Local SUNYIT Athletes Named to NEAC Scholar-Athlete List

UTICA, NY – The NEAC Conference announced its 2013-14 NEAC Scholar-Athlete selections on Tuesday, with 511 student-athletes from the conference’s 16 member institutions receiving the honor. In order to qualify, student-athletes must have maintained a combined 3.4 GPA or higher over the 2013-14 fall and spring semesters.

Included among the honorees were:

Kaitlyn Harrington of Central Square, a senior majoring in Civil Engineering Tech.

Erika Reakes of Central Square, a sophomore majoring in Biology

SUNYIT athletes garnered 45 selections, which is up from the school’s 35 selections last year and 16 selections in 2011-12.

SUNYIT, the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, is New York’s public polytechnic, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in technology and professional studies.

Its academic offerings in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies, and its programs in professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing, are complemented by athletics, recreational, cultural and campus life programs, events and activities.

Founded in 1966, SUNYIT is a unique high-tech learning environment on hundreds of acres, offering degree programs online as well as on campus. The SUNYIT family of alumni now numbers 25,000.