Faculty and Students discuss their research at annual showcase

The Student and Faculty Project Showcase recently took place in the Wildcat Field House, allowing both students and members of the university’s faculty the opportunity to show off their research. Awards were also given to the top finishers in several categories. Nikita Shah and Catherine Hagearty-Mattern took first and second in the fundamental sciences’ category, …

Writing Center Staff, Students Present Projects at Various Events

SUNY Poly Writing and Communications Center Coordinator (WCC) Dr. Don Moore, WCC students and peers recently presented their work at various event locally and afar. On April 6, Dr. Moore presented his work titled, “Laboratory Writing and the Roots of the Writing Center,” at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Spokane, …

Creating global connections through COIL

As part of the efforts made by SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) to advance the Global Learning for All initiative, Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) components have been introduced into the curriculum by the university’s staff and faculty. In a nutshell, COIL connects students and professors in different countries through collaborative projects and discussions as part …

SUNY Poly students gear up to compete in NFPA Fluid Challenge

Sitting around the table in the College of Engineering Conference Room in Donovan Hall, five SUNY Poly Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) students enthusiastically update their advisor, Dr. Ahmed Abdelaal, on the design that they’re moving forward with in preparation for the National Fluid Power Association’s (NFPA) Fluid Vehicle Challenge. Abdelaal, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical …

SUNY Poly alums return to drive university’s LPP outreach efforts

For Caitlin Bajrektarevic ’21 and Caryn L. Schweinsberg ‘20, both graduates of SUNY Poly’s Community and Behavioral Health (CBH) program, you might say their ties to the institution run deep. Their mothers both attended and graduated from the university, and now they’ve returned to help lead the university’s educational outreach efforts at six Herkimer County …

Physics research collaborator visits SUNY Poly

Dr. Tom Steele, Professor of Physics at the Dept. of Physics & Engineering Physics of the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, visited SUNY Poly for one month in September/October 2023, for the purpose of research collaboration with Dr. Amir Fariborz of the Dept. of Mathematics and Physics. During this visit Dr. Steele gave a seminar …

Culture of Mathematics Cultivates Student Success at SUNY Poly

If you spend time with students in Applied Mathematics Professor and Program Coordinator Andrea Dziubek’s Numerical Differential Equations (MAT 460) class, two things become abundantly clear. The first is that the focus area flexibility an Applied Mathematics degree provides is apparent in their plans post-graduation, and the second is that they share a genuine love …

Utica CSD, MACNY hold inaugural Women in Manufacturing Summit at SUNY Poly

SUNY Polytechnic Institute recently welcomed 100 Proctor High School students from grades 10-12 to campus as part of The Manufacturers Association (MACNY) and Utica City School District’s inaugural Women in Manufacturing Summit. The day began with remarks by SUNY Poly President Dr. Winston Soboyejo, who spoke about the important role women will play in future …

Once a dream, now a reality

SUNY Poly alums/adjuncts open medical clinic in Syracuse Bikash and Kumari Regmi’s passion for the medical field was ignited thousands of miles away from Caring Family Health, a clinic they recently opened in the Syracuse area. At a young age, both left their native Bhutan, and spent the next 17 years in Nepal refugee camps. …

Mental Health Matters at SUNY Poly

Mental health is health. That important message has been shared across SUNY Poly’s campus and throughout the SUNY system, in a united effort to raise awareness during National Suicide Prevention Month. SUNY Poly students have access to several important mental health services and resources as explained by Director of Wellness Stacey Genther in a recent …

SUNY Poly’s Department of Mathematics and Physics welcomes three visiting professors

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has welcomed three visiting scientists in the Department of Mathematics and Physics, Dr. Christian Corda, Dr. Domenico Felice and Dr. Orlando Luongo, who have been working closely with Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics Dr. Carlo Cafaro. Here is a little about each of them and their activities at Poly. Dr. Christian Corda …

Herkimer County Students Take Part in Liberty Partnership Program Summer Sessions at SUNY Poly

SUNY Polytechnic Institute recently held a variety of summer programs for Herkimer County students as part of the Liberty Partnership Program (LPP). This comes after SUNY Poly was awarded more than $1.4 million from the New York State Department of Education through a five-year Liberty Partnership Program grant in March to serve hundreds of students in …