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Southside Community Coalition Awarded Food Co-Op Grant

December 21, 2009 | Press Releases

Southside Community Coalition Awarded CNY Community Foundation Grant Toward Creation of Community Food Co-Op December 18, 2009 The Central New York Community Foundation recently announced that the Southside Community Coalition will receive a $5,000 grant in support of the group’s efforts to create a community food cooperative in Syracuse’s South Side neighborhood. Unlike a traditional supermarket, the cooperative model ensures Read more

EBV Expands to Include Coast Guard Veterans

December 17, 2009 | Press Releases

EBV Expands to Include Coast Guard Veterans December 16, 2009 The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) has expanded its services to include veterans of the U.S. Coast Guard who have been identified as having a service-connected disability as a result of their support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. The EBV, created by the Whitman School of Read more

Inaugural ‘SU in DC’ Exhibition Features 18 Artists

December 17, 2009 | Press Releases

Inaugural ‘SU in DC’ Exhibition Features 18 University Community Artists December 16, 2009 Syracuse University in Washington, D.C., and SU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) are presenting “SU in DC,” an exhibition of selected work by artists from the SU community, through Saturday, Jan. 23, at International Visions—The Gallery, 2629 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. The inaugural show, Read more

Students Experience Rewarding Semester in LA

December 16, 2009 | Press Releases

Students Experience Rewarding Semester in LA December 15, 2009 On a typical weekday in the fall semester, senior film major Sophie Benhamou pitches ideas in development meetings with network executives. Later, she attends classes and schmoozes at the home of “The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin before going to a screening for an independent film from Mali and then a Read more

Testing of Materials for Connective Corridor in Progress

December 14, 2009 | Press Releases

Testing of New Materials Envisioned for Connective Corridor in Progress, Including Crosswalks December 10, 2009 The New York State Department of Transportation recently installed new crosswalks at West and West Fayette streets by The Warehouse, using a new material that may become the signature crosswalk pattern along the Connective Corridor. “The DOT is pleased to have been a part of Read more

Siemens Announces $1.55M Partnership with SyracuseCoE

December 9, 2009 | Press Releases

Siemens Announces $1.55M Strategic Partnership with SyracuseCoE December 7, 2009 The Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry Inc. today announced a pledge of $1.55 million to the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE) as part of a multi-year strategic and collaborative partnership to support research and other initiatives in support of sustainability and energy efficiency in Read more

Maffei Announces $500,000 for SyracuseCoE Projects

December 9, 2009 | Press Releases

Maffei Announces $500,000 for SyracuseCoE Projects to Improve Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environments December 7, 2009 U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-25) today announced that Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) will receive $500,000 for research and development projects in energy-efficient innovations for healthy buildings. Maffei secured the funds from the U.S. Department of Energy. “Syracuse is emerging on the global stage as Read more

SU Institutes New Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Center

December 9, 2009 | Press Releases

University Institutes New Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research Center December 7, 2009 Each year, 10 million people are victims of identity theft, and recent reports indicate a 158 percent increase in cyberattacks. At the same time, the world is increasingly moving to digital records and transactions, and conducting more global business than ever before. How can people and organizations ensure that their Read more

South Side Innovation Center Graduates Second Tenant

December 7, 2009 | Press Releases

SU’s South Side Innovation Center Graduates Second Tenant December 3, 2009 The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), overseen by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship in Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management, will formally graduate its second incubator business, Luxurious Hair Boutique, at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 3. The graduation will take place at the SSIC, located at 2610 S. Salina Read more

MSW Students, Providers Benefit from Side-by-Side Instruction

December 7, 2009 | Press Releases

MSW Students, Community Practitioners Benefit from Side-by-Side Instruction December 3, 2009 When “Strategies for Community Behavioral Health Practice” (SWK 700) debuted last August, the course’s faculty architects believed a deliberate pairing of master of social work (MSW) students and local mental health providers participating in the class would inspire mutual learning. Their vision has become a reality. This semester, 15 Read more

IBM Invests $27 Million to Educate SU Students

December 7, 2009 | Press Releases

IBM Invests $27 Million Over Five Years to Educate Syracuse University Students on Smart Data Center Technologies December 2, 2009 As more corporations and government organizations digitize their business processes for efforts such as electronic medical records or mobile banking, universities are aiming to educate a student workforce that is knowledgeable about current IT challenges beyond traditional enterprise computing techniques. Read more

HUB Fall Speaker Series Continues Dec. 3

December 7, 2009 | Press Releases

HUB Fall Speaker Series Continues Dec. 3 December 1, 2009 Lynn A. Goldstein, chief privacy officer for JPMorgan Chase, is the next guest in The HUB 2009 Fall Speaker Series on Thursday, Dec. 3. The series is sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. The lecture will be held from 1-2 p.m. in Room 011 of Hinds Hall and is open Read more

Area High School Students Focus on Disability Awareness

December 3, 2009 | Press Releases

Area High School Students Focus on Disability Awareness Through Communications Campaigns November 30, 2009 On Tuesday, Dec. 1, New York State Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-North Syracuse) will recognize local high school students for their efforts to combat the stigma of mental, mobility, developmental and sensory disabilities, and change perceptions of disability rights among young people. The event will begin at Read more

VPA Interior, Industrial Design Programs Ranked Among Best

December 3, 2009 | Press Releases

DesignIntelligence Report Ranks VPA Interior and Industrial Design Programs Among Nation’s Best November 19, 2009 The 2010 DesignIntelligence report “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” has ranked two programs in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) among the top in the nation. DesignIntelligence is the Design Futures Council’s bimonthly report on the future, delivering original research, insightful Read more