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You're one of a kind, and so are we! Whether you are looking to start your education, try a new path, or update your skills, SUNY Schenectady has a program to fit you, and the academic and student support services to help you succeed.  


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Nkeiru Ubadike '19 began presenting her scientific research as a student at SUNY Schenectady and is now interning in Vienna, Austria, at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters, part of the United Nations System.

24 March 2023

Officials announce plans for new college-to-employment program and pipeline to the Belanger School of Nursing at Ellis.

20 March 2023

Meteorology professor, NASA field campaign co-leader, and researcher, Erin Potter is launching weather balloons and giving her SUNY Schenectady students a behind-the-scenes look at the NASA program.

15 March 2023

Nate Friedman and Rayanne Vasquez are gaining invaluable experience in photography and videography, interning in state government.

28 February 2023

Students choose each week how they want to take Professor Matt Farron's Marketing course: in person, synchronously through Zoom Rooms, or by logging on at a different time asynchronously.

20 February 2023
Register now for Summer Session. Classes start May 22 and July 10.
Mar 26

Annual side-by-side concert featuring 21 area high school musicians.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Mar 27

A representative from SUNY Buffalo State University will be available to discuss transfer options with interested students.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Begley Lobby
Mar 28

A representative from SUNY Potsdam will be available to discuss transfer options with interested students.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Begley Lobby
Mar 29

Students, alumni, and members of the public are invited to the Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Career Expo.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Elston Hall, Van Curler Room
Mar 30

Join the Community and Cultural Events Committee for a film and panel discussion.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Stockade Building, Room 101
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Individualized assistance to students, alumni, employers and educational partners.


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Innovative and responsive community educational programming that support businesses and individuals.


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Check out the employment opportunities at SUNY Schenectady.