News Release: SUNY Poly Named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2021 Transfer Honor Roll
For Release: Immediate – March 9, 2021
Contact: Steve Ference, Director of University Communications | (518) 429-7742 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection Recognizes SUNY Poly’s Commitment to Exciting Opportunities for
Students Transferring from Community Colleges
ALBANY and UTICA, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) has been recognized by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) as one of only 150 colleges and universities in the country to be named to its 2021 Transfer Honor Roll. The Transfer Honor Roll recognizes four-year colleges and universities that have developed exceptional transfer pathways that lead to excellence and success among community college students.
SUNY Poly has focused extensively on facilitating innovative, seamless transfer opportunities for students who are currently studying at a number of Mohawk Valley- and Capital Region-based community colleges. Recently, Onondaga Community College (OCC) President Dr. Casey Crabill and SUNY Poly Acting President Dr. Tod A. Laursen signed a transfer articulation agreement which provides students who earn their associate degree at OCC a seamless pathway into one of 12 degree programs at SUNY Poly.
Additional, simplified transfer paths to SUNY Poly baccalaureate programs include the following:
- More than 50 paths created or updated via an expanded “Path to Poly” agreement with Mohawk Valley Community College;
- Eight new transfer paths from Herkimer County Community College;
- A dual admissions program between SUNY Poly and SUNY Adirondack, granting students accepted to the community college admittance into a bachelor’s degree program at SUNY Poly;
- Twenty-nine new transfer paths from Hudson Valley Community College; and
- A nanoscale engineering transfer program with SUNY Schenectady County Community College
In addition to students attending the colleges listed above, students from other colleges and universities are also encouraged to learn more about SUNY Poly and its high-value educational opportunities. Transfer admissions information is available by visiting the Undergraduate Admissions – Transfer Students webpage. Every SUNY Poly undergraduate program accepts transfer students; a full list of academic programs can be found here.
More information about SUNY Poly’s dual credit, dual enrollment, and general articulation agreements can be found here.
Established in 1918, PTK has a presence on approximately 1,300 community college campuses in 11 nations. PTK recognizes the academic achievement of college students and provides opportunities for its members to grow as scholars and leaders. For more information about PTK, the transfer honor roll, and to view the 2021 list of honorees, please visit here.
About SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
SUNY Poly is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience programs at its Albany campus, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences at its Utica campus; thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts billions of dollars in high-tech investments and hundreds of corporate partners since its inception. For information visit www.sunypoly.edu.