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 …

Veronika Palmova ’24: Psychology

Name: Veronika Palmova Hometown: Litvinov, Czech Republic Major: Psychology Minor: Criminal Justice, Community and Behavioral Health Graduation Year: 2024 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? After being an exchange student 20 minutes away from Poly, I wanted to come back to America for college. I didn’t want to go to a completely new environment though, …

Ethan Davis ’24: Civil Engineering Technology

Name: Ethan Davis Hometown: Central Square, NY Major: Civil Engineering Technology Graduation Year: 2024 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I love the size of the campus and all the opportunities to grow. I am also a member of the Men’s Volleyball team. Why did you decide to pursue Civil Engineering Technology? I love designing …

Audrey Horton ’24: Business Administration

Name: Audrey Horton Hometown: Johnson City, NY Graduation Year: 2024 Major: Business Administration Minor: Human Resource Management Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I transferred from SUNY Broome and graduated early in December 2022 with my Associate’s degree in Business Administration. I started off there because I was not really sure what I wanted to …

New York Business Plan Competition – Richard Mariita

Richard Mariita knew from the start he wanted to make a positive difference in the world and that his experience at SUNY Poly would provide a launching pad to help realize these ambitions.  As an MBA student, he came up with a business idea while participating in his College of Business Project Management class. In …

SUNY Chancellor John King Visits SUNY Poly

State University of New York Chancellor John B. King Jr. recently visited SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Utica campus as part of his 64 campus tour. Throughout his three-hour visit, he engaged in conversations with campus community members and highlighted future opportunities for the institute. Kicking off the day, the Chancellor received a tour led by Interim …

Devin Hurley ’23 – Civil Engineering Technology

Name: Devin Hurley Hometown: Selden, NY Major: Civil Engineering Technology Graduation Year: 2023 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? The main things that drew me to SUNY Poly were the class sizes and school population, which was smaller than the rest of the universities that I was accepted to. I wanted a close relationship with …

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Jae Fish ’23 : Sociology

Name: Jae Fish Hometown: Schuylerville, NY Major: Sociology Minor: Criminal Justice Graduation Year: 2023   Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I choose SUNY Poly because of its small campus and class sizes. Why did you decide to pursue Sociology as a major? I hope to work in policy, and I thought studying Sociology would …

Bailey Wadsworth ’25 : Business Administration

Name: Bailey Wadsworth Hometown: Booneville, NY Major: Business Administration Graduation Year: 2025 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I grew up locally but never thought I would end up here. The name of this “Polytechnic Institute” scared me as a business major. Once I toured and found out they had my major, I found my …

Ryan Wood ’22 – Civil Engineering Technology

Name: Ryan Wood Hometown: DeRuyter, NY Major: Civil Engineering Technology Graduation Year: 2022 Why did you choose SUNY Poly? I started as a student at Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY. After my time at SUNY Broome, I knew I wanted to continue my education. I talked to my professors and did some online research …

Danielle Montalbano ’23 : Civil Engineering Technology

  Name: Danielle Montalbano Hometown: Rome, NY Major: Civil Engineering Technology Graduation Year: 2023   Why did you choose SUNY Poly? It seemed like the best option, coming from a small high school to a smaller college. The small class size drew me in, and the campus is beautiful. The programs, both academically and otherwise, …