Alumni and Friends
The five-story, $10 million, 46,000 square foot building is the first new classroom space built on the SUNY Upstate campus in nearly three decades, and it will provide one of most contemporary settings for medical education, especially the teaching of clinical skills.
The building is named for Jules '35 and Rose Setnor and Rose's brother, Stanford '42, whose $3 million lead gift has helped ensure the building's state-of-the-art design. Funding from New York state and SUNY Upstate's capital budget and other alumni contributions have supported the building's construction.
A blog about Upstate's outstanding students and faculty
Respiratory Therapy student Adlin Noel and several other Upstate students spent two weeks last summer in Nicaragua, assisting local physicians. "People around the world need our help and I believe it is our duty to act," Adlin said. "This opportunity (through the Center for Civic Engagement) is offered every year at Upstate, and it is a great opportunity everyone should consider. Together we serve, learn and lead."— With Distinction blog>