whether you will be successful, despite obstacles and setbacks that may come your way. ... MORE

Library Search Tips

Posted November 9, 2021

Want to get the best results when searching the library (or the web)? Here are some quick tips to help you get the most relevant results: ... MORE

Time Management Apps

Posted November 9, 2021

With the fall term underway, are you realizing you need to improve how you manage your time? Time management may be difficult for students with many responsibilities beyond their coursework. Here are some free and low-cost apps that can help you manage your time: ... MORE


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