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8/30/2014 11:05:19 AM

WAMC: New VP Takes Helm at CNSE CMOST

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The SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering / SUNY Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of a new Vice President of the CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology.

Catherine Gilbert has been chosen to lead CNSE CMOST as it prepares to expand and relocate to the Albany NanoTech complex.

“Governor Andrew Cuomo has made it a priority to engage our youth in creative science, technology, engineering, and math activities as we prepare them for the high-tech future we are building for them. Catherine Gilbert is highly qualified to meet that challenge and we are delighted to have her leading the team at CNSE CMOST,” said Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, CEO and Officer in Charge of SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT. “Catherine’s appointment is a testament to CNSE/SUNYIT’s commitment to inspiring the great thinkers of tomorrow, and we wish her the best of luck.”

"I am delighted and honored to serve as the Museum's Vice President and I look forward to pursuing CNSE CMOST's vision to be recognized as a world class science center, inspiring students of all ages to explore, discover, and imagine their world. The Museum boasts an incredible staff of dedicated individuals who contribute their talents toward enlivening CNSE CMOST's mission," Gilbert said. “My aspiration is that this venture will result in a museum which will exemplify progressive educational strategies and satisfy the modern museum-goers’ expectation to be an active participant in the museum experience.”

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