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Academic Year 2014-2015


Politico (Arlington, VA)
Date: December 15, 2014

SUNY's unified funding front

UUP pushes for the enactment of its action plan, which would allow more students to access a public higher education and increase state funding. >> Full story

Capital Tonight (Albany, NY)
Date: December 9, 2014

UUP college affordability initiatives

UUP President Fred Kowal outlines the union's new initiatives designed to promote access to an affordable, quality public education at SUNY. (subscription required) >> Full story

Capitol Pressroom (Albany NY)
Date: December 9, 2014

UUP describes new initiatives

UUP President Fred Kowal outlines the union's new initiatives designed to promote access to an affordable, quality public education at SUNY. >> Full interview audio (interview begins at 13:00; ends at 22:05)


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Newsday (Long Island, NY)
Date: December 9, 2014

Faculty union unveils student loan forgiveness, refinancing proposals
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Times Union (Albany, NY)
Date: December 9, 2014

UUP proposes SUNY student debt refinancing program
Full story

Legislative Gazette (Albany, NY)
Date: December 9, 2014

UUP proposes program to help graduates with student loans
Full story

Capitol Pressroom (Albany NY)
Date: December 5, 2014

UUP blasts SED release of teacher certification scores

UUP VP for Academics Jamie Dangler questions the state Education Department's release of college-specific data on teacher certification test results and their motivation for doing so. >> Full interview audio


Post-Star (Glens Falls, NY)
Date: November 15, 2014

Teachers of teachers question report saying they're easy

UUP joins other teacher educators criticizing a report about teacher education programs across the nation. >> Full story


Post-Star(Glens Falls, NY)
Date: October 30, 2014

Woolf is right vote for women's rights

In a letter to the editor, UUP Empire State College Chapter President Pamela Malone explains why Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf is the right choice for women. >> Full story


Capitol Pressroom (Albany, NY)
Date: October 23, 2014

Kowal lends support to three pro-education state senators

UUP President Fred Kowal explains why Sens. Cecelia Tkaczak, Terry Gipson and Ted O'Brien deserve to be re-elected and praises them for being advocates for public higher education. >> Full interview audio


Post-Star (Glens Falls, NY)
Date: October 21, 2014

Woerner offers real solutions for region

In a letter to the editor, UUP Empire State College Chapter President Pamela Malone details why she thinks Carrie Woerner deserves to be elected to the state Assembly. >> Full story


The Chief-Leader (New York, NY)
Date: October 20, 2014

UUP, PEF share $25,000 award for Downstate work

UUP President Fred Kowal says the union will continue to safeguard Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn from any privatization attempt, after news that UUP will share a $25,000 from AFT for its work to save Downstate. >> Full story available via paid subscription


AFT.org
Date: September 23, 2014

Turning up the heat to reverse climate change

UUP and AFT take a stand against climate change at massive Sept. 21 People's Climate March in New York City. >> Full story


Times Union (Albany, NY)
Date: September 23, 2014

Adjunct faculty to join SEIU

UUP President Fred Kowal applauds the vote by adjunct faculty at the College of St. Rose to unionize. >> Full story


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