SUNY Schenectady County Community College and SUNY Polytechnic Institute Partner on New Nanoscale Transfer Program

SUNY Schenectady County Community College and SUNY Polytechnic Institute Partner on New Nanoscale Transfer Program

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:44
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SUNY Schenectady Signing

SCHENECTADY – Officials from SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) and SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) signed an agreement today providing graduates of SUNY Schenectady’s A.S. degree programs in Mathematics and Science with a concentration in Nanoscale Science the opportunity to easily transfer to SUNY Poly for the B.S. degree program in Nanoscale Engineering.

Under the new agreement, graduates of SUNY Schenectady will be able to transfer their credits seamlessly to SUNY Poly as they pursue their bachelor’s degrees. Also, SUNY Schenectady students will have the opportunity to cross-register and take specific nanoscale courses at SUNY Poly’s College of Nanoscale Sciences and College of Nanoscale Engineering and Technology Innovation.

“Not only will our graduates be able to start their first two years at SUNY Schenectady and transfer with ease to SUNY Poly through this new partnership, but current students will also have the advantage of cross-registering and taking courses toward their bachelor’s degrees while enrolled at SUNY Schenectady,” said Dr. Steady Moono, President of SUNY Schenectady. “This is a fine example of our two institutions working together to benefit our students who want to enter the Nanoscale field.”

“SUNY Poly is thrilled to partner with SUNY Schenectady to enable an even more convenient and versatile degree completion pathway for students to obtain in-demand nanoscale engineering skills and knowledge,” said SUNY Poly Interim President Dr. Grace Wang. “We are proud to provide this opportunity for SUNY Schenectady students to leverage their current experience and gain access to SUNY Poly’s expert faculty and world-class resources to prepare them to thrive in 21st century careers.”


About SUNY Schenectady

Founded in 1969, SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, the largest comprehensive university system in the United States. SUNY Schenectady is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Through transferable degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, strong student support services and a personalized approach to learning, SUNY Schenectady provides students with a regionally-acclaimed education that empowers them to take the next step in their lives. SUNY Schenectady offers degree and certificate programs through the:

• School of Hotel, Culinary Arts, and Tourism
• School of Music
• Division of Business, Criminal Justice, and Law
• Division of Liberal Arts
• Division of Math, Science, Technology, and Health

SUNY Schenectady also offers an array of Workforce Development and Community Education services and non-credit courses. Learn more by visiting:

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 and nanoeconomics 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/Rome 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