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Chancellor Zimpher Commends 33 “Military Friendly” SUNY Campuses

Monday, September 17, 2012

Albany- State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today commended 33 SUNY campuses on being recognized as “military friendly” by top-rated national military publication, G.I. Jobs Magazine.

“The SUNY system is a recognized leader in assisting military personnel in the transition to civilian life after their service to our country,” said Chancellor Zimpher. “As the largest system of public higher education in the country, SUNY offers extensive educational and career opportunities in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs in every community in New York State. We take great pride in the fact that so many of our returning service men and women turn to SUNY for their education, and thank G.I. Jobs Magazine for this recognition.”

The 33 SUNY campuses listed are: UAlbany, Alfred State College, Binghamton University, SUNY Brockport, Broome Community College, Buffalo State College, Clinton Community College, SUNY Cobleskill, Columbia-Greene Community College, Corning Community College, SUNY Delhi, Empire State College, Erie Community College, Farmingdale State College, SUNY Fredonia, Hudson Valley Community College, SUNYIT, Jamestown Community College, Jefferson Community College, SUNY Maritime, Mohawk Valley Community College, Monroe Community College, Nassau Community College, North County Community College, SUNY Old Westbury, Onondaga Community College, Orange County Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh, Rockland Community College, Schenectady County Community College, Stony Brook University, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, and SUNY Ulster.

G.I. Jobs Magazine is the premier publication for men and women who are transitioning from military to civilian life. It provides education, transition assistance, and job opportunities.

The 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ®, now in its fourth year, was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 12,000 VA-approved schools nationwide. The Military Friendly Schools ® media and website, found at, feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences.

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