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SUNY Honors ESF Student Excellence

Two students from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were honored with the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence.

ESF Earns Spot in Guide to Green Colleges from Princeton Review

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is listed in the 2013 Princeton Review Guide to 322 Green Colleges. The Princeton Review partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council to identify the schools with the nation's most eco-friendly campuses and present information about each school's sustainability, "green" majors and "green" job placement.

Elevator Pitch Brings Big Payoff for Brief Presentation

ESF's second annual Elevator Pitch competition challenged graduate students to pitch their research in front of their peers and members of the broader campus community for a total of $600 in prize money. The catch: each contestant was limited to a 60-second presentation, roughly the average length of an elevator ride they might someday share with a potential employer, luminary, or grant administrator.

ESF Presents Documentary ‘Switch’

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will screen the critically acclaimed documentary, "Switch," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Gateway Center on the ESF campus.

From the Forest: Introducing Maple Syrup from ESF

Tapped and produced on the 4,000-acre Heiberg Memorial Forest in Tully, N.Y., maple syrup produced by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) debuts this week at the ESF College Bookstore.

ESF Offers Radiation Curing Program

ESF this summer offers the Radiation Curing Program (RCP), a three-course suite of graduate-level online courses that responds to current and emerging demand for ultraviolet radiation and electron beam (UV/EB) training and education.

ESF Launches Bicycle Safety Committee

Dr. Melissa Fierke rides her bike to work at ESF nearly every day, which has given her an opportunity to develop a litany of frightening experiences and unnerving observations.

SUNY-ESF among Leaders in Celebrating Sustainability Series

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will be recognized in two venues this month as one of 20 colleges and universities nationwide that exemplify the mission of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) to re-stabilize the earth's climate through education, research, and community engagement.

College Book Store Opens in Gateway Center

ESF's new College Book Store opened for business March 29 in a bright, airy corner on the concourse of the Gateway Center.

New York Sea Grant Seeks Students to Work as Launch Stewards

ESF students have the opportunity to spend the summer of 2013 working outdoors as Launch Stewards at venues in Wayne, Cayuga, Oswego and Jefferson counties, including on Sodus Bay, Henderson Harbor, Oneida Lake, and the Salmon River Reservoir.