October 11 2020
In the article, The COVID-19 pandemic has changed education forever. This is how, the World Economic Forum argues that, “Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom” due to the coronavirus pandemic. During this unprecedented time, "education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms” (April... Read more >
May 18 2020
There are thousands of ambitious Czech students who dream of studying in the US, and might now think that the pandemic has ruined their plans. But all is not lost; although these students have seen their study abroad plans interrupted, they still have the opportunity to receive an authentic American education without leaving the Czech Republic. The close partnership between the University of New... Read more >
Dr. Aird
April 26 2020
From the Desk of Dr. Aird Open letter to the SUNY Empire and UNYP community As I take time to reflect, I continue to consider how we started this semester and where we are at this moment in time. We were all shaken to our core with this unknown, including but not limited to concern for family and friends coupled with the isolation we continue to endure. We were not allowed a practice drill... Read more >
March 02 2020
On February 21, 2020, during his visit to Prague (Czech Republic), SUNY Empire State College President Jim Malatras signed a new partnership agreement with the general manager of the University of New York in Prague (UNYP) Sotiris Foutsis. Under the agreement, SUNY Empire students would have access to new extensive study abroad and exchange programs between New York and the Czech Republic,... Read more >
October 17 2019
Over the summer, Drs. Audeliz (Audi) Matias (Associate Professor and Mentor, Department of Natural Sciences) and Sheila Marie Aird (Associate Professor and Director of European Academic Programs), began the first phase of their oral history project in Puerto Rico, which is funded by the 2018 Oral History Association Emerging Crisis Oral History Research Grant. The project is titled, “An Oral... Read more >


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