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“This project (Rowley Center) will be a milestone for continued excellence in education at this college and will put it in a class by itself.” John Bonacic New York State Senator
“The Rowley Center is a symbol of how far our students can go, because it shows just how far our College has come. We should all be proud to call this the place where we work and learn, because it is a place for students to grow and experience lessons they will carry for the rest of their lives.” Moriah Brock Engineering student
“The Rowley Center is a special place, one that may very well be the launching pad for great discoveries and explorations, important solutions to societal problems, or the genesis for the design of a mighty bridge, aircraft or a major scientific breakthrough. And it is certainly where well-educated, confident, team-oriented people learn and grow together.” Stacey Moegenburg Architecture Professor, Associate Vice President
DISCOVER your niche... as a Scholar The College’s competitive Honors Program is designed to offer highly motivated and talented students opportunities to more fully reach their potential. You will be challenged to assume more control of your intellectual development, and will enjoy growth in your academic inquiry, cultural awareness, community responsibility and leadership. In short, you will grow, discover and achieve in a myriad of ways.
as a Competitor The College offers intercollegiate athletic teams for men in basketball, baseball, soccer and golf; and for women in volleyball, basketball and softball. There is also an extensive intramural program for all students, operated by the Movement Science Department.
as a Leader A wide array of student clubs and organizations, including Student Senate and the Board of Activities, on both campuses will afford you opportunities to grow as a student leader. You will be able to shape the framework of student life on both campuses and advance student-led initiatives to help improve the SUNY Orange experience for all who enroll.
top 10 reasons to attend SUNY Orange 1. High-quality education at an affordable cost 2. Unique programs 3. Award-winning faculty 4. Scholarship opportunities 5. Vibrant Honors Program 6. Two exceptional campus locations 7. Diverse campus community 8. Successful transfer and/or meaningful employment for our graduates 9. Hands-on teaching and learning 10. Small college, big experience
Proud to be a “Military Friendly” school three years in a row. The College offers services to assist veterans, including specialized academic advising, study skills workshops and transfer counseling. A designated academic advisor trained at the Center for Deployment Psychology assists student veterans and an active Veteran’s Club plays an important role in welcoming new veterans to the College and supporting them in their transition to student life.
FIND your inspiration At SUNY Orange, you will be introduced to a vibrant array of campus happenings and organizations, giving you ample opportunity to find your inspiration both inside and outside of the classroom. Many of the College’s student organizations are clubs formed within academic disciplines, allowing students within those programs to develop out-of-the-classroom experiences that augment their lecture-based learning. Aside from academic groups you will have the chance to immerse yourself in clubs, service organizations, athletics and intramurals. And if you can’t find a club you want, you are free to form one with fellow students who share your same interests. If leadership is in your blood, you can seek election to the Student Senate, where you will actively contribute to student initiatives, or join the SUNY Orange Ambassadors, a highly visible group that assists the Admissions Office by providing a student presence at many College events. If you are a performer at heart, you can shine as part of the Apprentice Players, the College’s theatre group. Or, you can find a home in one of several performance ensembles (madrigal singers, orchestra, symphonic band, jazz band or choir) directed by the Arts and Communication Department. You may also seek membership in SUNY Orange’s rapidly expanding chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for students at two-year colleges, where you will join with fellow students who excel in the classroom.
Many SUNY Orange faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of expertise, and many have received academic honors and awards at the state, regional and national levels. Our faculty ranks include a professor recognized by the World Meteorological Organization (an agency of the United Nations), a Fulbright Scholar and many recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
REACH your destination A SUNY Orange degree will serve you well in many ways. Would you like to bypass entry-level positions? An Associate in Applied Science degree will provide you with the in-depth training employers in many technical fields crave. Or, do you wish to acquire your bachelor’s degree? The list below indicates a sampling of the four-year colleges and universities to which SUNY Orange students have transferred. SUNY Orange students have successfully continued their academic journeys at four-year campuses within the SUNY system and the College has established transfer agreements with other colleges and universities outside of the SUNY system in order to facilitate smooth transitions for our graduates. The College also offers a selection of certificate programs to help you develop job entry skills or facilitate a career change. These accelerated programs, designed to be completed in one year, can prepare you for technically trained positions in business, engineering technologies, education, corrections and security. Our graduates also have the chance to secure a bachelor’s degree in certain programs without ever leaving Orange County, thanks to our relationship with Franklin University and its Community College Alliance. Our participation in the Hudson Valley Educational Consortium brings emergency response and innovative technology degree programs from other community colleges in the area to the classrooms of SUNY Orange.
Following is a partial list of institutions to which SUNY Orange students have successfully transferred: Boston University City University of New York Cornell University George Washington University Marist College Mount St. Mary College New York University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rochester Institute of Technology Rutgers University SUNY Albany SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Geneseo SUNY New Paltz SUNY Oneonta SUNY Stony Brook Syracuse University Vassar College
SUNY Orange’s Academic Advising office has a specialist dedicated to assisting you with the transfer process by helping you locate information about the application
processes and appropriate courses necessary to successfully transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. The College also conducts transfer workshops and arranges visits by representatives from a variety of institutions throughout the year. Each Fall, SUNY Orange hosts a Transfer Fair at which 70 to 90 public and private college and university representatives are on hand.
ADVANCE your career Gone are the days where lectures and term papers fulfill your educational obligations. At SUNY Orange, you’ll be immersed in every aspect of your chosen academic program and you will be ready to tackle the first step on your career path with confidence. SUNY Orange is committed to providing additional “experiential learning” opportunities. For example, accounting students have assisted community members with filing their taxes, engineering students have developed a solar-powered car and boat, biology students participate in local water monitoring and art students learn the business side of art by partnering with local artists. If you are interested in one of the College’s health professions programs, you can be assured of the highest-quality clinical experience available. Already employed full-time and looking to return to the classroom? Many employers offer tuition reimbursement so be sure to check with your Human Resources officer to discover if that benefit exists at your company. The College also offers an array of internships within the community for students seeking additional insight and experience in their future career field If you think you’d prefer to tackle your professional or personal growth in a different fashion, you may wish to take non-credit courses through our Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) programming. Do you need to brush up on a computer software program? Are you interested in becoming a certified pharmacy technician? Or does a possible career in one of the emerging new “green” professions excite you? Our continuing education offerings are as varied as your interests and needs.
Over the course of his or her work life, a community college graduate will earn approximately $400,000 more than a high school graduate. Earn a bachelor’s degree and that total nears $900,000.
SAVE for your future SUNY Orange boasts many strengths, from its superb faculty to its diverse curriculum to its outstanding student support services. But, one of the College’s strongest attributes is its ability to offer a quality education at an affordable price. As you research college costs, you will notice that spending two years at SUNY Orange prior to transferring to a private four-year college or university will slice more than $60,000 off your four-year tuition bill. Keep in mind that the College also offers generous financial aid packages that include federal aid, state aid, scholarships, work study and grants, as well as a tuition payment plan. The support that the College receives from many sources, including Orange County, helps SUNY Orange to keep tuition low, allowing you to secure the education you need at a price that fits your budget. The College offers an array of academic and athletic scholarships, and is committed to increasing its scholarship endowment fund significantly. Annually, SUNY Orange students receive more than $7 million in funds. A portion of these funds comes from state and federal government programs such as the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), Federal Pell Grant Program, Federal Perkins Loan Program, and Vietnam and Persian Gulf Veterans Tuition Assistance programs. The College’s financial aid staff is fully prepared to help you discover the many available methods for further defraying the cost of your education.
Approximately 72 percent of SUNY Orange’s students receive some form of financial aid, including grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. SUNY Orange offers incoming students a wide
variety of scholarships, including many merit-based scholarships. Information regarding scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year, including application procedures and deadlines, will be posted to the College web site in January 2015.
GROW along with us Over the past decade, SUNY Orange has grown in response to the needs of its students, offering campuses in both Middletown and Newburgh to help you achieve your academic goals. The College has nearly completed an aggressive series of capital improvement projects that will have seen SUNY Orange pour $140 million into buildings and grounds within the past six years. In all, the College has fully constructed or renovated six structures during that span, resulting in more than 285,000 square feet of new or renewed educational space. If you live on the eastern side of Orange County, you will be awestruck when you walk through the doors of Kaplan Hall, a state-of-the-art classroom building that recently opened in Newburgh. The building features the latest amenities in its labs, classrooms and study spaces, as well as a safe and secure underground parking garage that provides easy access to the campus. SUNY Orange offers seven full degree programs in Newburgh, meaning you can complete all of your degree requirements there without traveling to Middletown. However, if you choose to attend the Middletown campus, you will stroll a scenic 37-acre campus, located on the beautiful and picturesque grounds of a former estate, that has become a comfortable and safe second home to students who seek academic challenge, friendship and lively activity. Once you step onto either of our campuses, you’ll instantly feel as if they were designed specifically for you.
SUNY Orange has submitted two new academic degree programs – Public Health and Digital Media – to SUNY and the New York State Department of Education for review. Approval is expected sometime during the 2014-15 academic year.
Clerical Office Assistant (Cert.)
Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Designed for those who plan to continue their education in accounting or finance at a fouryear college.
Accounting (A.A.S.) Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Prepares graduates for entry-level positions such as full-charge bookkeeper, junior accountant, accounting clerk or office manager in the private, public or government sectors.
Accounting Procedures (Cert.)
Program emphasis is placed upon the development of job-entry skills in accounting and data processing. General “literacy” in the language of business is also stressed.
Business Administration (A.S.) Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Designed for those who plan to continue their business education at a four-year college. After transfer, graduates may major in areas such as management, marketing, finance or human resource management.
Business Management (A.A.S.) Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Prepares students for employment as entrylevel office workers such as a typist or receptionist. The successful student will also know the fundamentals of business operations.
Marketing (A.A.S.) Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Designed to teach students concepts in the areas of strategic planning, selling principles, advertising procedure and international marketing. Career opportunities range from sales trainee to marketing manager.
Medical Office Assistant (A.A.S.) Accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Designed to assist students in developing office skills and knowledge of medical terms. Successful completion of this program will prepare graduates to begin their careers in medical organizations.
Office Technologies (A.A.S.) Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Offers three emphasis areas, which are provided alongside common core courses, to allow students to enter the office support staff as an office assistant. Emphasis Areas: Legal Office Assistant, Office Management, Secretarial/Word Processing
Prepares students for positions such as management trainee, first line supervisor, and higher levels of management for either profit or non-profit organizations.
The College’s membership in the Franklin University Community College Alliance provides SUNY Orange graduates opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree in a host of businessrelated programs without leaving Orange County. Franklin accepts all credits from the College’s programs, coordinates upper-level courses at SUNY Orange (with SUNY Orange faculty) and offers online courses that help complete the degree. Ask an Admissions counselor for more information.
A team of four SUNY Orange business students advanced to the 2014 New York State
Business Plan Competition at SUNY Albany this past spring. The foursome, along with another SUNY Orange team that competed in a regional business plan contest, were the only students invited to the Orange County Business Accelerator’s inaugural “Summer Sandbox” program for aspiring entrepreneurs. 7
Health Professions Programs
*Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.)
*Occupational Therapy Assistant (A.A.S.)
Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Program will prepare students for licensing by the New York State Board for Dentistry to practice dental hygiene. Career opportunities are available in private solo and group practices, hospitals and other health service agencies, public schools, and other institutions.
Program qualifies students for state and national certification as an occupational therapy assistant. Occupational Therapy (OT) provides service to those individuals whose abilities to cope with their occupations (tasks) of living are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, the aging process, physical injury or illness, or psychological and social disability. Career opportunities include positions in hospitals, rehab centers, schools, private practices, mental health agencies, nursing homes and home care.
Exercise Studies (A.S.)
Designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to four-year programs. This unique curriculum also provides students the opportunity to explore the many exciting career options such as cardiac rehabilitation, sports medicine, athletic training, aerobic fitness, human performance technology, health spa management, and exercise physiology related to the study of physical fitness.
*Medical Laboratory Technician (A.A.S.) Accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program prepares students to sit for the Medical Laboratory Technician certification examination of the American Society for Clinical Pathologists, and the clinical laboratory technicians examination by the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel, Inc. Career opportunities include working as medical laboratory technicians in hospital laboratories, medical research centers and veterinary laboratories. Students completing the program are also employed by the chemical, cosmetic and food industries as laboratory technicians.
*Nursing (A.A.S.) Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Program provides for the development of those competencies expected of registered nurses in general nursing practice at the technical level. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Professional Nurse (RN). Career opportunities include positions in hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms, urgent care centers, home care, physicians’ offices and schools.
*Physical Therapist Assistant (A.A.S.) Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Program prepares students to sit for the national licensure examination leading to a position as a Physical Therapist Assistant. PTA’s work under the direction of a PT to provide services that relieve pain and improve mobility for patients who are recovering from physical injuries, diseases or disabilities. Career opportunities include working in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, private offices, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, schools, fitness centers and home care.
*Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.) Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to apply for New York State licensure and the examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for Certification as a Registered Technologist. Radiography is the art and science of using radiation to provide images of the tissues, organs, bones and blood vessels of the human body. Career opportunities include positions in hospitals, private offices and free-standing imaging centers.
*Programs with an asterisk are selective admissions programs. Students must meet certain admission criteria prior to acceptance into the program.
Approximately 43 percent of all transfer activity within the State University of New York involves students transferring “into” community colleges from four-year institutions or other community colleges.
Criminal Justice (A.S.)
Early Childhood (Cert.)
Criminal Justice—Police (A.A.S.)
Human Services (A.S.)
Designed to provide students with appropriate academic courses to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at a four-year college. Program has been developed for those who are currently employed or expect to seek employment in law enforcement agencies.
Early Childhood Development and Care (A.A.S.)
Program prepares students for responsible and effective employment in positions ranging from aide to head teacher in a variety of early childhood settings. It provides theory, practical information and extensive supervised experience concerning normal early human development, developmental difficulties, caring for and educating young children, methods for fostering child development, and the operation and management of early childhood facilities.
Human Services Programs
Designed to develop professional career skills in preparation for entry level positions in early childhood settings and facilities. Program prepares graduates to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology or sociology. It also prepares the graduate for employment as a direct care worker.
Law Enforcement/Security (Cert.)
Program is designed for students who are interested in a career in law enforcement or industrial security. Students who complete this program will be certified to seek employment as security officers with local or state security agencies.
Teaching Assistant (Cert.)
Program is designed to assist students in developing professional career skills in preparation for New York Teacher Assistant Licensure and Certification examination.
Lab School Program
With new state-of-the-art Lab Schools available in Middletown and Newburgh, SUNY Orange is able to offer affordable and accessible childcare to students, faculty, staff and community members on both campuses. The licensed Lab School program, certified by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, is available for children ranging in age from infants (2 months) through pre-school (age 5). Childcare is available on a priority basis for children of students, faculty and staff of the College. As space permits, community members may also enroll their children. Tuition subsidies for children of SUNY Orange students may also be available. In addition, the two Lab Schools offer students in the College’s education and early childhood development degree programs opportunities to augment their classroom lectures by visiting the schools to observe the children and learn first-hand about current childcare techniques. For more information, contact Nadine Girardi, director of lab schools, at (845) 341-4165. Information and online registration forms can also be found at the Lab School web site (www.sunyorange.edu/labschool).
SUNY Orange operates a free shuttle bus service between its Middletown and Newburgh campuses, with alternating trips leaving from one of the campuses at the top of each hour. 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences Programs Associate in Arts Degree (General) (A.A.)
Designed to provide students with the opportunity to transfer to four-year programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Areas of academic interest include: art, communication/ media, foundations for criminal justice, foundations for education/humanitiessocial science (not JRTEP), English, history, humanities, music, political science, pre-law, psychology, social science, sociology and theater arts.
Associate in Science Degree (General) (A.S.)
Designed to provide students with the opportunity to transfer to four-year programs leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. Areas of academic interest include astronomy, biological science, chemistry, geology, foundations of education/math-science (not JRTEP), individual studies, mathematics, outdoor leadership, physical education, physical science, physics, pre-chiropractic, pre-dental, pre-environmental and pre-forestry, premedical, pre-pharmacology and pre-veterinary. A minimum of 30 credits of math and science combined is required for this degree. At least 6 credits of math must be College Algebra (MAT 121) or higher, at least 3 credits of which must be a SUNY Math and at least 6 credits of science must be from the SUNY Natural Science list.
Engineering Science (A.S.)
Designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to four-year engineering programs.The basic courses in calculus and engineering physics constitute the nucleus of this program for students who plan to specialize in mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical, environmental, computer, geological, architectural, materials or aeronautical engineering.
*Individual Studies (A.S.)
Transfer degree program designed for those students whose goals are not adequately addressed by one of the Collegeâ€™s other programs. Its purpose is to allow students to shape a program to meet their individual needs. An Individual Study Plan with a 250 word statement of your educational, transfer and career objectives will be required prior to your sophomore year at SUNY Orange.
International Studies (A.A.)
Designed to prepare students for transfer and continued academic success within a liberal arts setting, especially one dedicated to the study of international and global events.
Jointly Registered Teacher Education Program (JRTEP) (A.A. & A.S.)
Programs are a jointly registered liberal arts/ teacher education program with SUNY Orange and SUNY New Paltz, approved by the New York State Education Department, for the benefit of students who plan to teach at the birth through Grade 12 levels. Students must choose to concentrate in the birth to sixth grade (B-6) or seventh to 12th grade (7-12) levels. Upon successful completion of the A.A. or A.S. degree at SUNY Orange, students may transfer to SUNY New Paltz with full junior standing in order to complete the bachelorâ€™s degree. Admission to New Paltz is guaranteed, upon successful completion of the New Paltz application process.
Performing Arts: Music (A.A.S.)
The program prepares students to enter the employment world in a field connected with music or for possible transfer to a baccalaureate music program. Emphasis Areas: music, music business, jazz/commercial Students in this program take a common core of 54 credits and select one of three degree emphasis areas: music performance (total of 67 credits), jazz and commercial music (total of 70 credits) or music business (total of 71 credits).
*Programs with an asterisk are selective admissions programs. Students must meet certain admission criteria prior to acceptance into the program.
Understanding the SUNY Orange Degrees The Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Art (A.A.) degrees prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate programs. The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs provide two years of college-level studies with an emphasis on developing technical and professional competence for entry in a specific career.
Architectural Technology (A.A.S.)
Program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level careers in architectural, engineering and construction firms. The primary emphasis is on preparation of students for CAD operator positions within such firms.
Computer Information Technology (CIT)—Networking (A.A.S.)
Program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level careers in computer networking and information technology occupations. The theory and practical experience students gain allows them to enter jobs with highly competitive salaries.
Computer Science (A.S.)
Designed for students of mathematics and science who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science at four-year colleges and universities.
Cyber Security (A.A.S.)
Program prepares students for employment in a variety of entry-level careers in cyber security. People with knowledge in this area are in high demand. Positions can include such titles as network administrator, network security specialist and information security technician, just to name a few.
Green Building Maintenance and Management (A.A.S.)
This program, offered in conjunction with the Hudson Valley Educational Consortium, provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to maintain and manage highperformance commercial buildings.
Visual Communications Technology: Graphic Arts/Printing (A.A.S.)
Program includes all aspects of visual communications and graphic design concepts, layout, mechanicals and production, typography, commercial print processes, illustration, and computer graphics. Career opportunities include entry level positions in graphic design, printing, publishing, desktop publishing, advertising, marketing, presentation graphics, multimedia and communication, as well as for transfer to baccalaureate visual communications and graphic design programs. Students must complete a two-course sequence in painting, figure drawing, photography or digital photography for degree.
Tap into the STEM growth If you think you’d like to build a career in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM), you would be wise to consider SUNY Orange. The College’s curriculum in STEM-related programs is designed to parallel freshman and sophomore classes at four-year institutions, and class sizes at SUNY Orange are typically smaller than those at senior universities.
The median wage of the Hudson Valley Region’s STEM occupations is $78,185, nearly double the median wage of all other workers in the region.
ADMISSION to SUNY Orange Admission to the College is open to all graduates of accredited high schools, students who have earned the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and home schooled students who follow New York State Department of Education regulations. To be considered for admission, applicants must complete the checklist at right. A student may choose to pursue a degree on a full-time (12 credits or more per semester) or part-time (less than 12 credits per semester) basis. For financial aid and/or scholarship consideration, students must be accepted and enrolled in one of the College’s degree programs.
here to help The SUNY Orange Admissions Office staff is available throughout the year to assist you with your college decision-making process. Whether you are a high school student, an adult considering your college options or a transfer student with college credit already completed, the Admissions Office can help get you started. Additionally, international applicants or applicants with foreign credentials must fulfill certain requirements to gain admission to SUNY Orange.
SUNY Orange admissions checklist Complete and submit an online application at www.sunyorange.edu/admissions. Students may also contact the Admissions Office to request an application at (845) 341-4030.
Request official transcripts.
Students are required to submit an official high school or official GED Score Report as well as official transcripts of every college they have attended.
Take the College Placement Test.
All students who plan to enroll as degree-seeking students are required to take the placement test.
Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Students wishing to apply for financial aid, including grants, scholarships or loans, must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. New York State residents are also eligible to apply for the NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). FAFSA and TAP Applications become available in January of each year. To be considered for a scholarship, you must apply by March 1 prior to the Fall semester in which you plan to enroll.
Send in Immunization Records.
New York State Public Health laws require all students taking 6 or more credits to sign the Meningitis Information Response Form and all students taking 6 or more credits who were born on or after January 1, 1957, to provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella in order to register for classes. You may have your records faxed to (845) 341-4872.
For a more detailed description of the items on this checklist and for other suggestions, please visit the website at www.sunyorange.edu/admissions/apply/checklist.shtml
contact us Admissions Office SUNY Orange 115 South Street Middletown, NY 10940 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNY Orange Mission: We are a community of learners dedicated to reaching out to all citizens of Orange County to enrich their lives through the highest-quality education possible.
“Some people question the quality of the education received at a two year institution. The education we obtained at SUNY Orange was not about memorizing facts or regurgitating equations back onto tests. What we learned was to take that knowledge and information and apply it to our everyday life. We now have the tools we need to be successful. We do not need to wait for opportunities to knock; we can build our own doors.” Alex De La Rosa, Class of 2014
currently enrolled in the International Studies program at American University
“Teaching at SUNY Orange is very rewarding and gratifying. I truly enjoy contributing to the intellectual development of the students and being part of their journey of lifelong learning. Students here have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education through close interaction with their instructors and peers. Faculty and staff--all employees for that matter--are committed to maintaining high academic standards, yet providing close support and assistance to help students succeed.” Joe Zurovchak Biology professor
“As a SUNY Orange student, I received more than a great education—I was afforded the ability to build local relationships that laid the foundation for my company’s success in the county. As a President’s Scholar, I was fortunate to directly benefit from the generosity of the College. Today, I am honored to return my experiences to others who follow a similar path, and support the many SUNY Orange students who bring immeasurable value to our community.” Mike Martucci, Class of 2005 Owner, Quality Bus Service LLC
“Let’s find the next Mark Zuckerberg. He or she could be here in Orange County. We need to find who they are and we need to get them here. This is the people’s college, given to us by the people of this county, and we are proud of what we do here.” Rich Rowley Chair, SUNY Orange Foundation Board of Directors
“Going to college affords you the opportunity to find yourself, define yourself or rediscover who you are. The best thing about doing that here is the people right alongside you doing the same. I never felt alone, through any hardship, because I met some of the most genuine and giving people you could hope to meet in a lifetime. I have made friends that I will be sure to hold onto, because they have enriched my life and experience here beyond measure.” Brittney Flaherty, Class of 2013 currently enrolled in the civil engineering program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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