Issues: Higher Education

Public Hearing: Joint - Senate Standing Committee Hearing-" From Battlegrounds to Classrooms"

Joint - Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military AffairsChair: Senator Eric Adamsand Senate Standing Committee on Higher EducationChair: Senator Toby Ann StaviskyPublic Hearing: From Battlegrounds to ClassroomsPlace: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New YorkTime: 12:00pm – 3:00 P.M.

May 17, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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4/20/2010: Queensborough Community College of Nursing

Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act" to require acute care facilities to implement certain direct-care nurse to patient ratios in all nursing units; sets minimum staffing requirements; requires every such facility to submit a documented staffing plan to the department on an annual basis and upon application for an operating certificate; requires acute care facilities to maintain staffing records during all shifts; authorizes nurses to refuse work assignments if the assignment exceeds the nurse's abilities or if minimum staffing is not present; requires public access to documented

April 19, 2010
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Pharmacy students from Western New York meet with Senator Maziarz in Albany

The student trip was sponsored by the Pharmacists' Association of Western New York.

April 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Higher Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Higher Education Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Chair 10:30 AM, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Room 510 LOB

April 14, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Robach Rallies Behind R.I.T. Hockey

On Tuesday, April 6, the Rochester Insitute of Technology hosted a rally for the Tigers men's hockey team. R.I.T. will play in the NCAA Frozen Four for the first time at the division one level. The Tigers face Wisconsin on Thursday, April 8 at 5:00 in Detroit with a berth in Saturday's National Championship Game at stake. To follow the Tigers at the Frozen Four, you can click here.

April 6, 2010
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Tatarstan delegation visits Capitol to learn about developing nanotechnology

Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky, Chairwoman of the Higher Education Committee, receives a dish from Farid Hairullovich Mukhametshin, Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan and Speaker of the Russian Republic’s Parliament, who was touring the Capitol.  Mr. Mukhametshin also toured SUNY Albany’s College of Nanoscale Sciences and Engineering to learn how Tatarstan can develop nanotechnology.

April 5, 2010
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Sen. Foley is Joined by Community Leaders in an Effort to Increase Participation in 2010 Census

Civic leaders and activists from local communities in Suffolk County joined Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) as he called for increased participation in the U.S Census. The 2010 Census awareness event, which took place at the Brentwood Public Library, was centered around relaying the importance of Census participation and giving community members the tools necessary to educate their friends, family, and neighbors about the Census.  

April 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Higher Education Meeting

ADDENDUM B

Senate Standing Committee on Higher Education Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Chair 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Room 510 LOB

PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED.

March 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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NYS Senate Westchester Delegation to Hold Hearings on Executive Budget for 2010-11

 

In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester.  Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

 

March 11, 2010
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March 8, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Higher Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Higher Education Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Chair 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Room 510 LOB

March 10, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Higher Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Higher Education Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Chair 10:30 AM, Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Room 510 LOB

The committee will consider the following nominations: Ronald Ehrenberg -- Appointment to SUNY Board of Trustees Valerie Lancaster-Beal -- Reappointment to CUNY Board of Trustees SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher -- Presentation to the Committee

February 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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NYS Legislature Joint Public Hearing - Higher Education - 1/27/10

NYS Legislature Joint Public Hearing - Higher Education - 1/27/10

 

February 4, 2010
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Joint Budget Hearing - 1/27/10 - Higher Ed - CUNY Coalition Students w Disabilities

Higher Education NYS Legislature Joint Budget Hearings Testimony:

Chris Rosa and Aquina Nolan - CUNY Coalition Students w Disabilities

Albany, NY  1/27/2010

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February 4, 2010
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Joint Budget Hearing - 1/27/10 - Higher Ed - CUNY Coalition Students w Disabilities

Higher Education NYS Legislature Joint Budget Hearings Testimony:

Chris Rosa and Aquina Nolan - CUNY Coalition Students w Disabilities

Albany, NY  1/27/2010

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February 4, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To SUNY Boards, Veterans' Homes

The New York State Senate confirmed 10 appointees to various state boards today, including members to the SUNY and CUNY Boards of Trustees, Cornell Board of Trustees, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry Board of Trustees, a number of veterans’ homes, and the State University Construction Fund (SUCF). Eunice A. Lewin; SUNY Board of Trustees

February 2, 2010
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View Testimony from Joint Budget Hearings

 

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Below you will find the list of combined testimonies from all of the Joint Budget Hearings in both written and video formats. This page will be updated as the materials become available.

January 28, 2010
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NYS Legislature Joint Budget Hearing - 1/27/10

Higher Education Education - Chris Rosa and Aquina Nolan - CUNY Coalition Students w Disabilities testimony, Albany, NY

January 27, 2010
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