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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

Sen. Schumer (file/credit: Getty Images)/Pill bottles (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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SUNY Announces Plan To Standardize Financial Aid Letters For Students At All Schools

Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says the initiative is part of SUNY’s effort to decrease the loan default rate of SUNY students by at least 5 percent over the next five years. The average default rate is now 13 percent.

02/23/2013

Cigarette Smoking (file/credit: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images)

State University Of New York To Ban Smoking On All Campuses Starting In 2014

An unprecedented smoking ban on dozens of college campuses in New York State was announced Wednesday. In other words, it’s time for college kids to butt out!

06/13/2012

Miss New York USA 2011 Amber Collins (credit: Blackwater Video Wedding and Pageant)

Beauty Pageants Coming To Westchester County

The Miss New York USA and Miss Teen New York USA competitions will be taking place at SUNY Purchase in 2012.

08/17/2011

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

SUNY To Issue 1st Public Report Card

The State University of New York, with more than 400,000 students and a budget of $11 billion, is releasing what it considers an unprecedented report card detailing how the nation’s biggest public system of higher education is performing.

05/15/2011