For Immediate Release
June 25, 2019


Suffolk's Entrepreneurship Assistance Center Named Outstanding by State

Left to right: Kevin Younis, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Commissioner of Empire State Development; NYS Senator Anna M. Kaplan, Chair of Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business; Dr. Daphne M. Gordon, Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center; Bette Yee, Director Entrepreneurship Assistance Centers; Kenya Harvey, Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center

For a second consecutive year, the Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurship Assistance Center has won the New York State Entrepreneurship Assistance Center Award for Outstanding Performance and Achievement. Suffolk was presented with the award in Albany on June 12. 

Entrepreneurship Assistance Centers provide instruction, training, technical assistance and support services to new and aspiring entrepreneurs in local communities statewide and are strategically located throughout the state.  The 24 centers assist new and aspiring entrepreneurs in developing basic business management skills, refining business concepts, devising early-stage marketing plans, and obtaining business financing.