SUNY IT in Marcy will get over $1.7 million in funding to support workforce development in high-need career fields.

It's the second largest grant awarded to SUNY campuses across the state.

Governor Cuomo has announced that 63 programs will receive $12 million in funding over the next three years under the SUNY High Needs Program.

SUNY originally established the program to address the growing demand for nurses and engineers across the state.