February 01, 2016

Museum merger underscores dreams of expansion

By: J.P. Lawrence

Source: Times Union

Times Union

Albany

The fast-expanding SUNY Poly's Children's Museum of Science and Technology has high hopes of one day running a science outreach program for children across New York state.

Toward that end, CMOST announced Wednesday it intends to merge with the Scotia-Glenville Children's Museum, giving it access to traveling science outreach programs across the Capital Region.

CMOST's existing outreach programs are much smaller, said Pradeep Haldar, a SUNY Poly vice president who is also now CMOST's board chairman.

"We can take some of the programming done at CMOST as well as at (Scotia-Glenville), take the best processes and expand it to many other locations," Haldar said.

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