Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2023: Introducing Students to Exciting Research Opportunities

SUNY Poly’s 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) provides qualified undergraduate students with the opportunity to conduct research, as well as engage in an innovative hands-on experience to work with the university’s world-class faculty. In 2023, 21 students are participating in the program, with the overwhelming majority hailing from SUNY Poly. There are four SURP …

SUNY Poly M.S. in Health Informatics Program Provides Tools Needed to Advance Careers in Healthcare Industry

Online program offering specialized training in informatics aspects of health sees first graduates Every program has its hallmark. For SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Master of Science in Health Informatics (HI) program, it’s “teaching the hands-on skills that employers are looking for,” explains Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Dr. Jerome Niyirora. “Employers are looking for people who …

Jessaca DiPrimo ’23: Business Administration

When you walk into the Wildcat Den, SUNY Poly’s campus store, you’re greeted by the friendly face of Jessaca DiPrimo. DiPrimo began working at the campus store as a student ambassador in the Fall of 2021, and over time, was promoted to assistant campus store manager. Each morning the Little Falls native commutes to campus …

Zackary Nisbet ’23 – Network and Computer Security: Cybersecurity

Zackary Nisbet has always been interested in technology, whether it be coding or taking computers apart, but he was also fascinated by human behavior. It was because of the latter that he began his collegiate career at SUNY Binghamton as a Psychology major. But as time went on, he felt it wasn’t the right decision …

Faculty in Focus: Dr. Adam McLain

“I knew I never wanted to have a normal job where I worked in an office all of the time,” says Dr. Adam McLain, associate professor of Biology at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. That realization eventually led him to graduate school at Louisiana State University, followed by his postdoctoral fellowship at the Henry Doorly Zoo in …

Myles Duah ’23: Computer/Information Science

When he was a rising tenth grader attending a six-week summer intensive called “All-Star Code,” Staten Island native Myles Duah developed an interest in computer science. The goal of the program is to create economic opportunity for young men of color by developing an entrepreneurial mindset and supplying the tools needed to succeed in the …

Student Project Showcase and Engineering Festival Showcase Students’ Academic and Research Efforts

UTICA – As the semester draws to a close and finals approach, approximately 180 SUNY Polytechnic Institute students participated in two recent events, the Student Project Showcase and Engineering Festival. Students took a short break from studying in order to show their peers and local industry partners what they’ve been working on, including senior capstone …

Niko Bardis ’23: Mechanical Engineering Technology

Some people go their entire lives not knowing exactly what they want to do, but SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) senior Nikolas “Niko” Bardis isn’t one of them. “I don’t think there was ever a point [in time] when I wanted to do anything besides make stuff,” said the Plattsburgh native and Mechanical Engineering Technology …

Drew Gregory ’23 : Communication and Information Science

Name: Drew Gregory Hometown: Queens, NY Major: Communication and Information Design Minor: Computer Information Science Graduation Year: 2023 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I choose SUNY Poly because of its size. I came from a school where my graduating class was 50 people, and all the teachers knew who I was. So I knew …

Sujith Reddy Yella ’24 : Computer & Information Science

Name: Sujith Reddy Yella Hometown: Hyderabad, India Major: Computer & Information Science Graduation Year: 2024 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? As an international student, I was looking at different universities, but I chose SUNY Poly because it had great diversity. Also I liked how small the class sizes were, and the campus is beautiful. …

Nicholas Rossi ’24: Business Administration & Accounting

Name: Nick Rossi Hometown: Rome, NY Major: Business Administration + Accounting Graduation Year: 2024   Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I choose SUNY Poly for many reasons, one being the high-level accreditation that the business program has received, which is difficult to find at local colleges. I also choose Poly because of the many …