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Stony Brook University campus (credit: CBS 2)

SUNY System Implements New Sexual Violence Policy

New York is implementing new rules to address sexual violence at its state universities.

10/02/2014

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assult during a news conference about new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assults on college and university campuses at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. With strong bipartisan support in the Senate, the bill would require schools to make public the result of anonymous surveys about campus assaults and impose significant financial burdens on universities that fail to comply with some of the law's requirements. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

SUNY Supports Bill Combating Sexual Assaults On Campus

New York’s public university system is the first to support a bipartisan federal effort that would strengthen colleges and universities’ assistance for sexual assault victims while establishing penalties for non-compliance.

08/13/2014

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New Firm Signed To Take Over Long Island College Hospital

The State University of New York announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract with Fortis Property Group to take over the financially strapped Long Island College Hospital.

07/01/2014

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SUNY: Long Island College Hospital To Provide Walk-In Services Despite Shutdown

LICH had been set to close down Thursday morning, but SUNY said Wednesday the hospital will continue to provide walk-in emergency services “in an effort of good faith” while a deal with a new bidder is finalized.

05/21/2014

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Heroin Suspected In Trio Of SUNY Oswego Overdoses

Officials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.

05/10/2014

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Winning Takeover Bid For Long Island College Hospital Falls Apart

The winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.

05/05/2014

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SUNY Selects Brooklyn Health Partners To Run Long Island College Hospital

SUNY announced it chose Brooklyn Health Partners on Thursday. Negotiations to finalize the deal for the facility are expected to begin immediately.

04/03/2014

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Judge Approves Plan To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

A plan was approved by a judge Tuesday to find a new operator for Long Island College Hospital and keep it in operation.

02/25/2014

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De Blasio Hopes LICH Deal Will End String Of Hospital Closures

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that a deal to keep Long Island College Hospital open under a new operator would mark the end of an “epidemic of hospital closings” going back all through his predecessor’s administration.

02/21/2014

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Agreement Allows SUNY To Pull Out Of Struggling Long Island College Hospital

State officials on Thursday announced an agreement in which the State University of New York may pull out of the struggling Long Island College Hospital, but a new health care provider will take over.

02/20/2014

Signs posted outside Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, July 18, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Doctors, Lawmakers Rally To Try To Save Long Island College Hospital

Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.

07/18/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Calls On Governor, Mayor To Step Up On Possible Closure Of Brooklyn Hospital

Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio has called on the governor and the mayor to get the parties together and find out who has proposed taking the hospital over.

07/11/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.

07/10/2013

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Sen. Schumer Seeks Crackdown On ‘Academic Doping’

Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.

06/16/2013

Meeting held Thursday night in effort to keep Long Island College Hospital open. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Nurses, Patients Pushing To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

The State University of New York board of trustees may have voted to close down Long Island College Hospital, but some are hoping it won’t happen.

03/28/2013

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