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Local
3:57 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Proposed bill ensures veterans receive SUNY credit

Kennedy spoke to veterans and their families at his Veterans Forum and Services Fair Tuesday.
Credit Senator Tim Kennedy's office

A bill unveiled Tuesday by a local state senator would help veterans earn academic credit for coursework they completed as part of their military training.

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Local
10:53 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Buffalo State president stepping down

Buffalo State President Aaron Podolefsky is stepping down July 31.
Credit SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo State College President Aaron Podolefsky is stepping down. Podolefsky has been on sick leave since May as he undergoes treatment for prostate cancer. On Monday, he announced that he will step down as president July 31.

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Local
2:30 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Cuomo celebrates passage of tax-free initiative

Credit Chris Caya/WBFO News

On the Buffalo State College campus Monday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the recently-passed Start-Up NY legislation into law. 

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Business
4:57 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Cuomo plan links SUNY tax-free zones with new business

Tax Free NY
Credit Ashley Hassett / WBFO News

Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined a plan while visiting the University at Buffalo campus Wednesday to encourage new businesses to locate near SUNY campuses. The initiative called “Tax Free NY” would allow businesses to operate without paying income, sales, property, or business taxes for ten years.

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Business
10:03 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Program aims to boost entrepreneurship in region

Entrepreneurs
Credit AGmakonts

The SUNY Research Foundation is funding several institutions of higher education, including five in upstate. The funds will be used to foster entrepreneurship across New York State.

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Local
5:59 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

SUNY toots own horn during "showcase"

SUNY put its best foot forward Tuesday in an effort to show how tax dollars are spent at its 64 campuses.
Daniel Robison WBFO

SUNY has stepped up its self-promotional efforts.

In an attempt to paint the university system in a better light - and perhaps to justify its $10.8 billion budget in tight economic times - SUNY staged a regional “showcase” in Buffalo Tuesday. It was one of ten similar events thrown over the past year.

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