SUNY Chancellor Zimpher & Commissioner Elia Announce Financial Literacy Resource for High School Students

Free Online Courses & Tools Take the Guesswork Out of Planning for the Costs of College


Albany, NY – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia today announced a new SUNY Smart Track™ website to promote financial aid literacy among high school students and their families. Developed in partnership with Inceptia with input from high school administrators, guidance counselors, and parents, the site is the latest component of SUNY Smart Track™, the nation’s most comprehensive effort by a university system to ensure the costs of college are transparent.


“We’re proud to partner with SUNY to provide access to practical information that will have a lifelong impact on New York high school students,” said Randy Heesacker, Inceptia president and CEO. “With this foundation of financial knowledge and how to start saving today, these students will be well ahead of the curve by the time they start college.”


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