CUNY & SUNY To Celebrate Undergraduate Student Research In Albany

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 31, 2014

Contact: Jay Hershenson;; 646-664-9001

Contact: David Doyle;; 518-320-1311


Albany – Undergraduate students from City University of New York and State University of New York campuses across the state will showcase their research at the Legislative Office Building Tuesday in Albany. Students will present more than 100 poster displays highlighting their research in a range of academic disciplines at the event.

The event, Innovative Exploration Forum, is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:


Date:               Tuesday, April 1

Time:               12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Location:        Legislative Office Building, The Well, First Floor, Albany, NY

A formal program will begin at 1 p.m. and include remarks from SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Board Chairman H. Carl McCall, SUNY University Faculty Senate President Peter Knuepfer, CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Jay Hershenson; CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small; and the Chair of CUNY’s University Faculty Senate, Terrence Martell.

About The City University of New York

The City University of New York is the nation’s leading urban public university. Founded in New York City in 1847, the University comprises 24 institutions, serving more than 270,000 degree-credit students and 218,083 adult, continuing and professional education students. CUNY offers academic enrichment programs for high school students, online baccalaureate degrees through the School of Professional Studies and an individualized baccalaureate through the CUNY Baccalaureate Degree. Nearly 3 million unique visitors and 10 million page views are served each month via, the University’s website.


About the State University of New York

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating approximately 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs, and nearly 2 million in workforce and professional development programs, on 64 campuses. There are nearly 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit