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.
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.
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.
Officials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.
The winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.
SUNY announced it chose Brooklyn Health Partners on Thursday. Negotiations to finalize the deal for the facility are expected to begin immediately.
A plan was approved by a judge Tuesday to find a new operator for Long Island College Hospital and keep it in operation.
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.
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.
Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.