Educational Innovation

Celebrating the Past. Shaping the Future.

August 2013

• 3,702 students as of fall 2012: 1,567 full-time; 2,135 part-time students. • 64 academic programs for AAS, AS or AA degrees, certificates and diplomas. • Through Continuing Education in 2012, over 800 non-credit courses and 30 professional certificate
programs were offered with 17,000 students enrolled.

• Popular programs are in Individual Studies, Criminal Justice, Veterinary Technology, Nursing, Business

• First community college in New York to offer associate’s degree completely online. • More than 70 percent of students are enrolled in transfer programs. Students transfer to colleges and
universities throughout the country such as Vassar, RPI, SUNY New Paltz, Pratt, Boston University and New York University.

• Dr. Elizabeth H. Tucker Clinical Nursing Pavilion, a new state-of-the-art clinical nursing lab designed to
replicate a nursing station and hospital ward, is equipped to simulate a wide variety of realistic responses to treatment.

• The Darlene L. Pfeiffer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies augments academic programs with
internships, lectures & workshops to foster relationships between students and local business owners in addition to partnering with the Small Business Development Center on programs that support an innovative economy.

• The Gary and Janaki Patrik Math Center, dedicated in April 2013, offers a special learning opportunity
provided by SUNY Ulster professors and tutors for students who seek to improve their math skills.

• $180,000 in scholarships are awarded every year through the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. to students who have achieved academic success. • A leader in Sustainable Energy Training, a new photovoltaic installation on the Stone Ridge Campus
saves energy while providing students with valuable training opportunities as they assist with the set up and run experiments on output variables.

Celebrating the Past. Shaping the Future.

Economic Impact & Business Development
• SUNY Ulster contributes more than $80 million dollars annually to the local economy in direct and
indirect spending.

• We are one of the County’s largest employers, with a $13 million payroll and more than 430 employees. • SUNY Ulster’s Business Resource Center in Kingston provides Ulster County with one-stop services for
economic development, business counseling and workforce training for business and industry.

• Our leadership role in the development of the Clean Energy Technology Training Consortium (CETT) has resulted in the largest training program for clean energy technology systems and energy efficient building science in the Hudson Valley, training more than 1500 people for green energy jobs. • The Development Center for Business has annually secured between $100,000 and $200,000 in Workforce
Development grants to serve businesses throughout Ulster County.

• Since 1985 the SBDC has helped to create or save 15,068 jobs, has assisted 5,898 small business owners
and helped produce $565,603,093 in economic impact. The SBDC has also generated $46,857,930 in government procurement contracts for area small businesses.

• Staff members at the SBDC are the recipients of the 2013 SBA NYC District SBDC Excellence and
Innovation Award.

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