Issued October 6, 2003

WHO: State University Chancellor Robert L. King

WHAT: Presentation: "SUNY Means Business: The Impact of the State University on the Upstate Economy"

WHEN: Tuesday, October 7, 12 Noon

WHERE: Campus Center, Monroe Community College

WHY: Chancellor King will make a presentation about the $345 million impact that the five Rochester-area SUNY colleges have on the upstate economy.

College at Brockport, College at Geneseo, Finger Lakes Community College, Genesee Community College and Monroe Community College are the five SUNY colleges in the greater Rochester area.

Representatives from SUNY Geneseo will attend the presentation, and will be available for media interviews following the event.