The news is full of stories of businesses struggling to fill positions because they can’t find enough qualified graduates. According to some business leaders, transcripts don’t give them the information they need to screen applicants. In addition, CEOs say, new employees arrive with college degrees but without the skills they need to succeed and must receive on-the-job training.
The State University of New York Board of Trustees, in accordance with the 2015-16 New York State Budget, today adopted a resolution calling for SUNY to collaboratively develop a plan to ensure that all students enrolled in an academic program have access to an applied or experiential learning opportunity, such as co-operative education, internships, service learning, research, community service, study abroad, and clinical placements.
Fall 2014 Conference
We are pleased to announce that SUNYRA and The SICAS Center will be joining forces this Fall and holding our conferences back to back! This will be the 40th anniversary of SUNYRA, and we will be heading back to the wonderful Crowne Plaza hotel in beautiful Lake Placid.
SUNYRA will be held October 7th, 8th, and 9th, the SICAS Summit will pick up October 9th in the afternoon, and go through October 10th.