History of Innovation
The Path to Open SUNY
History of Innovation
Innovation is what we do. SUNY has been offering online education since 1994. Fast forward 20 years and we are building fresh frameworks that make high-quality education attainable for even more students. The 21st century education model presents an array of choices and SUNY continues to stand strong as a U.S. education entrepreneur. We built the model once, and we are building it again to benefit you: our students.
SUNY has a long history of innovation. For over 65 years we’ve been known for our willingness to throw open doors, embrace new thinking, and commit to brighter ideals. With 64 institutions and nearly half a million students, our impact is boundless. Our 3 million SUNY alumni are located around the globe, each making their own unique impact, many as Nobel Laureates, members of the National Academy of Sciences, Pulitzer Prize winners, and more.
Now, SUNY is building on the momentum and vast potential of our award-winning online learning environment, and breaking down new boundaries. We are bringing the high-quality education and innovative thinking we are known for and putting it at your fingertips. Whether you’re a full-time online student overseas, or a working parent attending some classes online and others at one of our 64 SUNY campuses, there is no cookie-cutter approach to Open SUNY. We are enhancing our online learning platform so that you can fit a high-quality, high-impact SUNY education into your life.
Strong Foundation to Build Upon
Building on the award-winning online support established by the SUNY Learning Network (SLN), Open SUNY is ensuring that students in and outside the state have access to the outstanding, affordable education we offer. Thanks to SLN, SUNY has already empowered tens of thousands of students through online programs from 30 SUNY campuses. Now, we are riding that momentum and expanding access to our renowned faculty and groundbreaking programs through a massive, system-wide online learning experience.
Open SUNY is bringing new solutions to the table that improve, extend and enhance online services and resources for online courses. Faculty support services will be a key element of Open SUNY as well as a continued tradition of innovative instruction within learning environments that provide intensive interaction, individual attention, high standards, and enhanced learning outcomes. Open SUNY will provide wrap-around support for a full range of online learning, from courses using the web to augment in-class teaching, to programs available completely online.
Welcome to a refreshed suite of student and faculty supports as well as rich “real-world” student experiences like co-operative education and internship opportunities. It’s an exciting time to be a part of SUNY.
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