January 06, 2015

SUNY Poly Now Accepting Applications to the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Fall 2015

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Full Scholarships Available to Incoming CNSE Students

ALBANY, NY – The Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute today announced student applications are now being accepted for the fall 2015 semester, with a significant number of full and partial scholarships available.

At CNSE, the first to offer comprehensive baccalaureate programs in Nanoscale Science and Nanoscale Engineering, students have access to groundbreaking educational and research curricula that will uniquely prepare students for growing scientific opportunities in the nanotechnology-enabled careers of the 21st century. Building on CNSE's pioneering graduate-level program, which was also a global first when it commenced in September 2004, the bachelor's degree curriculum features a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary, and truly innovative instructional portfolio that taps into CNSE's leadership in nanoscale science and engineering.

SUNY Poly recently began accepting applications for admission to CNSE with authorization from the New York State Education Department. Students can apply using the SUNY application (suny.edu), The Common Application (commonapp.com), or by going to sunycnse.com/apply.aspx. For more information, visit https://sunypoly.edu/admissions.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute. SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem, formed from the merger of the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and SUNY Institute of Technology. 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 degrees in technology, professional studies, and the arts and sciences at its Utica/Rome campus. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts more than $20 billion in high-tech investments, over 300 corporate partners, and maintains a statewide footprint. The 1.3 million-square-foot Albany NanoTech megaplex is home to more than 3,500 scientists, researchers, engineers, students, faculty, and staff, in addition to Tech Valley High School. The Utica/Rome campus offers a unique high-tech learning environment, providing academic programs in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, with degrees and course offerings in natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences. Thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. SUNY Poly operates the Smart Cities Technology Innovation Center (SCiTI) at Kiernan Plaza in Albany, the Solar Energy Development Center in Halfmoon, CNSE’s Central New York Hub for Emerging Nano Industries in Syracuse, the Photovoltaic Manufacturing and Technology Development Facility in Rochester, and the Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center (STC) in Canandaigua. SUNY Poly founded and manages the Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C) on its Utica campus and also manages the $500 million New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium, with nodes in Albany and Rochester, as well as the Buffalo High-Tech Manufacturing Innovation Hub at RiverBend, Buffalo Information Technologies Innovation and Commercialization Hub, and Buffalo Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub. For information visit www.sunycnse.com and www.sunypoly.edu.

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