Reports came out Tuesday, that Governor Hochul plans to have up to 1500 migrants transported to various SUNY campuses throughout New York State. The plan is to house the migrants in the unoccupied dorms during the summer months. Then what?
Cheating options for students have reached a new level of sophistication. With artificial intelligence apps, like ChatGPT, students have well over a billion possible "human sounding responses" to questions at their fingertips. So, where do these A.I. apps leave our education system?
The incentives for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting bigger. Just recently the Governor offered the "Vax and Scratch". For one week those who received a vaccine got a voucher to get a scratch-off that could be worth up to five million dollars. Now the goal is to get as many twelve to seventeen-year-olds vaccinated in New York state. The incentive is free college scholarships.
In an effort to help low-income high school seniors apply for SUNY colleges, the chancellor announced that they would be eliminating application fees. This means a single student can apply to up to seven SUNY schools and in turn, save three hundred fifty dollars in application fees.
There is another program in jeopardy for New York State college students. This one is for New Yorkers who are able to attend state colleges tuition-free. This program may not be available because of the coronavirus pandemic.