November 22, 2023

Four Empire State University Students Receive Prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – March 25, 2024) Four Empire State University students have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. Joseph Juntunen, Anton Ruesing, Em Wasserman, and Elizabeth O’Brien all received this prestigious honor and will be recognized at a ceremony in April.

The SUNY Chancellor’s Award recognizes students with outstanding achievements that have demonstrated excellence within different aspects of their lives including academics, leadership, campus involvement, community service, or the arts.

“The Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence is the highest honor SUNY can bestow upon students,” President Lisa Vollendorf said. “It is an incredible distinction and recognizes our students’ dedication to their educational journey, our university, and their community. They are a true reflection of how our students change the world.”

Read about the winners.