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SUNY Chancellor King Announces System-Wide Fee Waiver for All AmeriCorps Alumni Applying to a SUNY Campus

State University of New York Chancellor John B. King, Jr. announced 15 SUNY colleges and universities - including ESF - have been recognized as AmeriCorps “Schools of National Service” and SUNY has enacted a System-wide college application fee waiver for AmeriCorps alumni, who may apply up to seven SUNY campuses for a savings of $350.

Senator Rachel May Presents NYS Commendation Award to Doctors Powell, Maynard

Two researchers from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were honored for their decades-long work to restore the American chestnut tree by New York State Senator Rachel May. Drs. William Powell and Charles Maynard were recognized with the New York State Commendation Award in a ceremony Oct. 25, 2023.

Mighty Oak Monday: Ian Davis

Ian Davis has a career goal: Being a leader and changing the world. How is he pursuing that path through ESF’s biochemistry program?

Transfer Tuesday: Zahra Perkins

Zahra Perkins never expected to be a transfer student, but when the college she was attending unexpectedly closed, she didn’t have a choice. How did she find a new home in ESF's Landscape Architecture program?

Mighty Oak Monday: Freddy Lin

Freddy Lin saw the impact of fossil fuels in the polluted air of Shanghai, China, and knew he needed to be part of the solution. How will his education in bioprocess engineering help solve this problem?

Mighty Oak Monday: Aisha Zungu

Growing up in Durban, South Africa, Aisha Zungu and her siblings rambled through nature reserves with their mom. Through the outings, she discovered a latent talent—and untapped passion—for the science behind the nature she treasures.

ESF Honors Newest Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will induct the newest class of honorees into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 29, in the College's Gateway Center. Inductees include golf, soccer, lacrosse, and basketball athletes, and two championship cross country teams.

Mighty Oak Monday: Nick Sanderson

Nick Sanderson has always loved fish. In fact, he chose ESF because it was one of the few schools where he could follow his passion for fishery science. How is he pursuing fish research at ESF?

ESF Earns High Marks for Sustainability Curriculum and Initiatives

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is recognized as a Top Performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index based on the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). ESF was measured in 17 sustainability impact areas, resulting in Top Performer status in six categories, including a Top 10 ranking for doctoral-granting institutions.

SUNY Chancellor King Names ESF President Mahoney, Student Isabel Valentín to New Sustainability Advisory Council

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry President Joanie Mahoney and undergraduate student Isabel Valentín, ’24, have been appointed to the SUNY Sustainability Advisory Council by SUNY Chancellor John B. King, Jr. The Council will accelerate SUNY’s leadership on sustainability and climate action and focus on ways to reduce SUNY’s environmental footprint, promote green workforce development programs, spur research and innovation on advanced climate issues, and encourage other applied learning methods.