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Authorizations & Leadership

SUNY College at Old Westbury is a public college operating as part of the 64-campus State University of New York system. The College is currently registered or accredited by the following authorities:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680
(215) 662-5606

New York State Department of Education
Office of Higher Education and the Professions
Cultural Education Center
Room 5B28
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5851

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (School of Education)
2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7496

American Chemical Society (B.S. in Chemistry)
1155 Sixteenth St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 227-5558

Old Westbury is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, Association of Council Members and College Trustees of the State of New York, Council for Higher Education, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education, New York State Transfer and Articulation Association, and the College Board.


Did You Know?

Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl.

More than 22% percent of Old Westbury's professors have earned among SUNY's highest honors - the rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor, Distinguished Service Professor or Chancellor's Award for Excellence in teaching and service.

35 Old Westbury students gave up their traditional Spring Break rituals in 2006 and instead volunteered their time and effort in New Orleans to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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