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SUNY Federal Relations Update: Feb. 7, 2014 READ MORE >

Highlights of the 2014-15 Executive Budget  READ MORE >

President Stanley to Attend White House Summit on Expanding College Opportunity READ MORE >

Increased Student Aid Included in Accord on Appropriations READ MORE >

SUNY Federal Relations Update: Dec. 13, 2013 READ MORE >

Federal Relations Update from AAU - Dec. 4, 2013  READ REPORT >

Update on new Higher Education and Hospital related State Laws and Vetos from 2013 Legislative Session  READ REPORT >

SUNY Federal Relations Update: Nov. 15, 2013 READ MORE >

AAU Weekly Wrap-Up, Nov. 15, 2013 READ MORE >

Legislator Hahn Offers a 'Concrete' Solution to Pedestrian Safety Hazard READ MORE >

SUNY Federal Relations Update: Sept. 13, 2013 READ MORE >

President Obama's College Proposal READ MORE >

National Start Up Day at AERTC  READ MORE >

White House: Student Loan Act is a 'Big Win' for Students WATCH VIDEO >

University Presidents Call to Close the 'Innovation Deficit' READ MORE >

White House Announces 'Big News' on Student Loans READ MORE >

New NY Education Reform Commission launches on May 21st in Albany READ MORE >

SBU researchers, students, professionals invited to sign on to science petition. LEARN MORE >

Highlights of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address: READ MORE >

Albany update on the State Health and Medicaid Budget, other Legislative health issues. READ MORE >

New York State Government Update - Coverage of Albany and NYS government. READ MORE >

Summary of Governor Cuomo's 2013-14 Executive Budget - Higher Education: READ MORE >

Summary of Governor Cuomo's 2013-14 Executive Budget - Hospital/Health Care: DOWNLOAD >

Overview of Higher Education portion of Governor Cuomo's 2013-14 Executive Budget: DOWNLOAD >

Latest news from Albany: Gun control, Sandy Aid, Court of Appeals nomination among the highlights. READ MORE >

Assembly Introduces Comprehensive DREAM Act to Expand Access to College Aid for Immigrant Youth
Read the press release from NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver HERE >

The NYS Firearm Law increases penalties for possessing a firearm on University campuses. DOWNLOAD >

2013 State of the State Address: News Release | Higher Education Highlights

Fiscal Cliff Information — Download the following PDFs:
Summary of final deal | Fact Sheet

Report on NYS Assembly Higher Education Hearing to Examine College Affordability
The Assembly Committee on Higher Education held a hearing on Dec. 12, 2012, to examine the impact of increasing college tuition on students. Full report from New York StateWatch. READ MORE >

NYS Assembly Higher Education Hearing to Examine College Affordability
Complete text of the Dec. 12 testimony of Matthew Whelan, EdD, Stony Brook University Associate Provost for Enrollment and Retention Management, before the Assembly Committee on Higher Education. READ MORE >

The Impact of Sequestration on Stony Brook University
Sequestration would have a devastating impact on research at Stony Brook University (SBU) and on our local, regional and state economies. The across-the-board cuts scheduled for January 2nd would devastate our research and health care enterprises and threatens to squelch innovation on our campus. READ MORE >

 

 

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