Tag - SUNY

$15.6 M Child Care Expansion at SUNY and CUNY Campuses


Governor Kathy Hochul on Oct 18, 2022 announced a $15.6 million state investment to expand childcare access at the State University of New York and the City University of New York. The funding includes $10.8 million to address childcare deserts across SUNY campuses and $4.8 million to provide additional childcare services on CUNY campuses. This...

Indian-American appointed to NJ State Board of Medical Examiners


New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday, 21 April, appointed eminent Indian American physician Nimisha Shukla to the State Board of Medical Examiners. Shukla, who owns and manages multi-location pediatric practices in New Jersey, will be the first Indian-American physician to be serving on NJ Medical Board of Examiners under the Murphy administration, news agency...

GOPIO-CT hosts new students from India


Global Organization of People of Indian Origin Connecticut Chapter (GOPIO-CT) organized a program of welcoming new students from India at the University of Connecticut, School of Business from its Stamford and Hartford campuses with a networking dinner on Sept. 24th at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Stamford. While it was a networking event for...

Get a Shot to Make Your Future: NY’s free college raffle for kids who get jabs


Young people ages 12 to 17 who get vaccinated for Covid-19 between May 27 and July 7 will have a chance to win a full scholarship to a SUNY or CUNY school, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday. The “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” incentive will award 10 scholarships per week, every Wednesday beginning...

Vaccine required for in-person learning at SUNY, Hofstra

Post Date: May 13, 2021

New York: All students returning to in-person instruction at SUNY and CUNY schools statewide this fall must be vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Monday, while Hofstra University said it would institute the same requirement beginning in September.   Hofstra's move covers all students except those who are in fully online or remote programs. There...

Ravi Bhooplapur: The South Asian Times Person of the Year 2020


By Parveen Chopra A versatile and energetic man, Ravishankar Bhooplapur has managed to scale the pinnacle in every field he has chosen to pursue. With exceptional success in Insurance and wealth management consulting, he has now turned a top educationist by creating one of the top 10 medical universities in the Caribbean where students with lesser means too can have their dream fulfilled...

Sid Mukherjee and Satish Tripathi

Satish Tripathi and Sid Mukherjee in NYS commission on economic recovery


New York: Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian-American physician Sid Mukherjee and compatriot higher education leader Satish Tripathi have been named by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo among members of a commission that will focus on plans to jumpstart the state's economy badly hit by the COVID19 pandemic. Cuomo on Sunday announced that the state's Blue-Ribbon Commission, chaired by...