Poem: Professor Mindy Kronenberg Honors Emmett Till (8/28/55) and Fallen Blacks

A beautiful poem by SUNY Empire State College mentor Mindy Kronenberg in commemoration of the murder of Emmett Till (8/28/55)

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Mamie Till’s pain
didn’t crush her pride,
when she held her son’s
battered skull and said:
“I see daylight on the other side.”

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3 MSiA Board Members Selected for ESC Student Leasdership Institute

MSiA president, Layla Abdullah-Poulos, treasurer Melinda Wills-Stallings, and secretary, Robert Barton II will join their fellow SUNY Empire State College students for the inaugural class of the Student Leadership Institute. The objective of the institute is to give students a chance to improve their leadership skills, including self-assessment, conflict resolution, public speaking, and ethics.

The Student Leadership Institute’s program is one year long and includes working with leadership coaches and peers.

Congratulations everyone!

SAVE THE DATE: Oct. 1 – Metropolitan Review Reception

Metro-Review-8-27-2013-coverThe Metropolitan Review is a SUNY Empire State College publication that showcases the artistic works of the college’s students.  Once a year, the Metropolitan Review releases a journal of the writings and artwork of Empire student from across the college.  Continue reading