Spring 2015


Niagara Falls, Here We Come!


There are less than two weeks left to register for the 2015 SUNYCAP Conference - visit the Registration Details page today!  We are very excited about the great event we have planned this year!  Take a look at our full conference schedule below. Read More...
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A Newbie’s Introduction to SUNYCAP

By: Danielle Armentano
The College at Brockport
Admissions Assistant

I am still quite a newbie in my admissions role, however, my role in the field of higher education started as an incoming Brockport student in 2010. I knew in my first position, as a student manager in a business office, that I enjoyed working with students of all ages. Read More...

Bienvenido: Financial Aid in Spanish

By: Julieta Schiffino
System Administration
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Unless you are brand new to Admissions, you are aware of the changing demographics in higher education. According to WICHE, the number of Hispanics graduating from high school is rising and is projected to continue to rise.  Currently, among the public school K-12 population, Latino youth represent 22 percent.  Most... Read More...

Federal Perkins Loan Program

By: Julieta Schiffino
System Administration
Associate Director of Financial Aid

The Federal Perkins Loan is scheduled to end on September 30, 2015.  Many of our neediest students at SUNY will be gravely affected, including EOP students, by the loss of these funds. Read More...



Every year at our annual conference, the SUNYCAP Executive Board chooses a charity or cause to support.  This year, the Western New York branch of Make-A-Wish has been chosen. The conference planning committee has gathered some amazing gift baskets, hotel stays and packages to be raffled during our conference, with... Read More...

The View from the Road - Then and Now

By: Katherine Perry
Onondaga Community College
Director, Extension Sites

In 1981, I wish I drove a red, sporty, Corvette. Read More...

Traveling to Long Island

By: Brian Wallenhorst
Morrisville State College
Admissions Counselor

10 Tips for a Successful AND Fun Travel Season in Long  Island Read More...

We Are Lucky!

By: Matthew Polak
Morrisville State College
Admissions Counselor

Have you ever taken a moment to think about how lucky we are to work in the field of higher education within the SUNY system?  On a daily basis we get to help mold the foundation of who, and what, young aspiring adults will become.  The fact is, we get... Read More...