2010 Fall Luncheon
SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher discussed The Power of SUNY, the State University of New York's strategic plan, at the EDC Fall Luncheon on Wednesday, September 29, at Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury.
Approximately 200 regional business, education, political, and community leaders attended the event to hear the Chancellor speak. Nancy Zimpher was introduced by Dr. Ronald Heacock, President of SUNY Adirondack and an EDC Board member. Serving as master of ceremonies for the event was Mark Behan, President of Behan Communications in Glens Falls and the EDC Board secretary.
The Post-Star covered the luncheon: SUNY Chancellor Outlines Goals
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating nearly 465,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs on 64 campuses. The Power of SUNY is focused on harnessing SUNY's potential to drive economic development and enhance the quality of life across New York State.
The product of a 10-month effort, which included a 64-campus tour and 10 statewide conversations and symposia across the New York, The Power of SUNY explores the many issues affecting New York State and the State University community, while identifying six big ideas:
- SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century
- SUNY and the Seamless Educational Pipeline
- SUNY and a Healthier New York
- SUNY and an Energy-Smart New York
- SUNY and the Vibrant Community
- SUNY and the World
Thank You, Luncheon Sponsors!
EDC extends its sincere appreciation to the sponsors of the Fall Luncheon with SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher:
- Behan Communications, Inc.
- D.A. Collins Companies
- Harris Beach PLLC
- Jersen Construction, Inc.
- JMZ Architects & Planners, P.C.
- SUNY Adirondack
See 2010 Fall Luncheon Photos