February 20, 2015

OPWDD Awards $441K To SUS Urban Farms 

The outdoor growing season may be on hiatus during this dreary winter, but the future of the Urban Farms Initiative at SUS is bright thanks to a generous grant awarded by The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), as part of the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP). Learn more about the new and exciting elements the funds will help add to this four-year old initiative.  READ MORE

Nonprofits Key To Reform 
SUS CEO Donna Colonna weighs in on this Crain's New York Business Health Care Report article that explores the new role that community groups play in the state's massive Medicaid overhaul. READ MORE
Bridge To Employment for Veterans 
In the latest issue of Behavioral Health News, SUS Vice President of Veterans Services, Lt. Cdr. Brett Morash, U.S. Navy (Ret.), details how SUS' partnership with SUNY Maritime College is setting a foundation for direct employment opportunities, and why this model of partnership between educational institution and the service provider is one to replicate. READ MORE