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11/09/2018

UC Students Compete in Internship Showcase

Born, Taylor Share Internship Experiences

Two UC students compete for prize money in Syracuse this weekend

10/12/2018

'A New Era for Student Housing': Pioneer Village

The plan calls for three student residence buildings, containing twelve gender-inclusive suites.

Utica College held a ceremonial “groundbreaking” ceremony on Oct. 10 for Pioneer Village, which will offer more living options to UC students.

09/28/2018

UC to Dedicate Thurston Hall During Homecoming Weekend

New Building to Accommodate Growing Number of Construction Management Majors

On Saturday, Sept. 29, during Homecoming weekend, Utica College will dedicate Thurston Hall, giving the college’s growing construction management program a new, modern space. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m.

08/31/2018

Utica College Professor Releases Third Book

Perry Covers Marriage Equality in Recent Publication

How do American religious groups react to same-sex marriage? Perry explores theological, social and political reactions.

08/27/2018

UC Philosophy Prof Releases Book on Disability Studies Pioneer

Riddle's Third Book on Shelves Now

Riddle describes Bickenbach as the most influential philosopher working on disability issues in the world

07/03/2018

UC Professors Present at Privacy Summit in Florida

Rebovich, Corbo Lead Talk on Data Breaches, Insider Threats

What can businesses do to prevent data breaches and insider threats?

06/29/2018

Special Education Teachers in Short Supply

49/50 States Report Shortage

Convenient evening classes for masters students interested in teaching special education.

06/07/2018

UC Announces Spring 2018 High Honors, Dean's List

Students Feted for Academic Achievements

UC Provost releases spring semester high honors and dean's list

06/04/2018

UC Welcomes New Provost

Todd Pfannestiel Succeeds Provost Johnsen

Pfannestiel comes to Utica from Clarion University

06/01/2018

UC Profs Present at Privacy Summit in Florida

Rebovich, Corbo Lead Talk on Data Breaches, Insider Threats

What can businesses do to prevent data breaches and insider threats?

05/21/2018

UC, MVCC Sign Articulation Agreement

Seamless Transition into Construction Management Program

UC's Construction Management program is growing, and will soon be housed in a brand new, stand-alone academic building

05/10/2018

UC Students Win Journalism Awards

Tabasco, Riecker Take First Place Honors

UC students, aspiring journalists win prestigious awards

04/18/2018

Sweet Science

A team of UC researchers discover how a popular sugar substitute can double as a targeted herbicide.

A group of Utica College students, led by biology professors Jessica Thomas and Sara Scanga, set out to discover whether erythritol, the natural sweetener marketed as Truvia, has potential as an organic herbicide.

04/18/2018

UC to Host Spring Open Hosue Saturday

Learn More About Programs, Research Opportunities, Athletics, Student Life

Perfect opportunity to learn more about how UC can prepare you for a lifetime of professional success with innovative, career-targeted programs, accomplished faculty, advanced technologies, real-world experiences and interships and research opportunities that rival those found at large universities.

03/30/2018

UC Hosts Talk on Evidence-Based Policing

Inspector Taffe from NYPD to Speak

UC Alum Inspector Thomas Taffe of NYPD will discuss the inner workings of the largest law enforcement agency in the world.

03/30/2018

UC to Host 4th Annual Relay for Life

Netflix-Themed Event to Take Place in Athletic Center

UC Community Pulls an All-Nighter to Support Cancer Research

03/29/2018

UC Business Program Hosts "Pioneering the Future" Competition

Nearly $10,00 in Prizes

Regional business plan competition for prize money, panel discussion and kenote speaker

03/26/2018

Utica College Awarded Prestigious NSF Grant to Study How Stars, Galaxies are Formed

This research will help astronomers better understand how galaxies form and evolve over cosmic time.

Dr. Joseph Ribaudo, associate professor of physics at Utica College, took the chance to apply for a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research he planned to conduct with students.

03/14/2018

Speaking Out for Students

High-school principal Curtis Lawrence '94 talked new approaches for student safety during a White House conversation on gun violence in February.

UC alum Curtis Lawrence ’94 was among the 40 high-school students and teachers—including many from Parkland, Florida—invited to the White House on February 21 for a listening session on gun violence hosted by President Donald Trump.

02/27/2018

A Big Idea for Small Businesses

MBA grad Jen Waters wants to develop a local spot that celebrates the Mohawk Valley--and makes good business sense.

As an MBA student working with Professor Brett Orzechowski in summer 2017, Jennifer Waters '09, G'17 conceived of Loyal to Local, a one-stop shop for local food, drink, and goods in Rome, New York. The idea has taken hold in the community, attracting attention from both local investors and small business owners interested in taking part.

02/23/2018

UC's Womyn's Resource Center to Host Brunch

Award-Winning Filmmaker to Speak on Paid Family Leave Policy

Award-winning documentary filmmaker, commercial director to speak at UC

02/19/2018

Senator Schumer Helps in Funding Push for New UC Construction Management Building

Schumer visited campus on Monday to pledge his support for UC's Construction Management program and its new facility. 

Senator Chuck Schumer visited campus on Feb. 19 to pledge his support for UC's Construction Management program and its new facility. 

"I promise you today I'm going to do everything I can to get funds for this great program," he said. 

02/18/2018

Leading By Heart

Heart Run & Walk Honorary Captain Samantha Miller '20 hopes to raise awareness for heart health at this year's event.

Samanta Miller '20 was born with a rare heart defect—but she doesn't allow it to define her. "I define it," she says. She's this year's Honorary Captain in the America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk. 

02/05/2018

UC To Add Additional Student Housing

Construction set to begin in spring, summer 2018 for fall 2019 occupancy.

The plan calls for three student residence buildings, which will have apartment-style living spaces with four bedrooms each, two full bathrooms, kitchen with dishwasher and a washer and dryer in each unit. The three-story buildings will be located next to the tennis courts, near the Todd and Jennifer Hutton Sports and Recreation Center.

01/22/2018

Top Ref

Jessica Leclerc '09 is one of only four American women who will be officiating the women's ice hockey tournament during next month's historic Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The Winter Olympic Games aren’t just proving ground for the world’s best athletes—they’re the highest level of competition for the officials, too. Jessica Leclerc ’09 is one of only four American women (19 women total) who will be officiating the women’s ice hockey tournament during February's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

01/18/2018

Barrett Art Gallery to Feature Paintings, Poetry by Mona Brody

The exhibition will be on view Jan. 23 through Feb. 24, featuring 15 recent paintings and an installation of 64 abstract paintings and haiku poems from her series "The Colors of Silence."

The Edith Langley Barrett Art Gallery at Utica College is pleased to present “Mona Brody: In the Whisper of Silence,” from Jan. 23 through Feb. 24, featuring 15 recent paintings and an installation of 64 abstract paintings and haiku poems.

01/08/2018

UC and UPD to Stage Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Drill on Campus Jan. 10

Active shooter exercise designed to prepare campus, law enforcement for emergencies

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, Utica College and the Utica Police Department will stage a full-scale exercise designed to evaluate response procedures in the event of an active shooter scenario.

12/18/2017

Utica College Offers Teacher Preparation Programs to Ease Teacher Shortage

Accelerated program allows aspiring teachers to secure full-time employment in local schools.

In response to an unprecedented teacher shortage in New York State, Utica College has created an accelerated Teacher Certification Program that allows aspiring teachers to secure full-time employment in local schools. 

12/15/2017

Building for the Future: UC's Construction Management Program Awarded State Funding

Regional Economic Development Council will support construction of new facility.

Utica College will receive $700,000 toward the construction of a stand-alone 15,000-square foot building on campus to accommodate the rising enrollment in the Construction Management major.

12/06/2017

Here's the Pitch

A look at the five student companies competing for startup success (and real cash) in tonight's Entrepreneurial Media final presentation. 

A look at the five student companies competing for startup success (and real cash) in tonight's Entrepreneurial Media final presentation. 

11/15/2017

Legendary Fans: Honoring Doris and Walter Miga

Doris and Walter Miga were UC basketball's most loyal supporters. Today, their sons are honoring their legacy with an exciting new project in Clark Athletic Center. 

Doris and Walter Miga were UC basketball's most loyal supporters. Today, their sons are honoring their legacy with an exciting new project in Clark Athletic Center. 

11/08/2017

The 'Father of Public Relations Education'

Professor Ray Simon, 1915-2017

It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of Ray Simon, professor emeritus of public relations and journalism, on Nov. 7, 2017. He was 102.

11/06/2017

Fall Open House This Friday

Learn About Majors, Programs, Sports and More

This Friday is a perfect time to learn more about UC ... majors, minors, sports, clubs and more.

10/20/2017

From UC's Gordon Science labs to NASA's Ames Research Center

Pioneering her own research at UC helped Amanda Butler '09 score an "ideal fit" job as lead scientist for NASA.

“At bigger schools, undergrads are lucky to wash dishes in a research lab. At UC, I got to own my own project as a sophomore. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”

10/20/2017

Tasteful Renovations

UC's Dining Commons underwent a $4 million overhaul this summer, with help from Sodexo and Connor Architecture.

“Students spend a good amount of time here, and a nicer, updated space makes for a better student experience,” said Damien Boehlert, campus dining services general manager.

10/20/2017

Utica College Scores Record Number of Applications for Three Straight Years

For the third straight year, Utica College has received a record number of freshman applications for undergraduate admission.

For the third straight year, Utica College has received a record number of freshman applications for undergraduate admission.

06/06/2017

Fine Print

Pulitzer-winning journalist Jim Asher '70 talks about his latest career move and journalism in the Trump era

Utica native and journalist Jim Asher ’70 has spent the majority of his decades-long career uncovering injustice for America’s most respected newspapers. After working on the groundbreaking Panama Papers series, which won a Pulitzer in spring 2017, Asher left a high-powered job as Washington Bureau Chief for McClatchy Newspapers to join a fledgling startup on a mission to change the world.

05/25/2017

Start Me Up

Three UC students are turning a bright idea into startup success

SucSeed, a nutrition app developed by three UC students, is getting real attention from investors. How Prof. Brett Orzechowski’s Entrepreneurial Media course turned Emily Coope ’17, Becky Vennero ’18, and Adam Westbrook ’20 into budding business moguls.

05/10/2017

President Casamento Honored as NY State Woman of Distinction

State Senator Joseph Griffo lauded Casamento for her longtime commitment to making higher education accessible and affordable.

“Throughout Dr. Casamento’s remarkable life journey, she has always remained true to the priorities and values that make a community stronger,” Senator Griffo said. “Her leadership at Utica College has not only helped make the college an exceptional institution, but her clear vision has also paved the way for greater opportunity among our youth."

05/04/2017

Empowering Nurses Across the World: Prof. Civita Allard

Nursing Prof Civita Allard on the unique program that helps prepare nurses in Saudi Arabia.

Allard, associate professor of nursing at Utica College, has been preparing students for the nursing licensure exam for decades. But in 2014, Allard embarked on a unique effort to share her methods with future nurses in Saudi Arabia.

05/03/2017

Fighting Back Against Financial Crime: Parker Smith '17

Parker Smith '17 is taking on today's sophisticated economic criminals.

The world of financial crime is moving faster than ever. In UC's Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation program, Parker Smith '17 learned the skills to take on today's sophisticated economic criminals—and land a job in a top bank's financial intelligence unit. 

07/20/2016

A Candid Conversation

Reflecting on the past 18 years, Hutton opened up about his unlikely path to the presidency and the place he'll "always call home."

Todd Hutton once dreamed of becoming a dentist. As a young man, he favored long hair, sandals, and “garish green” neckties. He twice disguised himself as a member of UC’s football team and made it all the way through practice without being discovered. This summer, he’s planning to jump out of a plane.
 
Revelations like these were many in our candid—and sometimes emotional—conversation with President Todd Hutton. Reflecting on the past 18 years, Hutton opened up about his unlikely path to the presidency and the place he’ll “always call home.” 
 

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